Genesis - Chapter 24:67
Isaac brought her into the tent of his mother Sarah, and he married
Rebekah. So she became his wife, and he loved her; and Isaac was comforted
after his mother’s death.
Genesis - Chapter 29:10-11, 18-20
When Jacob saw Rachel daughter of Laban, his mother’s brother, and Laban’s
sheep, he went over and rolled the stone away from the mouth of the
well and watered his uncle’s sheep.
11. Then Jacob kissed Rachel and began to
18. Jacob was in love with Rachel
and said, "I'll work for you seven years in return for your younger
19. Laban said, "It's better that I give
her to you than to some other man. Stay here with me."
20. So Jacob served seven years to get Rachel, but they seemed like
only a few days to him because of his love for her.
Ephesians - Chapter 5:25-33
Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave
himself up for her
26. to make her holy, cleansing her by the
washing with water through the word,
27. and to present her to himself as a radiant church, without stain
or wrinkle or any other blemish, but holy and blameless.
28. In this same way, husbands ought to love their wives as their own
bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself.
29. After all, no one ever hated his own body, but he feeds and cares
for it, just as Christ does the church-
30. for we are members of his body.
31. “For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united
to his wife, and the two will become one flesh.”
32. This is a profound mystery-but I am talking about Christ and the
33. However, each one of you also must love his wife as he loves himself...
Colossians - Chapter 3:19
Husbands, love your wives and do not be harsh with them.
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