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24 Bible Verses about Named Sisters

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Genesis 34:13

But Jacob's sons answered Shechem and his father Hamor deceptively, because Shechem had dishonored their sister Dinah.

Genesis 34:14

They told them, "We can't do this. We can't give our sister to a man who isn't circumcised, because that would be insulting to us.

Genesis 34:27

Jacob's other sons came along afterward and plundered the city where their sister had been defiled,

Genesis 34:31

"Should he have treated our sister like a whore?" they asked in response.

Exodus 6:23

Then Aaron married Elisheba daughter of Amminadab, sister of Nahshon. She bore him Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar.

2 Kings 11:2

But King Joram's daughter Jehosheba, who was Ahaziah's sister, rescued Ahaziah's son Joash from the group of the king's sons who were being executed and hid him and his nurse in her bedroom, concealing him from Athaliah so he was not put to death.

2 Chronicles 22:11

However, the king's daughter Jehoshabeath took Ahaziah's son Joash away from the king's children who were about to be assassinated and hid him and his nurse in a bedroom. That's how King Jehoram's daughter Jehoshabeath, who was also the priest Jehoiada's wife and Ahaziah's sister, hid him from Athaliah. As a result, she was not able to kill him.

Genesis 28:9

so he went to Abraham's son Ishmael and married Ishmael's daughter Mahalath, who was the sister of Nebaioth.

Genesis 36:3

Ishamael's daughter Basemath (who was Nebaioth's sister).

Exodus 2:4

Then his sister positioned herself some distance away in order to find out what would happen to him.

Exodus 2:7

Then his sister asked Pharaoh's daughter, "Shall I go and call one of the nursing Hebrew women so she can nurse the child for you?"

Exodus 15:20

Then Miriam the prophetess, Aaron's sister, took a tambourine in her hand and went out with all the women behind her with tambourines and dancing.

Numbers 26:59

Now Kohath had a son named Amram. Amram's wife was Levi's daughter Jochebed, who was born to Levi in Egypt. She gave birth to Aaron, Moses, and their sister Miriam.

Genesis 4:22

Zillah gave birth to Tubal-cain, who became a forger of bronze and iron work. Tubal-cain's sister was Naamah.

2 Samuel 17:25

Absalom had installed Amasa in place of Joab over the army. (Amasa was the son of a man named Jether the Ishmaelite. His mother was Abigail, a daughter of Nahash and a sister of Zeruiah, Joab's mother.)

Genesis 24:30

And so it was, as soon as he saw the nose ring and bracelets on his sister's wrists, and as soon as he heard what his sister Rebekah was saying about what the man had spoken to her, he went out to the man who was still standing by the camels at the spring!

Genesis 24:59

So they sent off their sister Rebekah, along with her personal assistant, Abraham's servant, and his men.

Genesis 25:20

Isaac was forty years old when he married Rebekah, the daughter of Bethuel, the Aramean from Paddan-aram and sister of Laban the Aramean.

Genesis 29:13

When Laban heard the news about his sister's son Jacob, he ran out to meet him. He embraced him, kissed him, and brought him back to his house. Then Jacob told Laban about everything that had happened.

Genesis 46:17

Asher's sons Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi, Beriah, and their sister Serah. Beriah's sons Heber and Malchiel were also included.

2 Samuel 13:1

Sometime after this, David's son Amnon fell in love with David's other son Absalom's beautiful sister Tamar.

2 Samuel 13:22

But Absalom never said a word, either good or bad, to Amnon. Nevertheless, he hated Amnon because he had humiliated his sister Tamar.

2 Samuel 13:32

But David's brother Shimeah's son Jonadab reported, "Your majesty, don't assume they've killed all of the young men the king's sons only Amnon has died, since that was Absalom's intention from the day Amnon raped his sister Tamar.

Genesis 36:22

Lotan's children were Hori and Hemam. Lotan's sister was Timna.

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