A collection of bible verses about marriage and love that would strengthen a marriage and also inspire those about to get married. Marriage is a beautiful thing everyone must crave for at the right time with the right person.
There are lots of spiritual benefits of been married, one which I never forget is “He who finds a wife finds a good thing, and obtains favor from the Lord”. So this alone is enough for me because of the favor of God that comes with a blessed marriage.
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Bible Verses for a Godly Marriage
Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.
He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from the Lord.
Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.
Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her
It is better to live in a corner of the housetop than in a house shared with a quarrelsome wife.
And said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they twain shall be one flesh?
1 Corinthians 7:39
The wife is bound by the law as long as her husband liveth; but if her husband be dead, she is at liberty to be married to whom she will; only in the Lord.
2 Chronicles 24:2-3
And Joash did that which was right in the sight of the LORD all the days of Jehoiada the priest. And Jehoiada took for him two wives; and he begat sons and daughters.
1 Peter 3:1
Likewise, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word, they also may without the word be won by the conversation of the wives;
For your Maker is your husband, the LORD of hosts is his name; and the Holy One of Israel is your Redeemer, the God of the whole earth he is called.
Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterous.
1 Corinthians 13:4-7
Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.
House and wealth are inherited from fathers, but a prudent wife is from the Lord.
1 Peter 3:7
Likewise, husbands, live with your wives in an understanding way, showing honor to the woman as the weaker vessel, since they are heirs with you of the grace of life, so that your prayers may not be hindered.
2 Corinthians 6:14
Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. For what partnership has righteousness with lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with darkness?
However, let each one of you love his wife as himself, and let the wife see that she respects her husband.
Then the Lord God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him.
He answered, Have you not read that he who created them from the beginning made them male and female, and said, Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh? So they are no longer two but one flesh. What therefore God has joined together, let not man separate.
Wives, submit to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord. Husbands, love your wives, and do not be harsh with them.
Bible Scriptures On Marriage
1 Peter 4:8
Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins.
An excellent wife who can find? She is far more precious than jewels.
But from the beginning of creation, God made them male and female. Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh. So they are no longer two but one flesh. What therefore God has joined together, let not man separate.
Song of Solomon 8:6-7
Set me as a seal upon your heart, as a seal upon your arm, for love is strong as death, jealousy is fierce as the grave. Its flashes are flashes of fire, the very flame of the LORD. Many waters cannot quench love, neither can floods drown it. If a man offered for love all the wealth of his house, he would be utterly despised.
There are three things that amaze me – no, four things that I don’t understand; how an eagle glides through the sky, how a snake slithers on a rock, how a ship navigates the ocean, how a man loves a woman.
Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor; If either of them falls down, one can help the other up. But pity anyone who falls and has no one to help them up. Also, if two lie down together, they will keep warm. But how can one keep warm alone?
Song of Solomon 4:9
You have captivated my heart, my sister, my bride; you have captivated my heart with one glance of your eyes, with one jewel of your necklace.
So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them. And God blessed them. And God said to them, ‘Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over every living thing that moves on the earth.
Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken.
Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law.
1 John 4:12
No one has ever seen God; but if we love one another, God lives in us and his love is made complete in us.
Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves.
Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I entrust my life.
1 John 4:16
And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in them.
Be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God through Christ has forgiven you.
Entreat me not to leave you, Or to turn back from following after you; For wherever you go, I will go; And wherever you lodge, I will lodge; Your people shall be my people, And your God, my God. Where you die, I will die, And there will I be buried. The Lord do so to me, and more also, If anything but death parts you and me.
Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart. Then you will win favor and a good name in the sight of God and man.
With all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.
And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another – and all the more as you see the Day approaching.
But you say, ‘Why does he not?’ Because the LORD was witness between you and the wife of your youth, to whom you have been faithless, though she is your companion and your wife by covenant.
1 Corinthians 13:2
If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing.
Short Bible Verses About Love
Hatred stirs up conflict, but love covers over all wrongs.
Song of Solomon 2:16
I am my beloved’s, and my beloved is mine.
Do everything in love.
Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good.
1 John 4:8
Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.
And now these three remain; faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.
Do to others as you would have them do to you.
Song of Solomon 3:4
I have found the one whom my soul loves.
My command is this; Love each other as I have loved you.
And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.
A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.