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47 Bible Verses about Waiting Till Marriage

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Luke 12:36

be like people waiting for their master to come back from the wedding celebration, so that when he comes and knocks they can immediately open the door for him.

Proverbs 25:7

for it is better for him to say to you, "Come up here," than to put you lower before a prince, whom your eyes have seen.

Ruth 1:13

surely you would not want to wait until they were old enough to marry! Surely you would not remain unmarried all that time! No, my daughters, you must not return with me. For my intense suffering is too much for you to bear. For the Lord is afflicting me!"

Jeremiah 29:5

Build houses and settle down. Plant gardens and eat what they produce.

1 Corinthians 14:35

If they want to find out about something, they should ask their husbands at home, because it is disgraceful for a woman to speak in church.

Judges 6:18

Do not leave this place until I come back with a gift and present it to you." The Lord said, "I will stay here until you come back."

Ruth 1:12

Go back home, my daughters! For I am too old to get married again. Even if I thought that there was hope that I could get married tonight and conceive sons,

Luke 12:37

Blessed are those slaves whom their master finds alert when he returns! I tell you the truth, he will dress himself to serve, have them take their place at the table, and will come and wait on them!

Luke 14:8

"When you are invited by someone to a wedding feast, do not take the place of honor, because a person more distinguished than you may have been invited by your host.

Matthew 1:25

but did not have marital relations with her until she gave birth to a son, whom he named Jesus.

Luke 2:36

There was also a prophetess, Anna the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher. She was very old, having been married to her husband for seven years until his death.

Isaiah 62:5

As a young man marries a young woman, so your sons will marry you. As a bridegroom rejoices over a bride, so your God will rejoice over you.

Ruth 3:18

Then Naomi said, "Stay put, my daughter, until you know how the matter turns out. For the man will not rest until he has taken care of the matter today."

Luke 11:54

plotting against him, to catch him in something he might say.

Luke 14:10

But when you are invited, go and take the least important place, so that when your host approaches he will say to you, 'Friend, move up here to a better place.' Then you will be honored in the presence of all who share the meal with you.

Revelation 6:11

Each of them was given a long white robe and they were told to rest for a little longer, until the full number was reached of both their fellow servants and their brothers who were going to be killed just as they had been.

Genesis 29:27

Complete my older daughter's bridal week. Then we will give you the younger one too, in exchange for seven more years of work."

2 Kings 7:3

Now four men with a skin disease were sitting at the entrance of the city gate. They said to one another, "Why are we just sitting here waiting to die?

1 Corinthians 9:13

Don't you know that those who serve in the temple eat food from the temple, and those who serve at the altar receive a part of the offerings?

Matthew 25:5

When the bridegroom was delayed a long time, they all became drowsy and fell asleep.

Proverbs 6:26

for on account of a prostitute one is brought down to a loaf of bread, but the wife of another man preys on your precious life.

2 Samuel 10:5

Messengers told David what had happened, so he summoned them, for the men were thoroughly humiliated. The king said, "Stay in Jericho until your beards have grown again; then you may come back."

Song of Solomon 8:4

The Beloved to the Maidens: I admonish you, O maidens of Jerusalem: "Do not arouse or awaken love until it pleases!"

Genesis 15:16

In the fourth generation your descendants will return here, for the sin of the Amorites has not yet reached its limit."

Genesis 38:11

Then Judah said to his daughter-in-law Tamar, "Live as a widow in your father's house until Shelah my son grows up." For he thought, "I don't want him to die like his brothers." So Tamar went and lived in her father's house.

Ruth 1:11

But Naomi replied, "Go back home, my daughters! There is no reason for you to return to Judah with me! I am no longer capable of giving birth to sons who might become your husbands!

Leviticus 24:12

So they placed him in custody until they were able to make a clear legal decision for themselves based on words from the mouth of the Lord.

Exodus 24:14

He told the elders, "Wait for us in this place until we return to you. Here are Aaron and Hur with you. Whoever has any matters of dispute can approach them."

Jeremiah 3:1

"If a man divorces his wife and she leaves him and becomes another man's wife, he may not take her back again. Doing that would utterly defile the land. But you, Israel, have given yourself as a prostitute to many gods. So what makes you think you can return to me?" says the Lord.

John 2:5

His mother told the servants, "Whatever he tells you, do it."

Romans 11:25

For I do not want you to be ignorant of this mystery, brothers and sisters, so that you may not be conceited: A partial hardening has happened to Israel until the full number of the Gentiles has come in.

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