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100 Bible Verses About Communication in Marriage

Here are 100 Bible verses about communication in marriage from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

James 1:19 KJV

Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:

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Proverbs 25:11-15 KJV

A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver. As an earring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, so is a wise reprover upon an obedient ear. As the cold of snow in the time of harvest, so is a faithful messenger to them that send him: for he refresheth the soul of his masters. Whoso boasteth himself of a false gift is like clouds and wind without rain. By long forbearing is a prince persuaded, and a soft tongue breaketh the bone.

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Colossians 3:19 KJV

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

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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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Mark 10:9 KJV

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

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Ephesians 4:25 KJV

Wherefore putting away lying, speak every man truth with his neighbour: for we are members one of another.

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Ephesians 4:15 KJV

But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ:

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Mark 10:6-8 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.

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Proverbs 14:1 KJV

Every wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands.

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1 Peter 3:7 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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Philippians 4:13 KJV

I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

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Ephesians 4:29 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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Ephesians 5:22-25 KJV

Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the saviour of the body. Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in every thing. Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;

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Proverbs 10:19 KJV

In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin: but he that refraineth his lips is wise.

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Matthew 19:3-9 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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Psalms 19:14 KJV

Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength, and my redeemer.

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Colossians 4:6 KJV

Let your speech be alway with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer every man.

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Proverbs 18:13 KJV

He that answereth a matter before he heareth it, it is folly and shame unto him.

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1 Peter 4:8 KJV

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

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Proverbs 25:11 KJV

A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver.

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Proverbs 18:21 KJV

Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.

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Philippians 4:8 KJV

Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.

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Proverbs 15:1 KJV

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

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Genesis 2:18 KJV

And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him.

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Luke 6:38 KJV

Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again.

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Isaiah 41:10 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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Ephesians 5:26 KJV

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

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Jeremiah 29:11 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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Proverbs 15:4 KJV

A wholesome tongue is a tree of life: but perverseness therein is a breach in the spirit.

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Proverbs 12:25 KJV

Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop: but a good word maketh it glad.

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Proverbs 12:18 KJV

There is that speaketh like the piercings of a sword: but the tongue of the wise is health.

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Psalms 141:3 KJV

Set a watch, O LORD, before my mouth; keep the door of my lips.

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Colossians 3:23 KJV

And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;

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Colossians 3:18-19 KJV

Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as it is fit in the Lord. Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them.

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John 14:6 KJV

Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.

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Proverbs 27:15-16 KJV

A continual dropping in a very rainy day and a contentious woman are alike. Whosoever hideth her hideth the wind, and the ointment of his right hand, which bewrayeth itself.

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Genesis 2:24 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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Titus 3:2 KJV

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

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Ephesians 4:32 KJV

And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.

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Ephesians 4:2-3 KJV

With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love; Endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

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1 Corinthians 7:3 KJV

Let the husband render unto the wife due benevolence: and likewise also the wife unto the husband.

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1 Corinthians 13:4-5 KJV

Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up, Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil;

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John 1:1 KJV

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

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Matthew 12:37 KJV

For by thy words thou shalt be justified, and by thy words thou shalt be condemned.

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Proverbs 3:5 KJV

Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.

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Psalms 19:1-4 KJV

To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.

The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork.

Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night sheweth knowledge.

There is no speech nor language, where their voice is not heard.

Their line is gone out through all the earth, and their words to the end of the world. In them hath he set a tabernacle for the sun,

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Genesis 2:25 KJV

And they were both naked, the man and his wife, and were not ashamed.

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Revelation 1:1 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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1 Thessalonians 5:11 KJV

Wherefore comfort yourselves together, and edify one another, even as also ye do.

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Colossians 3:8 KJV

But now ye also put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth.

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Ephesians 4:15-16 KJV

But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ: From whom the whole body fitly joined together and compacted by that which every joint supplieth, according to the effectual working in the measure of every part, maketh increase of the body unto the edifying of itself in love.

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Matthew 7:12 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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Proverbs 14:29 KJV

He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding: but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.

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1 Peter 5:7 KJV

Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.

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James 1:26 KJV

If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man’s religion is vain.

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Hebrews 10:24-25 KJV

And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works: Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching.

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John 15:13 KJV

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

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Proverbs 17:27 KJV

He that hath knowledge spareth his words: and a man of understanding is of an excellent spirit.

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Proverbs 12:22 KJV

Lying lips are abomination to the LORD: but they that deal truly are his delight.

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Proverbs 5:18-19 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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Joshua 1:9 KJV

Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the LORD thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.

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1 John 4:18 KJV

There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love.

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2 Timothy 2:16 KJV

But shun profane and vain babblings: for they will increase unto more ungodliness.

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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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Ephesians 5:21 KJV

Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.

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Luke 13:34 KJV

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, which killest the prophets, and stonest them that are sent unto thee; how often would I have gathered thy children together, as a hen doth gather her brood under her wings, and ye would not!

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Matthew 19:4-6 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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Matthew 12:36 KJV

But I say unto you, That every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment.

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Matthew 6:34 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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Ecclesiastes 10:12 KJV

The words of a wise man’s mouth are gracious; but the lips of a fool will swallow up himself.

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Ecclesiastes 9:17 KJV

The words of wise men are heard in quiet more than the cry of him that ruleth among fools.

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1 Peter 3:9 KJV

Not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing: but contrariwise blessing; knowing that ye are thereunto called, that ye should inherit a blessing.

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1 Peter 3:8 KJV

Finally, be ye all of one mind, having compassion one of another, love as brethren, be pitiful, be courteous:

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1 Peter 3:5 KJV

For after this manner in the old time the holy women also, who trusted in God, adorned themselves, being in subjection unto their own husbands:

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2 Timothy 1:7 KJV

For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

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Philippians 4:5 KJV

Let your moderation be known unto all men. The Lord is at hand.

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Ephesians 5:28 KJV

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

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Ephesians 4:2 KJV

With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love;

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Romans 14:19 KJV

Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things wherewith one may edify another.

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Ecclesiastes 4:12 KJV

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

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Proverbs 31:10 KJV

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

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Proverbs 25:15 KJV

By long forbearing is a prince persuaded, and a soft tongue breaketh the bone.

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Proverbs 21:19 KJV

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

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Hebrews 3:13 KJV

But exhort one another daily, while it is called To day; lest any of you be hardened through the deceitfulness of sin.

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1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 KJV

Rejoice evermore. Pray without ceasing. In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.

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Philippians 1:27 KJV

Only let your conversation be as it becometh the gospel of Christ: that whether I come and see you, or else be absent, I may hear of your affairs, that ye stand fast in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel;

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2 Corinthians 2:4 KJV

For out of much affliction and anguish of heart I wrote unto you with many tears; not that ye should be grieved, but that ye might know the love which I have more abundantly unto you.

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Romans 12:18 KJV

If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.

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John 15:12 KJV

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

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John 11:35 KJV

Jesus wept.

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John 3:16 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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Proverbs 25:12 KJV

As an earring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, so is a wise reprover upon an obedient ear.

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Proverbs 18:2 KJV

A fool hath no delight in understanding, but that his heart may discover itself.

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Proverbs 17:17 KJV

A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.

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Proverbs 17:14 KJV

The beginning of strife is as when one letteth out water: therefore leave off contention, before it be meddled with.

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2 Corinthians 6:11 KJV

O ye Corinthians, our mouth is open unto you, our heart is enlarged.

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Deuteronomy 7:3 KJV

Neither shalt thou make marriages with them; thy daughter thou shalt not give unto his son, nor his daughter shalt thou take unto thy son.

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1 Corinthians 14:35 KJV

And if they will learn any thing, let them ask their husbands at home: for it is a shame for women to speak in the church.

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1 Corinthians 7:10 KJV

And unto the married I command, yet not I, but the Lord, Let not the wife depart from her husband:

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Proverbs 5:15 KJV

Drink waters out of thine own cistern, and running waters out of thine own well.

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