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• Blessed

PSALM 128:3,6Verses in the Bible

  • 3 Thy wife shall be as a fruitful vine by the sides of thine house: thy children like olive plants round about thy table.
    Psalm 128:3 Meaning

• Should Be Taught God's Word

DEUTERONOMY 4:9,10Verses in the Bible

  • 9 Only take heed to thyself, and keep thy soul diligently, lest thou forget the things which thine eyes have seen, and lest they depart from thy heart all the days of thy life: but teach them thy sons, and thy sons' sons;
    Deuteronomy 4:9 Meaning
  • 10 Specially the day that thou stoodest before the Lord thy God in Horeb, when the Lord said unto me, Gather me the people together, and I will make them hear my words, that they may learn to fear me all the days that they shall live upon the earth, and that they may teach their children.
    Deuteronomy 4:10 Meaning

• Worship God Together

1 CORINTHIANS 16:19In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 19 The churches of Asia salute you. Aquila and Priscilla salute you much in the Lord, with the church that is in their house.

• Be Duly Regulated

PROVERBS 31:27In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 27 She looketh well to the ways of her household, and eateth not the bread of idleness.

1 TIMOTHY 3:4,5,12Verses in the Bible

  • 4 One that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity;
    1 Timothy 3:4 Meaning
  • 5 (For if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?)
    1 Timothy 3:5 Meaning
  • 12 Let the deacons be the husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well.
    1 Timothy 3:12 Meaning

• Live in Unity

GENESIS 45:24In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 24 So he sent his brethren away, and they departed: and he said unto them, See that ye fall not out by the way.

PSALM 133:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!

• Live in Mutual Forbearance

GENESIS 50:17-21Verses in the Bible

  • 17 So shall ye say unto Joseph, Forgive, I pray thee now, the trespass of thy brethren, and their sin; for they did unto thee evil: and now, we pray thee, forgive the trespass of the servants of the God of thy father. And Joseph wept when they spake unto him.
    Genesis 50:17 Meaning
  • 18 And his brethren also went and fell down before his face; and they said, Behold, we be thy servants.
    Genesis 50:18 Meaning
  • 19 And Joseph said unto them, Fear not: for am I in the place of God?
    Genesis 50:19 Meaning
  • 20 But as for you, ye thought evil against me; but God meant it unto good, to bring to pass, as it is this day, to save much people alive.
    Genesis 50:20 Meaning
  • 21 Now therefore fear ye not: I will nourish you, and your little ones. And he comforted them, and spake kindly unto them.
    Genesis 50:21 Meaning

MATTHEW 18:21,22Verses in the Bible

  • 21 Then came Peter to him, and said, Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? till seven times?
    Matthew 18:21 Meaning
  • 22 Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto thee, Until seven times: but, Until seventy times seven.
    Matthew 18:22 Meaning

• Rejoice Together Before God

DEUTERONOMY 14:26In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 26 And thou shalt bestow that money for whatsoever thy soul lusteth after, for oxen, or for sheep, or for wine, or for strong drink, or for whatsoever thy soul desireth: and thou shalt eat there before the Lord thy God, and thou shalt rejoice, thou, and thine household,

• Deceivers and Liars Should Be Removed from

PSALM 101:7In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 7 He that worketh deceit shall not dwell within my house: he that telleth lies shall not tarry in my sight.

• Warned Against Departing from God

DEUTERONOMY 29:18In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 18 Lest there should be among you man, or woman, or family, or tribe, whose heart turneth away this day from the Lord our God, to go and serve the gods of these nations; lest there should be among you a root that beareth gall and wormwood;

• Punishment of Irreligious

JEREMIAH 10:25In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 25 Pour out thy fury upon the heathen that know thee not, and upon the families that call not on thy name: for they have eaten up Jacob, and devoured him, and consumed him, and have made his habitation desolate.

Good,Exemplified


• Abraham

GENESIS 18:19In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 19 For I know him, that he will command his children and his household after him, and they shall keep the way of the Lord, to do justice and judgment; that the Lord may bring upon Abraham that which he hath spoken of him.

• Jacob

GENESIS 35:2In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 2 Then Jacob said unto his household, and to all that were with him, Put away the strange gods that are among you, and be clean, and change your garments:

• Joshua

JOSHUA 24:15In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 15 And if it seem evil unto you to serve the Lord, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.

• David

2 SAMUEL 6:20In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 20 Then David returned to bless his household. And Michal the daughter of Saul came out to meet David, and said, How glorious was the king of Israel to day, who uncovered himself to day in the eyes of the handmaids of his servants, as one of the vain fellows shamelessly uncovereth himself!

JOB 1:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 And it was so, when the days of their feasting were gone about, that Job sent and sanctified them, and rose up early in the morning, and offered burnt offerings according to the number of them all: for Job said, It may be that my sons have sinned, and cursed God in their hearts. Thus did Job continually.

• Lazarus of Bethany

JOHN 11:1-5Verses in the Bible

  • 1 Now a certain man was sick, named Lazarus, of Bethany, the town of Mary and her sister Martha.
    John 11:1 Meaning
  • 2 (It was that Mary which anointed the Lord with ointment, and wiped his feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was sick.)
    John 11:2 Meaning
  • 3 Therefore his sisters sent unto him, saying, Lord, behold, he whom thou lovest is sick.
    John 11:3 Meaning
  • 4 When Jesus heard that, he said, This sickness is not unto death, but for the glory of God, that the Son of God might be glorified thereby.
    John 11:4 Meaning
  • 5 Now Jesus loved Martha, and her sister, and Lazarus.
    John 11:5 Meaning

• Cornelius

ACTS 10:2,33Verses in the Bible

  • 2 A devout man, and one that feared God with all his house, which gave much alms to the people, and prayed to God alway.
    Acts 10:2 Meaning
  • 33 Immediately therefore I sent to thee; and thou hast well done that thou art come. Now therefore are we all here present before God, to hear all things that are commanded thee of God.
    Acts 10:33 Meaning

• Lydia

ACTS 16:15In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 15 And when she was baptized, and her household, she besought us, saying, If ye have judged me to be faithful to the Lord, come into my house, and abide there. And she constrained us.

• Jailor of Philippi

ACTS 16:31-34Verses in the Bible

  • 31 And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house.
    Acts 16:31 Meaning
  • 32 And they spake unto him the word of the Lord, and to all that were in his house.
    Acts 16:32 Meaning
  • 33 And he took them the same hour of the night, and washed their stripes; and was baptized, he and all his, straightway.
    Acts 16:33 Meaning
  • 34 And when he had brought them into his house, he set meat before them, and rejoiced, believing in God with all his house.
    Acts 16:34 Meaning

• Crispus

ACTS 18:8In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 8 And Crispus, the chief ruler of the synagogue, believed on the Lord with all his house; and many of the Corinthians hearing believed, and were baptized.

• Lois

2 TIMOTHY 1:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 When I call to remembrance the unfeigned faith that is in thee, which dwelt first in thy grandmother Lois, and thy mother Eunice; and I am persuaded that in thee also.

• See Children

• See Husband

• See Wife

• See Orphan

• See Widow

Instituted

GENESIS 2:23,24Verses in the Bible

  • 23 And Adam said, This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man.
    Genesis 2:23 Meaning
  • 24 Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.
    Genesis 2:24 Meaning

Government of

GENESIS 3:16In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 16 Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee.

GENESIS 18:19In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 19 For I know him, that he will command his children and his household after him, and they shall keep the way of the Lord, to do justice and judgment; that the Lord may bring upon Abraham that which he hath spoken of him.

ESTHER 1:20,22Verses in the Bible

  • 20 And when the king's decree which he shall make shall be published throughout all his empire, (for it is great,) all the wives shall give to their husbands honour, both to great and small.
    Esther 1:20 Meaning
  • 21 And the saying pleased the king and the princes; and the king did according to the word of Memucan:
    Esther 1:21 Meaning
  • 22 For he sent letters into all the king's provinces, into every province according to the writing thereof, and to every people after their language, that every man should bear rule in his own house, and that it should be published according to the language of every people.
    Esther 1:22 Meaning

1 CORINTHIANS 7:10In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 10 And unto the married I command, yet not I, but the Lord, Let not the wife depart from her husband:

1 CORINTHIANS 11:3,7-9Verses in the Bible

  • 3 But I would have you know, that the head of every man is Christ; and the head of the woman is the man; and the head of Christ is God.
    1 Corinthians 11:3 Meaning

EPHESIANS 5:22-24Verses in the Bible

  • 22 Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.
    Ephesians 5:22 Meaning
  • 23 For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the saviour of the body.
    Ephesians 5:23 Meaning
  • 24 Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in every thing.
    Ephesians 5:24 Meaning

COLOSSIANS 3:18In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 18 Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as it is fit in the Lord.

1 TIMOTHY 3:2,4,5Verses in the Bible

  • 2 A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach;
    1 Timothy 3:2 Meaning
  • 4 One that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity;
    1 Timothy 3:4 Meaning
  • 5 (For if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?)
    1 Timothy 3:5 Meaning

1 PETER 3:1,6Verses in the Bible

  • 1 Likewise, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word, they also may without the word be won by the conversation of the wives;
    1 Peter 3:1 Meaning
  • 6 Even as Sara obeyed Abraham, calling him lord: whose daughters ye are, as long as ye do well, and are not afraid with any amazement.
    1 Peter 3:6 Meaning

Infelicity in

PROVERBS 11:22In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 22 As a jewel of gold in a swine's snout, so is a fair woman which is without discretion.

PROVERBS 12:4In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 4 A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband: but she that maketh ashamed is as rottenness in his bones.

PROVERBS 14:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 Every wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands.

PROVERBS 15:17In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 17 Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, than a stalled ox and hatred therewith.

PROVERBS 18:19In the Bible Verse Meaning

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

PROVERBS 19:13In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 13 A foolish son is the calamity of his father: and the contentions of a wife are a continual dropping.

PROVERBS 21:9,19Verses in the Bible

  • 9 It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop, than with a brawling woman in a wide house.
    Proverbs 21:9 Meaning
  • 19 It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and an angry woman.
    Proverbs 21:19 Meaning

PROVERBS 25:24In the Bible Verse Meaning

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

PROVERBS 27:15,16Verses in the Bible

  • 15 A continual dropping in a very rainy day and a contentious woman are alike.
    Proverbs 27:15 Meaning
  • 16 Whosoever hideth her hideth the wind, and the ointment of his right hand, which bewrayeth itself.
    Proverbs 27:16 Meaning

PROVERBS 30:21,23Verses in the Bible

Instances of Infelicity in



• Of Abraham, on Account of Hagar

GENESIS 16:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 And Sarai said unto Abram, My wrong be upon thee: I have given my maid into thy bosom; and when she saw that she had conceived, I was despised in her eyes: the Lord judge between me and thee.

GENESIS 21:10,11Verses in the Bible

  • 10 Wherefore she said unto Abraham, Cast out this bondwoman and her son: for the son of this bondwoman shall not be heir with my son, even with Isaac.
    Genesis 21:10 Meaning
  • 11 And the thing was very grievous in Abraham's sight because of his son.
    Genesis 21:11 Meaning

• Of Isaac, on Account of the Disagreement Between Jacob and Esau

GENESIS 27:4-46Verses in the Bible

  • 4 And make me savoury meat, such as I love, and bring it to me, that I may eat; that my soul may bless thee before I die.
    Genesis 27:4 Meaning
  • 5 And Rebekah heard when Isaac spake to Esau his son. And Esau went to the field to hunt for venison, and to bring it.
    Genesis 27:5 Meaning
  • 6 And Rebekah spake unto Jacob her son, saying, Behold, I heard thy father speak unto Esau thy brother, saying,
    Genesis 27:6 Meaning
  • 7 Bring me venison, and make me savoury meat, that I may eat, and bless thee before the Lord before my death.
    Genesis 27:7 Meaning
  • 8 Now therefore, my son, obey my voice according to that which I command thee.
    Genesis 27:8 Meaning
  • 9 Go now to the flock, and fetch me from thence two good kids of the goats; and I will make them savoury meat for thy father, such as he loveth:
    Genesis 27:9 Meaning
  • 10 And thou shalt bring it to thy father, that he may eat, and that he may bless thee before his death.
    Genesis 27:10 Meaning
  • 11 And Jacob said to Rebekah his mother, Behold, Esau my brother is a hairy man, and I am a smooth man:
    Genesis 27:11 Meaning
  • 12 My father peradventure will feel me, and I shall seem to him as a deceiver; and I shall bring a curse upon me, and not a blessing.
    Genesis 27:12 Meaning
  • 13 And his mother said unto him, Upon me be thy curse, my son: only obey my voice, and go fetch me them.
    Genesis 27:13 Meaning
  • 14 And he went, and fetched, and brought them to his mother: and his mother made savoury meat, such as his father loved.
    Genesis 27:14 Meaning
  • 15 And Rebekah took goodly raiment of her eldest son Esau, which were with her in the house, and put them upon Jacob her younger son:
    Genesis 27:15 Meaning
  • 16 And she put the skins of the kids of the goats upon his hands, and upon the smooth of his neck:
    Genesis 27:16 Meaning
  • 17 And she gave the savoury meat and the bread, which she had prepared, into the hand of her son Jacob.
    Genesis 27:17 Meaning
  • 18 And he came unto his father, and said, My father: and he said, Here am I; who art thou, my son?
    Genesis 27:18 Meaning
  • 19 And Jacob said unto his father, I am Esau thy firstborn; I have done according as thou badest me: arise, I pray thee, sit and eat of my venison, that thy soul may bless me.
    Genesis 27:19 Meaning
  • 20 And Isaac said unto his son, How is it that thou hast found it so quickly, my son? And he said, Because the Lord thy God brought it to me.
    Genesis 27:20 Meaning
  • 21 And Isaac said unto Jacob, Come near, I pray thee, that I may feel thee, my son, whether thou be my very son Esau or not.
    Genesis 27:21 Meaning
  • 22 And Jacob went near unto Isaac his father; and he felt him, and said, The voice is Jacob's voice, but the hands are the hands of Esau.
    Genesis 27:22 Meaning
  • 23 And he discerned him not, because his hands were hairy, as his brother Esau's hands: so he blessed him.
    Genesis 27:23 Meaning
  • 24 And he said, Art thou my very son Esau? And he said, I am.
    Genesis 27:24 Meaning
  • 25 And he said, Bring it near to me, and I will eat of my son's venison, that my soul may bless thee. And he brought it near to him, and he did eat: and he brought him wine, and he drank.
    Genesis 27:25 Meaning
  • 26 And his father Isaac said unto him, Come near now, and kiss me, my son.
    Genesis 27:26 Meaning
  • 27 And he came near, and kissed him: and he smelled the smell of his raiment, and blessed him, and said, See, the smell of my son is as the smell of a field which the Lord hath blessed:
    Genesis 27:27 Meaning
  • 28 Therefore God give thee of the dew of heaven, and the fatness of the earth, and plenty of corn and wine:
    Genesis 27:28 Meaning
  • 29 Let people serve thee, and nations bow down to thee: be lord over thy brethren, and let thy mother's sons bow down to thee: cursed be every one that curseth thee, and blessed be he that blesseth thee.
    Genesis 27:29 Meaning
  • 30 And it came to pass, as soon as Isaac had made an end of blessing Jacob, and Jacob was yet scarce gone out from the presence of Isaac his father, that Esau his brother came in from his hunting.
    Genesis 27:30 Meaning
  • 31 And he also had made savoury meat, and brought it unto his father, and said unto his father, Let my father arise, and eat of his son's venison, that thy soul may bless me.
    Genesis 27:31 Meaning
  • 32 And Isaac his father said unto him, Who art thou? And he said, I am thy son, thy firstborn Esau.
    Genesis 27:32 Meaning
  • 33 And Isaac trembled very exceedingly, and said, Who? where is he that hath taken venison, and brought it me, and I have eaten of all before thou camest, and have blessed him? yea, and he shall be blessed.
    Genesis 27:33 Meaning
  • 34 And when Esau heard the words of his father, he cried with a great and exceeding bitter cry, and said unto his father, Bless me, even me also, O my father.
    Genesis 27:34 Meaning
  • 35 And he said, Thy brother came with subtilty, and hath taken away thy blessing.
    Genesis 27:35 Meaning
  • 36 And he said, Is not he rightly named Jacob? for he hath supplanted me these two times: he took away my birthright; and, behold, now he hath taken away my blessing. And he said, Hast thou not reserved a blessing for me?
    Genesis 27:36 Meaning
  • 37 And Isaac answered and said unto Esau, Behold, I have made him thy lord, and all his brethren have I given to him for servants; and with corn and wine have I sustained him: and what shall I do now unto thee, my son?
    Genesis 27:37 Meaning
  • 38 And Esau said unto his father, Hast thou but one blessing, my father? bless me, even me also, O my father. And Esau lifted up his voice, and wept.
    Genesis 27:38 Meaning
  • 39 And Isaac his father answered and said unto him, Behold, thy dwelling shall be the fatness of the earth, and of the dew of heaven from above;
    Genesis 27:39 Meaning
  • 40 And by thy sword shalt thou live, and shalt serve thy brother; and it shall come to pass when thou shalt have the dominion, that thou shalt break his yoke from off thy neck.
    Genesis 27:40 Meaning
  • 41 And Esau hated Jacob because of the blessing wherewith his father blessed him: and Esau said in his heart, The days of mourning for my father are at hand; then will I slay my brother Jacob.
    Genesis 27:41 Meaning
  • 42 And these words of Esau her elder son were told to Rebekah: and she sent and called Jacob her younger son, and said unto him, Behold, thy brother Esau, as touching thee, doth comfort himself, purposing to kill thee.
    Genesis 27:42 Meaning
  • 43 Now therefore, my son, obey my voice; and arise, flee thou to Laban my brother to Haran;
    Genesis 27:43 Meaning
  • 44 And tarry with him a few days, until thy brother's fury turn away;
    Genesis 27:44 Meaning
  • 45 Until thy brother's anger turn away from thee, and he forget that which thou hast done to him: then I will send, and fetch thee from thence: why should I be deprived also of you both in one day?
    Genesis 27:45 Meaning
  • 46 And Rebekah said to Isaac, I am weary of my life because of the daughters of Heth: if Jacob take a wife of the daughters of Heth, such as these which are of the daughters of the land, what good shall my life do me?
    Genesis 27:46 Meaning

• Of Jacob, the Bigamic Jealousy Between Leah and Rachel

GENESIS 29:30-34Verses in the Bible

  • 30 And he went in also unto Rachel, and he loved also Rachel more than Leah, and served with him yet seven other years.
    Genesis 29:30 Meaning
  • 31 And when the Lord saw that Leah was hated, he opened her womb: but Rachel was barren.
    Genesis 29:31 Meaning
  • 32 And Leah conceived, and bare a son, and she called his name Reuben: for she said, Surely the Lord hath looked upon my affliction; now therefore my husband will love me.
    Genesis 29:32 Meaning
  • 33 And she conceived again, and bare a son; and said, Because the Lord hath heard that I was hated, he hath therefore given me this son also: and she called his name Simeon.
    Genesis 29:33 Meaning
  • 34 And she conceived again, and bare a son; and said, Now this time will my husband be joined unto me, because I have born him three sons: therefore was his name called Levi.
    Genesis 29:34 Meaning

GENESIS 30:1-25Verses in the Bible

  • 1 And when Rachel saw that she bare Jacob no children, Rachel envied her sister; and said unto Jacob, Give me children, or else I die.
    Genesis 30:1 Meaning
  • 2 And Jacob's anger was kindled against Rachel: and he said, Am I in God's stead, who hath withheld from thee the fruit of the womb?
    Genesis 30:2 Meaning
  • 3 And she said, Behold my maid Bilhah, go in unto her; and she shall bear upon my knees, that I may also have children by her.
    Genesis 30:3 Meaning
  • 4 And she gave him Bilhah her handmaid to wife: and Jacob went in unto her.
    Genesis 30:4 Meaning
  • 5 And Bilhah conceived, and bare Jacob a son.
    Genesis 30:5 Meaning
  • 6 And Rachel said, God hath judged me, and hath also heard my voice, and hath given me a son: therefore called she his name Dan.
    Genesis 30:6 Meaning
  • 7 And Bilhah Rachel's maid conceived again, and bare Jacob a second son.
    Genesis 30:7 Meaning
  • 8 And Rachel said, With great wrestlings have I wrestled with my sister, and I have prevailed: and she called his name Naphtali.
    Genesis 30:8 Meaning
  • 9 When Leah saw that she had left bearing, she took Zilpah her maid, and gave her Jacob to wife.
    Genesis 30:9 Meaning
  • 10 And Zilpah Leah's maid bare Jacob a son.
    Genesis 30:10 Meaning
  • 11 And Leah said, A troop cometh: and she called his name Gad.
    Genesis 30:11 Meaning
  • 12 And Zilpah Leah's maid bare Jacob a second son.
    Genesis 30:12 Meaning
  • 13 And Leah said, Happy am I, for the daughters will call me blessed: and she called his name Asher.
    Genesis 30:13 Meaning
  • 14 And Reuben went in the days of wheat harvest, and found mandrakes in the field, and brought them unto his mother Leah. Then Rachel said to Leah, Give me, I pray thee, of thy son's mandrakes.
    Genesis 30:14 Meaning
  • 15 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 30:15 Meaning
  • 16 And Jacob came out of the field in the evening, and Leah went out to meet him, and said, Thou must come in unto me; for surely I have hired thee with my son's mandrakes. And he lay with her that night.
    Genesis 30:16 Meaning
  • 17 And God hearkened unto Leah, and she conceived, and bare Jacob the fifth son.
    Genesis 30:17 Meaning
  • 18 And Leah said, God hath given me my hire, because I have given my maiden to my husband: and she called his name Issachar.
    Genesis 30:18 Meaning
  • 19 And Leah conceived again, and bare Jacob the sixth son.
    Genesis 30:19 Meaning
  • 20 And Leah said, God hath endued me with a good dowry; now will my husband dwell with me, because I have born him six sons: and she called his name Zebulun.
    Genesis 30:20 Meaning
  • 21 And afterwards she bare a daughter, and called her name Dinah.
    Genesis 30:21 Meaning
  • 22 And God remembered Rachel, and God hearkened to her, and opened her womb.
    Genesis 30:22 Meaning
  • 23 And she conceived, and bare a son; and said, God hath taken away my reproach:
    Genesis 30:23 Meaning
  • 24 And she called his name Joseph; and said, The Lord shall add to me another son.
    Genesis 30:24 Meaning
  • 25 And it came to pass, when Rachel had born Joseph, that Jacob said unto Laban, Send me away, that I may go unto mine own place, and to my country.
    Genesis 30:25 Meaning

• Moses and Zipporah

EXODUS 4:25,26Verses in the Bible

  • 25 Then Zipporah took a sharp stone, and cut off the foreskin of her son, and cast it at his feet, and said, Surely a bloody husband art thou to me.
    Exodus 4:25 Meaning
  • 26 So he let him go: then she said, A bloody husband thou art, because of the circumcision.
    Exodus 4:26 Meaning

• Elkanah, on Account of Bigamic Feuds

1 SAMUEL 1:4-7Verses in the Bible

  • 4 And when the time was that Elkanah offered, he gave to Peninnah his wife, and to all her sons and her daughters, portions:
    1 Samuel 1:4 Meaning
  • 5 But unto Hannah he gave a worthy portion; for he loved Hannah: but the Lord had shut up her womb.
    1 Samuel 1:5 Meaning
  • 6 And her adversary also provoked her sore, for to make her fret, because the Lord had shut up her womb.
    1 Samuel 1:6 Meaning
  • 7 And as he did so year by year, when she went up to the house of the Lord, so she provoked her; therefore she wept, and did not eat.
    1 Samuel 1:7 Meaning

• David and Michal

2 SAMUEL 6:16,20-23Verses in the Bible

  • 16 And as the ark of the Lord came into the city of David, Michal Saul's daughter looked through a window, and saw king David leaping and dancing before the Lord; and she despised him in her heart.
    2 Samuel 6:16 Meaning
  • 20 Then David returned to bless his household. And Michal the daughter of Saul came out to meet David, and said, How glorious was the king of Israel to day, who uncovered himself to day in the eyes of the handmaids of his servants, as one of the vain fellows shamelessly uncovereth himself!
    2 Samuel 6:20 Meaning
  • 21 And David said unto Michal, It was before the Lord, which chose me before thy father, and before all his house, to appoint me ruler over the people of the Lord, over Israel: therefore will I play before the Lord.
    2 Samuel 6:21 Meaning
  • 22 And I will yet be more vile than thus, and will be base in mine own sight: and of the maidservants which thou hast spoken of, of them shall I be had in honour.
    2 Samuel 6:22 Meaning
  • 23 Therefore Michal the daughter of Saul had no child unto the day of her death.
    2 Samuel 6:23 Meaning

• Ahasuerus, on Account of Vashti's Refusing to Appear Before His Drunken Courtiers

ESTHER 1:10-22Verses in the Bible

  • 10 On the seventh day, when the heart of the king was merry with wine, he commanded Mehuman, Biztha, Harbona, Bigtha, and Abagtha, Zethar, and Carcas, the seven chamberlains that served in the presence of Ahasuerus the king,
    Esther 1:10 Meaning
  • 11 To bring Vashti the queen before the king with the crown royal, to shew the people and the princes her beauty: for she was fair to look on.
    Esther 1:11 Meaning
  • 12 But the queen Vashti refused to come at the king's commandment by his chamberlains: therefore was the king very wroth, and his anger burned in him.
    Esther 1:12 Meaning
  • 13 Then the king said to the wise men, which knew the times, (for so was the king's manner toward all that knew law and judgment:
    Esther 1:13 Meaning
  • 14 And the next unto him was Carshena, Shethar, Admatha, Tarshish, Meres, Marsena, and Memucan, the seven princes of Persia and Media, which saw the king's face, and which sat the first in the kingdom;)
    Esther 1:14 Meaning
  • 15 What shall we do unto the queen Vashti according to law, because she hath not performed the commandment of the king Ahasuerus by the chamberlains?
    Esther 1:15 Meaning
  • 16 And Memucan answered before the king and the princes, Vashti the queen hath not done wrong to the king only, but also to all the princes, and to all the people that are in all the provinces of the king Ahasuerus.
    Esther 1:16 Meaning
  • 17 For this deed of the queen shall come abroad unto all women, so that they shall despise their husbands in their eyes, when it shall be reported, The king Ahasuerus commanded Vashti the queen to be brought in before him, but she came not.
    Esther 1:17 Meaning
  • 18 Likewise shall the ladies of Persia and Media say this day unto all the king's princes, which have heard of the deed of the queen. Thus shall there arise too much contempt and wrath.
    Esther 1:18 Meaning
  • 19 If it please the king, let there go a royal commandment from him, and let it be written among the laws of the Persians and the Medes, that it be not altered, That Vashti come no more before king Ahasuerus; and let the king give her royal estate unto another that is better than she.
    Esther 1:19 Meaning
  • 20 And when the king's decree which he shall make shall be published throughout all his empire, (for it is great,) all the wives shall give to their husbands honour, both to great and small.
    Esther 1:20 Meaning
  • 21 And the saying pleased the king and the princes; and the king did according to the word of Memucan:
    Esther 1:21 Meaning
  • 22 For he sent letters into all the king's provinces, into every province according to the writing thereof, and to every people after their language, that every man should bear rule in his own house, and that it should be published according to the language of every people.
    Esther 1:22 Meaning

Persian, Domestic Customs

ESTHER 1:10-22Verses in the Bible

  • 10 On the seventh day, when the heart of the king was merry with wine, he commanded Mehuman, Biztha, Harbona, Bigtha, and Abagtha, Zethar, and Carcas, the seven chamberlains that served in the presence of Ahasuerus the king,
    Esther 1:10 Meaning
  • 11 To bring Vashti the queen before the king with the crown royal, to shew the people and the princes her beauty: for she was fair to look on.
    Esther 1:11 Meaning
  • 12 But the queen Vashti refused to come at the king's commandment by his chamberlains: therefore was the king very wroth, and his anger burned in him.
    Esther 1:12 Meaning
  • 13 Then the king said to the wise men, which knew the times, (for so was the king's manner toward all that knew law and judgment:
    Esther 1:13 Meaning
  • 14 And the next unto him was Carshena, Shethar, Admatha, Tarshish, Meres, Marsena, and Memucan, the seven princes of Persia and Media, which saw the king's face, and which sat the first in the kingdom;)
    Esther 1:14 Meaning
  • 15 What shall we do unto the queen Vashti according to law, because she hath not performed the commandment of the king Ahasuerus by the chamberlains?
    Esther 1:15 Meaning
  • 16 And Memucan answered before the king and the princes, Vashti the queen hath not done wrong to the king only, but also to all the princes, and to all the people that are in all the provinces of the king Ahasuerus.
    Esther 1:16 Meaning
  • 17 For this deed of the queen shall come abroad unto all women, so that they shall despise their husbands in their eyes, when it shall be reported, The king Ahasuerus commanded Vashti the queen to be brought in before him, but she came not.
    Esther 1:17 Meaning
  • 18 Likewise shall the ladies of Persia and Media say this day unto all the king's princes, which have heard of the deed of the queen. Thus shall there arise too much contempt and wrath.
    Esther 1:18 Meaning
  • 19 If it please the king, let there go a royal commandment from him, and let it be written among the laws of the Persians and the Medes, that it be not altered, That Vashti come no more before king Ahasuerus; and let the king give her royal estate unto another that is better than she.
    Esther 1:19 Meaning
  • 20 And when the king's decree which he shall make shall be published throughout all his empire, (for it is great,) all the wives shall give to their husbands honour, both to great and small.
    Esther 1:20 Meaning
  • 21 And the saying pleased the king and the princes; and the king did according to the word of Memucan:
    Esther 1:21 Meaning
  • 22 For he sent letters into all the king's provinces, into every province according to the writing thereof, and to every people after their language, that every man should bear rule in his own house, and that it should be published according to the language of every people.
    Esther 1:22 Meaning

• See Harem

Religion of the

GENESIS 12:7,8Verses in the Bible

  • 7 And the Lord appeared unto Abram, and said, Unto thy seed will I give this land: and there builded he an altar unto the Lord, who appeared unto him.
    Genesis 12:7 Meaning
  • 8 And he removed from thence unto a mountain on the east of Beth-el, and pitched his tent, having Beth-el on the west, and Hai on the east: and there he builded an altar unto the Lord, and called upon the name of the Lord.
    Genesis 12:8 Meaning

GENESIS 13:3,4Verses in the Bible

  • 3 And he went on his journeys from the south even to Beth-el, unto the place where his tent had been at the beginning, between Beth-el and Hai;
    Genesis 13:3 Meaning
  • 4 Unto the place of the altar, which he had made there at the first: and there Abram called on the name of the Lord.
    Genesis 13:4 Meaning

GENESIS 17:12-14Verses in the Bible

  • 12 And he that is eight days old shall be circumcised among you, every man child in your generations, he that is born in the house, or bought with money of any stranger, which is not of thy seed.
    Genesis 17:12 Meaning
  • 13 He that is born in thy house, and he that is bought with thy money, must needs be circumcised: and my covenant shall be in your flesh for an everlasting covenant.
    Genesis 17:13 Meaning
  • 14 And the uncircumcised man child whose flesh of his foreskin is not circumcised, that soul shall be cut off from his people; he hath broken my covenant.
    Genesis 17:14 Meaning

GENESIS 18:19In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 19 For I know him, that he will command his children and his household after him, and they shall keep the way of the Lord, to do justice and judgment; that the Lord may bring upon Abraham that which he hath spoken of him.

DEUTERONOMY 4:9,10Verses in the Bible

  • 9 Only take heed to thyself, and keep thy soul diligently, lest thou forget the things which thine eyes have seen, and lest they depart from thy heart all the days of thy life: but teach them thy sons, and thy sons' sons;
    Deuteronomy 4:9 Meaning
  • 10 Specially the day that thou stoodest before the Lord thy God in Horeb, when the Lord said unto me, Gather me the people together, and I will make them hear my words, that they may learn to fear me all the days that they shall live upon the earth, and that they may teach their children.
    Deuteronomy 4:10 Meaning

DEUTERONOMY 11:19,20Verses in the Bible

  • 19 And ye shall teach them your children, speaking of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, when thou liest down, and when thou risest up.
    Deuteronomy 11:19 Meaning
  • 20 And thou shalt write them upon the door posts of thine house, and upon thy gates:
    Deuteronomy 11:20 Meaning

DEUTERONOMY 12:5-7,11,12Verses in the Bible

  • 5 But unto the place which the Lord your God shall choose out of all your tribes to put his name there, even unto his habitation shall ye seek, and thither thou shalt come:
    Deuteronomy 12:5 Meaning
  • 6 And thither ye shall bring your burnt offerings, and your sacrifices, and your tithes, and heave offerings of your hand, and your vows, and your freewill offerings, and the firstlings of your herds and of your flocks:
    Deuteronomy 12:6 Meaning
  • 7 And there ye shall eat before the Lord your God, and ye shall rejoice in all that ye put your hand unto, ye and your households, wherein the Lord thy God hath blessed thee.
    Deuteronomy 12:7 Meaning
  • 11 Then there shall be a place which the Lord your God shall choose to cause his name to dwell there; thither shall ye bring all that I command you; your burnt offerings, and your sacrifices, your tithes, and the heave offering of your hand, and all your choice vows which ye vow unto the Lord:
    Deuteronomy 12:11 Meaning
  • 12 And ye shall rejoice before the Lord your God, ye, and your sons, and your daughters, and your menservants, and your maidservants, and the Levite that is within your gates; forasmuch as he hath no part nor inheritance with you.
    Deuteronomy 12:12 Meaning

JOSHUA 24:15In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 15 And if it seem evil unto you to serve the Lord, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.

PSALM 101:2In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 2 I will behave myself wisely in a perfect way. O when wilt thou come unto me? I will walk within my house with a perfect heart.

JEREMIAH 7:18In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 18 The children gather wood, and the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead their dough, to make cakes to the queen of heaven, and to pour out drink offerings unto other gods, that they may provoke me to anger.

ACTS 10:1-6,33,44,47,48Verses in the Bible

  • 1 There was a certain man in Caesarea called Cornelius, a centurion of the band called the Italian band,
    Acts 10:1 Meaning
  • 2 A devout man, and one that feared God with all his house, which gave much alms to the people, and prayed to God alway.
    Acts 10:2 Meaning
  • 3 He saw in a vision evidently about the ninth hour of the day an angel of God coming in to him, and saying unto him, Cornelius.
    Acts 10:3 Meaning
  • 4 And when he looked on him, he was afraid, and said, What is it, Lord? And he said unto him, Thy prayers and thine alms are come up for a memorial before God.
    Acts 10:4 Meaning
  • 5 And now send men to Joppa, and call for one Simon, whose surname is Peter:
    Acts 10:5 Meaning
  • 6 He lodgeth with one Simon a tanner, whose house is by the sea side: he shall tell thee what thou oughtest to do.
    Acts 10:6 Meaning
  • 33 Immediately therefore I sent to thee; and thou hast well done that thou art come. Now therefore are we all here present before God, to hear all things that are commanded thee of God.
    Acts 10:33 Meaning
  • 44 While Peter yet spake these words, the Holy Ghost fell on all them which heard the word.
    Acts 10:44 Meaning
  • 47 Can any man forbid water, that these should not be baptized, which have received the Holy Ghost as well as we?
    Acts 10:47 Meaning
  • 48 And he commanded them to be baptized in the name of the Lord. Then prayed they him to tarry certain days.
    Acts 10:48 Meaning

ACTS 16:25-34Verses in the Bible

  • 25 And at midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises unto God: and the prisoners heard them.
    Acts 16:25 Meaning
  • 26 And suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken: and immediately all the doors were opened, and every one's bands were loosed.
    Acts 16:26 Meaning
  • 27 And the keeper of the prison awaking out of his sleep, and seeing the prison doors open, he drew out his sword, and would have killed himself, supposing that the prisoners had been fled.
    Acts 16:27 Meaning
  • 28 But Paul cried with a loud voice, saying, Do thyself no harm: for we are all here.
    Acts 16:28 Meaning
  • 29 Then he called for a light, and sprang in, and came trembling, and fell down before Paul and Silas,
    Acts 16:29 Meaning
  • 30 And brought them out, and said, Sirs, what must I do to be saved?
    Acts 16:30 Meaning
  • 31 And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house.
    Acts 16:31 Meaning
  • 32 And they spake unto him the word of the Lord, and to all that were in his house.
    Acts 16:32 Meaning
  • 33 And he took them the same hour of the night, and washed their stripes; and was baptized, he and all his, straightway.
    Acts 16:33 Meaning
  • 34 And when he had brought them into his house, he set meat before them, and rejoiced, believing in God with all his house.
    Acts 16:34 Meaning

ACTS 18:8In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 8 And Crispus, the chief ruler of the synagogue, believed on the Lord with all his house; and many of the Corinthians hearing believed, and were baptized.

1 CORINTHIANS 1:16In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 16 And I baptized also the household of Stephanas: besides, I know not whether I baptized any other.

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