Scriptures on Family

Scriptures on Family

Scriptures on Family

If you want to know what Scripture says about family, here are some good Bible verses to get you started.

Do you have questions about any of these, or know of some other Scriptures which talk about family? Leave them in the comment section below.

Exodus 20:12

Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long upon the land which the LORD your God is giving you.

Deuteronomy 5:16

Honor your father and your mother, as the LORD your God has commanded you, that your days may be long, and that it may be well with you in the land which the LORD your God is giving you.

Proverbs 1:8

My son, hear the instruction of your father, And do not forsake the law of your mother.

Proverbs 6:20

My son, keep your father’s command, And do not forsake the law of your mother.

Proverbs 10:1

A wise son makes a glad father, But a foolish son is the grief of his mother.

Proverbs 15:20

A wise son makes a father glad, But a foolish man despises his mother.

Proverbs 30:11

There is a generation that curses its father, And does not bless its mother.

Matthew 15:4

For God commanded, saying, ‘Honor your father and your mother'; and, ‘He who curses father or mother, let him be put to death.’

Ephesians 6:1-2

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother,” which is the first commandment with promise.

Colossians 3:20

Children, obey your parents in all things, for this is well pleasing to the Lord.


Scriptural Books on Family

Here are some helpful books for learning more about what Scripture teaches on the topic of family. Click on a book below to see pricing and reviews.

God, Marriage, and Family
Complete Marriage and Family Reference Guide
The Fulfilled Family
Disciplines of a Godly Family