Old Testament Readings - Choose One

B1 - Genesis 1 26-28 and 31a

Then God said: “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. ...

B2 - Genesis 2 18-24

The Lord God said: “It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a suitable partner for him.” ...

B3 - Genesis 24 48-51 and 58-67

The servant of Abraham said to Laban: “I bowed down in worship to the Lord, blessing the Lord, the God of my master Abraham, who led me on the right road to obtain the daughter of my master’s kinsman for his son. ...

B4 - Tobit 7 6-14

Raphael and Tobiah entered the house of Raguel and greeted him. Raguel sprang up and kissed Tobiah, shedding tears of joy. ...

B5 - Tobit 8 4b-8

On their wedding night Tobiah arose from his bed and said to his wife, “Sister, get up. Let us pray and beg our Lord to have mercy on us and to grant us deliverance.” ...

B6 - Proverbs 31 10-13 19-20 and 30-31

When one finds a worthy wife, her value is far beyond pearls. ...

B7 - Song of Songs 2 8-10 14 16a and 8 6-7a

Hark! my lover – here he comes, springing across the mountains, leaping across the hills. My lover is a gazelle or a young stag. ...

B8 - Sirach 26 1-4 and 13-16

Blessed the husband of a good wife, twice-lengthened are his days; A worthy wife brings joy to her husband, peaceful and full is his life. ...

B9 - Jeremiah 31 31-32a and 33-34a

The days are coming, says the Lord, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and the house of Judah. ...