Bible verses about Family

That is why a man leaves his father and mother and is united with his wife, and they become one. – Genesis 2:24 (Good News Translation)

And for this reason a man will leave his father and mother and unite with his wife, – Mark 10:7 (Good News Translation)

Adam named his wife Eve, because she was the mother of all human beings. – Genesis 3:20 (Good News Translation)

For this reason I fall on my knees before the Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth receives its true name. – Ephesians 3:14-15 (Good News Translation)

Point your kids in the right direction— when they’re old they won’t be lost. – Proverbs 22:6 (The Message)

Listen, my son, to your father’s instruction and do not forsake your mother’s teaching. – Proverbs 1:8 (Today’s New International Version)

Children, it is your Christian duty to[a] obey your parents, for this is the right thing to do. Respect your father and mother is the first commandment that has a promise added: so that all may go well with you, and you may live a long time in the land. – Ephesians 6:1-3 (Good News Translation)

A rod and reproof impart wisdom, but a child who is unrestrained brings shame to his mother. Proverbs 29:15 (NET Bible)

Correction and discipline are good for children. If they have their own way, they will make their mothers ashamed of them. – Proverbs 29:15 (Good News Translation)

Whoever does not care for his own relatives, especially his own family members, has turned against the faith and is worse than someone who does not believe in God. – 1 Timothy 5:8 (New Century Version)

If anyone doesn’t take care of his own relatives, especially his immediate family, he has denied the Christian faith and is worse than an unbeliever. – 1 Timothy 5:8 (GOD’S WORD Translation)

Listen to your father; without him you would not exist. When your mother is old, show her your appreciation. – Proverbs 23:22 (Good News Translation)

Only a shameful, disgraceful person would mistreat his father or turn his mother away from his home. – Proverbs 19:26 (Good News Translation)

Respect your father and your mother, as I, the Lord your God, command you, so that all may go well with you and so that you may live a long time in the land that I am giving you. – Deuteronomy 5:16 (Good News Translation)

I will bless those who bless you, and whoever curses you, I will curse. Through you every family on earth will be blessed.” – Genesis 12:3 (GOD’S WORD Translation)

Joseph also provided his father, his brothers, and all his father’s family with food based on the number of children they had. – Genesis 47:12 (GOD’S WORD Translation)

The priest must figure out the field’s value until the jubilee year. You will pay its value on that day as something holy, belonging to the Lord. In the jubilee year the field will go back to the person from whom it was bought, to whom it belongs as family property. – Leviticus 27:23-25 (GOD’S WORD Translation)

Never let a family’s handmill for grinding flour—or even part of a handmill—be taken to guarantee a loan. The family wouldn’t be able to prepare food in order to stay alive. – Deuteronomy 24:6 (GOD’S WORD Translation)

She does not fear for her family when it snows because her whole family has a double layer of clothing. – Proverbs 31:21 (GOD’S WORD Translation)

She keeps a close eye on the conduct of her family, and she does not eat the bread of idleness. – Proverbs 31:27 (GOD’S WORD Translation)

Be devoted to each other like a loving family. Excel in showing respect for each other. – Romans 12:10 (GOD’S WORD Translation)

Whenever we have the opportunity, we have to do what is good for everyone, especially for the family of believers. – Galatians 6:10 (GOD’S WORD Translation)

The children or grandchildren of a widow must first learn to respect their own family by repaying their parents. This is pleasing in God’s sight. – 1 Timothy 5:4 (GOD’S WORD Translation)

So an elder must be a man whose life is above reproach. He must be faithful to his wife. He must exercise self-control, live wisely, and have a good reputation. He must enjoy having guests in his home, and he must be able to teach. He must not be a heavy drinker[b] or be violent. He must be gentle, not quarrelsome, and not love money. He must manage his own family well, having children who respect and obey him. For if a man cannot manage his own household, how can he take care of God’s church? – -1 Timothy 3:2-5 (New Living Translation)

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