57 Bible Verses About Marriage to Strengthen Relationships

Admit it. There are moments when no friend, life coach or marriage counselor can peace your mind from the challenges that your marriage is going through.

But there’s nothing to worry as sometimes, all we need is a moment of silence and prayer for our mind to find enlightenment. Opening the bible and reading through the Lord’s wisdom can also help magnify your faith back into your marriage.

Here, we’ve rounded up 57 bible verses about marriage and love to help strengthen relationships.

57 Bible Verses About Marriage

  1. Song of Solomon 8:7 – “Many waters cannot quench love; rivers cannot wash it away.”
  2. Galatians 5:13 – “Through love serve one another.”
  3. Micah 6:8: – “This is what the Lord requires of you: Do justice, love kindness, and walk humbly with your God.”
  4. 1 Peter 4:8 – “Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.”
  5. 1 Corinthians 13:13 – “And now these three remain: faith, hope, and love. But the greatest of these is love.”
  6. John 3:36 – “Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life, but whoever rejects the Son will not see life, for God’s wrath remains on them.”
  7. 1 John 4:8 – “He that loves not knows not God; for God is love.”
  8. Ephesians 5:33 – “However, each one of you also must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband.”
  9. Proverbs 10:12 – “Hatred stirs up dissension, but love covers over all wrongs.”
  10. Psalm 37:4 – “Delight yourself also in the Lord, and he shall give you the desires of your heart.”
  11. Isaiah 41:10 – “Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”
  12. Ephesians 2:10 – “For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.”
  13. Ecclesiastes 3:11 – “God makes everything happen at the right time. Yet none of us can ever fully understand all he has done, and he puts questions in our minds about the past and the future.”
  14. Romans 8:28 – “And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.”
  15. 1 Chronicles 16:11 – “Seek the LORD and his strength; seek his presence continually!”
  16. Jeremiah 29:11 – “For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.”
  17. Proverbs 3:5-5 – “Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. 6 In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.”
  18. James 1:12 – “Blessed are those who persevere under trial because when they have stood the test, they will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him.”
  19. Proverbs 27:6 – “Do not associate with a man given to anger; or go with a hot-tempered man, or you will learn his ways and find a snare for yourself.”
  20. Romans 1:17 – “The righteous shall live by faith.”
  21. Luke 6:37 – “Judge not, and ye shall not be judged: condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned, forgive, and ye shall be forgiven.”
  22. 1 Peter 5:7 – “God cares for you, so turn all your worries over to him.”
  23. Ephesians 4:26 – “In your anger, do not sin. Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry.”
  24. Joshua 1:9 – “I’ve commanded you to be strong and brave. Don’t ever be afraid or discouraged. I am the LORD your God, and I will be there to help you wherever you go.”
  25. Ephesians 4:2 – “Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.”
  26. Ephesians 5:25 – “Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it.”
  27. Colossians 3:14 – “And above all these things put on charity, which is the bond of perfection.”
  28. Romans 12:9 – “Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good.”
  29. Hebrews 13:4 – “Marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge.”
  30. 1 Corinthians 13:4-8 – “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails. But where there are prophecies, they will cease; where there are tongues, they will be stilled; where there is knowledge, it will pass away.”
  31. Mark 10:9 – “Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate.”
  32. 1 Corinthians 16:14 – “Do everything in love.”
  33. Ephesians 4:32 – “Be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God through Christ has forgiven you.”
  34. 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.”
  35. Philippians 1:7 – “I hold you in my heart, for we have shared together God’s blessings.”
  36. Matthew 19:6 – “So they are no longer two, but one. Therefore what God has joined together, let man not separate.”
  37. 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?”
  38. 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.”
  39. Jeremiah 31:3 – “Love yesterday, today and forever.”
  40. Romans 12:10 – “Above all things have intense and unfailing love for one another.”
  41. Romans 12:9-16 – “Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves. Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord. Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. Share with the Lord’s people who are in need. Practice hospitality. Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse. Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn. Live in harmony with one another.”
  42. Genesis 2:24-28 – “The Lord God said: ‘It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a suitable partner for him.’ So the Lord God formed out of the ground various wild animals and various birds of the air, and he brought them to the man to see what he would call them; whatever the man called each of them would be its name. The man gave names to all the cattle, all the birds of the air, and all the wild animals; but none proved to be the suitable partner for the man. So the Lord God cast a deep sleep on the man, and while he was asleep, he took out one of his ribs and closed up its place with flesh. The Lord God then built up into a woman the rib that he had taken from the man. When he brought her to the man, the man said: ‘This one, at last, is bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh; This one shall be called ‘woman,’ For out of ‘her man’ this one has been taken.’ That is why a man leaves his father and mother and clings to his wife, and the two of them become one body.”
  43. Ephesians 4:2-3 – “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.”
  44. Ephesians 5:25-29 – “Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her to make her holy, cleansing her by the washing with water through the word, and to present her to himself as a radiant church, without stain or wrinkle or any other blemish, but holy and blameless. In this same way, husbands ought to love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself. After all, no one ever hated their own body, but they feed and care for their body, just as Christ does the church.”
  45. Colossians 3:12-1 – “Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity. Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom, and as you sing psalms, hymns and spiritual songs with gratitude in your hearts to God. And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.”
  46. 1 Corinthians 13:7-8 – “Love knows no limit to its endurance no end to its trust, Love still stands when all else has fallen.”
  47. 1 John 4:12 – “As long as we love one another, God will live in us, and his love will be complete in us.”
  48. 1 John 4:11 – “Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.”
  49. Mark 12:29-31 – “The most important one,” answered Jesus, “is this: ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’There is no commandment greater than these.”
  50. Song of Solomon 8:3 – “I am my beloved’s and my beloved is mine.”
  51. 1 John 4:20 – “Whoever claims to love God yet hates a brother or sister is a liar. For whoever does not love their brother and sister, whom they have seen, cannot love God, whom they have not seen.”
  52. 1 Corinthians 13:2 – “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.”
  53. Ephesians 3:16-17 – “I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love.”
  54. Proverbs 3:3-4 – “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.”
  55. Proverbs 20:6-7 – “Many claim to have unfailing love, but a faithful person who can find? The righteous lead blameless lives; blessed are their children after them.”
  56. Proverbs 18:22 – “He who finds a wife finds what is good and receives favor from the LORD.”
  57. Proverbs 31:10-12 – “A wife of noble character who can find? She is worth far more than rubies. Her husband has full confidence in her and lacks nothing of value. She brings him good, not harm, all the days of her life.”

Conclusion

There is no denying that the bible is one holy book that doesn’t merely hold the Word of the Lord but also the wisdom that couples can rely on when their marriage seems falling apart. Which is why we strongly recommend you to engage yourselves in reading the bible and find more meaning to life and love from this holy book.

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