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90 Bible Verses About Living Together Before Marriage

Here are 90 Bible verses about living together before marriage from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Hebrews 13:4 KJV

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

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1 Thessalonians 4:3-5 KJV

For this is the will of God, even your sanctification, that ye should abstain from fornication: That every one of you should know how to possess his vessel in sanctification and honour; Not in the lust of concupiscence, even as the Gentiles which know not God:

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1 Corinthians 7:2 KJV

For this is the will of God, even your sanctification, that ye should abstain from fornication: That every one of you should know how to possess his vessel in sanctification and honour; Not in the lust of concupiscence, even as the Gentiles which know not God:

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1 Corinthians 6:18 KJV

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

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Ephesians 5:5 KJV

Flee fornication. Every sin that a man doeth is without the body; but he that committeth fornication sinneth against his own body.

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Genesis 2:24-25 KJV

For this ye know, that no whoremonger, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, hath any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.

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Matthew 5:28 KJV

Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh. And they were both naked, the man and his wife, and were not ashamed.

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Genesis 2:24 KJV

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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2 Timothy 2:22 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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1 Corinthians 6:19-20 KJV

Flee also youthful lusts: but follow righteousness, faith, charity, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.

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1 Thessalonians 4:3 KJV

What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own? For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God’s.

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1 Thessalonians 5:22 KJV

For this is the will of God, even your sanctification, that ye should abstain from fornication:

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1 Thessalonians 4:3-8 KJV

Abstain from all appearance of evil.

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1 Corinthians 7:39 KJV

For this is the will of God, even your sanctification, that ye should abstain from fornication: That every one of you should know how to possess his vessel in sanctification and honour; Not in the lust of concupiscence, even as the Gentiles which know not God: That no man go beyond and defraud his brother in any matter: because that the Lord is the avenger of all such, as we also have forewarned you and testified. For God hath not called us unto uncleanness, but unto holiness. He therefore that despiseth, despiseth not man, but God, who hath also given unto us his holy Spirit.

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John 4:16-18 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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Mark 7:21-23 KJV

Jesus saith unto her, Go, call thy husband, and come hither. The woman answered and said, I have no husband. Jesus said unto her, Thou hast well said, I have no husband: For thou hast had five husbands; and he whom thou now hast is not thy husband: in that saidst thou truly.

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Ephesians 5:3 KJV

For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders, Thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness: All these evil things come from within, and defile the man.

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1 Corinthians 6:13 KJV

But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becometh saints;

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1 Corinthians 3:16 KJV

Meats for the belly, and the belly for meats: but God shall destroy both it and them. Now the body is not for fornication, but for the Lord; and the Lord for the body.

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Matthew 5:32 KJV

Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?

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1 Corinthians 6:9 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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Proverbs 5:18-19 KJV

Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind,

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Matthew 19:9 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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1 Corinthians 7:8-9 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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2 Corinthians 8:21 KJV

I say therefore to the unmarried and widows, It is good for them if they abide even as I. But if they cannot contain, let them marry: for it is better to marry than to burn.

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Revelation 21:8 KJV

Providing for honest things, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.

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1 Corinthians 10:8 KJV

But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.

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1 Corinthians 5:1 KJV

Neither let us commit fornication, as some of them committed, and fell in one day three and twenty thousand.

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1 John 1:9 KJV

It is reported commonly that there is fornication among you, and such fornication as is not so much as named among the Gentiles, that one should have his father’s wife.

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Acts 15:20 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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Psalms 119:9 KJV

But that we write unto them, that they abstain from pollutions of idols, and from fornication, and from things strangled, and from blood.

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Exodus 20:14 KJV

Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? by taking heed thereto according to thy word.

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Galatians 5:19-21 KJV

Thou shalt not commit adultery.

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Ephesians 5:31-32 KJV

Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.

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Colossians 3:5 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. This is a great mystery: but I speak concerning Christ and the church.

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Galatians 5:19 KJV

Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry:

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Jude 1:7 KJV

Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness,

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1 Corinthians 6:9-10 KJV

Even as Sodom and Gomorrha, and the cities about them in like manner, giving themselves over to fornication, and going after strange flesh, are set forth for an example, suffering the vengeance of eternal fire.

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Proverbs 14:12 KJV

Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.

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John 16:1 KJV

There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.

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Galatians 6:7-8 KJV

These things have I spoken unto you, that ye should not be offended.

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2 Corinthians 12:21 KJV

Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap. For he that soweth to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting.

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John 8:34 KJV

And lest, when I come again, my God will humble me among you, and that I shall bewail many which have sinned already, and have not repented of the uncleanness and fornication and lasciviousness which they have committed.

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Matthew 19:4-6 KJV

Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Whosoever committeth sin is the servant of sin.

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Proverbs 31:10 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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1 Corinthians 7:1-2 KJV

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

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1 Corinthians 6:9-11 KJV

Now concerning the things whereof ye wrote unto me: It is good for a man not to touch a woman. Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband.

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Romans 12:2 KJV

Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God. And such were some of you: but ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God.

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Romans 12:1-2 KJV

And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

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Hebrews 13:4-7 KJV

I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service. And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

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1 Thessalonians 4:3-4 KJV

Marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge. Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee. So that we may boldly say, The Lord is my helper, and I will not fear what man shall do unto me. Remember them which have the rule over you, who have spoken unto you the word of God: whose faith follow, considering the end of their conversation.

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Proverbs 18:22 KJV

For this is the will of God, even your sanctification, that ye should abstain from fornication: That every one of you should know how to possess his vessel in sanctification and honour;

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1 Peter 4:8 KJV

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

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1 Corinthians 7:38 KJV

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

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Genesis 2:22-24 KJV

So then he that giveth her in marriage doeth well; but he that giveth her not in marriage doeth better.

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Colossians 3:18-19 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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1 Thessalonians 4:3-6 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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Ephesians 5:25 KJV

For this is the will of God, even your sanctification, that ye should abstain from fornication: That every one of you should know how to possess his vessel in sanctification and honour; Not in the lust of concupiscence, even as the Gentiles which know not God: That no man go beyond and defraud his brother in any matter: because that the Lord is the avenger of all such, as we also have forewarned you and testified.

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Acts 15:28-29 KJV

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

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Mark 10:6-9 KJV

For it seemed good to the Holy Ghost, and to us, to lay upon you no greater burden than these necessary things; That ye abstain from meats offered to idols, and from blood, and from things strangled, and from fornication: from which if ye keep yourselves, ye shall do well. Fare ye well.

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Proverbs 12:4 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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2 Corinthians 6:14 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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1 Corinthians 7:9 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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Acts 15:19-20 KJV

But if they cannot contain, let them marry: for it is better to marry than to burn.

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Matthew 16:24 KJV

Wherefore my sentence is, that we trouble not them, which from among the Gentiles are turned to God: But that we write unto them, that they abstain from pollutions of idols, and from fornication, and from things strangled, and from blood.

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1 Peter 3:7 KJV

Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

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Deuteronomy 24:5 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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2 Timothy 1:7 KJV

When a man hath taken a new wife, he shall not go out to war, neither shall he be charged with any business: but he shall be free at home one year, and shall cheer up his wife which he hath taken.

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Philippians 4:19 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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Luke 1:37 KJV

But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.

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Matthew 22:30 KJV

For with God nothing shall be impossible.

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Ezekiel 16:8 KJV

For in the resurrection they neither marry, nor are given in marriage, but are as the angels of God in heaven.

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Revelation 22:14-15 KJV

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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Revelation 1:1 KJV

Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city. For without are dogs, and sorcerers, and whoremongers, and murderers, and idolaters, and whosoever loveth and maketh a lie.

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Jeremiah 29:11 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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Proverbs 30:18-19 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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Exodus 21:10 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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Romans 7:2-3 KJV

If he take him another wife; her food, her raiment, and her duty of marriage, shall he not diminish.

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Proverbs 19:14 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. So then if, while her husband liveth, she be married to another man, she shall be called an adulteress: but if her husband be dead, she is free from that law; so that she is no adulteress, though she be married to another man.

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Proverbs 6:32 KJV

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

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Genesis 2:18 KJV

But whoso committeth adultery with a woman lacketh understanding: he that doeth it destroyeth his own soul.

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Ezekiel 16:32 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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Proverbs 20:6-7 KJV

But as a wife that committeth adultery, which taketh strangers instead of her husband!

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1 Chronicles 16:11 KJV

Most men will proclaim every one his own goodness: but a faithful man who can find? The just man walketh in his integrity: his children are blessed after him.

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Galatians 6:7-9 KJV

Seek the LORD and his strength, seek his face continually.

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Romans 1:29 KJV

Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap. For he that soweth to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting. And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.

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John 10:10 KJV

Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers,

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John 3:16-17 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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Matthew 22:2 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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Matthew 6:33 KJV

The kingdom of heaven is like unto a certain king, which made a marriage for his son,

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Song of Solomon 4:9 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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Proverbs 2:17 KJV

Thou hast ravished my heart, my sister, my spouse; thou hast ravished my heart with one of thine eyes, with one chain of thy neck.

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