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47 Bible Verses about Waiting Till Marriage

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Proverbs 25:7

for it is better that it be said to you, "Come up here," than that you should be put lower in the presence of the prince, whom your eyes have seen.

Ruth 1:13

would you then wait until they were grown? Would you then refrain from having husbands? No, my daughters, for it grieves me much for your sakes, for the hand of the LORD has gone out against me."

Jeremiah 29:5

'Build houses, and dwell in them; and plant gardens, and eat their fruit.

1 Corinthians 14:35

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.

Judges 6:18

Please do not go away, until I come to you, and bring out my present, and lay it before you." He said, "I will wait until you come back."

Ruth 1:12

Go back, my daughters, go your way; for I am too old to have a husband. If I should say, 'I have hope,' if I should even have a husband tonight, and should also bear sons;

Luke 12:37

Blessed are those servants, whom the lord will find watching when he comes. Truly I tell you, that he will dress himself, and make them recline, and will come and serve them.

Luke 14:8

"When you are invited by anyone to a marriage feast, do not sit in the best seat, since perhaps someone more honorable than you might be invited by him,

Matthew 1:25

and had no marital relations with her until she had brought forth a son; and he named him Jesus.

Luke 2:36

There was one Anna, a prophetess, the daughter of Penuel, of the tribe of Asher (she was of a great age, having lived with a husband seven years from her virginity,

Isaiah 62:5

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.

Ruth 3:18

Then she said, "Wait, my daughter, until you know how the matter will fall; for the man will not rest, until he has finished the thing this day."

Luke 11:54

lying in wait for him, to catch him in something he might say.

Luke 14:10

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.

Revelation 6:11

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.

Genesis 29:27

Fulfill the week of this one, and we will give you the other also for the service which you will serve with me yet seven other years."

2 Kings 7:3

Now there were four leprous men at the entrance of the gate. They said one to another, "Why do we sit here until we die?

1 Corinthians 9:13

Do you not know that those who serve around sacred things eat from the things of the temple, and those who wait on the altar have their portion with the altar?

Matthew 25:5

Now while the bridegroom delayed, they all slumbered and slept.

2 Samuel 10:5

When they told it to David, he sent to meet them; for the men were greatly ashamed. The king said, "Wait at Jericho until your beards have grown, and then return."

Song of Solomon 8:4

I adjure you, daughters of Jerusalem, that you not stir up, nor awaken love, until it so desires.

Genesis 38:11

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.

Ruth 1:11

Naomi said, "Go back, my daughters. Why do you want to go with me? Do I still have sons in my womb, that they may be your husbands?

Leviticus 24:12

They put him in custody, until the will of the LORD should be declared to them.

Matthew 8:21

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

Exodus 24:14

He said to the elders, "Wait here for us, until we come again to you. Behold, Aaron and Hur are with you. Whoever is involved in a dispute can go to them."

Jeremiah 3:1

"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.

John 2:5

His mother said to the servants, "Whatever he says to you, do it."

Romans 11:25

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,