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32 Bible Verses about Families

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Proverbs 11:29

He who troubles his own house shall inherit the wind. The foolish shall be servant to the wise of heart.

Luke 12:52

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

Nehemiah 4:14

I looked, and rose up, and said to the nobles, and to the rulers, and to the rest of the people, "Don't be afraid of them! Remember the Lord, who is great and awesome, and fight for your brothers, your sons, and your daughters, your wives, and your houses."

1 Peter 4:17

For the time has come for judgment to begin with the household of God. If it begins first with us, what will happen to those who don't obey the Good News of God?

Titus 1:11

whose mouths must be stopped; men who overthrow whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for dishonest gain's sake.

Exodus 12:3

Speak to all the congregation of Israel, saying, 'On the tenth day of this month, they shall take to them every man a lamb, according to their fathers' houses, a lamb for a household;

Zechariah 14:17

It will be, that whoever of all the families of the earth doesn't go up to Jerusalem to worship the King, Yahweh of Armies, on them there will be no rain.

Isaiah 60:22

The little one shall become a thousand, and the small one a strong nation; I, Yahweh, will hasten it in its time."

Genesis 7:1

Yahweh said to Noah, "Come with all of your household into the ship, for I have seen your righteousness before me in this generation.

Mark 6:4

Jesus said to them, "A prophet is not without honor, except in his own country, and among his own relatives, and in his own house."

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Families » Should » Be duly regulated

1 Timothy 3:4-5

one who rules his own house well, having children in subjection with all reverence; (but if a man doesn't know how to rule his own house, how will he take care of the assembly of God?)

Families » Should » Live in mutual forbearance

Genesis 50:17-21

You shall tell Joseph, "Now please forgive the disobedience of your brothers, and their sin, because they did evil to you."' Now, please forgive the disobedience of the servants of the God of your father." Joseph wept when they spoke to him. His brothers also went and fell down before his face; and they said, "Behold, we are your servants." Joseph said to them, "Don't be afraid, for am I in the place of God? read more.
As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good, to bring to pass, as it is this day, to save many people alive. Now therefore don't be afraid. I will nourish you and your little ones." He comforted them, and spoke kindly to them.

Matthew 18:21-22

Then Peter came and said to him, "Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? Until seven times?" Jesus said to him, "I don't tell you until seven times, but, until seventy times seven.

Families » Should » Live in unity

Genesis 45:24

So he sent his brothers away, and they departed. He said to them, "See that you don't quarrel on the way."

Families » Should » Worship God together

1 Corinthians 16:19

The assemblies of Asia greet you. Aquila and Priscilla greet you much in the Lord, together with the assembly that is in their house.

Families » Should » Be taught the scriptures

Deuteronomy 4:9-10

Only take heed to yourself, and keep your soul diligently, lest you forget the things which your eyes saw, and lest they depart from your heart all the days of your life; but make them known to your children and your children's children; the day that you stood before Yahweh your God in Horeb, when Yahweh said to me, "Assemble me the people, and I will make them hear my words, that they may learn to fear me all the days that they live on the earth, and that they may teach their children."

Families » Should » Rejoice together before God

Deuteronomy 14:26

and you shall bestow the money for whatever your soul desires, for cattle, or for sheep, or for wine, or for strong drink, or for whatever your soul asks of you; and you shall eat there before Yahweh your God, and you shall rejoice, you and your household.

Families » Warning against departing from God

Deuteronomy 29:18

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

Families » Punishment of irreligious

Jeremiah 10:25

Pour out your wrath on the nations that don't know you, and on the families that don't call on your name: for they have devoured Jacob, yes, they have devoured him and consumed him, and have laid waste his habitation.

Families » Good--exemplified » Jailor of philippi

Acts 16:31-34

They said, "Believe in the Lord Jesus Christ, and you will be saved, you and your household." They spoke the word of the Lord to him, and to all who were in his house. He took them the same hour of the night, and washed their stripes, and was immediately baptized, he and all his household. read more.
He brought them up into his house, and set food before them, and rejoiced greatly, with all his household, having believed in God.

Families » Good--exemplified » Abraham

Families » Good--exemplified » David

2 Samuel 6:20

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

Families » Good--exemplified » Lois

Families » Of saints blessed

Psalm 128:3-6

Your wife will be as a fruitful vine, in the innermost parts of your house; your children like olive plants, around your table. Behold, thus is the man blessed who fears Yahweh. May Yahweh bless you out of Zion, and may you see the good of Jerusalem all the days of your life. read more.
Yes, may you see your children's children. Peace be upon Israel. A Song of Ascents.

Families » Good--exemplified » Joshua

Families » Good--exemplified » jacob

Genesis 35:2

Then Jacob said to his household, and to all who were with him, "Put away the foreign gods that are among you, purify yourselves, change your garments.

Families » Good--exemplified » Lazarus of bethany

John 11:1-5

Now a certain man was sick, Lazarus from Bethany, of the village of Mary and her sister, Martha. It was that Mary who had 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 for whom you have great affection is sick." read more.
But when Jesus heard it, he said, "This sickness is not to death, but for the glory of God, that God's Son 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 who practices deceit won't dwell within my house. He who speaks falsehood won't be established before my eyes.

Families » Good--exemplified » Lydia

Families » Good--exemplified » Crispus

Topics on Families

Families, Examples Of

1;18;19

For I have known him, to the end that he may command his children and his household after him, that they may keep the way of Yahweh, to do righteousness and justice; to the end that Yahweh may bring on Abraham that which he has spoken of him."

Families, Nature Of

19;128;3

Your wife will be as a fruitful vine, in the innermost parts of your house; your children like olive plants, around your table.

Killing Whole Families

1;32;11

Please deliver me from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau: for I fear him, lest he come and strike me, and the mothers with the children.