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32 Bible Verses about Families

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Jeremiah 12:6

For even thy brethren, and the house of thy father, even they have dealt treacherously with thee, even they have raised their voice after thee, O congregation; do not believe them, when they speak fair words unto thee.

Proverbs 11:29

He that troubles his own house shall inherit the wind, and the fool shall be slave to the wise of heart.

Luke 12:52

for from now on there shall be five in one house divided: three against two and two against three.

Nehemiah 4:14

Then I looked and rose up and said unto the nobles and to the rulers and to the rest of the people, Do not be 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 it is time that the judgment begins from the house of God; and if it first begins with us, what shall the end be of those that do not obey the gospel of God?

Titus 1:11

whose mouths it is expedient to stop, who subvert whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for dishonest gain.

Exodus 12:3

Speak unto all the congregation of Israel, saying, In the tenth day of this month let each man take a lamb according to the families of the fathers, a lamb per family;

Zechariah 14:17

And it shall be that whoever will not come up of all the families of the earth unto Jerusalem to worship the King, the LORD of the hosts, even upon them shall be no rain.

Isaiah 60:22

The small one shall be as a thousand; the youngest as a strong nation; I the LORD will hasten it in its time.

Genesis 7:1

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

Mark 6:4

But Jesus said unto them, A prophet is not dishonoured except in his own country and among his own kin and in his own house.

From Thematic Bible


Families » Should » Be duly regulated

1 Timothy 3:12

Let the deacons be the husbands of only one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well.

1 Timothy 3:4-5

one that rules well his own house, having his children in subjection with all integrity; (for if a man does not know how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the congregation of God?)

Families » Should » Live in mutual forbearance

Genesis 50:17-21

So shall ye say unto Joseph, Forgive, I pray thee now, the trespass of thy brethren and their sin, for they did unto thee evil; and now, we pray thee, forgive the trespass of the slaves of the God of thy father. And Joseph wept when they spoke unto him. And his brethren also went and fell down before his face, and they said, Behold, we are thy slaves. And Joseph said unto them, Fear not; for am I in the place of God? read more.
But as for you, ye thought evil against me; but God thought it out unto good, to bring to pass that which we see this day, to give life to many people. Now therefore fear ye not; I will nourish you and your little ones. Thus he comforted them and spoke to their heart.

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 said unto him, I say not unto thee, Until seven times, but, Until seventy times seven.

Families » Should » Live in unity

Genesis 45:24

So he sent his brethren away, and they departed. And he said unto them, See that ye do not fight along the way.

Families » Should » Worship God together

1 Corinthians 16:19

The congregations of Asia salute you. Aquila and Priscilla salute you much in the Lord, with the congregation that is in their house.

Families » Should » Be taught the scriptures

Deuteronomy 4:9-10

Therefore, take heed to thyself and keep thy soul diligently lest thou forget the things which thine eyes have seen and lest they depart from thy heart all the days of thy life, but teach them to thy sons and thy sons' sons. The day that thou didst stand before the LORD thy God in Horeb, when the LORD said unto me, Gather the people together unto me, and I will make them hear my words that they may learn to fear me all the days that they shall live upon the earth and that they may teach their sons.

Families » Should » Rejoice together before God

Deuteronomy 14:26

and thou shalt give that money for whatever thy soul desires, for cows or for sheep or for wine or for strong drink or for whatever thy soul desires; and thou shalt eat there before the LORD thy God, and thou shalt rejoice, thou and thine household.

Families » Warning against departing from God

Deuteronomy 29:18

Peradventure there shall be among you man, or woman, or family, or tribe, whose heart turns away today from the LORD our God to go and serve the gods of those Gentiles; peradventure there shall be among you a root that bears poison and wormwood;

Families » Punishment of irreligious

Jeremiah 10:25

Pour out thy fury upon the Gentiles that do not know thee and upon the nations that do not call on thy name: for they have eaten up Jacob and devoured him and consumed him and have destroyed his habitation.

Families » Good--exemplified » Jailor of philippi

Acts 16:31-34

And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house. And they spoke unto him the word of the Lord, and to all that were in his house. And he took them the same hour of the night and washed their stripes and was baptized, he and all his, straightway. read more.
And when he had brought them into his house, he set food before them and rejoiced, believing in God with all his house.

Families » Good--exemplified » Abraham

Families » Good--exemplified » David

2 Samuel 6:20

Then David returned to bless his household. And Michal, the daughter of Saul came out to meet David and said, How glorious was the king of Israel today, who uncovered himself today in the eyes of the handmaids of his slaves as one of the vain fellows shamelessly uncovers himself!

Families » Good--exemplified » Lois

Families » Of saints blessed

Psalm 128:3-6

Thy wife shall be as a fruitful vine by the sides of thy house; thy children like olive plants round about thy table. Behold, that thus shall the man be blessed that fears the LORD. The LORD shall bless thee out of Zion, and thou shalt see the good of Jerusalem all the days of thy life. read more.
Yea, thou shalt see thy children's children and peace upon Israel.

Families » Good--exemplified » Joshua

Joshua 24:15

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

Families » Good--exemplified » jacob

Genesis 35:2

Then Jacob said unto his household and to all that were with him, Put away the strange gods that are among you and be clean and change your garments:

Families » Good--exemplified » Lazarus of bethany

John 11:1-5

Now a certain man was sick, named Lazarus, of Bethany, the town of Mary and her sister Martha. (It was that Mary who anointed the Lord with ointment and wiped his feet with her hair whose brother Lazarus was sick.) Therefore his sisters sent unto him, saying, Lord, behold, he whom thou lovest is sick. read more.
When Jesus heard that, he said, This sickness is not unto death, but for the glory of God, that the Son of God might be glorified thereby. Now Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus.

Families » Deceivers and liars should be removed from

Psalm 101:7

He that works deceit shall not dwell within my house; he that tells lies shall not tarry in my sight.

Families » Good--exemplified » Lydia

Families » Good--exemplified » Crispus