Enjoy life with your wife, whom you love, all the days of this meaningless life that God has given you under the sun—all your meaningless days. For this is your lot in life and in your toilsome labor under the sun.
- Ecclesiastes 9:9
Drink water from your own cistern, running water from your own well.
- Proverbs 5:15
May your fountain be blessed, and may you rejoice in the wife of your youth. A loving doe, a graceful deer—may her breasts satisfy you always, may you ever be captivated by her love. Why be captivated, my son, by an adulteress? Why embrace the bosom of another man’s wife?
- Proverbs 5:18-20
The husband should fulfill his marital duty to his wife, and likewise the wife to her husband.
- 1 Corinthians 7:3
Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands as you do to the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church, his body, of which he is the Savior.
- Ephesians 5:22-23
Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her.
- Ephesians 5:25
In this same way, husbands ought to love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself.
- Ephesians 5:28
“For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh.”
- Ephesians 5:31
If anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for his immediate family, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
- 1 Timothy 5:8
Wives, submit yourselves to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord. Husbands, love your wives and do not be harsh with them.
- Colossians 3:18-19
Husbands, in the same way be considerate as you live with your wives, and treat them with respect as the weaker partner and as heirs with you of the gracious gift of life, so that nothing will hinder your prayers.
- 1 Peter 3:7
Then they can urge the younger women to love their husbands and children, to be self-controlled and pure, to be busy at home, to be kind, and to be subject to their husbands, so that no one will malign the word of God.
- Titus 2:4-5