33 Good Bible Verses About Being Unequally Yoked

Finding the right person to spend your life with is no easy mission. Some many by lucky to come by the perfect mate to balance them out. Others may never find that peace. If you find yourself blinded by romance, remind yourself of what it said in the Bible. Can a Christian find themselves successful in a relationship with a non-Christian? Check out these Bible verses about being unequally yoked.

“A wife is bound to her husband as long as he lives. But if her husband dies, she is free to be married to whom she wishes, only in the Lord.” | 1 Corinthians 7:39

“And I, brethren, could not speak unto you as unto spiritual, but as unto carnal, even as unto babes in Christ.” | 1 Co 3:1

“And the woman which hath an husband that believeth not, and if he be pleased to dwell with her, let her not leave him.” | 1 Co 7:13

“And unto the married I command, [yet] not I, but the Lord, Let not the wife depart from [her] husband:” | 1
Corinthians 7:10

“Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness? And what concord hath Christ with Belial? Or what part hath he that believeth with an infidel? And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? For ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people. Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, says the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive, and will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, says the Lord Almighty” | II Cor. 6:14-18

“Beloved, do not imitate evil but imitate good. Whoever does good is from God; whoever does evil has not seen God.” | 3 John 1:11

“But and if she depart, let her remain unmarried, or be reconciled to [her] husband: and let not the husband put away [his] wife.” | 1 Corinthians 7:11

“But I speak this by permission, [and] not of commandment.” | 1 Corinthians 7:6

“But if the unbelieving depart, let him depart. A brother or a sister is not under bondage in such [cases]: but God hath called us to peace.” | 1 Corinthians 7:15

“But if they cannot contain, let them marry: for it is better to marry than to burn.” | 1 Corinthians 7:9

“But to the rest speak I, not the Lord: If any brother hath a wife that believeth not, and she be pleased to dwell with him, let him not put her away.” | 1 Corinthians 7:12

“By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain.” | 1Co 15:2

“Defraud ye not one the other, except [it be] with consent for a time, that ye may give yourselves to fasting and prayer; and come together again, that Satan tempt you not for your incontinency.” | 1 Corinthians 7:5

“Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. For what partnership has righteousness with lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with darkness?” | 2 Corinthians 6:14

“Everyone who goes on ahead and does not abide in the teaching of Christ, does not have God. Whoever abides in the teaching has both the Father and the Son.” | 2 John 1:9

“For I would that all men were even as I myself. But every man hath his proper gift of God, one after this manner, and another after that.” | 1 Corinthians 7:7

“Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.” | 2 Timothy 3:5

“I have fed you with milk, and not with meat: for hitherto ye were not able to bear it, neither yet now are ye able.” | 1 Co 3:2

“I pray not that You should take them out of the world, but that You should keep them from the evil.” | John 17:15

“I say therefore to the unmarried and widows, It is good for them if they abide even as I.” | 1 Corinthians 7:8

“If any of them that believe not bid you to a feast, and ye be disposed to go; whatsoever is set before you, eat, asking no question for conscience sake.” | 1 Co 10:27

“Let the husband render unto the wife due benevolence: and likewise also the wife unto the husband.” | 1 Corinthians 7:3

“Likewise, wives, be subject to your own husbands, so that even if some do not obey the word, they may be won without a word by the conduct of their wives,” | 1 Peter 3:1

“Nevertheless, [to avoid] fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband.” | 1 Corinthians 7:2

“Now concerning the things whereof ye wrote unto me: [It is] good for a man not to touch a woman.” | 1 Corinthians 7:1

“Now we command you, brothers, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you keep away from any brother who is walking in idleness and not in accord with the tradition that you received from us.” | 2 Thessalonians 3:6

“Take no part in the unfruitful works of darkness, but instead expose them.” | Ephesians 5:11

“The wife hath not power of her own body, but the husband: and likewise also the husband hath not power of his own body, but the wife.” | 1 Corinthians 7:4

“Therefore whether it were I or they, so we preach, and so ye believed.” | 1 Co 15:11

“Who then is Paul, and who is Apollos, but ministers by whom ye believed, even as the Lord gave to every man?” | 1 Co 3:5 

“You shall not intermarry with them, giving your daughters to their sons or taking their daughters for your sons, for they would turn away your sons from following me, to serve other gods. Then the anger of the Lord would be kindled against you, and he would destroy you quickly.” | Deuteronomy 7:3-4

A struggle among many Christians is seeking the peace and contentment of our lives. There may be a longing for something more or something missing. Check out the scripture below to take a look at the promises spoken by the Lord in the Bible.

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