bride Summary and Overview
bride in Easton's Bible Dictionary
frequently used in the ordinary sense (Isa. 49:18; 61:10, etc.). The relation between Christ and his church is set forth under the figure of that between a bridegroom and bride (John 3:29). The church is called "the bride" (Rev. 21:9; 22:17). Compare parable of the Ten Virgins (Matt. 25:1-13).
bride in Schaff's Bible Dictionary
BRIDE, BRIDE'GROOM, BRIDE-CHAMBER See Marriage .