48 Bible Verses about Family Conflict
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They shall be divided, father against son, and son against father; mother against daughter, and daughter against her mother; mother in law against her daughter in law, and daughter in law against her mother in law.
Jehovah increase you more and more, You and your children.
Dare any of you, having a matter against his neighbor, go to law before the unrighteous, and not before the saints?
And I looked, and rose up, and said unto the nobles, and to the rulers, and to the rest of the people, Be not ye 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.
A friend loveth at all times; And a brother is born for adversity.
But the midwives feared God, and did not as the king of Egypt commanded them, but saved the men-children alive.
Whence come wars and whence come fightings among you? come they not hence, even of your pleasures that war in your members?
Jehovah hath been mindful of us; he will bless us : He will bless the house of Israel; He will bless the house of Aaron.
Think ye that I am come to give peace in the earth? I tell you, Nay; but rather division:
Better is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, Than a house full of feasting with strife.
He that passeth by, and vexeth himself with strife belonging not to him, Is like one that taketh a dog by the ears.
For I came to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against her mother, and the daughter in law against her mother in law:
But if he hear thee not, take with thee one or two more, that at the mouth of two witnesses or three every word may be established.
The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit, be with you all.
And Abram said unto Lot, Let there be no strife, I pray thee, between me and thee, and between my herdsmen and thy herdsmen; for we are brethren.
By pride cometh only contention; But with the well-advised is wisdom.
But call to remembrance the former days, in which, after ye were enlightened, ye endured a great conflict of sufferings;
A perverse man scattereth abroad strife; And a whisperer separateth chief friends.
Think not that I came to send peace on the earth: I came not to send peace, but a sword.
For lack of wood the fire goeth out; And where there is no whisperer, contention ceaseth.
but the women, and the little ones, and the cattle, and all that is in the city, even all the spoil thereof, shalt thou take for a prey unto thyself; and thou shalt eat the spoil of thine enemies, which Jehovah thy God hath given thee.
And if he refuse to hear them, tell it unto the church: and if he refuse to hear the church also, let him be unto thee as the Gentile and the publican.
leave there thy gift before the altar, and go thy way, first be reconciled to thy brother, and then come and offer thy gift.
Ye shall not respect persons in judgment; ye shall hear the small and the great alike; ye shall not be afraid of the face of man; for the judgment is God's: and the cause that is too hard for you ye shall bring unto me, and I will hear it.
And these are the generations of Isaac, Abraham's son. Abraham begat Isaac.
Every purpose is established by counsel; And by wise guidance make thou war.
The beginning of strife is as when one letteth out water: Therefore leave off contention, before there is quarrelling.
O house of Aaron, trust ye in Jehovah: He is their help and their shield.
And Naomi had a kinsman of her husband's, a mighty man of wealth, of the family of Elimelech, and his name was Boaz.
And he shall be as a wild ass among men; his hand'shall be against every man, and every man's hand against him; and he shall dwell over against all his brethren.
So then ye are no more strangers and sojourners, but ye are fellow-citizens with the saints, and of the household of God,
And David inquired of Jehovah, saying, If I pursue after this troop, shall I overtake them? And he answered him, Pursue; for thou shalt surely overtake them , and shalt without fail recover all .
Behold, I and the children whom Jehovah hath given me are for signs and for wonders in Israel from Jehovah of hosts, who dwelleth in mount Zion.
God setteth the solitary in families: He bringeth out the prisoners into prosperity; But the rebellious dwell in a parched land.
Thou shalt not lend upon interest to thy brother; interest of money, interest of victuals, interest of anything that is lent upon interest:
And the children struggled together within her. And she said, If it be so, wherefore do I live? And she went to inquire of Jehovah.
There shall no evil befall thee, Neither shall any plague come nigh thy tent.
But I permit not a woman to teach, nor to have dominion over a man, but to be in quietness.
and in your knowledge self-control; and in your'self-control patience; and in your patience godliness;
And Jacob lifted up his eyes, and looked, and, behold, Esau was coming, and with him four hundred men. And he divided the children unto Leah, and unto Rachel, and unto the two handmaids.
And at the time of the end shall the king of the south contend with him; and the king of the north shall come against him like a whirlwind, with chariots, and with horsemen, and with many ships; and he shall enter into the countries, and shall overflow and pass through.
And as for both these kings, their hearts shall be to do mischief, and they shall speak lies at one table: but it shall not prosper; for yet the end shall be at the time appointed.
For, behold, I have made thee this day a fortified city, and an iron pillar, and brazen walls, against the whole land, against the kings of Judah, against the princes thereof, against the priests thereof, and against the people of the land.
Now the children of Israel after their number, to wit , the heads of fathers houses and the captains of thousands and of hundreds, and their officers that served the king, in any matter of the courses which came in and went out month by month throughout all the months of the year-of every course were twenty and four thousand.
and the builders, every one had his sword girded by his side, and so builded. And he that sounded the trumpet was by me.
Wisdom is better than weapons of war; but one sinner destroyeth much good.
Whosoever believeth that Jesus is the Christ is begotten of God: and whosoever loveth him that begat loveth him also that is begotten of him.
For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom; and there shall be famines and earthquakes in divers places.