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As the cornerstone of family life, the relationship between husband and wife holds significant importance within many religious and cultural traditions. In the Christian faith, the Bible serves as a guiding light for believers, offering wisdom and guidance on various aspects of life, including the responsibilities and duties of husbands towards their wives.

In this article, we will explore a selection of Bible verses that highlight the significance of a man’s responsibility to care for his wife. These verses not only provide practical guidance but also offer a spiritual foundation for fostering a loving and harmonious marital relationship. By examining these timeless teachings, we hope to inspire husbands to cultivate an atmosphere of love, respect, and support within their marriages, ultimately strengthening the bond between husband and wife.

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Contents

Bible Verse About Man Taking Care Of His Wife

1. Ephesians 5:25

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

2. Colossians 3:19

“Husbands, love your wives and do not be harsh with them.”

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3. 1 Peter 3:7

“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.”

4. Proverbs 31:28

“Her children arise and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her.”

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5. Genesis 2:24

“That is why a man leaves his father and mother and is united to his wife, and they become one flesh.”

6. 1 Corinthians 7:3-4

“The husband should fulfill his marital duty to his wife, and likewise the wife to her husband. The wife does not have authority over her own body but yields it to her husband. In the same way, the husband does not have authority over his own body but yields it to his wife.”

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7. Song of Solomon 1:2

“Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth— for your love is more delightful than wine.”

8. Ecclesiastes 4:9-10

“Two are better than one because they have a good return for their labor: If either of them falls down, one can help the other up. But pity anyone who falls and has no one to help them up.”

9. 1 Corinthians 13:4-7

“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.”

10. Matthew 19:6

“So they are no longer two, but one flesh. Therefore, what God has joined together, let no one separate.”

God’s Design for Husbands: Nurturing and Protecting Their Wives:

11. 1 Peter 3:7

“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.”

12. Proverbs 18:22

“He who finds a wife finds what is good and receives favor from the LORD.”

13. Genesis 2:18

“The LORD God said, ‘It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him.'”

14. Ephesians 5:28

“In this same way, husbands ought to love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself.”

15. 1 Timothy 5:8

“But if anyone does not provide for his own, and especially for those of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.”

16. Proverbs 31:10-12

“A wife of noble character who can find? She is worth far more than rubies. Her husband has full confidence in her and lacks nothing of value. She brings him good, not harm, all the days of her life.”

17. Ephesians 5:33

“However, each one of you also must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband.”

18. 1 Corinthians 16:14

“Do everything in love.”

19. Mark 10:9

“Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate.”

20. Psalm 128:3

“Your wife will be like a fruitful vine within your house; your children will be like olive shoots around your table.”

Scriptures Emphasizing a Husband’s Responsibility to Care for His Wife

21. Ephesians 5:25

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

22. Colossians 3:19

“Husbands, love your wives and do not be harsh with them.”

23. 1 Peter 3:7

“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.”

24. Proverbs 31:28

“Her children arise and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her.”

25. Genesis 2:24

“That is why a man leaves his father and mother and is united to his wife, and they become one flesh.”

26. 1 Corinthians 7:3-4

“The husband should fulfill his marital duty to his wife, and likewise the wife to her husband. The wife does not have authority over her own body but yields it to her husband. In the same way, the husband does not have authority over his own body but yields it to his wife.”

27. Song of Solomon 1:2

“Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth— for your love is more delightful than wine.”

28. Ecclesiastes 4:9-10

“Two are better than one because they have a good return for their labor: If either of them falls down, one can help the other up. But pity anyone who falls and has no one to help them up.”

29. 1 Corinthians 13:4-7

“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.”

30. Matthew 19:6

“So they are no longer two, but one flesh. Therefore, what God has joined together, let no one separate.”

Bible Verses Highlighting a Husband’s Duty to Cherish His Wife

31. Ephesians 5:25-28

“Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her, to make her holy, cleansing her by the washing with water through the word, and to present her to himself as a radiant church, without stain or wrinkle or any other blemish, but holy and blameless. In this same way, husbands ought to love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself.”

32. Colossians 3:19

“Husbands, love your wives and do not be harsh with them.”

33. 1 Peter 3:7

“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.”

34. Song of Solomon 8:7

“Many waters cannot quench love; rivers cannot sweep it away. If one were to give all the wealth of one’s house for love, it would be utterly scorned.”

35. 1 Corinthians 13:4-7

“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.”

36. Proverbs 31:10-12

“A wife of noble character who can find? She is worth far more than rubies. Her husband has full confidence in her and lacks nothing of value. She brings him good, not harm, all the days of her life.”

37. Genesis 2:18

“The LORD God said, ‘It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him.'”

38. 1 Corinthians 16:14

“Do everything in love.”

39. Matthew 19:6

“So they are no longer two, but one flesh. Therefore, what God has joined together, let no one separate.”

40. Romans 12:10

“Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves.”

Biblical Examples of Husbandly Care and Sacrifice for One’s Wife

41. Ephesians 5:25

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

42. Genesis 2:24

“That is why a man leaves his father and mother and is united to his wife, and they become one flesh.”

43. 1 Peter 3:7

“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.”

44. Matthew 20:28

“Just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”

45. Mark 10:45

“For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”

46. Philippians 2:3-4

“Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others.”

47. John 15:13

“Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.”

48. Galatians 5:13

“You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love.”

49. Colossians 3:19

“Husbands, love your wives and do not be harsh with them.”

50. 1 Corinthians 13:5

“[Love] does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.”

Bible Passages Encouraging Husbands to Prioritize their Wives’ Well-being

51. Ephesians 5:28-29

“In the same way, husbands ought to love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself. After all, no one ever hated their own body, but they feed and care for their body, just as Christ does the church.”

52. 1 Peter 3:7

“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.”

53. Proverbs 18:22

“He who finds a wife finds what is good and receives favor from the LORD.”

54. Genesis 2:18

“The LORD God said, ‘It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him.'”

55. Colossians 3:19

“Husbands, love your wives and do not be harsh with them.”

56. 1 Timothy 5:8

“But if anyone does not provide for his own, and especially for those of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.”

57. Proverbs 31:10-12

“A wife of noble character who can find? She is worth far more than rubies. Her husband has full confidence in her and lacks nothing of value. She brings him good, not harm, all the days of her life.”

58. Ephesians 5:33

“However, each one of you also must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband.”

59. Mark 10:9

“Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate.”

60. Proverbs 31:28

“Her children arise and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her.”

Conclusion

These verses not only highlight the husband’s responsibility to provide for his wife’s physical and emotional needs but also underscore the significance of love, respect, and partnership within the marital relationship.

These Bible verses remind us that marriage is a sacred covenant, and husbands have a vital role to play in nurturing and caring for their wives. A husband’s love, provision, respect, and affirmation create an environment of security and love within the marital relationship.

By following these biblical teachings, husbands can cultivate strong, healthy marriages built on mutual love, support, and understanding.

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