13 Bible Verses about Love Between Relatives
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A song of ascents, by David. Look! How good and how pleasant it is when brothers live together!
But if a widow has children or grandchildren, they should first learn to fulfill their duty toward their own household and so repay their parents what is owed them. For this is what pleases God.
If a believing woman has widows in her family, let her help them. The church should not be burdened, so that it may help the widows who are truly in need.
A friend loves at all times, and a relative is born to help in adversity.
A person who has friends may be harmed by them, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.
For how can I watch the calamity that will befall my people, and how can I watch the destruction of my relatives?"
The Lord said to Moses: "Say to the priests, the sons of Aaron -- say to them, 'For a dead person no priest is to defile himself among his people, except for his close relative who is near to him: his mother, his father, his son, his daughter, his brother, and his virgin sister who is near to him, who has no husband; he may defile himself for her.read more.
He must not defile himself as a husband among his people so as to profane himself.
"'They must not come near a dead person or they will be defiled; however, for father, mother, son, daughter, brother or sister, they may defile themselves.
He must not defile himself even for his father or his mother or his brother or his sister if they die, because the separation for his God is on his head.
But if someone does not provide for his own, especially his own family, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
Abram said to Lot, "Let there be no quarreling between me and you, and between my herdsmen and your herdsmen, for we are close relatives.
The Lord says this: "Do not attack and make war with your brothers, the Israelites. Each of you go home, for I have caused this to happen."'" They obeyed the Lord and went home as the Lord had ordered them to do.
The next day Moses saw two men fighting, and tried to make peace between them, saying, 'Men, you are brothers; why are you hurting one another?'