A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.
If any one does not provide for his relatives, and especially for his own family, he has disowned the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
Honor your father and mother, and, You shall love your neighbor as yourself."
and may the Lord make you increase and abound in love to one another and to all men, as we do to you,
however, let each one of you love his wife as himself, and let the wife see that she respects her husband.
You are all fair, my love; there is no flaw in you.
Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.
But because of the temptation to immorality, each man should have his own wife and each woman her own husband.
House and wealth are inherited from fathers, but a prudent wife is from the LORD.
A good wife who can find? She is far more precious than jewels.
Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil.
Am I now seeking the favor of men, or of God? Or am I trying to please men? If I were still pleasing men, I should not be a servant of Christ.
Even so husbands should love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself.
A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches, and favor is better than silver or gold.
For if they fall, one will lift up his fellow; but woe to him who is alone when he falls and has not another to lift him up.
So whatever you wish that men would do to you, do so to them; for this is the law and the prophets.
Do not be mismated with unbelievers. For what partnership have righteousness and iniquity? Or what fellowship has light with darkness?
Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her,
that he might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word,
Then the LORD God said, "It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him."
Wives, be subject to your husbands, as to the Lord.
For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church, his body, and is himself its Savior.
Wives, be subject to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.
Husbands, love your wives, and do not be harsh with them.
And though a man might prevail against one who is alone, two will withstand him. A threefold cord is not quickly broken.
5 For this very reason make every effort to supplement your faith with virtue, and virtue with knowledge,
6 and knowledge with self-control, and self-control with steadfastness, and steadfastness with godliness,
7 and godliness with brotherly affection, and brotherly affection with love.