The Scriptures of the prophets and apostles are replete with both explicit and implicit references, including relevant principles, to Messiah and His bride. An exhaustive list of such references would be too long. Here are some of them.
1 Corinthians 11:3
2 Corinthians 11:2-3
1 Peter 3:6
Ruth 1-4 – Boaz and Ruth
1 Samuel 18:20-29; 19:11-17; 2 Samuel 3:14-16 – King Saul gave his daughter Michal to David, but subsequently gave her to Palti. David demanded her back.
Song of Solomon
Esther 1-10 – Ahasuerus, Vashti, and Esther; Mordecai preparing Esther; Esther preparing herself.
Relevant Biblical Vocabulary
adultery, adulterer, adulterous, adulteress
faithful (contrast with “faithless” and “unfaithful”)
faithless (contrast with “faithful”)
feast (as in wedding feast or marriage feast)
helper, helpmate, helpmeet
unfaithful (contrast with “faithful”)