Wedding Bible Verses - Wedding Scriptures Used In Weddings

Wedding Bible verses and bible readings that can be used in a wedding ceremony.

Wedding bible verses

The bible verses used for a wedding ceremony should especially make clear the following:

  • How God instituted marriage with our first parents Adam and Eve therefore showing how seriously God and therefore the couples should take the vows they're going to make to each other.

  • God's purpose for marriage

  • The role of each partner in other to enjoy a happy marriage.

  • The best source for support in a marriage during hardship.

Wedding Scriptures showing how God Instituted Marriage

Genesis 2:18

And Jehovah God went on to say:

"It's is not good for the man to continue by himself, I am going to make helper for him, as a complement of him."

Genesis 2:22-24

And Jehovah God proceeded to build the rib that he had taken from the man into a woman and to bring her to the man. Then the man said:

This is at last bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh. This one will be called woman, because from man this one was taken. That is why a man will leave his father and his mother and he must stick to his wife and they must become one flesh.

Proverbs 18:22

Has one found a good wife? One has found a good thing, and one gets goodwill from Jehovah.

Wedding Bible Verses showing God's Purpose for Marriage

Genesis 1:28a

Further, God blessed them and God said to them:

"Be fruitful and become many and fill the earth and subdue it"

Ecclesiastes 4:9-12

Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their hard work. For if one of them should fail, the other one can raise his partner up. But how will it be with just the one who fails when there is not another to raise him up?

Moreover, if two lie down together, they also will certainly get warm; but how can just one keep warm? And if somebody could overpower alone, two together could make a stand against him. And a threefold cord cannot quickly be torn in two.

Jeremiah 29:6

Take wives and become father to sons and daughters; and take wives for your own sons and give your own daughters to husbands, that they may give birth to sons and to daughters; and become many there, and do not become few.

Bible verses used in weddings about the Role of Husband and Wife

Ephesians 5:21-26

Be in subjection to one another in fear of Christ. Let wives be in subjection to their husbands as to the Lord. Because a husband is head of his wife as the Christ also is head of the congregation, be being a saviour of this body. In fact, as the congregation is in subjection to the Christ, so let wives also be to their husbands in everything. Husbands, continue loving your wives, just as the Christ also loved the congregation and delivered up himself for it, that he might sanctify it, cleansing it with the bath of water by means of the word.

Ephesians 5:28-30

In this way husbands ought to be loving their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself, for no man ever hated his own flesh; but he feeds and cherishes it, as the Christ also does the congregation because we are members of his body.

Ephesians 5:33

Let each one of you individually so love his wife as he does himself; on the other hand, the wife should have deep respect for her husband.

Colossians 3:18, 19

You wives, be in subjection to your husbands, as it is becoming in the Lord. You husbands keep on loving your wives and do not be bitterly angry with them.

I Peter 3:7

You husbands, continue dwelling in like manner with them according to knowledge, assigning them honor as to a weaker vessel, the feminine one, since you are also heirs with them of the underserved favor of life, in order for your prayers not to be hindered.

1 Peter 3:1

You wives be in subjection to your own husbands, in order that if any are not obedient to the word, they may be won without a word through the conduct of their wives.

Proverbs 21:19

Better is it to dwell in a wilderness land than with a contentious wife along with vexation.

Proverbs 31:10

A capable wife who can find? Her value is far more than that of corals.

I Corinthians 11:11

In connection with the Lord neither is woman without man nor man without woman. For just as the woman is out of man, so also the man is through the woman; but all things are out of God.

I Corinthians 13:4-8a

Love is long-suffering and kind. Love is not jealous, it does not brag, does not get puffed up, does not behave indecently, does not look for its own interests, does not become provoked. It does not keep account of the injury. It does not rejoice over unrighteousness, but rejoices with the truth. It bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things endures all things. Love never fails.

I Corinthians 13:13

Now, however, there remains faith, hope, love, these three, but the greatest of these is Love.

I Timothy 3:2, 12

The overseer should therefore be irreprehensible, a husband of one wife, moderate in habits, sound in mind, orderly, hospitable, qualified to teach. Let ministerial servants be husbands of one wife, presiding in a fine manner over children and their households.

Proverbs 5:18, 19

Let your water source prove to be blessed, and rejoice with the wife of your youth, a lovable hind and a charming mountain goat. Let her own breasts intoxicate you at all times. With her love may you be in an ecstasy constantly.

Hebrews 13:4

Let marriage be honorable among all, and the marriage bed be without defilement, for God will judge fornicators and adulterers.

Wedding Bible verses about the Best Source for Support in a Marriage during Hardship

2 Timothy 3:16, 17

All scriptures is inspired by God and beneficial for teaching, for reproving, for setting things straight, for disciplining in righteousness, that the man of God may be fully competent, completely equipped for every good work.

Proverbs 3:5, 6

Trust in Jehovah with all your heart and do not lean upon your own understanding. In all your ways take notice of him, and he himself will make your paths straight.

Philippians 4:6, 7

Do not be anxious over anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication along with thanksgiving let your petitions be made known to God; and the peace of God that excels all thought will guard your hearts and your mental powers by means of Christ Jesus.

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All marriage scriptures quotes on wedding bible verses are from the New World translation of the Holy Scriptures.

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