Bible Verses about Marriage

Marriage is an institution which is ordained by God. It is the covenant between a man and a woman to stay committed and loyal to each other in a life time relationship. God has his view and purpose of marriage which can be found in the Bible.

As a Christian, if you follow God's guidelines in your marriage, you will enjoy your marriage.

Here are great Bible Verses which are divided into;

  • Bible marriage Verses about Love
  • Bible marriage verse about Submission 
  • Bible Marriage Verses about Respect
  • Bible marriage Verses about Unity and Companionship  
  • Bible marriage Verses about Fornication

Bible Marriage Verses about Love

Ephesians 5:25
"Husbands, love your wives just as Christ love the church and gave himself up for her."

Colossians 3:19
"Husbands, love your wives and do not be harsh with them."

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

Titus 2:4
"Then, they can train their younger women to love their husbands and children."

Ephesians 5:28
"In the same way, husbands ought to love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself."

1 Corinthians 13:13

"And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love."

Bible Marriage Verses about Submission

Ephesians 5:22
Wives, submit to your husbands as to the Lord."

1 Peter 3:1
Wives, in the same way, be submissive to your husbands so that if any of them do not believe in the words, they may be worn over without words by the behaviour of their wives. "

Bible marriage Verses about Respect

Ephesians 5:33
"However, each one of you also must love the wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband."

1 Peter 3:7
"Husbands, in the same way, be considerate as you live with your wives, and treat them with respect as the weaker partner and as a hair with you of the gracious gift of life, so that nothing will hinder your prayers."

Bible Marriage Verses about Unity and companionship

Genesis 2:18
"The Lord God said, " It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him."

Mark 10:9
"Therefore, what God has joined together, let no man put asunder."

Ecclesiastics 4:9-10
"Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their work; if one man falls down, his friend can help him up. But pity the man who falls down and has no one to help him up."

Ephesians 5:31
"For this reason, a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh."

Proverbs 27:17
"As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another."

Bible Marriage Verses about Adultery

Hebrews 13:4
"Marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge."

I Corinthians 7:5
"Do not deprive each other except by mutual consent and for a time, so that you may devote yourselves to prayer. Then come together again so that Satan will not tempt you because of your lack of self-control."

Matthew 5:27
"You have heard that it was said," Do not commit adultery. "

1 Corinthians 6:8
"Flee from sexual immorality. All other sins a man commits are outside his body, but he who sins sexually sins against his own body."

Mathew 5:31
"It has been said; Anyone who divorces his wife must give her a certificate of divorce. But I tell you that anyone who divorces his wife except for marital unfaithfulness, causes her to become an adulteress, and anyone who marries the divorced woman commits adultery."


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