25 Bible Verses About Relationships and Dating (ESV)
This is a hand-curated and ranked list of the most relevant Bible verses about Relationships and Dating (ESV). Verses are ranked by number of votes.
Bible Verses About Relationships and Dating
1 Corinthians 13:4-7
4 Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant 5 or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; 6 it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. 7 Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.
24 Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.
18 Then the LORD God said, “It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him.”
2 Corinthians 6:14
14 Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. For what partnership has righteousness with lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with darkness?
1 Corinthians 6:18
18 Flee from sexual immorality. Every other sin a person commits is outside the body, but the sexually immoral person sins against his own body.
12:1 I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. 2 Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.
1 Peter 4:8
8 Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins.
19 Now the works of the flesh are evident: sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality, 20 idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, fits of anger, rivalries, dissensions, divisions, 21 envy, drunkenness, orgies, and things like these. I warn you, as I warned you before, that those who do such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.
1 Thessalonians 5:11
11 Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.
1 Peter 3:7
7 Likewise, husbands, live with your wives in an understanding way, showing honor to the woman as the weaker vessel, since they are heirs with you of the grace of life, so that your prayers may not be hindered.
25 Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her,
10 An excellent wife who can find?
She is far more precious than jewels.
23 Keep your heart with all vigilance,
for from it flow the springs of life.
17 A friend loves at all times,
and a brother is born for adversity.
22 You shall not lie with a male as with a woman; it is an abomination.
27 “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall not commit adultery.’ 28 But I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lustful intent has already committed adultery with her in his heart.
2 with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, 3 eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.
33 However, let each one of you love his wife as himself, and let the wife see that she respects her husband.
4 Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterous.
1 Corinthians 7:9
9 But if they cannot exercise self-control, they should marry. For it is better to marry than to burn with passion.
12 “Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the LORD your God is giving you.
14 House and wealth are inherited from fathers,
but a prudent wife is from the LORD.
1 Corinthians 15:33
33 Do not be deceived: “Bad company ruins good morals.”
18 Wives, submit to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord. 19 Husbands, love your wives, and do not be harsh with them.
6:1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. 2 “Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise), 3 “that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.”