25 Bible Verses About Family (ESV)
This is a hand-curated and ranked list of the most relevant Bible verses about Family (ESV). Verses are ranked by number of votes.
Bible Verses About Family
12 “Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the LORD your God is giving you.
6 Train up a child in the way he should go;
even when he is old he will not depart from it.
20 Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord.
1 Timothy 5:8
8 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.
1 Timothy 3:5
5 for if someone does not know how to manage his own household, how will he care for God’s church?
24 Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.
3 Your wife will be like a fruitful vine
within your house;
your children will be like olive shoots
around your table.
15 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.”
3 Behold, children are a heritage from the LORD,
the fruit of the womb a reward.
4 Like arrows in the hand of a warrior
are the children of one’s youth.
5 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.
14 For this reason I bow my knees before the Father, 15 from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named,
12 “This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. 13 Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends. 14 You are my friends if you do what I command you. 15 No longer do I call you servants, for the servant does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for all that I have heard from my Father I have made known to you. 16 You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit and that your fruit should abide, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name, he may give it to you. 17 These things I command you, so that you will love one another.
1 Timothy 3:4
4 He must manage his own household well, with all dignity keeping his children submissive,
20 My son, keep your father’s commandment,
and forsake not your mother’s teaching.
29 Whoever troubles his own household will inherit the wind,
and the fool will be servant to the wise of heart.
31 And they said, “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household.” 32 And they spoke the word of the Lord to him and to all who were in his house. 33 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. 34 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.
20 A wise son makes a glad father,
but a foolish man despises his mother.
1 Peter 3:1
3:1 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,
A Song of Ascents. Of David.
133:1 Behold, how good and pleasant it is
when brothers dwell in unity!
19 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.”
8 Hear, my son, your father’s instruction,
and forsake not your mother’s teaching,
27 Whoever is greedy for unjust gain troubles his own household,
but he who hates bribes will live.
1 Corinthians 11:3
3 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.
2 a devout man who feared God with all his household, gave alms generously to the people, and prayed continually to God.
4 For God commanded, ‘Honor your father and your mother,’ and, ‘Whoever reviles father or mother must surely die.’
16 “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.”