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32 Bible Verses about Families

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Proverbs 11:29

He that troubleth his own house shall inherit wind; and the fool shall be servant to the wise of heart.

Mark 3:25

And if a house has become divided against itself, that house cannot subsist.

Luke 12:52

for from henceforth there shall be five in one house divided; three shall be divided against two, and two against three:

Nehemiah 4:14

And I looked, and rose up, and said to the nobles, and to the rulers, and to the rest of the people, Be not afraid of them: remember the Lord who is great and terrible, and fight for your brethren, your sons and your daughters, your wives and your houses.

1 Peter 4:17

For the time of having the judgment begin from the house of God is come; but if first from us, what shall be the end of those who obey not the glad tidings of God?

Titus 1:11

who must have their mouths stopped, who subvert whole houses, teaching things which ought not to be taught for the sake of base gain.

Exodus 12:3

Speak unto all the assembly of Israel, saying, On the tenth of this month let them take themselves each a lamb, for a father's house, a lamb for a house.

Zechariah 14:17

And it shall be, that whoso goeth not up of the families of the earth unto Jerusalem to worship the King, Jehovah of hosts, upon them shall be no rain.

Isaiah 60:22

The little one shall become a thousand, and the smallest a mighty nation: I, Jehovah, will hasten it in its time.

Genesis 7:1

And Jehovah said to Noah, Go into the ark, thou and all thy house; for thee have I seen righteous before me in this generation.

Mark 6:4

But Jesus said to them, A prophet is not despised save in his own country, and among his kinsmen, and in his own house.

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Families » Should » Be duly regulated

1 Timothy 3:12

Let the ministers be husbands of one wife, conducting their children and their own houses well:

1 Timothy 3:4-5

conducting his own house well, having his children in subjection with all gravity; (but if one does not know how to conduct his own house, how shall he take care of the assembly of God?)

Families » Should » Live in mutual forbearance

Genesis 50:17-21

Thus shall ye speak to Joseph: Oh forgive, I pray thee, the transgression of thy brethren, and their sin! for they did evil to thee. And now, we pray thee, forgive the transgression of the servants of the God of thy father. And Joseph wept when they spoke to him. And his brethren also went and fell down before his face, and said, Behold, we are thy bondmen. And Joseph said to them, Fear not: am I then in the place of God? read more.
Ye indeed meant evil against me: God meant it for good, in order that he might do as it is this day, to save a great people alive. And now, fear not: I will maintain you and your little ones. And he comforted them, and spoke consolingly to them.

Matthew 18:21-22

Then Peter came to him and said, Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me and I forgive him? until seven times? Jesus says to him, I say not to thee until seven times, but until seventy times seven.

Families » Should » Live in unity

Genesis 45:24

And he sent his brethren away, and they departed. And he said to them, Do not quarrel on the way.

Families » Should » Worship God together

1 Corinthians 16:19

The assemblies of Asia salute you. Aquila and Priscilla, with the assembly in their house, salute you much in the Lord.

Families » Should » Be taught the scriptures

Deuteronomy 4:9-10

Only take heed to thyself, and keep thy soul diligently, lest thou forget the things that thine eyes have seen (and lest they depart from thy heart all the days of thy life; but thou shalt make them known to thy sons and to thy sons' sons), the day that thou stoodest before Jehovah thy God in Horeb, when Jehovah said to me, Gather me the people together, that I may cause them to hear my words, that they may learn them, and fear me all the days that they live upon the earth, and teach them to their children.

Families » Should » Rejoice together before God

Deuteronomy 14:26

and thou shalt give the money for whatever thy soul desireth, for oxen, or for sheep, or for wine, or for strong drink, or for whatever thy soul asketh of thee; and thou shalt eat there before Jehovah thy God, and thou shalt rejoice, thou, and thy house.

Families » Warning against departing from God

Deuteronomy 29:18

lest there should be among you man, or woman, or family, or tribe, whose heart turneth away this day from Jehovah our God, to go and serve the gods of these nations; lest there should be among you a root that beareth gall and wormwood,

Families » Punishment of irreligious

Jeremiah 10:25

Pour out thy fury upon the nations that know thee not, and upon the families that call not on thy name; for they have eaten up Jacob, yea, they have eaten him up and consumed him, and have laid waste his dwelling-place.

Families » Good--exemplified » Jailor of philippi

Acts 16:31-34

And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus and thou shalt be saved, thou and thy house. And they spoke to him the word of the Lord, with all that were in his house. And he took them the same hour of the night and washed them from their stripes; and was baptised, he and all his straightway. read more.
And having brought them into his house he laid the table for them, and rejoiced with all his house, having believed in God.

Families » Good--exemplified » Abraham

Families » Good--exemplified » David

2 Samuel 6:20

And David returned to bless his household. And Michal the daughter of Saul came out to meet David, and said, How honourable did the king of Israel make himself to-day, who uncovered himself to-day in the eyes of the handmaids of his servants, as one of the lewd fellows shamelessly uncovers himself!

Families » Good--exemplified » Lois

Families » Of saints blessed

Psalm 128:3-6

Thy wife shall be as a fruitful vine in the inner part of thy house; thy children like olive-plants round about thy table. Behold, thus shall the man be blessed that feareth Jehovah. Jehovah will bless thee out of Zion; and mayest thou see the good of Jerusalem all the days of thy life, read more.
And see thy children's children. Peace be upon Israel!

Families » Good--exemplified » Joshua

Joshua 24:15

And if it seem evil unto you to serve Jehovah, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods whom your fathers that were on the other side of the river served, or the gods of the Amorite, in whose land ye dwell; but as for me and my house, we will serve Jehovah.

Families » Good--exemplified » jacob

Genesis 35:2

And Jacob said to his household, and to all that were with him, Put away the strange gods that are among you, and cleanse yourselves, and change your garments;

Families » Good--exemplified » Lazarus of bethany

John 11:1-5

Now there was a certain man sick, Lazarus of Bethany, of the village of Mary and Martha her sister. It was the Mary who anointed the Lord with ointment and wiped his feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was sick. The sisters therefore sent to him, saying, Lord, behold, he whom thou lovest is sick. read more.
But when Jesus heard it, he said, This sickness is not unto death, but for the glory of God, that the Son of God may be glorified by it. Now Jesus loved Martha, and her sister, and Lazarus.

Families » Deceivers and liars should be removed from

Psalm 101:7

He that practiseth deceit shall not dwell within my house; he that speaketh falsehoods shall not subsist in my sight.

Families » Good--exemplified » Lydia

Families » Good--exemplified » Crispus

Topics on Families

Families, Examples Of

1;18;19

For I know him that he will command his children and his household after him, and they shall keep the way of Jehovah, to do righteousness and justice, in order that Jehovah may bring upon Abraham what he hath spoken of him.

Families, Nature Of

19;128;3

Thy wife shall be as a fruitful vine in the inner part of thy house; thy children like olive-plants round about thy table.

Killing Whole Families

1;32;11

Deliver me, I pray thee, from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau; for I fear him, lest he come and smite me, and the mother with the children.