'Household' in the Bible
And Jacob saith unto his household, and unto all who are with him, 'Turn aside the gods of the stranger which are in your midst, and cleanse yourselves, and change your garments;
and I have nourished thee there -- for yet are five years of famine -- lest thou become poor, thou and thy household, and all that thou hast.
And these are the names of the sons of Israel who are coming into Egypt with Jacob; a man and his household have they come;
'(And if the household be too few for a lamb, then hath he taken, he and his neighbour who is near unto his house, for the number of persons, each according to his eating ye do count for the lamb,)
then thou hast brought her in unto the midst of thy household, and she hath shaved her head, and prepared her nails,
and ye have been brought near in the morning by your tribes, and it hath been, the tribe which Jehovah doth capture doth draw near by families, and the family which Jehovah doth capture doth draw near by households, and the household which Jehovah doth capture doth draw near by men;
and he bringeth near his household by men, and Achan -- son of Carmi, son of Zabdi, son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah -- is captured.
They are with the household of Micah, and they have discerned the voice of the young man, the Levite, and turn aside there, and say to him, 'Who hath brought thee hither? and what art thou doing in this place? and what to thee here?'
And the sons of Dan say unto him, 'Let not thy voice be heard with us, lest men bitter in soul fall upon you, and thou hast gathered thy life, and the life of thy household;'
and David dwelleth with Achish in Gath, he and his men, each one with his household, even David and his two wives, Ahinoam the Jezreelitess, and Abigail wife of Nabal the Carmelitess.
and his men who are with him hath David brought up -- a man and his household -- and they dwell in the cities of Hebron.
And the king goeth out, and all his household at his feet, and the king leaveth ten women -- concubines -- to keep the house.
And the king saith unto Ziba, 'What -- these to thee?' and Ziba saith, 'The asses for the household of the king to ride on, and the bread and the summer-fruit for the young men to eat, and the wine for the wearied to drink in the wilderness.'
And Ahithophel hath seen that his counsel was not done, and he saddleth the ass, and riseth and goeth unto his house, unto his city, and giveth charge unto his household, and strangleth himself, and dieth, and he is buried in the burying-place of his father.
And passed over hath the ferry-boat to carry over the household of the king, and to do that which is good in his eyes, and Shimei son of Gera hath fallen before the king in his passing over into Jordan,
And, lo, all the men of Israel are coming unto the king, and they say unto the king, 'Wherefore have they stolen thee -- our brethren, the men of Judah?' (and they bring the king and his household over the Jordan, and all the men of David with him).
And Ahishar is over the household, and Adoniram son of Abda is over the tribute.
And Solomon hath twelve officers over all Israel, and they have sustained the king and his household -- a month in the year is on each one for sustenance;
And she goeth, and doth according to the word of Elijah, and she eateth, she and he, and her household -- days;
And Elisha spake unto the woman whose son he had revived, saying, 'Rise and go, thou and thy household, and sojourn where thou dost sojourn, for Jehovah hath called for a famine, and also, it is coming unto the land seven years.'
And the woman riseth, and doth according to the word of the man of God, and goeth, she and her household, and sojourneth in the land of the Philistines seven years.
And the ark of God dwelleth with the household of Obed-Edom, in his house, three months, and Jehovah blesseth the house of Obed-Edom, and all that he hath.
Yea, she riseth while yet night, And giveth food to her household, And a portion to her damsels.
She is not afraid of her household from snow, For all her household are clothed with scarlet.
She is watching the ways of her household, And bread of sloth she eateth not.
sufficient to the disciple that he may be as his teacher, and the servant as his lord; if the master of the house they did call Beelzeboul, how much more those of his household?
and the enemies of a man are those of his household.
'Who, then, is the servant, faithful and wise, whom his lord did set over his household, to give them the nourishment in season?
And the Lord said, 'Who, then, is the faithful and prudent steward whom the lord shall set over his household, to give in season the wheat measure?
and when she was baptized, and her household, she did call upon us, saying, 'If ye have judged me to be faithful to the Lord, having entered into my house, remain;' and she constrained us.
and they spake to him the word of the Lord, and to all those in his household;
having brought them also into his house, he set food before them, and was glad with all the household, he having believed in God.
salute Apelles, the approved in Christ; salute those of the household of Aristobulus;
salute Herodion, my kinsman; salute those of the household of Narcissus, who are in the Lord;
and I did baptize also Stephanas' household -- further, I have not known if I did baptize any other.
And I entreat you, brethren, ye have known the household of Stephanas, that it is the first-fruit of Achaia, and to the ministration to the saints they did set themselves --
therefore, then, as we have opportunity, may we work the good to all, and especially unto those of the household of the faith.
Then, therefore, ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellow-citizens of the saints, and of the household of God,
and if any one for his own -- and especially for those of the household -- doth not provide, the faith he hath denied, and than an unbeliever he is worse.