97 Bible Verses about Wedding Anniversary

1 Corinthians 13:4-8 ESV / 253 helpful votes

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.

Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 ESV / 217 helpful votes

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.

1 John 4:16 ESV / 190 helpful votes

So we have come to know and to believe the love that God has for us. God is love, and whoever abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him.

Colossians 3:14 ESV / 176 helpful votes

And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony.

Mark 10:6-9 ESV / 134 helpful votes

But from the beginning of creation, ‘God made them male and female.’ ‘Therefore a man shall leave his father and 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.”

Numbers 6:24-27 ESV / 123 helpful votes

The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face to shine upon you and be gracious to you; the Lord lift up his countenance upon you and give you peace. “So shall they put my name upon the people of Israel, and I will bless them.”

1 Corinthians 13:13 ESV / 119 helpful votes

So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.

Ephesians 4:2-3 ESV / 96 helpful votes

With all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Proverbs 18:22 ESV / 91 helpful votes

He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from the Lord.

Isaiah 40:31 ESV / 81 helpful votes

But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.

Philippians 1:9 ESV / 72 helpful votes

And it is my prayer that your love may abound more and more, with knowledge and all discernment,

Ephesians 1:16 ESV / 67 helpful votes

I do not cease to give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers,

Mark 10:9 ESV / 66 helpful votes

What therefore God has joined together, let not man separate.”

Psalm 127:1 ESV / 65 helpful votes

A Song of Ascents. Of Solomon. Unless the Lord builds the house, those who build it labor in vain. Unless the Lord watches over the city, the watchman stays awake in vain.

1 Peter 4:8 ESV / 58 helpful votes

Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins.

Malachi 2:15 ESV / 56 helpful votes

Did he not make them one, with a portion of the Spirit in their union? And what was the one God seeking? Godly offspring. So guard yourselves in your spirit, and let none of you be faithless to the wife of your youth.

1 Corinthians 13:7 ESV / 55 helpful votes

Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.

Genesis 2:24 ESV / 55 helpful votes

Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.

Romans 15:13 ESV / 52 helpful votes

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.

Song of Solomon 2:16 ESV / 46 helpful votes

My beloved is mine, and I am his; he grazes among the lilies.

Song of Solomon 8:6 ESV / 45 helpful votes

Set me as a seal upon your heart, as a seal upon your arm, for love is strong as death, jealousy is fierce as the grave. Its flashes are flashes of fire, the very flame of the Lord.

Psalm 127:1-5 ESV / 41 helpful votes

A Song of Ascents. Of Solomon. Unless the Lord builds the house, those who build it labor in vain. Unless the Lord watches over the city, the watchman stays awake in vain. It is in vain that you rise up early and go late to rest, eating the bread of anxious toil; for he gives to his beloved sleep. Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the children of one's youth. Blessed is the man who fills his quiver with them! He shall not be put to shame when he speaks with his enemies in the gate.

Ruth 1:16-17 ESV / 41 helpful votes

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.”

Proverbs 30:18-19 ESV / 40 helpful votes

Three things are too wonderful for me; four I do not understand: the way of an eagle in the sky, the way of a serpent on a rock, the way of a ship on the high seas, and the way of a man with a virgin.

1 Corinthians 3:7 ESV / 39 helpful votes

So neither he who plants nor he who waters is anything, but only God who gives the growth.

Psalm 118:24 ESV / 39 helpful votes

This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.

Ephesians 5:22 ESV / 36 helpful votes

Wives, submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord.

Psalm 118:1-29 ESV / 36 helpful votes

Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever! Let Israel say, “His steadfast love endures forever.” Let the house of Aaron say, “His steadfast love endures forever.” Let those who fear the Lord say, “His steadfast love endures forever.” Out of my distress I called on the Lord; the Lord answered me and set me free. ...

1 John 4:7-12 ESV / 34 helpful votes

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God. Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love. In this the love of God was made manifest among us, that God sent his only Son into the world, so that we might live through him. In this is love, not that we have loved God but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins. Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. ...

Song of Solomon 8:7 ESV / 33 helpful votes

Many waters cannot quench love, neither can floods drown it. If a man offered for love all the wealth of his house, he would be utterly despised.

Joshua 24:15 ESV / 30 helpful votes

And if it is evil in your eyes to serve the Lord, choose this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your fathers served in the region beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you dwell. But as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.”

Numbers 6:24 ESV / 30 helpful votes

The Lord bless you and keep you;

John 1:1 ESV / 29 helpful votes

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

James 1:19 ESV / 28 helpful votes

Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger;

Joshua 1:9 ESV / 26 helpful votes

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”

Ephesians 5:25 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her,

Ephesians 4:16 ESV / 24 helpful votes

From whom the whole body, joined and held together by every joint with which it is equipped, when each part is working properly, makes the body grow so that it builds itself up in love.

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 24 helpful votes

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.

1 Timothy 4:12 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 22 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

Galatians 5:22 ESV / 21 helpful votes

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

Ephesians 5:32 ESV / 20 helpful votes

This mystery is profound, and I am saying that it refers to Christ and the church.

1 Corinthians 13:1-13 ESV / 20 helpful votes

If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. If I give away all I have, and if I deliver up my body to be burned, but have not love, I gain nothing. 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; ...

Matthew 19:4-6 ESV / 19 helpful votes

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.”

Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 ESV / 19 helpful votes

For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted; a time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up; a time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance; a time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together; a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing; ...

Philippians 2:5 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus,

John 1:14 ESV / 18 helpful votes

And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.

Proverbs 31:10 ESV / 18 helpful votes

An excellent wife who can find? She is far more precious than jewels.

Colossians 3:18-19 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Wives, submit to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord. Husbands, love your wives, and do not be harsh with them.

Proverbs 12:4 ESV / 17 helpful votes

An excellent wife is the crown of her husband, but she who brings shame is like rottenness in his bones.

John 3:16 ESV / 15 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Matthew 3:14 ESV / 15 helpful votes

John would have prevented him, saying, “I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?”

Haggai 2:18 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Consider from this day onward, from the twenty-fourth day of the ninth month. Since the day that the foundation of the Lord's temple was laid, consider:

Nehemiah 6:15 ESV / 15 helpful votes

So the wall was finished on the twenty-fifth day of the month Elul, in fifty-two days.

Numbers 1:1-54 ESV / 15 helpful votes

The Lord spoke to Moses in the wilderness of Sinai, in the tent of meeting, on the first day of the second month, in the second year after they had come out of the land of Egypt, saying, “Take a census of all the congregation of the people of Israel, by clans, by fathers' houses, according to the number of names, every male, head by head. From twenty years old and upward, all in Israel who are able to go to war, you and Aaron shall list them, company by company. And there shall be with you a man from each tribe, each man being the head of the house of his fathers. And these are the names of the men who shall assist you. From Reuben, Elizur the son of Shedeur; ...

Philippians 1:1 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Paul and Timothy, servants of Christ Jesus, To all the saints in Christ Jesus who are at Philippi, with the overseers and deacons:

Ecclesiastes 4:12 ESV / 13 helpful votes

And though a man might prevail against one who is alone, two will withstand him—a threefold cord is not quickly broken.

Psalm 40:5 ESV / 13 helpful votes

You have multiplied, O Lord my God, your wondrous deeds and your thoughts toward us; none can compare with you! I will proclaim and tell of them, yet they are more than can be told.

1 John 4:19 ESV / 12 helpful votes

We love because he first loved us.

1 Corinthians 16:14 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Let all that you do be done in love.

Proverbs 13:24 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Whoever spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is diligent to discipline him.

1 Corinthians 13:4-7 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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.

Isaiah 62:5 ESV / 11 helpful votes

For as a young man marries a young woman, so shall your sons marry you, and as the bridegroom rejoices over the bride, so shall your God rejoice over you.

Psalm 34:1-10 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Of David, when he changed his behavior before Abimelech, so that he drove him out, and he went away. I will bless the Lord at all times; his praise shall continually be in my mouth. My soul makes its boast in the Lord; let the humble hear and be glad. Oh, magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name together! I sought the Lord, and he answered me and delivered me from all my fears. Those who look to him are radiant, and their faces shall never be ashamed. ...

Genesis 3:1-24 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Now the serpent was more crafty than any other beast of the field that the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God actually say, ‘You shall not eat of any tree in the garden’?” And the woman said to the serpent, “We may eat of the fruit of the trees in the garden, but God said, ‘You shall not eat of the fruit of the tree that is in the midst of the garden, neither shall you touch it, lest you die.’” But the serpent said to the woman, “You will not surely die. For God knows that when you eat of it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.” ...

Genesis 2:18 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Then the Lord God said, “It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him.”

1 John 4:8 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love.

James 1:3 ESV / 9 helpful votes

For you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness.

Matthew 19:6 ESV / 9 helpful votes

So they are no longer two but one flesh. What therefore God has joined together, let not man separate.”

Psalm 34:4 ESV / 8 helpful votes

I sought the Lord, and he answered me and delivered me from all my fears.

Psalm 23:6 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever.

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 8 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. ...

1 John 4:21 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And this commandment we have from him: whoever loves God must also love his brother.

1 John 4:18 ESV / 7 helpful votes

There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love.

Proverbs 9:11 ESV / 7 helpful votes

For by me your days will be multiplied, and years will be added to your life.

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.

Ephesians 4:32 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.

Romans 12:10 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor.

John 15:12 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.

Psalm 23:4 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.

Ephesians 5:25-33 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her, that he might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word, so that he might present the church to himself in splendor, without spot or wrinkle or any such thing, that she might be holy and without blemish. 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, ...

Song of Solomon 3:4 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Scarcely had I passed them when I found him whom my soul loves. I held him, and would not let him go until I had brought him into my mother's house, and into the chamber of her who conceived me.

Psalm 40:11 ESV / 5 helpful votes

As for you, O Lord, you will not restrain your mercy from me; your steadfast love and your faithfulness will ever preserve me!

Romans 13:8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law.

John 3:17 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

Ecclesiastes 4:9-10 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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!

Psalm 45:10 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Hear, O daughter, and consider, and incline your ear: forget your people and your father's house,

Psalm 28:1-9 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Of David. To you, O Lord, I call; my rock, be not deaf to me, lest, if you be silent to me, I become like those who go down to the pit. Hear the voice of my pleas for mercy, when I cry to you for help, when I lift up my hands toward your most holy sanctuary. Do not drag me off with the wicked, with the workers of evil, who speak peace with their neighbors while evil is in their hearts. Give to them according to their work and according to the evil of their deeds; give to them according to the work of their hands; render them their due reward. Because they do not regard the works of the Lord or the work of his hands, he will tear them down and build them up no more. ...

1 Corinthians 13:1-3 ESV / 3 helpful votes

If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. If I give away all I have, and if I deliver up my body to be burned, but have not love, I gain nothing.

Romans 5:5 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And hope does not put us to shame, because God's love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.

John 3:29 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The one who has the bride is the bridegroom. The friend of the bridegroom, who stands and hears him, rejoices greatly at the bridegroom's voice. Therefore this joy of mine is now complete.

Psalm 128:1-6 ESV / 3 helpful votes

A Song of Ascents. Blessed is everyone who fears the Lord, who walks in his ways! You shall eat the fruit of the labor of your hands; you shall be blessed, and it shall be well with you. Your wife will be like a fruitful vine within your house; your children will be like olive shoots around your table. Behold, thus shall the man be blessed who fears the Lord. The Lord bless you from Zion! May you see the prosperity of Jerusalem all the days of your life! ...

Psalm 32:8 ESV / 3 helpful votes

I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my eye upon you.

Genesis 2:18-24 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Then the Lord God said, “It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him.” Now out of the ground the Lord God had formed every beast of the field and every bird of the heavens and brought them to the man to see what he would call them. And whatever the man called every living creature, that was its name. The man gave names to all livestock and to the birds of the heavens and to every beast of the field. But for Adam there was not found a helper fit for him. So the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall upon the man, and while he slept took one of his ribs and closed up its place with flesh. And the rib that the Lord God had taken from the man he made into a woman and brought her to the man. ...

Ephesians 4:2 ESV / 2 helpful votes

With all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love,

John 15:9 ESV / 2 helpful votes

As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Abide in my love.

Genesis 1:27-28 ESV / 2 helpful votes

So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them. And God blessed them. And God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over every living thing that moves on the earth.”

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