'Wedding' in the Bible
So Laban gathered all the men who lived in that place and held a wedding festival.
Complete this week of wedding celebration, and we will also give you this younger one in return for working yet another seven years for me.”
No matter how big or how extensive your demands are for a dowry and wedding presents from me, I'll provide whatever you ask. Only give me the young lady to be my wife."
So she kept on crying in front of him for the entire seven days of the wedding party. On the seventh day he told the solution to her because she nagged him, and then she told the solution to the riddle to her relatives.
and Samson's wife went to the best man at his wedding.
Then the Philistines demanded, "Who did this?" Someone said, "Samson, son-in-law of the Timnite, because his father-in-law took Samson's wife and gave her to the best man at Samson's wedding." In retaliation, the Philistines came up and burned her and her father to death.
When the servants reported these terms to David, he was pleased to become the king’s son-in-law. Before the wedding day arrived,
(Pharaoh, king of Egypt, had attacked and captured Gezer. He burned it and killed the Canaanites who lived in the city. He gave it as a wedding present to his daughter, who had married Solomon.)
Rise up to help us. Redeem us for your loving kindness' sake. For the Chief Musician. Set to "The Lilies." A contemplation by the sons of Korah. A wedding song.
The daughter of Tyre will come with a wedding gift; wealthy people will entreat your favor.
Fire consumed His chosen young men,and His young women had no wedding songs.
Come out, young women of Zion,and gaze at King Solomon,wearing the crown his mother placed on himthe day of his wedding—the day of his heart’s rejoicing. >
(The Chorus)“We have a little sisterAnd she has no breasts.What shall we do for our sisterOn the day when she is spoken for [in marriage]?
Can a young woman forget her jewelryor a bride her wedding sash?Yet My people have forgotten Mefor countless days.
Gather the people! Dedicate the congregation! Bring in the elders. Gather the youngsters and even the nursing infants. Call the bridegroom from his wedding preparations, and the bride from her dressing room.
Jesus said to them, “Can the wedding guests be sad while the groom is with them? The time will come when the groom will be taken away from them, and then they will fast.
"A wedding song we played for you, the dance you all did scorn. A woeful dirge we chanted, too, but then you would not mourn.'
“The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who gave a wedding banquet for his son.
And sent forth his servants to call them that were bidden to the wedding: and they would not come.
Again, he sent out other slaves, and said, ‘Tell those who are invited: Look, I’ve prepared my dinner; my oxen and fattened cattle have been slaughtered, and everything is ready. Come to the wedding banquet.’
Then saith he to his servants, The wedding is ready, but they which were bidden were not worthy.
So go into the roads leading out of town and invite as many people as you can find to the wedding.'
So those servants went out into the highways, and gathered together all as many as they found, both bad and good: and the wedding was furnished with guests.
And when the king came in to see the guests, he saw there a man which had not on a wedding garment:
And he saith unto him, Friend, how camest thou in hither not having a wedding garment? And he was speechless.
“When they had gone to buy some, the groom arrived. Then those who were ready went in with him to the wedding banquet, and the door was shut.
Jesus said to them, “The wedding guests cannot fast while the groom is with them, can they? As long as they have the groom with them, they cannot fast.
Jesus said to them, “You can’t make the wedding guests fast while the groom is with them, can you?
They're like little children who sit in the marketplace and shout to each other, "A wedding song we played for you, the dance you all did scorn. A woeful dirge we chanted, too, but then you would not mourn.'
And ye yourselves like unto men that wait for their lord, when he will return from the wedding; that when he cometh and knocketh, they may open unto him immediately.
When thou art bidden of any man to a wedding, sit not down in the highest room; lest a more honourable man than thou be bidden of him;
On the third day a wedding took place in Cana of Galilee. Jesus’ mother was there, and
Jesus and His disciples were invited to the wedding as well.
Let us rejoice and exult and give him glory, because the wedding celebration of the Lamb has come, and his bride has made herself ready.
Then the angel said to me, "Write the following: Blessed are those who are invited to the banquet at the wedding celebration of the Lamb!" He also said to me, "These are the true words of God."