Waiting Till Marriage

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Proverbs 25:7

for it is better that it be told you, "Come up here," than for you to be placed lower in the presence of an official. What you've seen with your own eyes,

Ruth 1:13

would you wait for them until they were grown? Would you refrain from marriage for them? No, my daughters! I'm more deeply grieved than you, because the LORD is working against me!"

Jeremiah 29:5

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

1 Corinthians 14:35

If they want to learn anything, they should ask their own husbands at home, for it is inappropriate for a woman to speak out in church.

Judges 6:18

And please don't leave here until I've come back to you, brought my offering, and set it down in front of you." The LORD replied, "I'll stay until you return."

Ruth 1:12

So go on back, my daughters! Be on your way! I'm too old to remarry. If I were to say that I'm hoping for a husband tonight and then also bore sons this very night,

Luke 12:37

How blessed are those servants whom the master finds watching for him when he comes! I tell all of you with certainty, he himself will put on an apron, make them sit down at the table, and go around and serve them.

Luke 14:8

"When you are invited by someone to a wedding banquet, don't sit down at the place of honor in case someone more important than you was invited by the host.

Matthew 1:25

He did not have marital relations with her until she had given birth to a son; and he named him Jesus.

Luke 2:36

Now Anna, a prophetess, was also there. She was a descendant of Phanuel from the tribe of Asher. She was very old, having lived with her husband for seven years after her marriage,

Isaiah 62:5

"For just as a young man marries a maiden, so your sons will marry you; and just as a bridegroom rejoices over his bride, so your God will rejoice over you.

Ruth 3:18

Naomi replied, "Be patient, my daughter, until you learn how this works out, because the man won't rest until he finishes everything today."

Luke 11:54

They watched him closely in an effort to trap him in something he might say.

Luke 14:10

But when you are invited, go and sit down at the place of least honor. Then, when your host comes, he will tell you, "Friend, move up higher,' and you will be honored in the presence of everyone who eats with you.

Revelation 6:11

Each of them was given a white robe. They were told to rest a little longer until the number of their fellow servants and their brothers was completed, who would be killed as they themselves had been.

Genesis 29:27

Fulfill the week for this daughter, then we'll give you the other one in exchange for serving me another seven years."

2 Kings 7:3

Now there happened to be four lepers who were at that very moment at the entrance to the city gate. As they were talking with one another, they said, "Why are we sitting here waiting to die?

1 Corinthians 9:13

You know that those who work in the Temple get their food from the Temple and that those who serve at the altar get their share of its offerings, don't you?

Matthew 25:5

Since the groom was late, all of them became sleepy and lay down.

Proverbs 6:26

because the price of a whore is a loaf of bread, and an adulterous woman stalks a man's precious life.

2 Samuel 10:5

When David had been informed about the incident, he sent word to them, since the men had been deeply humiliated. The king told them, "Stay at Jericho until your beards have grown back, and then return."

Song of Solomon 8:4

Swear to me, young women of Jerusalem, that you won't awaken or arouse love before its proper time!

Genesis 15:16

Your descendants will return here in the fourth generation, since the iniquity of the Amorites has not yet run its course."

Genesis 38:11

After this, Judah told his daughter-in-law Tamar, "Go live as a widow in your father's house until my son Shelah grows up." But he was really thinking, ""otherwise, Shelah might die like his brothers." So Tamar left and lived in her father's house.

Ruth 1:11

But Naomi responded, "Go back, my daughters. Why go with me? Are there still sons to be born to me as future husbands for you?

Leviticus 24:12

They placed him in custody until a decision would be made to them according to the word of the LORD.

Exodus 24:14

He told the elders, "Wait here for us until we return to you. Look, Aaron and Hur are with you, and whoever has a dispute, let him come to them."

Jeremiah 3:1

"When a man divorces his wife, she leaves him and becomes another man's wife, will the first husband return to her again? The land would be deeply polluted, would it not? Since you have committed fornication with many lovers, would you now return to me?" declares the LORD.

John 2:5

His mother told the servants, "Do whatever he tells you."

Romans 11:25

For I want to let you know about this secret, brothers, so that you will not claim to be wiser than you are: Stubbornness has come to part of Israel until the full number of the gentiles comes to faith.

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