The biblical concept of marriage involves oneness between a husband and wife that mirrors the oneness of Christ with His church. The Bible records the creation of marriage in the second chapter of Genesis, “The man said, ‘This is now bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh; she shall be called ‘woman,’ for she was taken out of man.’ For this reason, a man will leave his father and his mother and be united to his wife, and they will become one flesh” (Genesis 2:23-24). God created man and then made woman to compliment him. We know from Scripture that biblical marriage is God’s fix for the fact that it is not good for man to be alone (Genesis 2:18). Here are five surprising facts about marriage in the Bible. There are many truths we can learn about marriage from Scripture.