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47 Bible Verses about Waiting Till Marriage

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Luke 12:36

and ye like to men waiting for their lord, when he shall return out of the wedding feasts, that he having come and knocked, immediately they may open to him.

Proverbs 25:7

For better that he hath said to thee, 'Come thou up hither,' Than that he humble thee before a noble, Whom thine eyes have seen.

Ruth 1:13

for them do ye wait till that they grow up? for them do ye shut yourselves up, not to be to a husband? nay, my daughters, for more bitter to me than to you, for the hand of Jehovah hath gone out against me.'

Jeremiah 29:5

Build ye houses, and abide; and plant ye gardens, and eat their fruit;

1 Corinthians 14:35

and if they wish to learn anything, at home their own husbands let them question, for it is a shame to women to speak in an assembly.

Judges 6:18

Move not, I pray Thee, from this, till my coming in unto Thee, and I have brought out my present, and put it before Thee;' and he saith, 'I -- I do abide till thy return.'

Ruth 1:12

Turn back, my daughters, go, for I am too aged to be to a husband; though I had said, There is for me hope, also, I have been to-night to a husband, and also I have borne sons:

Luke 12:37

'Happy those servants, whom the lord, having come, shall find watching; verily I say to you, that he will gird himself, and will cause them to recline (at meat), and having come near, will minister to them;

Luke 14:8

'When thou mayest be called by any one to marriage-feasts, thou mayest not recline on the first couch, lest a more honourable than thou may have been called by him,

Matthew 1:25

and did not know her till she brought forth her son -- the first-born, and he called his name Jesus.

Luke 2:36

And there was Anna, a prophetess, daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher, she was much advanced in days, having lived with an husband seven years from her virginity,

Isaiah 62:5

For a young man doth marry a virgin, Thy Builders do marry thee, With the joy of a bridegroom over a bride, Rejoice over thee doth thy God.

Ruth 3:18

And she saith, 'Sit still, my daughter, till thou dost know how the matter falleth, for the man doth not rest except he hath completed the matter to-day.'

Luke 11:54

laying wait for him, and seeking to catch something out of his mouth, that they might accuse him.

Luke 14:10

'But, when thou mayest be called, having gone on, recline in the last place, that when he who called thee may come, he may say to thee, Friend, come up higher; then thou shalt have glory before those reclining with thee;

Matthew 25:13

'Watch therefore, for ye have not known the day nor the hour in which the Son of Man doth come.

Revelation 6:11

and there was given to each one white robes, and it was said to them that they may rest themselves yet a little time, till may be fulfilled also their fellow-servants and their brethren, who are about to be killed -- even as they.

Genesis 29:27

fulfil the week of this one, and we give to thee also this one, for the service which thou dost serve with me yet seven other years.'

2 Kings 7:3

And four men have been leprous, at the opening of the gate, and they say one unto another, 'What -- we are sitting here till we have died;

1 Corinthians 9:13

Have ye not known that those working about the things of the temple -- of the temple do eat, and those waiting at the altar -- with the altar are partakers?

Matthew 25:5

'And the bridegroom tarrying, they all nodded and were sleeping,

2 Samuel 10:5

and they declare it to David, and he sendeth to meet them, for the men have been greatly ashamed, and the king saith, 'Abide in Jericho till your beard doth spring up -- then ye have returned.'

Song of Solomon 8:4

I have adjured you, daughters of Jerusalem, How ye stir up, And how ye wake the love till she please!

Genesis 38:11

And Judah saith to Tamar his daughter-in-law, 'Abide a widow at thy father's house, till Shelah my son groweth up;' for he said, 'Lest he die -- even he -- like his brethren;' and Tamar goeth and dwelleth at her father's house.

Ruth 1:11

And Naomi saith, 'Turn back, my daughters; why do ye go with me? are there yet to me sons in my bowels that they have been to you for husbands?

Leviticus 24:12

and he causeth him to rest in charge -- to explain to them by the mouth of Jehovah.

Matthew 8:21

And another of his disciples said to him, 'Sir, permit me first to depart and to bury my father;'

Exodus 24:14

and unto the elders he hath said, 'Abide ye for us in this place, until that we turn back unto you, and lo, Aaron and Hur are with you -- he who hath matters doth come nigh unto them.'

Jeremiah 3:1

Saying, 'Lo, one sendeth away his wife, And she hath gone from him, And she hath been to another man, Doth he turn back unto her again? Greatly defiled is not that land? And thou hast committed whoredom with many lovers, And turn again to Me, an affirmation of Jehovah.

John 2:5

His mother saith to the ministrants, 'Whatever he may say to you -- do.'

Romans 11:25

For I do not wish you to be ignorant, brethren, of this secret -- that ye may not be wise in your own conceits -- that hardness in part to Israel hath happened till the fulness of the nations may come in;