Hatred Between Relatives
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But when his brothers saw that their father loved [Joseph] more than all of his brothers, they hated him and could not say, Peace [in friendly greeting] to him or speak peaceably to him.
For even your brethren and the house of your father -- "even they have dealt treacherously with you; yes, even they are [like a pack of hounds] in full cry after you. Believe them not, though they speak fair words and promise good things to you.
Thus says the Lord: For three transgressions of Edom [descendants of Esau] and for four [for multiplied delinquencies], I will not reverse the punishment of it or revoke My word concerning it, because he pursued his brother Jacob (Israel) with the sword, corrupting his compassions and casting off all pity, and his anger tore perpetually and his wrath he kept and heeded forever.
Thus says the Lord: For three transgressions of Tyre and for four [for multiplied delinquencies], I will not reverse the punishment of it or revoke My word concerning it, because they [as middlemen] delivered up a whole [Jewish] population to Edom and did not [seriously] remember their brotherly covenant.
You will be delivered up and betrayed even by parents and brothers and relatives and friends, and [some] of you they will put to death.
If your brother, the son of your mother, or your son or daughter, or the wife of your bosom, or your friend who is as your own life entices you secretly, saying, Let us go and serve other gods -- "gods you have not known, you nor your fathers, Of the gods of the peoples who are round about you, near you or far away from you, from one end of the earth to the other -- " You shall not give consent to him or listen to him; nor shall your eye pity him, nor shall you spare him or conceal him.read more.
But you shall surely kill him; your hand shall be first upon him to put him to death, and afterwards the hands of all the people. And you shall stone him to death with stones, because he has tried to draw you away from the Lord your God, Who brought you out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage.
Brother will deliver up brother to death, and the father his child; and children will take a stand against their parents and will have them put to death.
And brother will hand over brother to death, and the father his child; and children will take a stand against their parents and [have] them put to death.
For the son dishonors the father, the daughter rises up against her mother, the daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law -- "a man's enemies are the men (members) of his own house.
Thus says the Lord, Behold, I will raise up evil against you out of your own house; and I will take your wives before your eyes and give them to your neighbor, and he shall lie with your wives in the sight of this sun.
All the brothers of a poor man detest him -- "how much more do his friends go far from him! He pursues them with words, but they are gone.
A brother offended is harder to be won over than a strong city, and [their] contentions separate them like the bars of a castle.
If anyone comes to Me and does not hate his [own] father and mother [ in the sense of indifference to or relative disregard for them in comparison with his attitude toward God] and [likewise] his wife and children and brothers and sisters -- "[yes] and even his own life also -- "he cannot be My disciple.
- Betrayal, To The Christian
- Death Of A Family Member
- Death Of A Father
- Death Of A Mother
- Disobedient To Parents
- Family And Friends
- Family First
- Family Love
- Friends Failing
- Handing Over People
- Hurt And Betrayal
- Love And Family
- Mothers And Sons
- Parents Love
- Persecution, Nature Of
- Sibling Love
- Unfaithfulness, To People
- Enemies, of believers
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