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The state of being united to another person as husband or wife.

Top Bible Verses about Marriage

Genesis 2:23

Genesis 2:23–24

And the man said, “She is now bone from my bones and flesh from my flesh; she shall be called ‘Woman,’ for she was taken from man.” Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and shall cling to his wife, and they shall be as one flesh. Read Genesis 2:23–24

Matthew 22:29–33

But Jesus answered and said to them, “You are mistaken, because you do not know the scriptures or the power of God! For in the resurrection they neither marry nor are given in marriage, but are like angels of God in heaven. Now concerning the resurrection of the dead, have you not read what was spoken to you by God, who said, “I am the God of Abraham and the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob”? He is not the God of the dead, but of the living!” And when the crowds heard this, they were amazed at … Read Matthew 22:29–33

Mark 10:2–12

And they asked him if it was permitted for a man to divorce his wife, in order to test him. And he answered and said to them, “What did Moses command you?” So they said, “Moses permitted a man to write a certificate of divorce and to send her away.” But Jesus said to them, “He wrote this commandment for you because of your hardness of heart. But from the beginning of creation ‘he made them male and female. Because of this a man will leave his father and mother and will be joined to his wife, and … Read Mark 10:2–12

1 Corinthians 7:1–16

Now concerning the things about which you wrote: “It is good for a man not to touch a woman.” But because of sexual immorality, let each man have his own wife and let each woman have her own husband. The husband must fulfill his obligation to his wife, and likewise also the wife to her husband. The wife does not have authority over her own body, but her husband does. And likewise also the husband does not have authority over his own body, but his wife does. Do not defraud one another, except … Read 1 Corinthians 7:1–16

Ephesians 5:22–33

—wives to their own husbands as to the Lord, because the husband is the head of the wife, as also Christ is the head of the church (he himself being the Savior of the body). But as the church is subject to Christ, thus also wives should be subject to their husbands in everything. Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for her; in order that he might sanctify her by cleansing her with the washing of water by the word; in order that he might present to … Read Ephesians 5:22–33
Revelation 19:7

Revelation 19:7–9

Let us rejoice and be glad and give him the glory, because the wedding celebration of the Lamb has come, and his bride has prepared herself. And it has been granted to her that she be dressed in bright, clean fine linen (for the fine linen is the righteous deeds of the saints). And he said to me, “Write: Blessed are those who are invited to the banquet of the wedding celebration of the Lamb!” And he said to me, “These are the true words of God.” Read Revelation 19:7–9

Famous Christian Quotes About Marriage, Weddings

What to Look for in a Wife

If you are a man of holiness, you must look more for a portion of grace in a wife than for a portion of gold with a wife. You must look more after righteousness than riches, more after piety than money, more after what inheritance she has in heaven than what possessions she has on earth, more at what interest she has in Christ than at what interest she has in creatures, more at her being new-born than at her being high-born, more at her being good than at all her worldly goods.

Thomas Brooks

Clement on the Role of Wives

With perfect propriety Scripture has said that woman is given by God as “a help” to man. It is evident then, in my opinion, that she will charge herself with remedying, by good sense and persuasion, each of the annoyances that originate with her husband in domestic economy. And if he does not yield, then she will endeavor, as far as possible for human nature, to lead a sinless life.

Clement of Alexandria

Obey the Husband as a Husband

When Paul commands wives to obey their husbands, they are required to obey them as husbands, not as masters, nor as kings.

Charles Hodge
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