Bible Verses for Singles Desiring Marriage
A. General Bible Verses for Singles Desiring Marriage
Genesis 2:18, 24: And the Lord God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him… 24 Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.
Mark 10:6, 9: But from the beginning of the creation God made them male and female. 9 What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.
Proverbs 24:3-4: By wisdom a house is built, and by understanding it is established; 4 by knowledge the rooms are filled with all precious and pleasant riches.
1 Corinthians 7:3-4: The husband should give to his wife her conjugal rights, and likewise the wife to her husband. 4 For the wife does not have authority over her own body, but the husband does. Likewise the husband does not have authority over his own body, but the wife does.
Hebrews 13:4: Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterous.
B. Bible Verses for the Christian Single Woman who Wants to Get Married
Proverbs 31:10-11: A wife of noble character who can find? She is worth far more than rubies. 11 Her husband has full confidence in her.
Proverbs 31:30 Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain, but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.
Proverbs 12:4: A wife of noble character is her husband’s crown, but a disgraceful wife is like decay in his bones.
Proverbs 31:27-28: She watches over the affairs of her household and does not eat the bread of idleness. 28 Her children arise and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her.
Colossians 3:18: Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as it is fit in the Lord.
Proverbs 14:1: The wise woman builds her house, but with her own hands the foolish one tears hers down.
Ephesians 5:22-24: Wives, submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord. 23 For the husband is the head of the wife even as Christ is the head of the church, his body, and is himself its Savior. 24 Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit in everything to their husbands.
Read Proverbs 31
C. Bible Verses for the Christian Single man Desiring Marriage
Proverbs 18:22: He who finds a wife finds what is good and receives favor from the Lord.
Proverbs 5:18-20: May your fountain be blessed, and may you rejoice in the wife of your youth. 19 A loving doe, a graceful deer —may her breasts satisfy you always, may you ever be captivated by her love. 20 Why be captivated, my son, by an adulteress? Why embrace the bosom of another man’s wife?
Ephesians 5:25: Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her.
Ephesians 5:28-29: In this same way, husbands ought to love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself. 29 After all, no one ever hated his own body, but he feeds and cares for it, just as Christ does the church.
1 Peter 3:7: Likewise, husbands, live with your wives in an understanding way, showing honor to the woman as the weaker vessel, since they are heirs with you of the grace of life, so that your prayers may not be hindered.
D. Bible Verses on How to Find a Godly Mate
Proverbs 19:14: House and riches are the inheritance of fathers and a prudent wife is from the Lord.
2 Corinthians 6:14-15: Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. For what partnership has righteousness with lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with darkness? 15 What accord has Christ with Belial? Or what portion does a believer share with an unbeliever?
Matthew 7:7-11: Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you…. 9 Which of you, if his son asks for bread, will give him a stone? 10 Or if he asks for a fish, will give him a snake? 11 If you, then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good gifts to those who ask him!