Waiting Till Marriage

Most Relevant Verses

Luke 12:36

And you, [be] like people who are waiting for their master when he returns from the wedding feast, so that [when he] comes back and knocks, they can open [the door] for him immediately.

Proverbs 25:7

For [it is] better [that] he say to you, "Ascend here," than he humble you before a noble. What your eyes have seen,

Ruth 1:13

would you therefore wait until they were grown? Would you therefore {refrain from marrying}? No, my daughters, for it is far more bitter to me than [to] you. For the hand of Yahweh has gone out against me."

Jeremiah 29:5

'Build houses and live [in them], and plant gardens and eat their fruit.

1 Corinthians 14:35

But if they want to learn something, let them ask their own husbands at home, for it is shameful for a woman to speak in church.

Judges 6:18

Please, do not depart from here until I come [back] to you and bring out my gift and set it out before you." And he said, "I will stay until you return."

Ruth 1:12

Turn back, my daughters! Go, for {I am too old to have a husband}. If I should think there is hope for me, even if I should have a husband [this] night, and even if I should bear sons,

Luke 12:37

Blessed [are] those slaves whom the master will find on the alert [when he] returns! Truly I say to you that he will dress himself for service and have them recline at the table and will come by [and] serve them.

Luke 14:8

"When you are invited by someone to a wedding feast, do not recline at the table in the place of honor, lest [someone] more distinguished than you has been invited by him,

Matthew 1:25

and {did not have sexual relations with} her until she gave birth to a son. And he called his name Jesus.

Luke 2:36

And there was a prophetess, Anna the daughter of Phanuel of the tribe of Asher (she was advanced {in years}, having lived with [her] husband seven years {after her marriage},

Isaiah 62:5

For [as] a young man marries a virgin, [so] shall your sons marry you, and [as is the] joy of [the] bridegroom over [the] bride, [so] shall your God rejoice over you.

Ruth 3:18

And she said, "Wait, my daughter, until you know how the matter turns out, for the man will not rest but will settle the matter today."

Luke 11:54

plotting to catch him with reference to something {he might say}.

Luke 14:10

But when you are invited, go [and] recline at the table in the last place, so that when the one who invited you comes, he will say to you, 'Friend, move up higher.' Then it will be an honor to you in the presence of all those who are reclining at the table with you.

Revelation 6:11

And to each one of them a white robe was given, and it was said to them that they should rest yet a short time, until [the number of] their fellow slaves and their brothers who were about to be killed as they [had been] were completed also.

Genesis 29:27

Complete the week of this one, then I will also give you the other, {on the condition that you will work for me} another seven years."

2 Kings 7:3

Now four men who had a skin disease were [at] the entrance of the gate, and they said {to each other}, "Why [are] we sitting here until we die?

1 Corinthians 9:13

Do you not know that those performing the holy services eat the things from the temple, [and] those attending to the altar have a share with the altar?

Matthew 25:5

And [when] the bridegroom was delayed, they all became drowsy and fell asleep.

Proverbs 6:26

For [the] price of a woman, a prostitute, [is the] price of a loaf of bread, but the {woman belonging to a man} hunts precious life.

2 Samuel 10:5

When they told David, he sent to meet them, for the men were greatly ashamed. And the king said, "Remain in Jericho until your beards have grown, and then you can return."

Song of Solomon 8:4

I adjure you, {O maidens of Jerusalem}, do not arouse or awaken love until it pleases!

Genesis 38:11

Then Judah said to Tamar, his daughter-in-law, "Stay a widow in your father's house until Shelah my son grows up," for {he feared he would also die} like his brother. So Tamar went and stayed in the house of her father.

Ruth 1:11

And Naomi said, "Return, my daughters. {Why do you still want to go with me}? [Are there] sons {in my womb} that may be husbands for you?

Leviticus 24:12

Then they put him in custody {so that} [the matter] might be made clear to them in accordance with the mouth of Yahweh.

Matthew 8:21

And another of the disciples said to him, "Lord, allow me first to go and bury my father."

Exodus 24:14

And to the elders he said, "Wait for us here until we return to you. And look, Aaron and Hur are with you. Whoever {has a dispute} will bring [it] to you."

Jeremiah 3:1

A {saying}: 'Look, [if] a man divorces his wife, and she goes from him {and she becomes another man's wife}, will he return to her again?' Will not that land be greatly defiled? And you have prostituted [yourself] [with] many lovers, [would] you now return to me?" {declares} Yahweh.

John 2:5

His mother said to the servants, "Whatever he says to you, do [it]!"

Romans 11:25

For I do not want you to be ignorant, brothers, of this mystery, so that you will not be wise {in your own sight}, that a partial hardening has happened to Israel, until the full number of the Gentiles has come in,