47 Bible Verses about Waiting Till Marriage
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When a man has taken a new wife, he shall not go out to war, neither shall he be charged with any business; but he shall be free at home one year and shall cheer up his wife whom he has taken.
But if they do not have the gift of continence, let them marry, for it is better to marry than to burn.
And Jacob served seven years for Rachel, and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her.
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.
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 .
Behold, I stand at the door and call; if anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come into him and will sup with him, and he with me.
And Jacob loved Rachel and said, I will serve thee seven years for Rachel, thy younger daughter.
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.
and she was a widow eighty-four years, who departed not from the temple, serving night and day with fastings and prayers.
Charity suffers long and is benign; charity envies not; charity does nothing without due reason, is not puffed up,
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.
And when the king came in to see the guests, he saw there a man who did not have on a wedding garment,
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.
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.
For the husband is the head of the wife even as the Christ is head of the congregation , and it is he who gives saving health to the body.
And I, John, saw the holy city, the new Jerusalem, coming down out of the heaven, prepared of God as a bride adorned for her husband.
Let us be glad and rejoice and give glory to him; for the marriage of the Lamb is come, and his bride has made herself ready.
I charge you, O daughters of Jerusalem, that ye not awake nor stir up love until he pleases.
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.
And the LORD said, My spirit shall not always strive with man, for certainly he is flesh; yet his days shall be one hundred and twenty years.
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.
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.
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- Love, In Relationships
- Man's Work Finished
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- Marriage, Customs Concerning
- Serving Individuals
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