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47 Bible Verses About Waiting Till Marriage

Here are 47 Bible verses about waiting till marriage from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

1 Corinthians 7:20 KJV

Let every man abide in the same calling wherein he was called.

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Matthew 22:11 KJV

And when the king came in to see the guests, he saw there a man which had not on a wedding garment:

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Genesis 15:16 KJV

And when the king came in to see the guests, he saw there a man which had not on a wedding garment:

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1 Corinthians 7:9 KJV

But in the fourth generation they shall come hither again: for the iniquity of the Amorites is not yet full.

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Luke 12:36 KJV

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

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Deuteronomy 24:5 KJV

And ye yourselves like unto men that wait for their lord, when he will return from the wedding; that when he cometh and knocketh, they may open unto him immediately.

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2 Samuel 10:5 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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Revelation 21:2 KJV

When they told it unto David, he sent to meet them, because the men were greatly ashamed: and the king said, Tarry at Jericho until your beards be grown, and then return.

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Luke 12:37 KJV

And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband.

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Jeremiah 29:5 KJV

Blessed are those servants, whom the lord when he cometh shall find watching: verily I say unto you, that he shall gird himself, and make them to sit down to meat, and will come forth and serve them.

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Genesis 29:18 KJV

Build ye houses, and dwell in them; and plant gardens, and eat the fruit of them;

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Luke 14:10 KJV

And Jacob loved Rachel; and said, I will serve thee seven years for Rachel thy younger daughter.

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Revelation 19:7 KJV

But when thou art bidden, go and sit down in the lowest room; that when he that bade thee cometh, he may say unto thee, Friend, go up higher: then shalt thou have worship in the presence of them that sit at meat with thee.

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1 Corinthians 14:35 KJV

Let us be glad and rejoice, and give honour to him: for the marriage of the Lamb is come, and his wife hath made herself ready.

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Ephesians 5:23 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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Matthew 8:21 KJV

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.

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Song of Solomon 8:4 KJV

And another of his disciples said unto him, Lord, suffer me first to go and bury my father.

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Matthew 25:13 KJV

I charge you, O daughters of Jerusalem, that ye stir not up, nor awake my love, until he please.

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Luke 2:37 KJV

Watch therefore, for ye know neither the day nor the hour wherein the Son of man cometh.

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Genesis 29:27 KJV

And she was a widow of about fourscore and four years, which departed not from the temple, but served God with fastings and prayers night and day.

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Proverbs 6:26 KJV

Fulfil her week, and we will give thee this also for the service which thou shalt serve with me yet seven other years.

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Jeremiah 3:1 KJV

For by means of a whorish woman a man is brought to a piece of bread: and the adulteress will hunt for the precious life.

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Isaiah 62:5 KJV

They say, If a man put away his wife, and she go from him, and become another man’s, shall he return unto her again? shall not that land be greatly polluted? but thou hast played the harlot with many lovers; yet return again to me, saith the LORD.

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Exodus 24:14 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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1 Corinthians 9:13 KJV

And he said unto the elders, Tarry ye here for us, until we come again unto you: and, behold, Aaron and Hur are with you: if any man have any matters to do, let him come unto them.

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Revelation 3:20 KJV

Do ye not know that they which minister about holy things live of the things of the temple? and they which wait at the altar are partakers with the altar?

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Matthew 1:25 KJV

Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.

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Luke 11:54 KJV

And knew her not till she had brought forth her firstborn son: and he called his name JESUS.

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Leviticus 24:12 KJV

Laying wait for him, and seeking to catch something out of his mouth, that they might accuse him.

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Revelation 6:11 KJV

And they put him in ward, that the mind of the LORD might be shewed them.

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Luke 14:8 KJV

And white robes were given unto every one of them; and it was said unto them, that they should rest yet for a little season, until their fellowservants also and their brethren, that should be killed as they were, should be fulfilled.

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John 2:5 KJV

When thou art bidden of any man to a wedding, sit not down in the highest room; lest a more honourable man than thou be bidden of him;

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Romans 11:25 KJV

His mother saith unto the servants, Whatsoever he saith unto you, do it.

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Genesis 29:20 KJV

For I would not, brethren, that ye should be ignorant of this mystery, lest ye should be wise in your own conceits; that blindness in part is happened to Israel, until the fulness of the Gentiles be come in.

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Ruth 1:11 KJV

And Jacob served seven years for Rachel; and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her.

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Ruth 1:12 KJV

And Naomi said, Turn again, my daughters: why will ye go with me? are there yet any more sons in my womb, that they may be your husbands?

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1 Corinthians 13:4 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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Genesis 38:11 KJV

Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up,

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Proverbs 25:7 KJV

Then said Judah to Tamar his daughter in law, Remain a widow at thy father’s house, till Shelah my son be grown: for he said, Lest peradventure he die also, as his brethren did. And Tamar went and dwelt in her father’s house.

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Ruth 1:13 KJV

For better it is that it be said unto thee, Come up hither; than that thou shouldest be put lower in the presence of the prince whom thine eyes have seen.

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2 Kings 7:3 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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Matthew 25:5 KJV

And there were four leprous men at the entering in of the gate: and they said one to another, Why sit we here until we die?

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Genesis 6:3 KJV

While the bridegroom tarried, they all slumbered and slept.

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Ruth 3:18 KJV

And the LORD said, My spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also is flesh: yet his days shall be an hundred and twenty years.

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Judges 6:18 KJV

Then said she, Sit still, my daughter, until thou know how the matter will fall: for the man will not be in rest, until he have finished the thing this day.

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Leviticus 18:19 KJV

Depart not hence, I pray thee, until I come unto thee, and bring forth my present, and set it before thee. And he said, I will tarry until thou come again.

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Luke 2:36 KJV

Also thou shalt not approach unto a woman to uncover her nakedness, as long as she is put apart for her uncleanness.

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