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47 Bible Verses about Waiting Till Marriage

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Luke 12:36

and ye yourselves like unto men that wait for their lord, when he will return from the wedding; that when he comes and knocks, they may open unto him immediately.

Proverbs 25:7

for it is better that it be said unto thee, Come up here than that thou should be put lower in the presence of the prince whom thine eyes have seen.

Ruth 1:13

should ye tarry for them until they are grown? Should ye stay without husbands because of them? No, my daughters, for I have greater bitterness than you because the hand of the LORD has come out against me.

Jeremiah 29:5

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

1 Corinthians 14:35

And if they desire to learn anything, let them ask their husbands at home, for it is a dishonest thing for women to speak in the congregation .

Judges 6:18

Do not depart from here, I pray thee, until I come unto thee and bring forth my present and set it before thee. And he said, I will tarry until thou come again.

Ruth 1:12

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

Luke 12:37

Blessed are those slaves, whom the lord when he comes shall find watching; verily I say unto you that he shall gird himself and make them to sit down to food and will come forth and serve them.

Luke 14:8

When thou art called to a wedding by anyone, do not sit down in the highest place, lest a more honourable man than thou be invited of him,

Matthew 1:25

and knew her not until she had brought forth her firstborn son, and he called his name Jesus.

Luke 2:36

And there was one Anna, a prophetess, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Aser; she was of a great age and had lived with her husband seven years from her virginity,

Isaiah 62:5

For as a young man marries a virgin, so shall thy sons marry thee; and as the bridegroom rejoices with the bride, so shall thy God rejoice with thee.

Ruth 3:18

Then said she, Sit still, my daughter, until thou shall know how the matter will fall, for that man will not rest until he has concluded the thing today.

Luke 11:54

laying wait for him and seeking to catch something out of his mouth that they might accuse him.

Luke 14:10

But when thou art called, go and sit down in the lowest place that when he that invited thee comes, he may say unto thee, Friend, come up higher; then shalt thou have glory in the presence of those that sit at the table with thee.

Matthew 25:13

Watch, therefore, for ye know neither the day nor the hour wherein the Son of man comes.

Revelation 6:11

And white robes were given unto each one of them; and it was said unto them, that they should rest yet for a little while until their fellow servants and their brethren, that should be killed as they were, should be fulfilled.

Genesis 29:27

Fulfil her week, and we will give thee the other also for another seven years of service which thou shalt serve with me.

2 Kings 7:3

And there were four leprous men at the entrance of the gate, who said one to another, Why shall we stay here until we die?

1 Corinthians 9:13

Do ye not know that those who work with sacred things live of the things of the sanctuary? and those who serve at the altar partake of the altar?

Matthew 25:5

While the bridegroom tarried, they all slumbered and slept.

Proverbs 6:26

For by means of a whorish woman a man is reduced to a piece of bread, and the woman will hunt the precious soul of the man.

2 Samuel 10:5

When they told it unto David, he sent to meet them because 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 charge you, O daughters of Jerusalem, that ye not awake nor stir up love until he pleases.

Genesis 38:11

Then Judah said to Tamar, his daughter-in-law, Remain a widow at thy father's house until Shelah, my son, is grown; for he said, Lest peradventure he die also, as his brethren did. And Tamar went and dwelt in her father's house.

Ruth 1:11

And Naomi replied, Go back, my daughters; why must ye go with me? Do I have more sons in my womb that they may be your husbands?

Leviticus 24:12

And they put him in ward that the mind of the LORD might be showed them.

Matthew 8:21

And another of his disciples said unto him, Lord, suffer me first to go and bury my father.

Exodus 24:14

And he said unto the elders, wait here for us until we come again unto you; and, behold, Aaron and Hur are with you; if anyone has any matters to settle, let him come unto them.

Jeremiah 3:1

They say, If a man puts away his wife and she goes from him and becomes another man's, shall he return unto her again? Is she not a land that is now completely polluted? but thou hast played the harlot with many lovers; yet return again to me, said the LORD.

John 2:5

His mother said unto the servants, Whatsoever he saith unto you, do it.

Leviticus 18:19

Also thou shalt not approach unto a woman to uncover her nakedness as long as she is separated for her uncleanness.

Romans 11:25

For I would not, brethren, that ye ignore this mystery, that ye not be arrogant regarding yourselves: that blindness in part has happened in Israel, until the fullness of the Gentiles are come in.