Bible Portal

Want to know what the Bible says about relationships? Here are 148 Bible verses about relationships from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

Use the up or down arrow next to each verses to vote for this topic. Your input is important for us to improve it.

Note: Always check the context of a verse; Click the "Read Full Chapter" button next to each verse to read more. The context of a verse might put a very different slant on what the verse seems to say.

1 Corinthians 13:4-7 NIV
4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. 5 It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. 6 Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. 7 It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.
Read Full Chapter
Copy
301
Genesis 2:24 NIV
That is why a man leaves his father and mother and is united to his wife, and they become one flesh.
Read Full Chapter
Copy
176
Genesis 2:18 NIV
The Lord God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him.”
Read Full Chapter
Copy
157
2 Corinthians 6:14 NIV
Do not be yoked together with unbelievers. For what do righteousness and wickedness have in common? Or what fellowship can light have with darkness?
Read Full Chapter
Copy
137
1 Corinthians 6:18 NIV
Flee from sexual immorality. All other sins a person commits are outside the body, but whoever sins sexually, sins against their own body.
Read Full Chapter
Copy
132
1 Corinthians 15:33 NIV
Do not be misled: “Bad company corrupts good character.”
Read Full Chapter
Copy
132
Romans 12:1-2 NIV
12 Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. 2 Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is —his good, pleasing and perfect will.
Read Full Chapter
Copy
116
1 Peter 4:8 NIV
Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.
Read Full Chapter
Copy
91
Galatians 5:19-21 NIV
19 The acts of the flesh are obvious: sexual immorality, impurity and debauchery; 20 idolatry and witchcraft; hatred, discord, jealousy, fits of rage, selfish ambition, dissensions, factions 21 and envy; drunkenness, orgies, and the like. I warn you, as I did before, that those who live like this will not inherit the kingdom of God.
Read Full Chapter
Copy
89
1 Thessalonians 5:11 NIV
Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.
Read Full Chapter
Copy
88
1 Peter 3:7 NIV
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.
Read Full Chapter
Copy
78
Ephesians 5:25 NIV
Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her
Read Full Chapter
Copy
76
Proverbs 31:10 NIV
A wife of noble character who can find?
    She is worth far more than rubies.
Read Full Chapter
Copy
70
Proverbs 4:23 NIV
Above all else, guard your heart,
    for everything you do flows from it.
Read Full Chapter
Copy
67
Leviticus 18:22 NIV
“‘Do not have sexual relations with a man as one does with a woman; that is detestable.
Read Full Chapter
Copy
65
Proverbs 17:17 NIV
A friend loves at all times,
    and a brother is born for a time of adversity.
Read Full Chapter
Copy
64
Matthew 5:27-28 NIV
27 “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall not commit adultery.’ 28 But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart.
Read Full Chapter
Copy
63
Ephesians 4:2-3 NIV
2 Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. 3 Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.
Read Full Chapter
Copy
60
Ephesians 5:33 NIV
However, each one of you also must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband.
Read Full Chapter
Copy
55
Hebrews 13:4 NIV
Marriage should be honored by all, and the marriage bed kept pure, for God will judge the adulterer and all the sexually immoral.
Read Full Chapter
Copy
53

Group of Brands