Bible Quotes about Family
There is nothing more important than family. They shape who and what we are. Here are a few Bible quotes about family (All American Standard Version).
And he brought them up into his house, and set food before them, and rejoiced greatly, with all his house, having believed in God.
And all Judah stood before Jehovah, with their little ones, their wives, and their children.
2 Chronicles 20:13
And the ark of God remained with the family of Obed-edom in his house three months: and Jehovah blessed the house of Obed-edom, and all that he had.
1 Chronicles 13:14
Children, obey your parents in all things, for this is well-pleasing in the Lord.
Honor thy father and thy mother, as Jehovah thy God commanded thee; that thy days may be long, and that it may go well with thee, in the land which Jehovah thy God giveth thee.
Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right. Honor thy father and mother (which is the first commandment with promise),
Honor thy father and thy mother, that thy days may be long in the land which Jehovah thy God giveth thee.
And he lifted up his eyes, and saw the women and the children; and said, Who are these with thee? And he said, The children whom God hath graciously given thy servant.
And Jeremiah said unto the house of the Rechabites, Thus saith Jehovah of hosts, the God of Israel: Because ye have obeyed the commandment of Jonadab your father, and kept all his precepts, and done according unto all that he commanded you;
And if it seem evil unto you to serve Jehovah, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve Jehovah.
And he showed them the entrance into the city; and they smote the city with the edge of the sword; but they let the man go and all his family.
And he said unto him, Oh, Lord, wherewith shall I save Israel? behold, my family is the poorest in Manasseh, and I am the least in my father’s house.
And they said unto him, Hold thy peace, lay thy hand upon thy mouth, and go with us, and be to us a father and a priest: is it better for thee to be priest unto the house of one man, or to be priest unto a tribe and a family in Israel?
For God said, Honor thy father and thy mother: and, He that speaketh evil of father or mother, let him die the death.
My son, hear the instruction of thy father, And forsake not the law of thy mother:
My son, keep the commandment of thy father, And forsake not the law of thy mother:
He that troubleth his own house shall inherit the wind; And the foolish shall be servant to the wise of heart.
The wicked are overthrown, and are not; But the house of the righteous shall stand.
A wise son maketh a glad father; But a foolish man despiseth his mother.
He that is greedy of gain troubleth his own house; But he that hateth bribes shall live.
Train up a child in the way he should go, And even when he is old he will not depart from it.
She riseth also while it is yet night, And giveth food to her household, And their task to her maidens. She considereth a field, and buyeth it; With the fruit of her hands she planteth a vineyard. She girdeth her loins with strength, And maketh strong her arms.
But the lovingkindness of Jehovah is from everlasting to everlasting upon them that fear him, And his righteousness unto children’s children;
Lo, children are a heritage of Jehovah; And the fruit of the womb is his reward. As arrows in the hand of a mighty man, So are the children of youth. Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them: They shall not be put to shame, When they speak with their enemies in the gate.
Thy wife shall be as a fruitful vine, In the innermost parts of thy house; Thy children like olive plants, Round about thy table.
For we know that the whole creation groaneth and travaileth in pain together until now. And not only so, but ourselves also, who have the first-fruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for our adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body.
And he said, Who art thou? And she answered, I am Ruth thy handmaid: spread therefore thy skirt over thy handmaid; for thou art a near kinsman.
Then was Abner very wroth for the words of Ish-bosheth, and said, Am I a dog’s head that belongeth to Judah? This day do I show kindness unto the house of Saul thy father, to his brethren, and to his friends, and have not delivered thee into the hand of David; and yet thou chargest me this day with a fault concerning this woman.
2 Samuel 3:8
But if any widow hath children or grandchildren, let them learn first to show piety towards their own family, and to requite their parents: for this is acceptable in the sight of God.
1 Timothy 5:4
But if any provideth not for his own, and specially his own household, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an unbeliever.
1 Timothy 5:8