7 Bible Verses about Beating My Wife

Colossians 3:19 ESV / 47 helpful votes

Husbands, love your wives, and do not be harsh with them.

Ephesians 5:28-29 ESV / 41 helpful votes

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,

1 Peter 3:7 ESV / 40 helpful votes

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.

2 Peter 3:15-16 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And count the patience of our Lord as salvation, just as our beloved brother Paul also wrote to you according to the wisdom given him, as he does in all his letters when he speaks in them of these matters. There are some things in them that are hard to understand, which the ignorant and unstable twist to their own destruction, as they do the other Scriptures.

1 Timothy 3:3 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Not a drunkard, not violent but gentle, not quarrelsome, not a lover of money.

Hosea 3:1 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And the Lord said to me, “Go again, love a woman who is loved by another man and is an adulteress, even as the Lord loves the children of Israel, though they turn to other gods and love cakes of raisins.”

Deuteronomy 25:11-12 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“When men fight with one another and the wife of the one draws near to rescue her husband from the hand of him who is beating him and puts out her hand and seizes him by the private parts, then you shall cut off her hand. Your eye shall have no pity.

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