15 Beautiful Bible Verses for Your Wedding Vows

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For many couples, religion is a very important part of their wedding day. That’s why we’ve compiled our favorite Bible verses about love, so you can have the perfect words for a reading, your wedding vows, or to add to your invitations.

Looking for more inspiration? Read our 9 Favorite Wedding Vow Examples here, then check out our Guide to Writing Your Wedding Vows.

Are you incorporating Bible verses into your wedding vows? Share them with us in the comments section below!

1. “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

2. And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.—Colossians 3:14

3. “God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in them. This is how love is made complete among us so that we will have confidence on the day of judgment: In this world we are like Jesus. 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. We love because he first loved us.”—1 John 4: 7-19

4. “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. Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord. Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. Share with the Lord’s people who are in need. Practice hospitality. Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse. Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn. Live in harmony with one another.”–Romans 12:9-16

5. “Complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind.” –Philippians 2:2  

6. “Because your steadfast love is better than life, my lips will praise you.”–Psalm 63:3

7. “Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bing them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart. Then you will win favor and good name in the sight of God and man.”–Proverbs 3:3-4

8. “Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful;it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth.  Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.  Love never ends. As for prophecies, they will pass away; as for tongues, they will cease; as for knowledge, it will pass away. For we know in part and we prophesy in part, but when the perfect comes, the partial will pass away. When I was a child, I spoke like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I gave up childish ways. For now we see in a mirror dimly, but then face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I have been fully known. So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.” –Corinthians 13:4-13  

9. “But Ruth said, “Do not urge me to leave you or to return from following you. For where you go I will go, and where 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. May the LORD do so to me and more also if anything but death parts me from you.” -Ruth 1:16-17

10. “Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil. For if they fall, one will lift up his fellow. But woe to him who is alone when he falls and has not another to lift him up! Again, if two lie together, they keep warm, but how can one keep warm alone? And though a man might prevail against one who is alone, two will withstand him—a threefold cord is not quickly broken.” – Ecclesiastes 4:9-12

11. “Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law.” – Romans 13:8

12. “He answered,  ‘Have you not read that he who created them from the beginning made them male and female, and said,’Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh’? So they are no longer two but one flesh. What therefore God has joined together, let not man separate.’” – Matthew 19:4-6

13. “If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. 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. If I give all I possess to the poor and give over my body to hardship that I may boast, but do not have love, I gain nothing.” –Corinthians 13:1-3

14. “Dear children, let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth.” –John 3:18

15. “Let all that you do be done in love.”–1 Corinthians 16:14


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