Love Between Relatives
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Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!
But if any widow has children or grandchildren, let those learn first to govern their house in piety and to recompense their parents, for this is honest and pleasing before God.
A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.
The man that has friends must show himself to be a friend, and there is a friend that sticks closer than a brother.
For how can I endure to see the evil that shall come unto my people? How can I endure to see the destruction of my nation?
And the LORD said unto Moses, Speak unto the priests, the sons of Aaron, and tell them to not be defiled for the dead among his people. But for his kin, that is near unto him, that is, for his mother and for his father and for his son and for his daughter and for his brother and for his virgin sister, that is near unto him, who has had no husband; for her he may be defiled.read more.
He shall not defile himself for the prince among his people, to profane himself.
And they shall come near no dead person to defile themselves; but for father, or for mother, or for son, or for daughter, for brother, or for sister that has had no husband, they may defile themselves.
But if any provide not for his own and specially for those of his own house, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
Thus hath the LORD said, Ye shall not go up nor fight against your brethren, the sons of Israel; return each one to his house, for this thing is from me. They hearkened, therefore, to the word of the LORD and returned to depart, according to the word of the LORD.