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41 Bible Verses About Abusive Marriages

Here are 41 Bible verses about abusive marriages from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Colossians 3:19 KJV

Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them.

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Ephesians 5:25 KJV

Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;

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1 Peter 3:7 KJV

Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;

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Titus 3:2 KJV

Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with them according to knowledge, giving honour unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life; that your prayers be not hindered.

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Ephesians 5:28 KJV

To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but gentle, shewing all meekness unto all men.

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1 Corinthians 7:15 KJV

So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife loveth himself.

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1 John 4:1 KJV

But if the unbelieving depart, let him depart. A brother or a sister is not under bondage in such cases: but God hath called us to peace.

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1 John 2:4 KJV

Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.

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Matthew 19:3-9 KJV

He that saith, I know him, and keepeth not his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him.

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Proverbs 15:1 KJV

The Pharisees also came unto him, tempting him, and saying unto him, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife for every cause? 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. They say unto him, Why did Moses then command to give a writing of divorcement, and to put her away? He saith unto them, Moses because of the hardness of your hearts suffered you to put away your wives: but from the beginning it was not so. And I say unto you, Whosoever shall put away his wife, except it be for fornication, and shall marry another, committeth adultery: and whoso marrieth her which is put away doth commit adultery.

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1 John 1:9 KJV

A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.

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Malachi 2:16 KJV

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

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1 Peter 3:1 KJV

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.

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1 Corinthians 11:3 KJV

Likewise, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word, they also may without the word be won by the conversation of the wives;

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Matthew 5:29 KJV

But I would have you know, that the head of every man is Christ; and the head of the woman is the man; and the head of Christ is God.

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Matthew 5:27-28 KJV

And if thy right eye offend thee, pluck it out, and cast it from thee: for it is profitable for thee that one of thy members should perish, and not that thy whole body should be cast into hell.

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Matthew 5:32 KJV

Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not commit adultery: But I say unto you, That whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart.

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Ephesians 5:28-29 KJV

But I say unto you, That whosoever shall put away his wife, saving for the cause of fornication, causeth her to commit adultery: and whosoever shall marry her that is divorced committeth adultery.

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Hebrews 13:4 KJV

So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife loveth himself. For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church:

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Proverbs 12:4 KJV

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

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1 Peter 3:1-2 KJV

A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband: but she that maketh ashamed is as rottenness in his bones.

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Luke 16:18 KJV

Likewise, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word, they also may without the word be won by the conversation of the wives; While they behold your chaste conversation coupled with fear.

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Matthew 5:31-32 KJV

Whosoever putteth away his wife, and marrieth another, committeth adultery: and whosoever marrieth her that is put away from her husband committeth adultery.

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Proverbs 27:15 KJV

It hath been said, Whosoever shall put away his wife, let him give her a writing of divorcement: But I say unto you, That whosoever shall put away his wife, saving for the cause of fornication, causeth her to commit adultery: and whosoever shall marry her that is divorced committeth adultery.

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Proverbs 25:24 KJV

A continual dropping in a very rainy day and a contentious woman are alike.

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Proverbs 21:9 KJV

It is better to dwell in the corner of the housetop, than with a brawling woman and in a wide house.

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1 Corinthians 7:11 KJV

It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop, than with a brawling woman in a wide house.

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Job 22:23-26 KJV

But and if she depart, let her remain unmarried, or be reconciled to her husband: and let not the husband put away his wife.

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Proverbs 10:6 KJV

If thou return to the Almighty, thou shalt be built up, thou shalt put away iniquity far from thy tabernacles. Then shalt thou lay up gold as dust, and the gold of Ophir as the stones of the brooks. Yea, the Almighty shall be thy defence, and thou shalt have plenty of silver. For then shalt thou have thy delight in the Almighty, and shalt lift up thy face unto God.

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Psalms 103:6 KJV

Blessings are upon the head of the just: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.

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Ephesians 4:29 KJV

The LORD executeth righteousness and judgment for all that are oppressed.

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Hebrews 13:3 KJV

Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.

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Isaiah 1:17 KJV

Remember them that are in bonds, as bound with them; and them which suffer adversity, as being yourselves also in the body.

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Psalms 140:12 KJV

Learn to do well; seek judgment, relieve the oppressed, judge the fatherless, plead for the widow.

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Ephesians 5:22 KJV

I know that the LORD will maintain the cause of the afflicted, and the right of the poor.

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James 1:19-20 KJV

Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.

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James 3:10 KJV

Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath: For the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God.

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Proverbs 10:11 KJV

Out of the same mouth proceedeth blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not so to be.

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Ephesians 4:31 KJV

The mouth of a righteous man is a well of life: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.

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Psalms 22:24 KJV

Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice:

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James 1:26 KJV

For he hath not despised nor abhorred the affliction of the afflicted; neither hath he hid his face from him; but when he cried unto him, he heard.

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