14 Bible Verses About Love & Marriage

Bible Verses About Marriage

As a source of great guidance for humanity, the Bible can often provide timely teaching, instruction and correction for married couples, newlyweds and the newly-engaged. A verse from the Scriptures can often communicate our love and gratitude for our significant other in a wonderful way as well.  So, whether you’re recently engaged or soon to be celebrating a milestone wedding anniversary, here are some of the most valuable Bible verses about relationships, marriage and love.

Verses for Newlyweds and the Soon-to-be-Wed

Love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous or boastful or proud or rude. It does not demand its own way. It is not irritable, and it keeps no record of being wronged. –  1 Corinthians 13:4-5 [NLT]

Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves. – Romans 12:10 [NIV]

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God. – 1 John 4:7 [ESV]

And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love. – 1 Corinthians 13:13 [NIV]

My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry. – James 1:19 [NIV]

Scarcely had I passed them when I found him whom my soul loves – Song of Solomon 3:4 [ESV]

Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies.- Proverbs 31:10 [KJV]

Verses to Help Strengthen a Marriage

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

So they are no longer two but one flesh. What therefore God has joined together, let not man separate. – Matthew 19:6 [ESV]

Let all that you do be done with love. – 1 Corinthians 16:14 [NKJV]

Dear children, let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth. – 1 John 3:18 [NIV]

Make allowance for each other’s faults, and forgive anyone who offends you. Remember, the Lord forgave you, so you must forgive others. Above all, clothe yourselves with love, which binds us all together in perfect harmony. – Colossians 3:13-14 [NLT]

Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins – 1 Peter 4:8 [NIV]

Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. – Philippians 4:6 [NLT]


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