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32 Bible Verses about Families

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Proverbs 11:29

He who brings trouble [to] his household, he will inherit wind, and a fool will serve the wise of heart.

Mark 3:25

And if a house is divided against itself, that house will not be able to stand.

Luke 12:52

For from now on there will be five in one household, divided three against two and two against three.

Nehemiah 4:14

And I looked, got up, and said to the nobles, prefects, and the rest of the people, "Do not be afraid of them. Remember the Lord, who is great and awesome, and fight for your brothers, your sons, your daughters, your wives, and your houses."

1 Peter 4:17

For [it is] the time for the judgment to begin out from the household of God. But if [it begins] out from us first, what will be the outcome for those who are disobedient to the gospel of God?

Titus 1:11

whom it is necessary to silence, whoever are ruining whole families [by] teaching [things] which must not be [taught] for the sake of dishonest gain.

Exodus 12:3

Speak to all the community of Israel, saying, 'On the tenth of this month, they will each take for themselves {a lamb for the family}, a lamb for the household.

Zechariah 14:17

{And then} whoever of the clans of the earth does not go up to Jerusalem to worship the king, Yahweh of hosts, it will not rain on them.

Isaiah 60:22

The small [one] shall become tribe, and the smallest one a mighty nation. I [am] Yahweh; I will hasten it in its time."

Genesis 7:1

Then Yahweh said to Noah, "Go--you and all your household--into the ark, for I have seen you [are] righteous before me in this generation.

Mark 6:4

And Jesus said to them, "A prophet is not without honor except in his hometown, and among his relatives, and in his [own] household."

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Families » Should » Be duly regulated

1 Timothy 3:12

Deacons must be husbands of one wife, managing [their] children and their own households well.

1 Timothy 3:4-5

managing his own household well, having children in submission with all dignity (but if someone does not know how to manage his own household, how will he take care of the church of God?),

Families » Should » Live in mutual forbearance

Genesis 50:17-21

"Thus you must say to Joseph, 'O, please now forgive the transgression of your brothers and their sin, for they did evil to you.' So now, please forgive the transgression of the servants of the God of your father." And Joseph wept when they spoke to him. Then his brothers went also and fell before him and said, "Behold, we [are] your servants." Then Joseph said to them, "Do not be afraid, for [am] I in the place of God? read more.
As for you, you planned evil against me, [but] God planned it for good, in order to do this--to keep many people alive--as [it is] today. So then, do not be afraid. I myself will provide for you and your little ones. And he consoled them and {spoke kindly} to them.

Matthew 18:21-22

Then Peter came up to him [and] said, "Lord, how many times will my brother sin against me and I will forgive him? Up to seven times?" Jesus said to him, "I do not say to you up to seven times, but up to seventy times seven!

Families » Should » Live in unity

Genesis 45:24

Then he sent his brothers away, and when they departed he said to them, "Do not be agitated on the journey."

Families » Should » Worship God together

1 Corinthians 16:19

The churches of [the province of] Asia greet you. Aquila and Prisca greet you in the Lord many [times], together with the church in their house.

Families » Should » Be taught the scriptures

Deuteronomy 4:9-10

"However, {take care} for yourself and watch your inner self closely, so that you do not forget the things that your eyes have seen, so that they do not slip from your mind all the days of your life; and you shall make them known to your children and to {your grandchildren}. [Remember] the day that you stood {before} Yahweh your God at Horeb {when Yahweh said to me}, 'Summon for me the people so that I can tell them my words, that they may learn to fear me all [of] the days they [are] alive on the earth and so [that] they may teach their children.'

Families » Should » Rejoice together before God

Deuteronomy 14:26

You may spend the money for anything {that you desire}, for oxen or for sheep or for wine or for strong drink or for anything {that you desire}, and you shall eat [it] there {before} Yahweh your God, and you shall rejoice, you and your household.

Families » Warning against departing from God

Deuteronomy 29:18

so that {there is not} among you a man or a woman or a clan or a tribe {whose heart} turns {today} from [being] with Yahweh our God to go to serve the gods of these nations, so that there is not among you a root sprouting poison and wormwood.

Families » Punishment of irreligious

Jeremiah 10:25

Pour out your wrath on the nations that do not know you, and on [the] peoples that do not call on your name, for they have devoured Jacob, they have devoured and consumed him, and they have caused his settlement to be desolate.

Families » Good--exemplified » Jailor of philippi

Acts 16:31-34

And they said, "Believe in the Lord Jesus and you will be saved, you and your household!" And they spoke the message of the Lord to him, together with all those in his house. And he took them at that [very] hour of the night [and] washed [their] wounds, and he himself was baptized at once, and all those of his [household]. read more.
And he brought them up into [his] house [and] set a meal before [them], and rejoiced greatly that he had believed in God with his whole household.

Families » Good--exemplified » Abraham

Families » Good--exemplified » David

2 Samuel 6:20

When David returned to bless his household, Michal the daughter of Saul came out to meet David. She said, "How the king of Israel honored himself today {by uncovering himself} before the eyes of the maids of his servants, {as the total exposure of a worthless one}."

Families » Good--exemplified » Lois

Families » Of saints blessed

Psalm 128:3-6

Your wife [will be] like a fruitful vine {within} your house. Your children [will be] like olive shoots about your table. Look, for thus shall a man be blessed {who fears Yahweh}. May Yahweh bless you from Zion, that you may see the good of Jerusalem all the days of your life, read more.
and that you may see your children's children. [May] peace [be] upon Israel.

Families » Good--exemplified » Joshua

Joshua 24:15

But if it is bad in your eyes to serve Yahweh, choose for yourselves today whom you want to serve, whether it is the gods that your ancestors served beyond the river, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you [are] living; but as for me and my household, we will serve Yahweh."

Families » Good--exemplified » jacob

Genesis 35:2

Then Jacob said to his household and to all who [were] with him, "Get rid of the foreign gods that [are] in your midst and purify yourselves and change your garments.

Families » Good--exemplified » Lazarus of bethany

John 11:1-5

Now a certain man was sick, Lazarus from Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha. (Now it was Mary who anointed the Lord with perfumed oil and wiped his feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was sick.) So the sisters sent [word] to him, saying, "Lord, behold, [the one] whom you love is sick." read more.
And [when he] heard [it], Jesus said, "This sickness is not to death, but for the glory of God, in order that the Son of God may be glorified through it." (Now Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus.)

Families » Deceivers and liars should be removed from

Psalm 101:7

There will not live in the midst of my house a worker of deceit. One who speaks lies will not remain before my eyes.

Families » Good--exemplified » Lydia

Families » Good--exemplified » Crispus

Acts 18:8

And Crispus, the ruler of the synagogue, believed in the Lord together with his whole household. And many of the Corinthians, [when they] heard about [it], believed and were baptized.

Topics on Families

Families, Examples Of

1;18;19

For I have chosen him, that he will command his children and his household after him that they will keep the way of Yahweh, to do righteousness and justice, so that Yahweh may bring upon Abraham that which he said to him."

Families, Nature Of

19;128;3

Your wife [will be] like a fruitful vine {within} your house. Your children [will be] like olive shoots about your table.

Killing Whole Families

1;32;11

Please rescue me from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau, for I fear him, lest he come and attack mother and children [alike].