30 Important Bible Verses About Toxic Family

Proverbs 15:17 – The Gift of Loving Family

“Better a small serving of vegetables with love than a fattened calf with hatred.”

Proverbs 17:17 – True Friends Act as Family

“A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for a time of adversity.”

Matthew 10:37 – Choosing God Over Toxic Family

“Anyone who loves their father or mother more than me is not worthy of me; anyone who loves their son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.”

1 Timothy 5:8 – Supporting Family Responsibilities

“Anyone who does not provide for their relatives, and especially for their own household, has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.”

1 Corinthians 15:33 – Impact of Toxic Company

“Do not be misled: ‘Bad company corrupts good character.’

Proverbs 20:20 – Consequences of Disrespect

“If someone curses their father or mother, their lamp will be snuffed out in pitch darkness.”

Proverbs 22:24-25 – Do Not Associate With Angry People

“Do not make friends with a hot-tempered person, do not associate with one easily angered, or you may learn their ways and get yourself ensnared.”

Matthew 18:15 – Dealing with Conflict in the Family

“If your brother or sister sins, go and point out their fault, just between the two of you. If they listen to you, you have won them over.”

Proverbs 15:18 – Avoiding Strife in the Family

“A hot-tempered person stirs up conflict, but the one who is patient calms a quarrel.”

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Matthew 12:46-50 – Spiritual Family over Biological

“While Jesus was still talking to the crowd, his mother and brothers stood outside, wanting to speak to him. Someone told him, ‘Your mother and brothers are standing outside, wanting to speak to you.’ He replied to him, ‘Who is my mother, and who are my brothers?’ Pointing to his disciples, he said, ‘Here are my mother and my brothers. For whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother.’

Proverbs 11:29 – The Consequences of Creating Strife

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

1 Corinthians 7:15 – Divorce and Toxic Family

“But if the unbeliever leaves, let it be so. The brother or the sister is not bound in such circumstances; God has called us to live in peace.”

Proverbs 12:26 – Righteousness in Choosing Companions

“The righteous choose their friends carefully, but the way of the wicked leads them astray.”

1 Corinthians 13:4-7 – Love and Patience Within the Family

“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.”

Proverbs 22:6 – Raising Children in a Godly Way

“Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.”

Ephesians 6:4 – Fathers And Daughters

“Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.”

Matthew 7:12 – The Golden Rule in Families

“So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.”

Proverbs 10:1 – Wise Son and Grieving Mother

“A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish son brings grief to his mother.”

Proverbs 14:1 – Wise Wife Building Her Home

“The wise woman builds her house, but with her own hands, the foolish one tears hers down.”

Ephesians 4:32 – Forgiveness Within the Family

“Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.”

Proverbs 19:13 – Contentious Wife and Leaking Roof

“A foolish child is a father’s ruin, and a quarrelsome wife is like the constant dripping of a leaky roof.”

Colossians 3:13-14 – Bearing With One Another

“Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.”

Proverbs 23:22 – Paying Attention to Parents’ Words

“Listen to your father, who gave you life, and do not despise your mother when she is old.”

1 Peter 3:7 – Husbands Treating Wives with Respect

“Husbands, in the same way, be considerate as you live with your wives and treat them with respect as the weaker partner and as heirs with you of the gracious gift of life so that nothing will hinder your prayers.”

Proverbs 29:17 – Correcting Children

“Discipline your children, and they will give you peace; they will bring you the delights you desire.”

Ephesians 5:21 – Submitting to One Another

“Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ.”

Proverbs 25:24 – A Constant Dripping on a Rainy Day

“Better to live on a corner of the roof than share a house with a quarrelsome wife.”

Psalm 127:3-5 – Children are a Heritage

“Children are a heritage from the Lord, offspring a reward from him. Like arrows in the hands of a warrior are children born in one’s youth. Blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them.”

Proverbs 31:10-12 – A Wife of Noble Character

“A wife of noble character who can find? She is worth far more than rubies. Her husband has full confidence in her and lacks nothing of value. She brings him good, not harm, all the days of her life.”

Matthew 5:9 – Peacemakers as Children of God

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.”

Proverbs 6:20 – Guidance from Parental Instructions

“My son, keep your father’s command and do not forsake your mother’s teaching.”

Ephesians 6:1-3 – Obeying Parents

“Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. ‘Honor your father and mother’—which is the first commandment with a promise—’so that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth.’

Proverbs 20:7 – Living with Integrity

“The righteous lead blameless lives; blessed are their children after them.”

Matthew 19:19 – Love Your Neighbor as Yourself

“Honor your father and mother,’ and ‘love your neighbor as yourself.

Proverbs 17:6 – Grandparents Delighting in Their Grandchildren

“Children’s children are a crown to the aged, and parents are the pride of their children.”

Deuteronomy 6:6-7 – Teaching Children God’s Commands

“These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.”

Proverbs 4:1-2 – A Father’s Instruction

“Listen, my sons, to a father’s instruction; pay attention and gain understanding. I give you sound learning, so do not forsake my teaching.”

Matthew 7:9-11 – Good Gifts from Parents

“Which of you, if your son asks for bread, will give him a stone? Or if he asks for a fish, will give him a snake? If you, then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good gifts to those who ask him!”

Proverbs 23:24 – The Joyful Father of a Righteous Child

“The father of a righteous child has great joy; a man who fathers a wise son rejoices in him.”

Psalm 103:13 – The Compassion of a Father

“As a father has compassion on his children, so the Lord has compassion on those who fear him.”

John 15:12-13 – Love for One Another

“My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.”

Proverbs 30:17 – Disgrace Brought by Cursing Parents

“The eye that mocks a father, that scorns an aged mother, will be pecked out by the ravens of the valley, will be eaten by the vultures.”

1 Timothy 5:4 – Caring for Widow Family Members

“But if a widow has children or grandchildren, these should learn first of all to put their religion into practice by caring for their own family and so repaying their parents and grandparents, for this is pleasing to God.”

Proverbs 30:11 – Disrespectful and Cursing Children

“There are those who curse their fathers and do not bless their mothers.”

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