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32 Bible Verses about Families

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Proverbs 11:29

Whoso is troubling his own house inheriteth wind, And a servant is the fool to the wise of heart.

Mark 3:25

and if a house against itself be divided, that house cannot be made to stand;

Luke 12:52

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

Nehemiah 4:14

And I see, and rise up, and say unto the freemen, and unto the prefects, and unto the rest of the people, 'Be not afraid of them; the Lord, the great and the fearful, remember ye, and fight for your brethren, your sons, and your daughters, your wives, and your houses.'

1 Peter 4:17

because it is the time of the beginning of the judgment from the house of God, and if first from us, what the end of those disobedient to the good news of God?

Titus 1:11

whose mouth it behoveth to stop, who whole households do overturn, teaching what things it behoveth not, for filthy lucre's sake.

Exodus 12:3

speak ye unto all the company of Israel, saying, In the tenth of this month -- they take to them each man a lamb for the house of the fathers, a lamb for a house.

Zechariah 14:17

And it hath come to pass, That he who doth not go up of the families of the land unto Jerusalem, To bow himself to the King, Jehovah of Hosts, Even on them there is no shower.

Isaiah 60:22

The little one doth become a chief, And the small one a mighty nation, I, Jehovah, in its own time do hasten it!

Genesis 7:1

And Jehovah saith to Noah, 'Come in, thou and all thy house, unto the ark, for thee I have seen righteous before Me in this generation;

Mark 6:4

And Jesus said to them -- 'A prophet is not without honour, except in his own country, and among his kindred, and in his own house;'

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Families » Should » Be duly regulated

1 Timothy 3:12

Ministrants -- let them be of one wife husbands; the children leading well, and their own houses,

1 Timothy 3:4-5

his own house leading well, having children in subjection with all gravity, (and if any one his own house how to lead hath not known, how an assembly of God shall he take care of?)

Families » Should » Live in mutual forbearance

Genesis 50:17-21

Thus ye do say to Joseph, I pray thee, bear, I pray thee, with the transgression of thy brethren, and their sin, for they have done thee evil; and now, bear, we pray thee, with the transgression of the servants of the God of thy father;' and Joseph weepeth in their speaking unto him. And his brethren also go and fall before him, and say, 'Lo, we are to thee for servants.' And Joseph saith unto them, 'Fear not, for am I in the place of God? read more.
As for you, ye devised against me evil -- God devised it for good, in order to do as at this day, to keep alive a numerous people; and now, fear not: I do nourish you and your infants;' and he comforteth them, and speaketh unto their heart.

Matthew 18:21-22

Then Peter having come near to him, said, 'Sir, how often shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him -- till seven times?' Jesus saith to him, 'I do not say to thee till seven times, but till seventy times seven.

Families » Should » Live in unity

Genesis 45:24

And he sendeth his brethren away, and they go; and he saith unto them, 'Be not angry in the way.'

Families » Should » Worship God together

1 Corinthians 16:19

Salute you do the assemblies of Asia; salute you much in the Lord do Aquilas and Priscilla, with the assembly in their house;

Families » Should » Be taught the scriptures

Deuteronomy 4:9-10

'Only, take heed to thyself, and watch thy soul exceedingly, lest thou forget the things which thine eyes have seen, and lest they turn aside from thy heart, all days of thy life; and thou hast made them known to thy sons, and to thy sons' sons. The day when thou hast stood before Jehovah thy God in Horeb -- in Jehovah's saying unto me, Assemble to Me the people, and I cause them to hear My words, so that they learn to fear Me all the days that they are alive on the ground, and their sons they teach; --

Families » Should » Rejoice together before God

Deuteronomy 14:26

and thou hast given the money for any thing which thy soul desireth, for oxen, and for sheep, and for wine, and for strong drink, and for any thing which thy soul asketh, and thou hast eaten there before Jehovah thy God, and thou hast rejoiced, thou and thy house.

Families » Warning against departing from God

Deuteronomy 29:18

lest there be among you a man or woman, or family or tribe, whose heart is turning to-day from Jehovah our God, to go to serve the gods of those nations, lest there be in you a root fruitful of gall and wormwood:

Families » Punishment of irreligious

Jeremiah 10:25

Pour out Thy fury on the nations that have not known Thee, And on the families that have not called in Thy name, For they have eaten up Jacob, Yea, they have eaten him up, yea, they consume him, And his habitation they have made desolate!

Families » Good--exemplified » Jailor of philippi

Acts 16:31-34

and they said, 'Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved -- thou and thy house;' and they spake to him the word of the Lord, and to all those in his household; and having taken them, in that hour of the night, he did bathe them from the blows, and was baptized, himself and all his presently, read more.
having brought them also into his house, he set food before them, and was glad with all the household, he having believed in God.

Families » Good--exemplified » Abraham

Families » Good--exemplified » David

2 Samuel 6:20

And David turneth back to bless his house, and Michal daughter of Saul goeth out to meet David, and saith, 'How honourable to-day was the king of Israel, who was uncovered to-day before the eyes of the handmaids of his servants, as one of the vain ones is openly uncovered!'

Families » Good--exemplified » Lois

Families » Of saints blessed

Psalm 128:3-6

Thy wife is as a fruitful vine in the sides of thy house, Thy sons as olive plants around thy table. Lo, surely thus is the man blessed who is fearing Jehovah. Jehovah doth bless thee out of Zion, Look, then, on the good of Jerusalem, All the days of thy life, read more.
And see the sons of thy sons! Peace on Israel!

Families » Good--exemplified » Joshua

Joshua 24:15

and if wrong in your eyes to serve Jehovah -- choose for you to-day whom ye do serve; -- whether the gods whom your fathers served, which are beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorite in whose land ye are dwelling; and I and my house -- we serve Jehovah.'

Families » Good--exemplified » jacob

Genesis 35:2

And Jacob saith unto his household, and unto all who are with him, 'Turn aside the gods of the stranger which are in your midst, and cleanse yourselves, and change your garments;

Families » Good--exemplified » Lazarus of bethany

John 11:1-5

And there was a certain one ailing, Lazarus, from Bethany, of the village of Mary and Martha her sister -- and it was Mary who did anoint the Lord with ointment, and did wipe his feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was ailing -- therefore sent the sisters unto him, saying, 'Sir, lo, he whom thou dost love is ailing;' read more.
and Jesus having heard, said, 'This ailment is not unto death, but for the glory of God, that the Son of God may be glorified through it.' And Jesus was loving Martha, and her sister, and Lazarus,

Families » Deceivers and liars should be removed from

Psalm 101:7

He dwelleth not in my house who is working deceit, Whoso is speaking lies Is not established before mine eyes.

Families » Good--exemplified » Lydia

Families » Good--exemplified » Crispus

Acts 18:8

and Crispus, the ruler of the synagogue did believe in the Lord with all his house, and many of the Corinthians hearing were believing, and they were being baptized.