Waiting Till Marriage

Most Relevant Verses

Luke 12:36

And be like men who are waiting for their master to return home from the marriage feast, so that when he returns from the wedding and comes and knocks, they may open to him immediately.

Proverbs 25:7

For better it is that it should be said to you, Come up here, than that you should be put lower in the presence of the prince, whose eyes have seen you.

Ruth 1:13

Would you therefore wait till they were grown? Would you therefore refrain from marrying? No, my daughters; it is far more bitter for me than for you that the hand of the Lord is gone out against me.

Jeremiah 29:5

Build yourselves houses and dwell in them; plant gardens and eat the fruit of them.

1 Corinthians 14:35

But if there is anything they want to learn, they should ask their own husbands at home, for it is disgraceful for a woman to talk in church [ for her to usurp and exercise authority over men in the church].

Judges 6:18

Do not leave here, I pray You, until I return to You and bring my offering and set it before You. And He said, I will wait until you return.

Ruth 1:12

Turn back, my daughters, go; for I am too old to have a husband. If I should say I have hope, even if I should have a husband tonight and should bear sons,

Luke 12:37

Blessed (happy, fortunate, and to be envied) are those servants whom the master finds awake and alert and watching when he comes. Truly I say to you, he will gird himself and have them recline at table and will come and serve them!

Luke 14:8

When you are invited by anyone to a marriage feast, do not recline on the chief seat [in the place of honor], lest a more distinguished person than you has been invited by him,

Matthew 1:25

But he had no union with her as her husband until she had borne her firstborn Son; and he called His name Jesus.

Luke 2:36

And there was also a prophetess, Anna, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher. She was very old, having lived with her husband seven years from her maidenhood,

Isaiah 62:5

For as a young man marries a virgin [O Jerusalem], so shall your sons marry you; and as the bridegroom rejoices over the bride, so shall your God rejoice over you.

Ruth 3:18

Then said she, Sit still, my daughter, until you learn how the matter turns out; for the man will not rest until he finishes the matter today.

Luke 11:54

Secretly watching and plotting and lying in wait for Him, to seize upon something He might say [that they might accuse Him].

Luke 14:10

But when you are invited, go and recline in the lowest place, so that when your host comes in, he may say to you, Friend, go up higher! Then you will be honored in the presence of all who sit [at table] with you.

Matthew 25:13

Watch therefore [give strict attention and be cautious and active], for you know neither the day nor the hour when the Son of Man will come.

Revelation 6:11

Then they were each given a long and flowing and festive white robe and told to rest and wait patiently a little while longer, until the number should be complete of their fellow servants and their brethren who were to be killed as they themselves had been.

Genesis 29:27

Finish the [wedding feast] week [for Leah]; then we will give you [Rachel] also, and you shall work for me yet seven more years in return.

2 Kings 7:3

Now four men who were lepers were at the entrance of the city's gate; and they said to one another, Why do we sit here until we die?

1 Corinthians 9:13

Do you not know that those men who are employed in the services of the temple get their food from the temple? And that those who tend the altar share with the altar [in the offerings brought]?

Matthew 25:5

While the bridegroom lingered and was slow in coming, they all began nodding their heads, and they fell asleep.

Proverbs 6:26

For on account of a harlot a man is brought to a piece of bread, and the adulteress stalks and snares [as with a hook] the precious life [of a man].

2 Samuel 10:5

When it was told David, he sent to meet them, for the men were greatly ashamed. And the king said, Tarry at Jericho until your beards are grown, and then return.

Song of Solomon 8:4

I adjure you, O daughters of Jerusalem, that you never [again attempt to] stir up or awaken love until it pleases.

Genesis 15:16

And in the fourth generation they [your descendants] shall come back here [to Canaan] again, for the iniquity of the Amorites is not yet full and complete.

Genesis 38:11

Then Judah said to Tamar, his daughter-in-law, Remain a widow at your father's house till Shelah my [youngest] son is grown; for he thought, Lest perhaps [if Shelah should marry her] he would die also, as his brothers did. So Tamar went and lived in her father's house.

Ruth 1:11

But Naomi said, Turn back, my daughters, why will you go with me? Have I yet sons in my womb that may become your husbands?

Leviticus 24:12

And they put him in custody until the will of the Lord might be declared to them.

Matthew 8:21

Another of the disciples said to Him, Lord, let me first go and bury [ care for till death] my father.

Exodus 24:14

And he said to the elders, Tarry here for us until we come back to you; remember, Aaron and Hur are with you; whoever has a cause, let him go to them.

Jeremiah 3:1

That is to say, If a man puts away his wife and she goes from him and becomes another man's, will he return to her again? [Of course not!] Would not that land [where such a thing happened] be greatly polluted? But you have played the harlot [against Me] with many lovers -- "yet would you now return to Me? says the Lord [or do you even think to return to Me?]

John 2:5

His mother said to the servants, Whatever He says to you, do it.

Romans 11:25

Lest you be self-opinionated (wise in your own conceits), I do not want you to miss this hidden truth and mystery, brethren: a hardening (insensibility) has [temporarily] befallen a part of Israel [to last] until the full number of the ingathering of the Gentiles has come in,