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11 Bible Verses About Not Marrying

Here are 11 Bible verses about not marrying from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Ruth 1:13 KJV

Would ye tarry for them till they were grown? would ye stay for them from having husbands? nay, my daughters; for it grieveth me much for your sakes that the hand of the LORD is gone out against me.

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Psalms 78:63 KJV

The fire consumed their young men; and their maidens were not given to marriage.

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1 Timothy 4:3 KJV

Forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving of them which believe and know the truth.

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Hosea 2:2 KJV

Plead with your mother, plead: for she is not my wife, neither am I her husband: let her therefore put away her whoredoms out of her sight, and her adulteries from between her breasts;

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Matthew 19:10 KJV

His disciples say unto him, If the case of the man be so with his wife, it is not good to marry.

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Ruth 1:12 KJV

Turn again, my daughters, go your way; for I am too old to have an husband. If I should say, I have hope, if I should have an husband also to night, and should also bear sons;

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1 Corinthians 7:28 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 Corinthians 7:29 KJV

But this I say, brethren, the time is short: it remaineth, that both they that have wives be as though they had none;

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1 Corinthians 7:38 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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1 Corinthians 7:1 KJV

Now concerning the things whereof ye wrote unto me: It is good for a man not to touch a woman.

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Jeremiah 16:2 KJV

Thou shalt not take thee a wife, neither shalt thou have sons or daughters in this place.

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