47 Bible Verses about Waiting Till Marriage
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A newly married man will not have to go out with the army or undertake any business, but may be free for one year, living in his house for the comfort of his wife.
But if they have not self-control let them get married; for married life is better than the burning of desire.
And Jacob did seven years' work for Rachel; and because of his love for her it seemed to him only a very little time.
And be like men who are looking for their lord, when he comes back from the bride-feast; so that when he comes to the door, it will be open to him quickly.
For it is better to have it said to you, Come up here; than for you to be put down in a lower place before the ruler.
Would you keep yourselves till they were old enough? would you keep from having husbands for them? No, my daughters; but I am very sad for you that the hand of the Lord is against me.
Go on building houses and living in them, and planting gardens and using the fruit of them;
And if they have a desire for knowledge about anything, let them put questions to their husbands privately: for talking in the church puts shame on a woman.
Do not go away till I come with my offering and put it before you. And he said, I will not go away before you come back.
Go back, my daughters, and go on your way; I am so old now that I may not have another husband. If I said, I have hopes, if I had a husband tonight, and might have sons,
See, I am waiting at the door and giving the sign; if my voice comes to any man's ears and he makes the door open, I will come in to him, and will take food with him and he with me.
And Jacob was in love with Rachel; and he said, I will be your servant seven years for Rachel, your younger daughter.
Happy are those servants who are watching when the lord comes; truly I say to you, he will make himself their servant and, placing them at the table, he will come out and give them food.
When you get a request to come to a feast, do not take the best seat, for a more important man than you may be coming,
Let every man keep the position in which he has been placed by God.
She had been a widow for eighty-four years); she was in the Temple at all times, worshipping with prayers and going without food, night and day.
And he had no connection with her till she had given birth to a son; and he gave him the name Jesus.
Love is never tired of waiting; love is kind; love has no envy; love has no high opinion of itself, love has no pride;
And there was one, Anna, a woman prophet, the daughter of Phanuel, of the family of Asher (she was very old, and after seven years of married life
For as a young man takes a virgin for his wife, so will your maker be married to you: and as a husband has joy in his bride, so will the Lord your God be glad over you.
Then she said, Do nothing now, my daughter, till you see what will come of this; for the man will take no rest till he has put this thing through.
But when the king came in to see the guests, he saw there a man who had not on a guest's robe;
And watching him, for a chance to get something from his words which might be used against him.
But when you come, go and take the lowest seat, so that when the giver of the feast comes, he may say to you, Friend, come up higher; and then you will have honour in the eyes of all the others who are there.
Keep watch, then, because you are not certain of the day or of the hour.
And there was given to every one a white robe, and they were ordered to take their rest for a little time, till the number was complete of the other servants, their brothers, who would be put to death, even as they had been.
Let the week of the bride-feast come to its end and then we will give you the other in addition, if you will be my servant for another seven years.
For the husband is the head of the wife, as Christ is the head of the church, being himself the saviour of the body.
Now there were four lepers seated at the doorway into the town: and they said to one another, Why are we waiting here for death?
Do you not see that the servants of the holy things get their living from the Temple, and the servants of the altar have their part in the food which is offered on the altar?
Now the husband was a long time in coming, and they all went to sleep.
And I saw the holy town, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, like a bride made beautiful for her husband.
For a loose woman is looking for a cake of bread, but another man's wife goes after one's very life.
When David had news of it, he sent men out with the purpose of meeting them on their way, for the men were greatly shamed: and the king said, Go to Jericho till your hair is long again, and then come back.
Let us be glad with delight, and let us give glory to him: because the time is come for the Lamb to be married, and his wife has made herself ready.
I say to you, O daughters of Jerusalem, do not let love be moved till it is ready.
And in the fourth generation they will come back here; for at present the sin of the Amorite is not full.
Then Judah said to Tamar, his daughter-in-law, Go back to your father's house and keep yourself as a widow till my son Shelah becomes a man: for he had in his mind the thought that death might come to him as it had come to his brothers. So Tamar went back to her father's house.
But Naomi said, Go back, my daughters; why will you come with me? Have I more sons in my body, to become your husbands?
And the Lord said, My spirit will not be in man for ever, for he is only flesh; so the days of his life will be a hundred and twenty years.
And they kept him shut up, till a decision might be given by the mouth of the Lord.
And another of the disciples said to him, Lord, let me first go and give the last honours to my father.
And he said to the chiefs, Keep your places here till we come back to you: Aaron and Hur are with you; if anyone has any cause let him go to them.
They say, If a man puts away his wife and she goes from him and becomes another man's, will he go back to her again? will not that land have been made unclean? but though you have been acting like a loose woman with a number of lovers, will you now come back to me? says the Lord.
His mother said to the servants, Whatever he says to you, do it.
And you may not go near a woman or have sex relations with her when she is unclean, at her regular time.
For it is my desire, brothers, that this secret may be clear to you, so that you may not have pride in your knowledge, that Israel has been made hard in part, till all the Gentiles have come in;
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