Your wedding is a special celebration of love and joy that you’ll cherish for years to come. In planning your big day, you have the opportunity to design messages that are personal to you. By incorporating Bible verses about marriage, you add extra meaning each step of the way.
In your save the date cards, invites, wedding programs and thank you notes, you can include scriptures on love and gratitude. We’ve compiled over 100 marriage Bible verses to help you create beautiful, timeless messages. So whether you want to enhance your wedding invitation wording with a sense of celebration, write a personal note to your fiancé or show gratitude in your thank you cards, you’ll have just the right words.
For continued inspiration to make your wedding truly personal, check out our collection of heartfelt wedding quotes.
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And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.
1 Corinthians 13:13
If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing.
1 Corinthians 13:2
Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails.
1 Corinthians 13:4-8
Eye has not seen, nor ear heard, nor have entered into the heart of man the things which God has prepared for those who love Him.
1 Corinthians 2:9
And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony.
1 John 3:18
As long as we love one another, God will live in us, and his love will be complete in us.
1 John 4:12
Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.
1 John 4:8
In the same way, you husbands must give honor to your wives. Treat your wife with understanding as you live together. She may be weaker than you are, but she is your equal partner in God's gift of new life. Treat her as you should so your prayers will not be hindered.
1 Peter 3:7
Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.
1 Peter 4:8
Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.
1 Thessalonians 5:11
Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.
1 Thessalonians 5:16-18
For we live by faith, not by sight.
2 Corinthians 5:7
There is more happiness in giving than there is in receiving.
And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.
When a man takes a new wife, he shall not go out with the army nor be charged with any duty; he shall be free at home one year and shall give happiness to his wife whom he has taken.
Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken.
Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor: If either of them falls down, one can help the other up. But pity anyone who falls and has no one to help them up. Also, if two lie down together, they will keep warm. But how can one keep warm alone?
Go, eat your food with gladness, and drink your wine with a joyful heart, for God has already approved what you do.
I do not cease to give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers.
Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.
Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.
Be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God through Christ has forgiven you.
Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ.
Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her, that he might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word, so that he might present the church to himself in splendor, without spot or wrinkle or any such thing, that she might be holy and without blemish. In the same way husbands should love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself. For no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as Christ does the church.
Perhaps this is the moment for which you have been created.
Through love serve one another.
The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness.
So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them. And God blessed them. And God said to them, "Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over every living thing that moves on the earth."
Then the Lord God said, "It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him." ... So the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall upon the man, and while he slept took one of his ribs and closed up its place with flesh. And the rib that the Lord God had taken from the man he made into a woman and brought her to the man.
So she became his wife, and he loved her.
Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.
God is love, and whoever dwells in love dwells in God.
I John 4:16
Shout aloud and sing for joy, people of Zion, for great is the Holy One of Israel among you.
Do not be afraid—I am with you! I am your God—let nothing terrify you! I will make you strong and help you; I will protect you and save you.
Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.
Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance.
But blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord, whose confidence is in him. They will be like a tree planted by the water that sends out its roots by the stream. It does not fear when heat comes; its leaves are always green. It has no worries in a year of drought and never fails to bear fruit.
"For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future."
Love yesterday, today and forever.
You will live secure and full of hope; God will protect you and give you rest.
My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you.
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.
When a person has an abundance, his life does not result from the things he possesses.
Whoever is faithful in small matters will be faithful in large ones; whoever is dishonest in small matters will be dishonest in large ones.
Do to others as you would have them do to you.
But you say, “Why does he not?“ Because the Lord was witness between you and the wife of your youth, to whom you have been faithless, though she is your companion and your wife by covenant.
Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate.
So they are no longer two, but one. Therefore what God has joined together, let man not separate.
Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.
For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.
Nehemiah said, “Go and enjoy choice food and sweet drinks, and send some to those who have nothing prepared. This day is holy to our Lord. Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.”
I thank my God every time I think of you.
Hatred stirs up conflict, but love covers over all wrongs.
Better a patient person than a warrior, one with self-control than one who takes a city.
A friend loves at all times.
It is to one’s honor to avoid strife, but every fool is quick to quarrel.
Whoever pursues righteousness and love finds life, prosperity and honor.
Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.
As water reflects the face, so one’s life reflects the heart.
Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart. Then you will win favor and a good name in the sight of God and man.
Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.
There are three things that amaze me—no, four things that I don't understand: how an eagle glides through the sky, how a snake slithers on a rock, how a ship navigates the ocean, how a man loves a woman.
Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies.
Honor her for all that her hands have done, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate.
Shout joyfully to the Lord, all the earth. Serve the Lord with gladness; Come before Him with joyful singing.
Praise the Lord.Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever.
Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever!
The Lord has done it this very day; let us rejoice today and be glad.
You are my God, and I will give thanks to you; you are my God; I will extol you. This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.
Your wife will be like a fruitful vine within your house; your children will be like olive shoots around your table.
How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity!
Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I entrust my life.
O clap your hands, all peoples; Shout to God with the voice of joy.
When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.
Let me shout God’s name with a praising song, Let me tell his greatness in a prayer of thanks.
For You, O Lord, have made me glad by what You have done, I will sing for joy at the works of Your hands.
O come, let us sing for joy to the Lord, Let us shout joyfully to the rock of our salvation.
Let us come before him with thanksgiving and sing joyful songs of praise.
Break forth and sing for joy and sing praises. Sing praises to the Lord with the lyre, With the lyre and the sound of melody. With trumpets and the sound of the horn Shout joyfully before the King, the Lord.
Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice; let the sea roar, and all that fills it; let the field exult, and everything in it! Then shall all the trees of the forest sing for joy before the Lord, for he comes, for he comes to judge the earth. He will judge the world in righteousness and the peoples in his faithfulness.
Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.
Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good.
Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law.
May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God. More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.
God has poured out his love into our hearts.
Entreat me not to leave you, Or to turn back from following after you; For wherever you go, I will go; And wherever you lodge, I will lodge; Your people shall be my people, And your God, my God. Where you die, I will die, And there will I be buried. The Lord do so to me, and more also, If anything but death parts you and me.
A faithful friend is a sturdy shelter: he that has found one has found a treasure. There is nothing so precious as a faithful friend, and no scales can measure his excellence. A faithful friend is an elixir of life; and those who fear the Lord will find him.
I am my beloved’s, and my beloved is mine.
Song of Solomon 2:16
I have found the one whom my soul loves.
Song of Solomon 3:4
You have captivated my heart, my sister, my bride; you have captivated my heart with one glance of your eyes, with one jewel of your necklace.
Song of Solomon 4:9
Many waters cannot quench love; rivers cannot wash it away.
Song of Solomon 8:7
The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing.