bible verses about Relationships

Bible Verses About Relationships: Building Strong Bonds with Your Loved Ones

Whether you're looking for marriage guidance, friendship advice, or family support, the Bible offers invaluable insights into how to build strong relationships. From the commandment to love one another to the parables of forgiveness and reconciliation, the Scriptures provide a roadmap for navigating the highs and lows of interpersonal connections. In this webpage, you'll discover a curated selection of Bible verses about relationships, accompanied by reflections and applications for your everyday life. Whether you're facing a conflict with your partner or seeking to deepen your bond with your children, these Scriptures will offer comfort, direction, and hope.

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Relationships in the Bible

90 Bible Scriptures about Relationships

Is not the whole land before thee? separate thyself, I pray thee, from me: if thou wilt take the left hand, then I will go to the right; or if thou depart to the right hand, then I will go to the left.

Genesis, Chapter: 13, Verse: 9

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And he brought back all the goods, and also brought again his brother Lot, and his goods, and the women also, and the people.

Genesis, Chapter: 14, Verse: 16

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And he went in unto Hagar, and she conceived: and when she saw that she had conceived, her mistress was despised in her eyes.

Genesis, Chapter: 16, Verse: 4

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And yet indeed she is my sister; she is the daughter of my father, but not the daughter of my mother; and she became my wife.

Genesis, Chapter: 20, Verse: 12

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And Abraham said unto him, Beware thou that thou bring not my son thither again.

Genesis, Chapter: 24, Verse: 6

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And said, Whose daughter art thou? tell me, I pray thee: is there room in thy father's house for us to lodge in?

Genesis, Chapter: 24, Verse: 23

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And the damsel ran, and told them of her mother's house these things.

Genesis, Chapter: 24, Verse: 28

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And they sent away Rebekah their sister, and her nurse, and Abraham's servant, and his men.

Genesis, Chapter: 24, Verse: 59

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And his mother said unto him, Upon me be thy curse, my son: only obey my voice, and go fetch me them.

Genesis, Chapter: 27, Verse: 13

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And Jacob kissed Rachel, and lifted up his voice, and wept.

Genesis, Chapter: 29, Verse: 11

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And Laban said to him, Surely thou art my bone and my flesh. And he abode with him the space of a month.

Genesis, Chapter: 29, Verse: 14

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And Laban said, It is better that I give her to thee, than that I should give her to another man: abide with me.

Genesis, Chapter: 29, Verse: 19

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And she said unto her, Is it a small matter that thou hast taken my husband? and wouldest thou take away my son's mandrakes also? And Rachel said, Therefore he shall lie with thee to night for thy son's mandrakes.

Genesis, Chapter: 30, Verse: 15

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And Laban said to Jacob, Behold this heap, and behold this pillar, which I have cast betwixt me and thee;

Genesis, Chapter: 31, Verse: 51

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And his soul clave unto Dinah the daughter of Jacob, and he loved the damsel, and spake kindly unto the damsel.

Genesis, Chapter: 34, Verse: 3

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Then will we give our daughters unto you, and we will take your daughters to us, and we will dwell with you, and we will become one people.

Genesis, Chapter: 34, Verse: 16

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But if ye will not hearken unto us, to be circumcised; then will we take our daughter, and we will be gone.

Genesis, Chapter: 34, Verse: 17

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And their words pleased Hamor, and Shechem Hamor's son.

Genesis, Chapter: 34, Verse: 18

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And Joseph knew his brethren, but they knew not him.

Genesis, Chapter: 42, Verse: 8

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Take also your brother, and arise, go again unto the man:

Genesis, Chapter: 43, Verse: 13

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And he fell upon his brother Benjamin's neck, and wept; and Benjamin wept upon his neck.

Genesis, Chapter: 45, Verse: 14

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And Pharaoh's daughter said to her, Go. And the maid went and called the child's mother.

Exodus, Chapter: 2, Verse: 8

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Then Jethro, Moses' father in law, took Zipporah, Moses' wife, after he had sent her back,

Exodus, Chapter: 18, Verse: 2

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And Moses' father in law said unto him, The thing that thou doest is not good.

Exodus, Chapter: 18, Verse: 17

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And Miriam was shut out from the camp seven days: and the people journeyed not till Miriam was brought in again.

Numbers, Chapter: 12, Verse: 15

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Of a foreigner thou mayest exact it again: but that which is thine with thy brother thine hand shall release;

Deuteronomy, Chapter: 15, Verse: 3

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And his mother's brethren spake of him in the ears of all the men of Shechem all these words: and their hearts inclined to follow Abimelech; for they said, He is our brother.

Judges, Chapter: 9, Verse: 3

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And it came to pass afterward, that he loved a woman in the valley of Sorek, whose name was Delilah.

Judges, Chapter: 16, Verse: 4

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And when the man rose up to depart, his father in law urged him: therefore he lodged there again.

Judges, Chapter: 19, Verse: 7

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And they said unto her, Surely we will return with thee unto thy people.

Ruth, Chapter: 1, Verse: 10

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And they lifted up their voice, and wept again: and Orpah kissed her mother in law; but Ruth clave unto her.

Ruth, Chapter: 1, Verse: 14

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And when she came to her mother in law, she said, Who art thou, my daughter? And she told her all that the man had done to her.

Ruth, Chapter: 3, Verse: 16

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And David came to Saul, and stood before him: and he loved him greatly; and he became his armourbearer.

1 Samuel, Chapter: 16, Verse: 21

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Then came all the tribes of Israel to David unto Hebron, and spake, saying, Behold, we are thy bone and thy flesh.

2 Samuel, Chapter: 5, Verse: 1

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And David said, Is there yet any that is left of the house of Saul, that I may shew him kindness for Jonathan's sake?

2 Samuel, Chapter: 9, Verse: 1

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And Azariah the son of Nathan was over the officers: and Zabud the son of Nathan was principal officer, and the king's friend:

1 Kings, Chapter: 4, Verse: 5

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So they girded sackcloth on their loins, and put ropes on their heads, and came to the king of Israel, and said, Thy servant Benhadad saith, I pray thee, let me live. And he said, Is he yet alive? he is my brother.

1 Kings, Chapter: 20, Verse: 32

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And when he was departed thence, he lighted on Jehonadab the son of Rechab coming to meet him: and he saluted him, and said to him, Is thine heart right, as my heart is with thy heart? And Jehonadab answered, It is. If it be, give me thine hand. And he gave him his hand; and he took him up to him into the chariot.

2 Kings, Chapter: 10, Verse: 15

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My kinsfolk have failed, and my familiar friends have forgotten me.

Job, Chapter: 19, Verse: 14

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They are joined one to another, they stick together, that they cannot be sundered.

Job, Chapter: 41, Verse: 17

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Let them be only thine own, and not strangers' with thee.

Proverbs, Chapter: 5, Verse: 17

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A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city: and their contentions are like the bars of a castle.

Proverbs, Chapter: 18, Verse: 19

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Be not a witness against thy neighbour without cause; and deceive not with thy lips.

Proverbs, Chapter: 24, Verse: 28

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Withdraw thy foot from thy neighbour's house; lest he be weary of thee, and so hate thee.

Proverbs, Chapter: 25, Verse: 17

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It is better to dwell in the corner of the housetop, than with a brawling woman and in a wide house.

Proverbs, Chapter: 25, Verse: 24

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Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.

Proverbs, Chapter: 27, Verse: 6

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Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour.

Ecclesiastes, Chapter: 4, Verse: 9

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Again, if two lie together, then they have heat: but how can one be warm alone?

Ecclesiastes, Chapter: 4, Verse: 11

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Which yet my soul seeketh, but I find not: one man among a thousand have I found; but a woman among all those have I not found.

Ecclesiastes, Chapter: 7, Verse: 28

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Can two walk together, except they be agreed?

Amos, Chapter: 3, Verse: 3

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And if ye salute your brethren only, what do ye more than others? do not even the publicans so?

Matthew, Chapter: 5, Verse: 47

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And he stretched forth his hand toward his disciples, and said, Behold my mother and my brethren!

Matthew, Chapter: 12, Verse: 49

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For whosoever shall do the will of my Father which is in heaven, the same is my brother, and sister, and mother.

Matthew, Chapter: 12, Verse: 50

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And he answered them, saying, Who is my mother, or my brethren?

Mark, Chapter: 3, Verse: 33

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And as ye would that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise.

Luke, Chapter: 6, Verse: 31

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The father shall be divided against the son, and the son against the father; the mother against the daughter, and the daughter against the mother; the mother in law against her daughter in law, and the daughter in law against her mother in law.

Luke, Chapter: 12, Verse: 53

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He then lying on Jesus' breast saith unto him, Lord, who is it?

John, Chapter: 13, Verse: 25

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I in them, and thou in me, that they may be made perfect in one; and that the world may know that thou hast sent me, and hast loved them, as thou hast loved me.

John, Chapter: 17, Verse: 23

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When Jesus therefore saw his mother, and the disciple standing by, whom he loved, he saith unto his mother, Woman, behold thy son!

John, Chapter: 19, Verse: 26

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Then saith he to the disciple, Behold thy mother! And from that hour that disciple took her unto his own home.

John, Chapter: 19, Verse: 27

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And the morrow after they entered into Caesarea. And Cornelius waited for them, and had called together his kinsmen and near friends.

Acts, Chapter: 10, Verse: 24

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And he was seen many days of them which came up with him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who are his witnesses unto the people.

Acts, Chapter: 13, Verse: 31

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And they all wept sore, and fell on Paul's neck, and kissed him,

Acts, Chapter: 20, Verse: 37

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Rejoice with them that do rejoice, and weep with them that weep.

Romans, Chapter: 12, Verse: 15

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For none of us liveth to himself, and no man dieth to himself.

Romans, Chapter: 14, Verse: 7

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Wherefore receive ye one another, as Christ also received us to the glory of God.

Romans, Chapter: 15, Verse: 7

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Greet Priscilla and Aquila my helpers in Christ Jesus:

Romans, Chapter: 16, Verse: 3

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Greet Amplias my beloved in the Lord.

Romans, Chapter: 16, Verse: 8

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Salute Tryphena and Tryphosa, who labour in the Lord. Salute the beloved Persis, which laboured much in the Lord.

Romans, Chapter: 16, Verse: 12

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Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned; and avoid them.

Romans, Chapter: 16, Verse: 17

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Timotheus my workfellow, and Lucius, and Jason, and Sosipater, my kinsmen, salute you.

Romans, Chapter: 16, Verse: 21

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But if the unbelieving depart, let him depart. A brother or a sister is not under bondage in such cases: but God hath called us to peace.

1 Corinthians, Chapter: 7, Verse: 15

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For what knowest thou, O wife, whether thou shalt save thy husband? or how knowest thou, O man, whether thou shalt save thy wife?

1 Corinthians, Chapter: 7, Verse: 16

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Nevertheless neither is the man without the woman, neither the woman without the man, in the Lord.

1 Corinthians, Chapter: 11, Verse: 11

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I speak not this to condemn you: for I have said before, that ye are in our hearts to die and live with you.

2 Corinthians, Chapter: 7, Verse: 3

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I desired Titus, and with him I sent a brother. Did Titus make a gain of you? walked we not in the same spirit? walked we not in the same steps?

2 Corinthians, Chapter: 12, Verse: 18

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Greet one another with an holy kiss.

2 Corinthians, Chapter: 13, Verse: 12

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Brethren, I beseech you, be as I am; for I am as ye are: ye have not injured me at all.

Galatians, Chapter: 4, Verse: 12

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But ye know the proof of him, that, as a son with the father, he hath served with me in the gospel.

Philippians, Chapter: 2, Verse: 22

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I beseech Euodias, and beseech Syntyche, that they be of the same mind in the Lord.

Philippians, Chapter: 4, Verse: 2

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All the saints salute you, chiefly they that are of Caesar's household.

Philippians, Chapter: 4, Verse: 22

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But we, brethren, being taken from you for a short time in presence, not in heart, endeavoured the more abundantly to see your face with great desire.

1 Thessalonians, Chapter: 2, Verse: 17

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Rebuke not an elder, but intreat him as a father; and the younger men as brethren;

1 Timothy, Chapter: 5, Verse: 1

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The elder women as mothers; the younger as sisters, with all purity.

1 Timothy, Chapter: 5, Verse: 2

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I beseech thee for my son Onesimus, whom I have begotten in my bonds:

Philemon, Chapter: 1, Verse: 10

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Whom I have sent again: thou therefore receive him, that is, mine own bowels:

Philemon, Chapter: 1, Verse: 12

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Not now as a servant, but above a servant, a brother beloved, specially to me, but how much more unto thee, both in the flesh, and in the Lord?

Philemon, Chapter: 1, Verse: 16

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If thou count me therefore a partner, receive him as myself.

Philemon, Chapter: 1, Verse: 17

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The elder unto the wellbeloved Gaius, whom I love in the truth.

3 John, Chapter: 1, Verse: 1

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But I trust I shall shortly see thee, and we shall speak face to face. Peace be to thee. Our friends salute thee. Greet the friends by name.

3 John, Chapter: 1, Verse: 14

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