11 Bible Verses about Romance Novels

Matthew 5:28 ESV / 9 helpful votes

But I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lustful intent has already committed adultery with her in his heart.

Hebrews 13:4 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterous.

Galatians 5:23 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.

1 Corinthians 7:1-40 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Now concerning the matters about which you wrote: “It is good for a man not to have sexual relations with a woman.” But because of the temptation to sexual immorality, each man should have his own wife and each woman her own husband. The husband should give to his wife her conjugal rights, and likewise the wife to her husband. For the wife does not have authority over her own body, but the husband does. Likewise the husband does not have authority over his own body, but the wife does. Do not deprive one another, except perhaps by agreement for a limited time, that you may devote yourselves to prayer; but then come together again, so that Satan may not tempt you because of your lack of self-control. ...

1 Corinthians 6:20 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body.

1 Corinthians 6:19 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own,

Song of Solomon 1:2 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth! For your love is better than wine;

Job 31:1 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“I have made a covenant with my eyes; how then could I gaze at a virgin?

Genesis 29:20 ESV / 4 helpful votes

So Jacob served seven years for Rachel, and they seemed to him but a few days because of the love he had for her.

1 Corinthians 7:4 ESV / 3 helpful votes

For the wife does not have authority over her own body, but the husband does. Likewise the husband does not have authority over his own body, but the wife does.

Proverbs 4:3 ESV / 3 helpful votes

When I was a son with my father, tender, the only one in the sight of my mother,

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