Bible Verses About Family - Scripture For Solving Family Problems
- Rachel Dawson
- 2018 Jul 24
What does the Bible say about the meaning of Family? The significance of our relationship with family is regularly mentioned in scripture. Through the difficult and intense moments in our life, it is our family, similarly to God, that can provide comfort and reassurance. And moreover, when the members of our family are going through hardships we can provide assistance to them. In essence, the family should be a symbiotic support system that strengthens and encourages each of its members. Unfortunately, this is commonly not the case as we've seen a general breakdown of the family over the past couple of generations. Discover why we should appreciate our family and how to resolve kindred problems with this collection of Bible Verses.
Bible Verses on the Importance of Family
Proverbs 22:6 ESV
Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.
Genesis 2:24 ESV
Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.
Psalm 128:3 ESV
Your wife will be like a fruitful vine within your house; your children will be like olive shoots around your table.
Joshua 24:15 ESV
And if it is evil in your eyes to serve the Lord, choose this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your fathers served in the region beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you dwell. But as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.”
1 Timothy 3:4 ESV
He must manage his own household well, with all dignity keeping his children submissive,
Ephesians 3:14-15 ESV
For this reason I bow my knees before the Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named,
Psalm 127:3-5 ESV
Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the children of one's youth. Blessed is the man who fills his quiver with them! He shall not be put to shame when he speaks with his enemies in the gate.
1 Peter 3:1 ESV
Likewise, wives, be subject to your own husbands, so that even if some do not obey the word, they may be won without a word by the conduct of their wives,
Ephesians 6:4 ESV
Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.
Ephesians 5:21 ESV
Submitting to one another out of reverence for Christ.
Healing the Family with Scripture
1 Timothy 5:8 ESV
But if anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for members of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
Acts 16:31-34 ESV
And they said, “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household.” And they spoke the word of the Lord to him and to all who were in his house. And he took them the same hour of the night and washed their wounds; and he was baptized at once, he and all his family. Then he brought them up into his house and set food before them. And he rejoiced along with his entire household that he had believed in God.
Ephesians 5:25 ESV
Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her,
Proverbs 6:20 ESV
My son, keep your father's commandment, and forsake not your mother's teaching.
Ephesians 6:1-3 ESV
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise), “that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.”
Ephesians 5:33 ESV
However, let each one of you love his wife as himself, and let the wife see that she respects her husband.
Colossians 3:19 ESV
Husbands, love your wives, and do not be harsh with them.
Genesis 18:19 ESV
For I have chosen him, that he may command his children and his household after him to keep the way of the Lord by doing righteousness and justice, so that the Lord may bring to Abraham what he has promised him.”
Ephesians 6:1-2 ESV
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise),
Proverbs 11:29 ESV
Whoever troubles his own household will inherit the wind, and the fool will be servant to the wise of heart.
Family in the Bible
Exodus 20:12 ESV
“Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.
Malachi 2:16 ESV
“For the man who does not love his wife but divorces her, says the Lord, the God of Israel, covers his garment with violence, says the Lord of hosts. So guard yourselves in your spirit, and do not be faithless.”
1 Peter 3:7 ESV
Likewise, husbands, live with your wives in an understanding way, showing honor to the woman as the weaker vessel, since they are heirs with you of the grace of life, so that your prayers may not be hindered.
Ephesians 6:1-4 ESV
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise), “that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.” Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.
1 Corinthians 13:13 ESV
So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.
Ephesians 6:1 ESV
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.
Proverbs 15:20 ESV
A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish man despises his mother.
Proverbs 15:17 ESV
Better is a dinner of herbs where love is than a fattened ox and hatred with it.
1 Corinthians 11:3 ESV
But I want you to understand that the head of every man is Christ, the head of a wife is her husband, and the head of Christ is God.
Psalm 103:17 ESV
But the steadfast love of the Lord is from everlasting to everlasting on those who fear him, and his righteousness to children's children,
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