Marriage and Family

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Words relevant to this subject:  bride, bridegroom, child, children, daughter, family, father, house, household, husband, marriage, mother, orphan, son, widow, wife, wives

The list of words above and the list of verses below are selective and representative, not exhaustive.

Matthew 5:27-32

Matthew 19:3-12

Mark 10:2-12

Luke 16:18

Acts 3:25 (quoting Genesis 12:3)  –  “…’AND IN YOUR SEED ALL THE FAMILIES OF THE EARTH SHALL BE BLESSED.'”

Romans 7:1-3

1 Corinthians 5:1-13

1 Corinthians 6:9-11

1 Corinthians 7:1-40

Ephesians 5:22-6:4

Colossians 3:18-21

2 Thessalonians 3:10  –  “…if anyone is not willing to work, then he is not to eat, either.”  –  Refer also to 2 Thessalonians 3:8 where Paul refers to the good example he had set for these believers.

1 Timothy 2:1, 2  –  “First of all, then, I urge that entreaties and prayers, petitions and thanksgivings, be made…so that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity.”
1 Timothy 2:8  –  “…I want the men in every place to pray…”
1 Timothy 2:15  –  “But women will be preserved through the bearing of children…”
1 Timothy 3:1-6  –  “…but if a man does not know how to manage his own household…”
1 Timothy 3:7-13  –  “…Deacons must be husbands of only one wife, and good managers of their children and their own households…”

1 Timothy 5:3-16  –  “…they must first learn to practice piety in regard to their own family and to make some return to their parents…But if anyone does not provide for his own, and especially for those of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever…”

Titus 1:5-6

Titus 2:3-5

Hebrews 11:7  –  “By faith Noah…prepared an ark for the salvation of his household…”

Hebrews 12:7-11

Hebrews 13:4

James 1:27

1 Peter 3:1-7  –  “…you wives…you husbands in the same way…”

Revelation 21:2


Genesis 1:27, 28  –  “God blessed them; and God said to them, ‘Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it; and rule over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the sky and over every living thing that moves on the earth.'”

Genesis 9:1  –  “And God blessed Noah and his sons and said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth.”

Genesis 12:1-3  –  “…and in you all the families of the earth will be blessed.”

Exodus 20:12

Deuteronomy 5:16

Job 1:1-5

Psalm 113:9  –  “He makes the barren woman abide in the house as a joyful mother of children…”

Malachi 4:6  – “He will restore the hearts of the fathers to their children and the hearts of the children to their fathers…”

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