Waiting Till Marriage

Most Relevant Verses

Luke 12:36

You must be like people waiting for their master to return from the wedding banquet so that when he comes and knocks, they can open the door for him at once.

Proverbs 25:7

for it is better for him to say to you, “Come up here!”
than to demote you in plain view of a noble.

Ruth 1:13

would you be willing to wait for them to grow up? Would you restrain yourselves from remarrying? No, my daughters, my life is much too bitter for you to share, because the Lord’s hand has turned against me.”

Jeremiah 29:5

“Build houses and live in them. Plant gardens and eat their produce.

1 Corinthians 14:35

And if they want to learn something, they should ask their own husbands at home, for it is disgraceful for a woman to speak in the church meeting.

Judges 6:18

Please do not leave this place until I return to You. Let me bring my gift and set it before You.”And He said, “I will stay until you return.”

Ruth 1:12

Return home, my daughters. Go on, for I am too old to have another husband. Even if I thought there was still hope for me to have a husband tonight and to bear sons,

Luke 12:37

Those slaves the master will find alert when he comes will be blessed. I assure you: He will get ready, have them recline at the table, then come and serve them.

Luke 14:8

“When you are invited by someone to a wedding banquet, don’t recline at the best place, because a more distinguished person than you may have been invited by your host.

Matthew 1:25

but did not know her intimately until she gave birth to a son. And he named Him Jesus.

Luke 2:36

There was also a prophetess, Anna, a daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher. She was well along in years, having lived with her husband seven years after her marriage,

Isaiah 62:5

For as a young man marries a young woman,
so your sons will marry you;
and as a groom rejoices over his bride,
so your God will rejoice over you.

Ruth 3:18

Naomi said, “My daughter, wait until you find out how things go, for he won’t rest unless he resolves this today.”

Luke 11:54

they were lying in wait for Him to trap Him in something He said.

Luke 14:10

“But when you are invited, go and recline in the lowest place, so that when the one who invited you comes, he will say to you, ‘Friend, move up higher.’ You will then be honored in the presence of all the other guests.

Revelation 6:11

So a white robe was given to each of them, and they were told to rest a little while longer until the number would be completed of their fellow slaves and their brothers, who were going to be killed just as they had been.

Genesis 29:27

Complete this week of wedding celebration, and we will also give you this younger one in return for working yet another seven years for me.”

2 Kings 7:3

Four men with a skin disease were at the entrance to the gate. They said to each other, “Why just sit here until we die?

1 Corinthians 9:13

Don’t you know that those who perform the temple services eat the food from the temple, and those who serve at the altar share in the offerings of the altar?

Matthew 25:5

Since the groom was delayed, they all became drowsy and fell asleep.

2 Samuel 10:5

When this was reported to David, he sent someone to meet them, since they were deeply humiliated. The king said, “Stay in Jericho until your beards grow back; then return.”

Song of Solomon 8:4

Young women of Jerusalem, I charge you:
do not stir up or awaken love
until the appropriate time.

Genesis 15:16

In the fourth generation they will return here, for the iniquity of the Amorites has not yet reached its full measure.”

Genesis 38:11

Then Judah said to his daughter-in-law Tamar, “Remain a widow in your father’s house until my son Shelah grows up.” For he thought, “He might die too, like his brothers.” So Tamar went to live in her father’s house.

Ruth 1:11

But Naomi replied, “Return home, my daughters. Why do you want to go with me? Am I able to have any more sons who could become your husbands?

Leviticus 24:12

They put him in custody until the Lord’s decision could be made clear to them.

Exodus 24:14

He told the elders, “Wait here for us until we return to you. Aaron and Hur are here with you. Whoever has a dispute should go to them.”

Jeremiah 3:1

If a man divorces his wife
and she leaves him to marry another,
can he ever return to her?
Wouldn’t such a land become totally defiled?
But you!
You have played the prostitute with many partners—
can you return to Me?
This is the Lord’s declaration.

John 2:5

“Do whatever He tells you,” His mother told the servants.

Romans 11:25

So that you will not be conceited, brothers, I do not want you to be unaware of this mystery: A partial hardening has come to Israel until the full number of the Gentiles has come in.

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