47 Bible Verses about Waiting Till Marriage
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When a man takes a new wife, he shall not go out in the army, neither shall he be assigned any business: he shall be free at home one year, and shall cheer his wife whom he has taken.
But if they do not have self-control, let them marry. For it's better to marry than to burn.
Jacob served seven years for Rachel. They seemed to him but a few days, for the love he had for her.
Be like people watching for their lord, when he returns from the marriage feast; that, when he comes and knocks, they may immediately open to him.
If they desire to learn anything, let them ask their own husbands at home, for it is shameful for a woman to chatter in the church.
Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, then I will come in to him, and will dine with him, and he with me.
Jacob loved Rachel. He said, "I will serve you seven years for Rachel, your younger daughter."
and she had been a widow for about eighty-four years), who did not depart from the temple, worshipping with fastings and petitions night and day.
Love is patient and is kind; love does not envy. Love does not brag, is not proud,
For just as a young man marries a virgin, so your sons shall marry you; and as the bridegroom rejoices over the bride, so your God will rejoice over you.
But when the king came in to see the guests, he saw there a man who did not have on wedding clothing,
But when you are invited, go and sit in the lowest place, so that when he who invited you comes, he may tell you, 'Friend, move up higher.' Then you will be honored in the presence of all who sit at the table with you.
A long white robe was given to each of them. They were told that they should rest yet for a little longer, until their fellow servants and their brothers, who would also be killed even as they were, should complete their course.
For the husband is the head of the wife, and Christ also is the head of the church, being himself the savior of the body.
I saw the holy city, New Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, made ready like a bride adorned for her husband.
Let us rejoice and be exceedingly glad, and let us give the glory to him. For the marriage of the Lamb has come, and his wife has made herself ready."
I adjure you, daughters of Jerusalem, that you not stir up, nor awaken love, until it so desires.
Then Judah said to Tamar, his daughter-in-law, "Remain a widow in your father's house, until Shelah, my son, is grown up;" for he said, "Lest he also die, like his brothers." Tamar went and lived in her father's house.
The LORD said, "My Spirit will not strive with man forever, because he also is flesh; yet will his days be one hundred twenty years."
"They say, 'If a man puts away his wife, and she goes from him, and become another man's, will he return to her again?' Wouldn't that land be greatly polluted? But you have played the prostitute with many lovers; yet return again to me," says the LORD.
For I do not desire you to be ignorant, brothers, of this mystery, so that you won't be wise in your own conceits, that a partial hardening has happened to Israel, until the fullness of the Gentiles has come in,
- Husband And Wife
- Love Marriage
- Love, In Relationships
- Man's Work Finished
- Marriage Between Man And Woman
- Marriage Kjv
- Marriage To God
- Marriage, Customs Concerning
- Serving Individuals
- Seven Years