63 Bible Verses About Love, Relationships, And Marriage

Written by Harini Natarajan

The Bible contains many teachings about love and marriage. We also know that love can sometimes be difficult. God knows and understands this. This is why He speaks of love’s many responsibilities in the Holy Book. The Bible mentions love in many unique ways. Many verses about love throughout the Bible describe it as an act. It reminds us of God’s love and talks about how we all need love.

Here are some beautiful relationship Bible verses about love, its origin, blessings, and marriage.

Bible Verses About Love

  1. “It was not by their sword that they won the land, nor did their arm bring them victory; it was your right hand, your arm, and the light of your face, for you loved them.” (Psalm 44:3)
  2. “Not to us, Lord, not to us but to your name be the glory, because of your love and faithfulness.” (Psalm 115:1)
  3. “I love the Lord, for he heard my voice; he heard my cry for mercy. Because he turned his ear to me, I will call on him as long as I live.” (Psalm 116:1-2)
  4.  “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.” (Proverbs 3:3-4)
  5.  “Whoever pursues righteousness and love finds life, prosperity and honor.” (Proverbs 21:21)
  6.  “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.” (1 Corinthians 13:4-5)
  7. “And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.” (1 Corinthians 13:13)
  8. “May the Lord direct your hearts into God’s love and Christ’s perseverance.” (2 Thessalonians 3:5)
  9.  “There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love.” (1 John 4:18)
  10.  “Do not withhold your mercy from me, Lord; may your love and faithfulness always protect me.” (Psalm 40:11)
  11.  “This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers and sisters. If anyone has material possessions and sees a brother or sister in need but has no pity on them, how can the love of God be in that person? Dear children, let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth.” (1 John 3:16-18)
  12.  “Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.” (Lamentations 3:22-23)
  13. “Do not hate a fellow Israelite in your heart. Rebuke your neighbor frankly so you will not share in their guilt. Do not seek revenge or bear a grudge against anyone among your people, but love your neighbor as yourself. I am the Lord.” (Leviticus 19:17-18)
  14. “By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” (John 13:35)
  15. “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.” (Romans 8:28)
  16.  “In all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.” (Romans 8:37)
  17.  “For Christ’s love compels us, because we are convinced that one died for all, and therefore all died. And he died for all, that those who live should no longer live for themselves but for him who died for them and was raised again.” (2 Corinthians 5:14-15)
  18.  “For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision has any value. The only thing that counts is faith expressing itself through love.” (Galatians 5:6)
  19. “I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ.” (Ephesians 3:16-18)
  20. “Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will grow to become in every respect the mature body of him who is the head, that is, Christ.” (Ephesians 4:15)
  21.  “My goal is that they may be encouraged in heart and united in love, so that they may have the full riches of complete understanding, in order that they may know the mystery of God, namely, Christ.” (Colossians 2:2)
  22.  “May the Lord make your love increase and overflow for each other and for everyone else, just as ours does for you.” (1 Thessalonians 3:12)
  23. “The commandments, “You shall not commit adultery,” “You shall not murder,” “You shall not steal,” “You shall not covet,” and whatever other command there may be, are summed up in this one command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.” Love does no harm to a neighbor. Therefore love is the fulfillment of the law.” (Romans 13:9-10)
  24. “We ought always to thank God for you, brothers and sisters, and rightly so, because your faith is growing more and more, and the love all of you have for one another is increasing.” (2 Thessalonians 1:3)
  25.  “For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.” (2 Timothy 1:7)
  26.  “Mercy, peace and love be yours in abundance.” (Jude 1:2)

Bible Verses About Marriage

Bible Verses About Marriage

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  1.  “Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her to make her holy, cleansing her by the washing with water through the word.” (Ephesians 5:25-26)
  2.  “Wives, submit yourselves to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord. Husbands, love your wives and do not be harsh with them.” (Colossians 3:18-19)
  3.  “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)
  4. “Place me like a seal over your heart, like a seal on your arm; for love is as strong as death, its jealousy unyielding as the grave. It burns like blazing fire, like a mighty flame.” (Song of Solomon 8:6)
  5. “No one should seek their own good, but the good of others.” (1 Corinthians 10:24)
  6.  “Do everything in love.” (1 Corinthians 16:14)
  7. “Finally, brothers and sisters, rejoice! Strive for full restoration, encourage one another, be of one mind, live in peace. And the God of love and peace will be with you.” (2 Corinthians 13:11)
  8.  “For the entire law is fulfilled in keeping this one command: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’” (Galatians 5:14)
  9.  “Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.” (Ephesians 4:2)
  10.  “And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.” (Colossians 3:14)
  11.  “Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.” (1 Peter 4:8)
  12.  “My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you.” (John 15:12)
  13.  “Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves.” (Romans 12:10)
  14. “‘The most important one,’ answered Jesus, ‘is this: “Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.” The second is this: “Love your neighbor as yourself.” There is no commandment greater than these.’” (Mark 12:29-31)
  15.  “If you love me, keep my commands.” (John 14:15)

Bible Verses About Loving Your Enemies

  1.  “You have heard it was said, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.” (Matthew 5:43-44)
  2.  “But love your enemies, do good to them, and lend to them without expecting to get anything back. Then your reward will be great, and you will be children of the Most High, because he is kind to the ungrateful and wicked.” (Luke 6:35)
  3.  “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.” (Ephesians 4:2-3)
  4.  “And he has given us this command: Anyone who loves God must also love their brother and sister.” (1 John 4:21)
  5.  “A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for a time of adversity.” (Proverbs 17:17)
  6.  “Show proper respect to everyone, love the family of believers, fear God, honor the emperor.” (1 Peter 2:17)
  7.  “Let no debt remain outstanding, except the continuing debt to love one another, for whoever loves others has fulfilled the law.” (Romans 13:8)
  8.  “Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves.” (Romans 12:9-10)
  9.  “If you really keep the royal law found in Scripture, “Love your neighbor as yourself,” you are doing right.” (James 2:8)
  10.  “Now about your love for one another we do not need to write to you, for you yourselves have been taught by God to love each other.” (1 Thessalonians 4:9)
  11.  “Anyone who claims to be in the light but hates his brother is still in the darkness. Whoever loves his brother lives in the light, and there is nothing in him to make him stumble.” (1 John 2:9-10)
  12.  “Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.” (1 John 4:7)
  13.  “Hatred stirs up conflict, but love covers over all wrongs.” (Proverbs 10:12)

Relationship Bible Verses

Relationship Bible Verses

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  1. “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.” (Galatians 5:22-23)
  2. “Whoever claims to love God yet hates a brother or sister is a liar. For whoever does not love their brother and sister, whom they have seen, cannot love God, whom they have not seen.” (1 John 4:20)
  3. “Now that you have purified yourselves by obeying the truth so that you have sincere love for each other, love one another deeply, from the heart.” (1 Peter 1:22)
  4.  “You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love. For the entire law is fulfilled in keeping this one command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.”” (Galatians 5:13-14)
  5.  “And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another – and all the more as you see the Day approaching.” (Hebrews 10:24-25)
  6.  “May your fountain be blessed, and may you rejoice in the wife of your youth. A loving doe, a graceful deer – may her breasts satisfy you always, may you ever be intoxicated with her love.” (Proverbs 5:18-19)
  7. “Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.” (1 John 4:11)
  8.  “Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.” (1 John 4:8)
  9. “Love never fails. But where there are prophecies, they will cease; where there are tongues, they will be stilled; where there is knowledge, it will pass away.” (Corinthians 13:8)

These Bible verses about love, relationships, and marriage can be used to enhance your understanding of God’s love. God has set the pattern for true love. It is not self-centered or static but about caring for others. These passages on love in the Holy Scripture are a great way to meditate and to help you be a loving person.

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As Chief Editor, Harini sets the tone and editorial direction for StyleCraze to deliver engaging, interesting, and authentic content revolving around women's health, wellness, and beauty. She has over 14 years of experience in content writing and editing for online media. She specializes in the areas of Beauty, Lifestyle, and Health & Wellness and is proficient in Medical Sciences (Biology, Human Anatomy and Physiology, and Biochemistry). Her background in Biomedical Engineering helps her decode and interpret the finer nuances of scientific research for her team. Harini is a certified bibliophile and a closet poet. She also loves dancing and traveling to offbeat destinations.