20 Bible Verses That Will Make You Appreciate the Significance of Family

“Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord.”  Colossians 3:20

“Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother”, which is the first commandment with a promise.”   Ephesians 6:1-2

“But from everlasting to everlasting the LORD’s love is with those who fear him, and his righteousness with their children’s children.”  Psalm 103:17

“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.”  Deuteronomy 5:16

“Whoever brings ruin on their family will inherit only wind, and the fool will be servant to the wise.”  Proverbs 11:29

“The greedy bring ruin to their households, but the one who hates bribes will live.”  Proverbs 15:27

“She gets up while it is still night; she provides food for her family and portions for her female servants. She considers a field and buys it; out of her earnings she plants a vineyard. She sets about her work vigorously; her arms are strong for her tasks.”  Proverbs 31:15-17

From these and other Bible verses about family we learn that the family is one of the very best and most important things in life.

God places a great deal of importance on the family.  Here are 20 Bible verses about family.

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Bob Ditmer
Bob Ditmer has worked in Christian media for more than 20 years including positions with Ravi Zacharias International Ministries and Focus on the Family.