Family Bible Verses

Compiled by The BibleStudyTools Staff on 07/21/2021
Family Bible Verses

Bible Verses About Family - Read verses that give the biblical perspective on subjects relating to families, such as love, difficult relationships, family values, raising children, facing loss and death, and more. God created humans to live as a family unit. He knew that we would have many ups and downs in our family relationships and He provided guidance and wisdom for every situation. No matter what you're facing as a family, God wants to protect and bless your family.

Turn to Scripture for encouragement and inspiration for parenting, sibling dynamics, and extending family relationships. Share these Bible verses with your family to encourage each other and remind them of how much God loves them.

A Prayer for Your Family

Lord, bless my family and children. Give them hearts that follow after you. Give my family the strength to not be afraid. Give them the courage to stand up to what is right. Produce within them an attitude of integrity, giving their lives to giving you glory. Protect each family member under the shadow of your wings. Lord, help us to find our strength in you. Increase our unity and peace as we seek to follow after you. Amen

Download this free PDF  The Power of the Holy Spirit: A Scripture and Prayer Guide to strengthen the faith of your family with the guidance of the Holy Spirit!

Honor your father and mother!
12 “Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the LORD your God is giving you.
Children Heritage
3 Children are a heritage from the LORD, offspring a reward from him.
4 Like arrows in the hands of a warrior are children born in one’s youth.
5 Blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them. They will not be put to shame when they contend with their opponents in court.
Love is Patient, Love is Kind
4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.
5 It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.
6 Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.
7 It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.
3 But I want you to realize that the head of every man is Christ, and the head of the woman is man, and the head of Christ is God.
19 We love because he first loved us.
I'm so thankful for my parents!
20 Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord.
4 He must manage his own family well and see that his children obey him, and he must do so in a manner worthy of full respect.
5 (If anyone does not know how to manage his own family, how can he take care of God’s church?)
1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.
2 “Honor your father and mother”—which is the first commandment with a promise—
8 Anyone who does not provide for their relatives, and especially for their own household, has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
2 He and all his family were devout and God-fearing; he gave generously to those in need and prayed to God regularly.
13 Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.
Your Daily Verse - Colossians 3:18-19
19 Husbands, love your wives and do not be harsh with them.
4 Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.
28 God blessed them and said to them, “Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky and over every living creature that moves on the ground.”
24 That is why a man leaves his father and mother and is united to his wife, and they become one flesh.
19 For I have chosen him, so that he will direct his children and his household after him to keep the way of the LORD by doing what is right and just, so that the LORD will bring about for Abraham what he has promised him.”
33 However, each one of you also must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband.
4 A wife of noble character is her husband’s crown, but a disgraceful wife is like decay in his bones.
I Love my Kids!
6 Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.
10 Though my father and mother forsake me, the LORD will receive me.
My House
15 But if serving the LORD seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your ancestors served beyond the Euphrates, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you are living. But as for me and my household, we will serve the LORD.”
6 These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts.
7 Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.
14 For this reason I kneel before the Father,
15 from whom every family in heaven and on earth derives its name.
20 My son, keep your father’s command and do not forsake your mother’s teaching.
4 For God said, ‘Honor your father and mother’and ‘Anyone who curses their father or mother is to be put to death.’
20 A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish man despises his mother.
8 Listen, my son, to your father’s instruction and do not forsake your mother’s teaching.
John 15:13 - Greater Love
12 My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you.
13 Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.
14 You are my friends if you do what I command.
15 I no longer call you servants, because a servant does not know his master’s business. Instead, I have called you friends, for everything that I learned from my Father I have made known to you.
16 You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you so that you might go and bear fruit—fruit that will last—and so that whatever you ask in my name the Father will give you.
17 This is my command: Love each other.
Psalm 103:17
17 But from everlasting to everlasting the LORD’s love is with those who fear him, and his righteousness with their children’s children—
16 “Honor your father and your mother, as the LORD your God has commanded you, so that you may live long and that it may go well with you in the land the LORD your God is giving you.
29 Whoever brings ruin on their family will inherit only wind, and the fool will be servant to the wise.
27 The greedy bring ruin to their households, but the one who hates bribes will live.
15 She gets up while it is still night; she provides food for her family and portions for her female servants.
16 She considers a field and buys it; out of her earnings she plants a vineyard.
17 She sets about her work vigorously; her arms are strong for her tasks.