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83 Bible Verses About Age Differences in Marriage

Here are 83 Bible verses about age differences in marriage from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Genesis 17:17 KJV

Then Abraham fell upon his face, and laughed, and said in his heart, Shall a child be born unto him that is an hundred years old? and shall Sarah, that is ninety years old, bear?

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James 1:5 KJV

If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.

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Matthew 19:9 KJV

If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.

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Ruth 3:9-11 KJV

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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Ephesians 5:25 KJV

And he said, Who art thou? And she answered, I am Ruth thine handmaid: spread therefore thy skirt over thine handmaid; for thou art a near kinsman. And he said, Blessed be thou of the LORD, my daughter: for thou hast shewed more kindness in the latter end than at the beginning, inasmuch as thou followedst not young men, whether poor or rich. And now, my daughter, fear not; I will do to thee all that thou requirest: for all the city of my people doth know that thou art a virtuous woman.

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1 Corinthians 7:39 KJV

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

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Mark 10:9 KJV

The wife is bound by the law as long as her husband liveth; but if her husband be dead, she is at liberty to be married to whom she will; only in the Lord.

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1 Corinthians 7:28 KJV

What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.

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Genesis 2:24 KJV

But and if thou marry, thou hast not sinned; and if a virgin marry, she hath not sinned. Nevertheless such shall have trouble in the flesh: but I spare you.

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1 Timothy 3:2 KJV

Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.

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Hebrews 13:4 KJV

A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach;

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2 Corinthians 6:14 KJV

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

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Proverbs 18:22 KJV

Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness?

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Proverbs 6:25 KJV

Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, and obtaineth favour of the LORD.

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Ephesians 5:31 KJV

Lust not after her beauty in thine heart; neither let her take thee with her eyelids.

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Luke 20:34 KJV

For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh.

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Proverbs 31:10 KJV

And Jesus answering said unto them, The children of this world marry, and are given in marriage:

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Ruth 3:10 KJV

Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies.

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Matthew 1:5 KJV

And he said, Blessed be thou of the LORD, my daughter: for thou hast shewed more kindness in the latter end than at the beginning, inasmuch as thou followedst not young men, whether poor or rich.

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Ezekiel 16:7-8 KJV

And Salmon begat Booz of Rachab; and Booz begat Obed of Ruth; and Obed begat Jesse;

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Proverbs 5:18-19 KJV

I have caused thee to multiply as the bud of the field, and thou hast increased and waxen great, and thou art come to excellent ornaments: thy breasts are fashioned, and thine hair is grown, whereas thou wast naked and bare. Now when I passed by thee, and looked upon thee, behold, thy time was the time of love; and I spread my skirt over thee, and covered thy nakedness: yea, I sware unto thee, and entered into a covenant with thee, saith the Lord GOD, and thou becamest mine.

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Proverbs 19:14 KJV

Let thy fountain be blessed: and rejoice with the wife of thy youth. Let her be as the loving hind and pleasant roe; let her breasts satisfy thee at all times; and be thou ravished always with her love.

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Matthew 5:32 KJV

House and riches are the inheritance of fathers and a prudent wife is from the LORD.

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Ruth 3:11 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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Numbers 36:6 KJV

And now, my daughter, fear not; I will do to thee all that thou requirest: for all the city of my people doth know that thou art a virtuous woman.

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Genesis 1:27 KJV

This is the thing which the LORD doth command concerning the daughters of Zelophehad, saying, Let them marry to whom they think best; only to the family of the tribe of their father shall they marry.

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1 Peter 3:7 KJV

So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.

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2 Timothy 3:16 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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John 3:16-17 KJV

All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:

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Isaiah 62:5 KJV

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.

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Genesis 2:22-24 KJV

For as a young man marrieth a virgin, so shall thy sons marry thee: and as the bridegroom rejoiceth over the bride, so shall thy God rejoice over thee.

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Genesis 1:28 KJV

And the rib, which the LORD God had taken from man, made he a woman, and brought her unto the man. And Adam said, This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man. Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.

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Revelation 1:1 KJV

And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.

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Ephesians 5:26 KJV

The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John:

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John 3:6 KJV

That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word,

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Genesis 2:20 KJV

That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

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Matthew 19:5 KJV

And Adam gave names to all cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and to every beast of the field; but for Adam there was not found an help meet for him.

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Numbers 31:18 KJV

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?

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1 Peter 3:15 KJV

But all the women children, that have not known a man by lying with him, keep alive for yourselves.

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Philippians 4:13 KJV

But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear:

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Ruth 2:12 KJV

I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

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Colossians 3:19 KJV

The LORD recompense thy work, and a full reward be given thee of the LORD God of Israel, under whose wings thou art come to trust.

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Colossians 3:18 KJV

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

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1 Corinthians 11:3 KJV

Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as it is fit in the Lord.

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Mark 7:14 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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Proverbs 21:19 KJV

And when he had called all the people unto him, he said unto them, Hearken unto me every one of you, and understand:

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Ruth 3:9 KJV

It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and an angry woman.

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1 Peter 4:8 KJV

And he said, Who art thou? And she answered, I am Ruth thine handmaid: spread therefore thy skirt over thine handmaid; for thou art a near kinsman.

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1 Corinthians 7:15 KJV

And above all things have fervent charity among yourselves: for charity shall cover the multitude of sins.

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1 Corinthians 7:2 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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Jeremiah 29:11 KJV

Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband.

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Ecclesiastes 4:12 KJV

For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.

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Genesis 29:20-28 KJV

And if one prevail against him, two shall withstand him; and a threefold cord is not quickly broken.

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Genesis 2:22 KJV

And Jacob served seven years for Rachel; and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her. And Jacob said unto Laban, Give me my wife, for my days are fulfilled, that I may go in unto her. And Laban gathered together all the men of the place, and made a feast. And it came to pass in the evening, that he took Leah his daughter, and brought her to him; and he went in unto her. And Laban gave unto his daughter Leah Zilpah his maid for an handmaid. And it came to pass, that in the morning, behold, it was Leah: and he said to Laban, What is this thou hast done unto me? did not I serve with thee for Rachel? wherefore then hast thou beguiled me? And Laban said, It must not be so done in our country, to give the younger before the firstborn. Fulfil her week, and we will give thee this also for the service which thou shalt serve with me yet seven other years. And Jacob did so, and fulfilled her week: and he gave him Rachel his daughter to wife also.

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Romans 7:2 KJV

And the rib, which the LORD God had taken from man, made he a woman, and brought her unto the man.

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Luke 1:37 KJV

For the woman which hath an husband is bound by the law to her husband so long as he liveth; but if the husband be dead, she is loosed from the law of her husband.

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Matthew 19:12 KJV

For with God nothing shall be impossible.

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Matthew 5:5 KJV

For there are some eunuchs, which were so born from their mother’s womb: and there are some eunuchs, which were made eunuchs of men: and there be eunuchs, which have made themselves eunuchs for the kingdom of heaven’s sake. He that is able to receive it, let him receive it.

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Romans 1:16 KJV

Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

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John 15:12 KJV

For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.

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John 14:27 KJV

This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you.

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John 13:7 KJV

Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.

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John 8:12 KJV

Jesus answered and said unto him, What I do thou knowest not now; but thou shalt know hereafter.

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Luke 14:28 KJV

Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.

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Matthew 22:39 KJV

For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it?

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Matthew 22:37 KJV

And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.

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Matthew 19:4-6 KJV

Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.

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Matthew 6:34 KJV

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.

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Micah 6:8 KJV

Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.

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Isaiah 41:10 KJV

He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the LORD require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?

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Proverbs 30:18-19 KJV

Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.

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Genesis 1:27-28 KJV

There be three things which are too wonderful for me, yea, four which I know not: The way of an eagle in the air; the way of a serpent upon a rock; the way of a ship in the midst of the sea; and the way of a man with a maid.

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1 John 4:8 KJV

So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them. And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.

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Romans 5:8 KJV

He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love.

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John 16:33 KJV

But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.

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John 15:13 KJV

These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.

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John 10:10 KJV

Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

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John 8:32 KJV

The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.

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John 3:16 KJV

And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

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John 1:1 KJV

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

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Luke 6:27 KJV

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

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Mark 10:6-9 KJV

But I say unto you which hear, Love your enemies, do good to them which hate you,

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Matthew 7:12 KJV

But from the beginning of the creation God made them male and female. For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and cleave to his wife; And they twain shall be one flesh: so then they are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.

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Matthew 6:33 KJV

Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.

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Ezekiel 25:17 KJV

But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.

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Ezekiel 23:20 KJV

And I will execute great vengeance upon them with furious rebukes; and they shall know that I am the LORD, when I shall lay my vengeance upon them.

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Isaiah 54:5 KJV

For she doted upon their paramours, whose flesh is as the flesh of asses, and whose issue is like the issue of horses.

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