50 Inspirational Bible Verses about Marriage

Posted: December 9, 2019 by XPOFeed

Marriage is a gift from God and should be valued and treasured. It goes beyond the preparations, food, venue or even the gown; it should be entered by two people who are deeply rooted in love and has a relationship that is Christ-centered.

To have a happy and successful marriage, it is important to include God in your relationship. He is the only one that can give us a perfect kind of love. His words and wisdom in whatever aspect of our lives are found in the Bible. It teaches us how we should be loyal and love another most especially to our significant other.

Now here are 50 inspiring Bible verses about marriage to make your life as husband and wife happier, more blessed, and successful.

1. “Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies.” – Proverbs 31:10 KJV

2. “Marriage should be honored by all, and the marriage bed kept pure, for God will judge the adulterer and all the sexually immoral. Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, ‘Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.’ So we say with confidence, ‘The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid. What can mere mortals do to me?’ Remember your leaders, who spoke the word of God to you. Consider the outcome of their way of life and imitate their faith.” – Hebrews 13:4-7 KJV

3. “Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband.” – 1 Corinthians 7:2 KJV

4. “Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it; That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word.” – Ephesians 5:25-26 KJV

5. “And the Lord God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him.” – Genesis 2:18 KJV

6. “When a man hath taken a new wife, he shall not go out to war, neither shall he be charged with any business: but he shall be free at home one year, and shall cheer up his wife which he hath taken.” – Deuteronomy 24:5 KJV

7. “And the rib, which the Lord God had taken from man, made he a woman, and brought her unto the man. And Adam said, This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man. Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.” – Genesis 2:22-24 KJV

8. “Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the saviour of the body.” -Ephesians 5:22-23 KJV

9. “Except the LORD build the house, they labour in vain that build it: Except the LORD keep the city, the watchman waketh but in vain.” – Psalm 127:1 KJV

10. “Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing and obtaineth favour of the Lord.” – Proverbs 18:22 KJV

11. “Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as it is fit in the Lord. Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them.” – Colossians 3:18-19 | KJV

12. “And he answered and said unto them, Have ye not read, that he which made them at the beginning made them male and female, 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? Wherefore they are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.” – Matthew 19:4-6 | KJV

13. “Blessed is every one that feareth the LORD; That walketh in his ways. For thou shalt eat the labour of thine hands: Happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee. Thy wife shall be as a fruitful vine By the sides of thine house: Thy children like olive plants Round about thy table. Behold, that thus shall the man be blessed that feareth the LORD.” – Psalm 128:1-4 KJV

14. “Most men will proclaim every one his own goodness: But a faithful man who can find? The just man walketh in his integrity: His children are blessed after him.” – Proverbs 20:6-7 KJV

15. “As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you: continue ye in my love. If ye keep my commandments, ye shall abide in my love; even as I have kept my Father’s commandments, and abide in his love. These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might remain in you, and that your joy might be full. This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you.” – John 15:9-12 KJV

16. “And this have ye done again, covering the altar of the Lord with tears, with weeping, and with crying out, insomuch that he regardeth not the offering any more, or receiveth it with good will at your hand. Yet ye say, Wherefore? Because the Lord hath been witness between thee and the wife of thy youth, against whom thou hast dealt treacherously: yet is she thy companion, and the wife of thy covenant. And did not he make one? Yet had he the residue of the spirit. And wherefore one? That he might seek a godly seed. Therefore take heed to your spirit, and let none deal treacherously against the wife of his youth. For the Lord, the God of Israel, saith that he hateth putting away: for one covereth violence with his garment, saith the Lord of hosts: therefore take heed to your spirit, that ye deal not treacherously.” – Malachi 2:13-16 KJV

17. “Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate.” -Mark 10:9 NIV

18. “There are three things that are too amazing for me, four that I do not understand: the way of an eagle in the sky, the way of a snake on a rock, the way of a ship on the high seas, and the way of a man with a young woman.” – Proverbs 30:18-19 NIV

19. “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.” – Song of Solomon 8:6-7 ESV

20. “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.” – Isaiah 54:5 ESV

21. “May your fountain be blessed, and may you rejoice in the wife of your youth. A loving doe, a graceful deer— may her breasts satisfy you always, may you ever be intoxicated with her love.” – Proverbs 5:18-19 NIV

22. “‘But at the beginning of creation God ‘made them male and female.’ ‘For this reason, a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh.’ ‘So they are no longer two, but one flesh. Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate.’” – Mark 10:6-8 NIV

23. “House and riches are the inheritance of fathers: and a prudent wife is from the LORD.”- Proverbs 19:14 KJV

24. “A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband: but she that maketh ashamed is as rottenness in his bones.” – Proverbs 12:4 KJV

25. “My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you.” – John 15:12 NIV

26. “In our life in the Lord, however, woman is not independent of man, nor is man independent of woman.” – 1 Corinthians 11:11 GNT

27. “Two are better off than one, because together they can work more effectively. If one of them falls down, the other can help him up.” – Ecclesiastes 4:9-10 GNT

28. “Instead, be kind and tender-hearted to one another, and forgive one another, as God has forgiven you through Christ.” – Ephesians 4:32 GNT

29. “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.’” – Genesis 1:27-28 ESV

30. “Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken.” – Ecclesiastes 4:12 NIV

31. “Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is. And do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery, but be filled with the Spirit, addressing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody to the Lord with your heart, giving thanks always and for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, submitting to one another out of reverence for Christ.” – Ephesians 5:17-21 ESV

32. “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 NLT

33. “To the woman he said, ‘I will surely multiply your pain in childbearing; in pain you shall bring forth children. Your desire shall be for your husband, and he shall rule over you.’” – Genesis 3:16 ESV

34. “You shall not commit adultery.” – Exodus 20:14 ESV

35. “When he calls to me, I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble; I will rescue him and honor him.” – Psalm 91:15 ESV

36. “But as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.” – Joshua 24:15 NIV

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

38. “To the married I give this charge (not I, but the Lord): the wife should not separate from her husband (but if she does, she should remain unmarried or else be reconciled to her husband), and the husband should not divorce his wife.” – 1 Corinthians 7:10-11 ESV

39. “Likewise, wives, be subject to your own husbands, so that even if some do not obey the word, they may be won without a word by the conduct of their wives, when they see your respectful and pure conduct.” – 1 Peter 3:1-2 ESV

40. “Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh. This mystery is profound, and I am saying that it refers to Christ and the church.” – Ephesians 5:31-32 ESV

41. “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.” – 1 Corinthians 13:4-7 ESV

42. “He will render to each one according to his works: to those who by patience in well-doing seek for glory and honor and immortality, he will give eternal life; but for those who are self-seeking and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, there will be wrath and fury.” – Romans 2:6-8 ESV

43. “Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.” – Ephesians 4:2-3 NIV

44. “And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.” – Colossians 3:14 NIV

45. “Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law.” – Romans 13:8 ESV

46. “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.” – 1 Corinthians 13:2 NIV

47. “Do everything in love.” – 1 Corinthians 16:14 NIV

48. “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.” – Psalm 143:8

49. “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.” – Proverbs 3:3-4 NIV

50. “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.” – 1 John 4:16 NIV

Let these verses from the Bible inspire you in your married life with your significant other. Marriage is something that should be cherished and not be taken for granted. A happy and satisfied kind of marriage is not really the ones you see in movies or read in novels, it’s about two people who truly love and trust each other no matter how tough the situation might be. It’s not going to be always romantic, but the happiness you feel is genuine and long-lasting.

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