In the beginning, God established a family called “Adam and Eve.” He blessed them and gave them authority.
Jesus Christ also taught about Family during his time on earth. He taught us how having a home is essential to God’s plan.
Every Family built with Jesus at the center of it is bound to be strong, prosperous, and filled with love.
The Bible verses about home and Family can bring comfort, direction, and hope, whether you’re looking for ideas or pointers on improving your family bonds.
Does The Bible Talk About Family?
A family is a group of two or more persons united by blood, marriage, adoption, and living together.
There are two major family types: the nuclear and extended Family.
The Nuclear family has just a man and his wife with their children, while the extended Family consists of a man, his wife, children, grandchildren, cousins, nephews, etc.
Bible Verses About Home And Family
The Bible contains a lot of knowledge that can assist us in creating strong, healthy, and loving families, ranging from tales of family ties and relationships to helpful parenting guidance and home maintenance tips.
Here are some Bible verses about home and Family, highlighting essential things we should know to have a great family.
1 Peter 3:1 (ESV) – Wives Must Submit To Their Husbands
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,
Genesis 18:19 (ESV) – Every Family Must Be Led In The Way Of The Lord
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.”
Psalm 133:1 (ESV) – It’s Good For Families To Dwell Together
A Song of Ascents. Of David. Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity!
Proverbs 1:8 (ESV) – Children Should Listen To Their Parents
Hear, my son, your father’s instruction, and forsake not your mother’s teaching,
Proverbs 15:27 (ESV) – Don’t Be Greedy
Whoever is greedy for unjust gain troubles his own household, but he who hates bribes will live.
1 John 4:19 (ESV) – Love God
We love because he first loved us.
1 Corinthians 13:1-5 (ESV) – We must Live in Love
If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
If I give away all I have, and if I deliver up my body to be burned, but have not love, I gain nothing. Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; …
1 Corinthians 11:3 (ESV) – God is The Head of All
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.
Acts 10:2 (ESV) – Make Your Household Devoted to God
A devout man who feared God with all his household, gave alms generously to the people, and prayed continually to God.
1 Peter 3:7 (ESV) – Husbands Should Live Peaceably With Their Wives
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.
Psalm 103:17-18 (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, to those who keep his covenant and remember to do his commandments.
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.”
Matthew 15:4 (ESV)
For God commanded, ‘Honor your father and your mother,’ and, ‘Whoever reviles father or mother must surely die.’
Proverbs 15:17 (ESV)
Better is a dinner of herbs where love is than a fattened ox and hatred with it.
Colossians 3:1-4 (ESV)
If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. When Christ who is your life appears, then you also will appear with him in glory. Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry. …
Proverbs 18:24 (ESV)
A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.
Proverbs 12:4 (ESV)
An excellent wife is the crown of her husband, but she who brings shame is like rottenness in his bones.
Proverbs 13:22 (ESV)
A good man leaves an inheritance to his children’s children, but the sinner’s wealth is laid up for the righteous.
2 Corinthians 6:18 (ESV)
And I will be a father to you, and you shall be sons and daughters to me, says the Lord Almighty.”
Genesis 1:28 (ESV)
And God blessed them. And God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it, and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over every living thing that moves on the earth.”
Psalm 27:10 (ESV)
For my father and my mother have forsaken me, but the Lord will take me in.
Proverbs 14:1 (ESV)
The wisest of women builds her house, but folly with her own hands tears it down.
Acts 18:8 (ESV)
Crispus, the ruler of the synagogue, believed in the Lord, together with his entire household. And many of the Corinthians hearing Paul believed and were baptized.
Psalm 1:1-6 (ESV)
Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; but his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night. He is like a tree planted by streams of water that yields its fruit in its season, and its leaf does not wither. In all that he does, he prospers. The wicked are not so, but are like chaff that the wind drives away. Therefore the wicked will not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous; …
1 Timothy 3:12 (ESV)
Let deacons each be the husband of one wife, managing their children and their own households well.
Romans 8:15 (ESV)
For you did not receive the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received the Spirit of adoption as sons, by whom we cry, “Abba! Father!”
Job 17:1-5 (ESV)
“My spirit is broken; my days are extinct; the graveyard is ready for me. Surely there are mockers about me, and my eye dwells on their provocation. “Lay down a pledge for me with you; who is there who will put up security for me? Since you have closed their hearts to understanding, therefore you will not let them triumph. He who informs against his friends to get a share of their property— the eyes of his children will fail. …
1 Timothy 5:1-5 (ESV)
Do not rebuke an older man but encourage him as you would a father, younger men as brothers, older women as mothers, younger women as sisters, in all purity.
Honor widows who are truly widows. But if a widow has children or grandchildren, let them first learn to show godliness to their own household and to make some return to their parents, for this is pleasing in the sight of God. She who is truly a widow, left all alone, has set her hope on God and continues in supplications and prayers night and day, …
1 Kings 8:57 (ESV)
The Lord our God be with us, as he was with our fathers. May he not leave us or forsake us,
Genesis 30:22-24 (ESV)
Then God remembered Rachel, and God listened to her and opened her womb. She conceived and bore a son and said, “God has taken away my reproach.” And she called his name Joseph, saying, “May the Lord add to me another son!”
Romans 12:9 (ESV)
Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good.
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.
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.
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.
Colossians 3:20 (ESV)
Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord.
1 Timothy 3:5 (ESV)
For if someone does not know how to manage his own household, how will he care for God’s church?
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.”
Families are dear to God because God created man in His image and likeness. God wants everything good and beautiful to happen to families.
It is essential that families live together in the love of God, hon our each other, and serve as Christ’s ambassador on earth.
The enemy is always out to attack families. Therefore, families should be firmly rooted in God and His word.