Bible Verses About Marriage

It’s hard to talk about marriage without considering its strong Biblical foundation. The Bible speaks fondly of marriage and provides clear guidance that men and women can apply to their lives to achieve a lasting and fruitful relationship that is sanctioned by God and filled with love.

Marriage Bible Verses

Genesis 1:27-28

“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.’ “

Malachi 2:14-15

“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.”

Isaiah 54:5

“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.”

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.”

Ephesians 4:2-3

“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.”

Colossians 3:14

“And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.”

Ecclesiastes 4:9

“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?”

Ephesians 5:25

“For husbands, this means love your wives, just as Christ loved the church. He gave up his life for her.”

Genesis 2:24

“Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.”

Ecclesiastes 4:12

“Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken.”

Mark 10:9

“Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate.”

Ephesians 5:25-33

“Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her, that he might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word, so that he might present the church to himself in splendor, without spot or wrinkle or any such thing, that she might be holy and without blemish. In the same way, husbands should love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself. For no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as Christ does the church, …”

Bible Verses About Relationships

Hebrews 10:24-25

“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.”

Proverbs 30:18-19

“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.”

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.”

Proverbs 31:10

“Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies.”

Ruth 1:16-17

“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.”

Romans 12:10

“Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves.”

1 Peter 4:8

“Most important of all, continue to show deep love for each other, for love covers a multitude of sins.”

Ephesians 5:21

“Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ.”

Ephesians 4:32

“Be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God through Christ has forgiven you.”

Genesis 2:18–25

“Then the LORD God said, ‘It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him.’ … So the LORD God caused a deep sleep to fall upon the man, and while he slept took one of his ribs and closed up its place with flesh. And the rib that the LORD God had taken from the man he made into a woman and brought her to the man.”

1 Peter 3:7

“In the same way, you husbands must give honor to your wives. Treat your wife with understanding as you live together. She may be weaker than you are, but she is your equal partner in God’s gift of new life. Treat her as you should so your prayers will not be hindered.”

Bible Love Quotes

“Love suffers long and is kind; love does not envy; love does not parade itself, is not puffed up; does not behave rudely, does not seek its own, is not provoked, thinks no evil; does not rejoice in iniquity, but rejoices in the truth; bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.” 1 Corinthians 13:4-7

“The flowers have already appeared in the land; The time has arrived for pruning the vines, And the voice of the turtledove has been heard in our land. The fig tree has ripened its figs, And the vines in blossom have given forth their fragrance. Arise, my darling, my beautiful one, And come along!'” Song of Solomon 2:12

“Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves.” Romans 12:10

“But Ruth said, ‘Do not urge me to leave you or turn back from following you; for where you go, I will go, and where you lodge, I will lodge. Your people shall be my people, and your God, my God.’” Ruth 1:16

“Don’t just pretend to love others. Really love them. Hate what is wrong. Hold tightly to what is good. Love each other with genuine affection, and take delight in honoring each other.” Romans 12:9-15 (New Living Translation)

“Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.” 1 Peter 4:8

“There is no fear in love, but perfect love drives out fear, because fear involves punishment. The one who fears has not been perfected in love.” 1 John 4:18

“We love because He first loved us.” 1 John 4:19

“Most of all, let love guide your life, for then the whole church will stay together in perfect harmony.” Colossians 3:14

“Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.” Ephesians 4:2

“We love because He first loved us.” 1 John 4:19

“Most of all, let love guide your life, for then the whole church will stay together in perfect harmony.” Colossians 3:14

“Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.” Ephesians 4:2

Beautiful Wedding Bible Verses

For Wedding Invitations

Your wedding invitations give the invitees their first glimpse into the beautiful celebration that lies ahead. As they wait with great anticipation, including one of the following scriptures will assure them that your matrimony is holy and blessed.

  • Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves. Romans 12:10 
  • Be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God through Christ has forgiven you. Ephesians 4:32
  • I am my beloved’s, and my beloved is mine. Song of Solomon 2:16
  • Many waters cannot quench love; rivers cannot wash it away.  Song of Solomon 8:7
  • I have found the one whom my soul loves. Song of Solomon 3:4
  • This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. John 15:12
  • God has poured out his love into our hearts. Romans 5:5
  • Love yesterday, today and forever. Jeremiah 31:3
  • So they are no longer two, but one. Therefore what God has joined together, let man not separate. Matthew 19:6
  • I hold you in my heart, for we have shared together God’s blessings. Philippians 1:7

For Wedding Cards

Have you been invited to a wedding? One of the most memorable keepsakes for the bride and groom are the beautiful cards they receive at this moment. Use these Bible quotes to personalize your greeting cards and let the happy couple know that you are praying God’s blessing upon their union.

  • In the same way, you husbands must give honor to your wives. Treat your wife with understanding as you live together. She may be weaker than you are, but she is your equal partner in God’s gift of new life. Treat her as you should so your prayers will not be hindered.  1 Peter 3:7
  • So we have come to know and to believe the love that God has for us. God is love, and whoever abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him. 1 John 4:16
  • Through love serve one another. Galatians 5:13
  • Above all things have intense and unfailing love for one another. Romans 12:10
  • So she became his wife, and he loved her. Genesis 24:64
  • Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart. Proverbs 3:3
  • A cord of three strands is not easily broken. Ecclesiastes 4:9-12
  • Perhaps this is the moment for which you have been created.  Esther 4:14
  • This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. John 15:12
  • And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony. Colossians 3:14

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