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Families

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Naves Topical Index
Family

Of saints:

Blessed
Psalms 128:3; Psalms 128:6

Should be taught God's word
Deuteronomy 4:9-10

Worship God together
1 Corinthians 16:19

Be duly regulated
Proverbs 31:27; 1 Timothy 3:4-5; 1 Timothy 3:12

Live in unity
Genesis 45:24; Psalms 133:1

Live in mutual forbearance
Genesis 50:17-21; Matthew 18:21-22

Rejoice together before God
Deuteronomy 14:26

Deceivers and liars should be removed from
Psalms 101:7

Warned against departing from God
Deuteronomy 29:18

Punishment of irreligious
Jeremiah 10:25

Good, exemplified:

Abraham
Genesis 18:19

Jacob
Genesis 35:2

Joshua
Joshua 24:15

David
2 Samuel 6:20

Job
Job 1:5

Lazarus of Bethany
John 11:1-5

Cornelius
Acts 10:2; Acts 10:33

Lydia
Acts 16:15

Jailer of Philippi
Acts 16:31-34

Crispus
Acts 18:8

Lois
2 Timothy 1:5
Children; Husband; Wife; Orphan; Widow

Instituted
Genesis 2:23-24

Government of
Genesis 3:16; Genesis 18:19; Esther 1:20; Esther 1:22; 1 Corinthians 7:10; 1 Corinthians 11:3; 1 Corinthians 11:7-9; Ephesians 5:22-24; Colossians 3:18; 1 Timothy 3:2; 1 Timothy 3:4-5; 1 Peter 3:1; 1 Peter 3:6

Infelicity in

General references
Proverbs 11:22; Proverbs 12:4; Proverbs 14:1; Proverbs 15:17; Proverbs 18:19; Proverbs 19:13; Proverbs 21:9; Proverbs 25:24; Proverbs 21:19; Proverbs 27:15-16; Proverbs 30:21; Proverbs 30:23

Instances of Infelicity in:

Of Abraham, on account of Hagar
Genesis 16:5; Genesis 21:10-11


Of Isaac, on account of disagreement between Jacob and Esau
Genesis 27:4-46


Of Jacob, bigamic jealousy between Leah and Rachel
Genesis 29:30-34; Genesis 30:1-25


Moses and Zipporah
Exodus 4:25-26


Elkanah, on account of bigamic feuds
1 Samuel 1:4-7


David and Michal
2 Samuel 6:16; 2 Samuel 6:20-23


Ahasuerus, on account of Vashti's refusing to appear before his drunken courtiers
Esther 1:10-22


Persian, domestic customs

General references
Esther 1:10-22
Harem

Religion of the family
Genesis 12:7-8; Genesis 13:3-4; Genesis 17:12-14; Genesis 18:19; Deuteronomy 4:9-10; Deuteronomy 11:19-20; Deuteronomy 12:5-7; Deuteronomy 12:11-12; Joshua 24:15; Psalms 101:2; Jeremiah 7:18; Acts 10:1-6; Acts 10:33; Acts 10:44; Acts 10:47-48; Acts 16:25-34; Acts 18:8; 1 Corinthians 1:16


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Family

FAM'ILY, noun [Latin familia.]

1. The collective body of persons who live in one house and under one head or manager; a household, including parents, children and servants, and as the case may be, lodgers or boarders.

2. Those who descend from one common progenitor; a tribe or race; kindred; lineage. Thus the Israelites were a branch of the family of Abraham; and the descendants of Reuben, of Manasseh, etc., were called their families. The whole human race are the family of Adam, the human family

3. Course of descent; genealogy; line of ancestors.

Go and complain thy family is young.

4. Honorable descent; noble or respectable stock. He is a man of family

5. A collection or union of nations or states.

The states of Europe were, by the prevailing maxims of its policy, closely united in one family

6. In popular language, an order, class or genus of animals or of other natural productions, having something in common, by which they are distinguished from others; as, quadrupeds constitute a family of animals, and we speak of the family or families of plants.