Sister – in The Holy Bible


I am no preacher, but, am a prime sinner and living in this world in HIS mercy. For a sinner like me too, when I read “The Holy Bible” KJV, God gave me the following verses in the context of “Sister(s)”  varieties in attitude, by promise and by creation of God,  from Genesis till Revelation, from The Holy Bible (KJV).

Gen 4:22 And Zillah, she also bare Tubalcain,
an instructer of every artificer in brass and iron:
and the sister of Tubalcain was Naamah.

Gen 12:13 Say, I pray thee, thou art my sister:
that it may be well with me for thy sake;
and my soul shall live because of thee.

Gen 12:19 Why saidst thou, She is my sister?
so I might have taken her to me to wife:
now therefore behold thy wife, take her, and go thy way.

Gen 20:2 And Abraham said of Sarah his wife, She is my sister:
and Abimelech king of Gerar sent, and took Sarah.

Gen 20:5 Said he not unto me, She is my sister?
and she, even she herself said,
He is my brother: in the integrity of my heart
and innocency of my hands have I done this.

Gen 20:12 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.

Gen 24:30 And it came to pass, when he saw the earring and bracelets
upon his sister’s hands, and when he heard the words of Rebekah his sister,
saying, Thus spake the man unto me;
that he came unto the man; and, behold, he stood by the camels at the well.

Gen 24:59 And they sent away Rebekah their sister, and her nurse,
and Abraham’s servant, and his men.

Gen 24:60 And they blessed Rebekah, and said unto her,
Thou art our sister, be thou the mother of thousands of millions,
and let thy seed possess the gate of those which hate them.

Gen 25:20 And Isaac was forty years old when he took Rebekah to wife,
the daughter of Bethuel the Syrian of Padanaram,
the sister to Laban the Syrian.

Gen 26:7 And the men of the place asked him of his wife; and he said,
She is my sister: for he feared to say, She is my wife; lest,
said he, the men of the place should kill me for Rebekah;
because she was fair to look upon.

Gen 26:9 And Abimelech called Isaac, and said,
Behold, of a surety she is thy wife: and how saidst thou, She is my sister?
And Isaac said unto him, Because I said, Lest I die for her.

Gen 28:9 Then went Esau unto Ishmael, and took unto the wives
which he had Mahalath the daughter of Ishmael Abraham’s son,
the sister of Nebajoth, to be his wife.

Gen 29:13 And it came to pass,
when Laban heard the tidings of Jacob his sister’s son,
that he ran to meet him, and embraced him, and kissed him,
and brought him to his house. And he told Laban all these things.

Gen 30:1 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.
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?

Gen 30:8 And Rachel said, With great wrestlings have I wrestled with my sister,
and I have prevailed: and she called his name Naphtali.

Gen 34:13 And the sons of Jacob answered Shechem and Hamor his father deceitfully, and said, because he had defiled Dinah their sister:

Gen 34:14 And they said unto them, We cannot do this thing,
to give our sister to one that is uncircumcised;
for that were a reproach unto us:

Gen 34:27 The sons of Jacob came upon the slain,
and spoiled the city, because they had defiled their sister.

Gen 34:31 And they said, Should he deal with our sister as with an harlot?

Gen 36:3 And Bashemath Ishmael’s daughter, sister of Nebajoth.

Gen 36:22 And the children of Lotan were Hori and Hemam;
and Lotan’s sister was Timna.

Gen 46:17 And the sons of Asher; Jimnah, and Ishuah, and Isui,
and Beriah, and Serah their sister: and the sons of Beriah; Heber, and Malchiel.

Exo 2:4 And his sister stood afar off,
to wit what would be done to him.

Exo 2:7 Then said his sister to Pharaoh’s daughter,
Shall I go and call to thee a nurse of the Hebrew women,
that she may nurse the child for thee?

Exo 6:20 And Amram took him Jochebed his father’s sister to wife;
and she bare him Aaron and Moses:
and the years of the life of Amram were an hundred and thirty and seven years.

Exo 6:23 And Aaron took him Elisheba, daughter of Amminadab,
sister of Naashon, to wife;
and she bare him Nadab, and Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar.

Exo 15:20 And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron,
took a timbrel in her hand;
and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances.

Lev 18:9 The nakedness of thy sister,
the daughter of thy father, or daughter of thy mother,
whether she be born at home, or born abroad,
even their nakedness thou shalt not uncover.

Lev 18:11 The nakedness of thy father’s wife’s daughter,
begotten of thy father, she is thy sister,
thou shalt not uncover her nakedness.

Lev 18:12 Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy father’s sister:
she is thy father’s near kinswoman.

Lev 18:13 Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy mother’s sister:
for she is thy mother’s near kinswoman.

Lev 18:18 Neither shalt thou take a wife to her sister,
to vex her, to uncover her nakedness,
beside the other in her life time.

Lev 20:17 And if a man shall take his sister,
his father’s daughter, or his mother’s daughter,
and see her nakedness, and she see his nakedness;
it is a wicked thing; and they shall be cut off in the sight of their people:
he hath uncovered his sister’s nakedness; he shall bear his iniquity.

Lev 20:19 And thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy mother’s sister,
nor of thy father’s sister: for he uncovereth his near kin:
they shall bear their iniquity.

Lev 21:3 And for his sister a virgin, that is nigh unto him,
which hath had no husband; for her may he be defiled.

Num 6:7 He shall not make himself unclean for his father, or for his mother,
for his brother, or for his sister, when they die:
because the consecration of his God is upon his head.

Num 25:18 For they vex you with their wiles,
wherewith they have beguiled you in the matter of Peor,
and in the matter of Cozbi, the daughter of a prince of Midian, their sister,
which was slain in the day of the plague for Peor’s sake.

Num 26:59 And the name of Amram’s wife was Jochebed,
the daughter of Levi, whom her mother bare to Levi in Egypt:
and she bare unto Amram Aaron and Moses, and Miriam their sister.

Deu 27:22 Cursed be he that lieth with his sister,
the daughter of his father,
or the daughter of his mother. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Jos 2:13 And that ye will save alive my father, and my mother,
and my brethren, and my sisters,
and all that they have,
and deliver our lives from death.

Jdg 15:2 And her father said, I verily thought that thou hadst utterly hated her;
therefore I gave her to thy companion:
is not her younger sister fairer than she?
take her, I pray thee, instead of her.

2Sa 13:1 And it came to pass after this,
that Absalom the son of David had a fair sister, whose name was Tamar;
and Amnon the son of David loved her.

2Sa 13:2 And Amnon was so vexed,
that he fell sick for his sister Tamar; for she was a virgin;
and Amnon thought it hard for him to do any thing to her.

2Sa 13:4 And he said unto him, Why art thou, being the king’s son,
lean from day to day?
wilt thou not tell me?
And Amnon said unto him, I love Tamar,
my brother Absalom’s sister.

2Sa 13:5 And Jonadab said unto him, Lay thee down on thy bed,
and make thyself sick: and when thy father cometh to see thee,
say unto him, I pray thee, let my sister Tamar come,
and give me meat, and dress the meat in my sight,
that I may see it, and eat it at her hand.

2Sa 13:6 So Amnon lay down, and made himself sick:
and when the king was come to see him, Amnon said unto the king,
I pray thee, let Tamar my sister come,
and make me a couple of cakes in my sight,
that I may eat at her hand.

2Sa 13:11 And when she had brought them unto him to eat,
he took hold of her, and said unto her,
Come lie with me, my sister.

2Sa 13:20 And Absalom her brother said unto her,
Hath Amnon thy brother been with thee?
but hold now thy peace, my sister: he is thy brother;
regard not this thing.
So Tamar remained desolate in her brother Absalom’s house.

2Sa 13:22 And Absalom spake unto his brother Amnon
neither good nor bad: for Absalom hated Amnon,
because he had forced his sister Tamar.

2Sa 13:32 And Jonadab, the son of Shimeah David’s brother,
answered and said, Let not my lord suppose
that they have slain all the young men the king’s sons;
for Amnon only is dead:
for by the appointment of Absalom this hath been determined
from the day that he forced his sister Tamar.

2Sa 17:25 And Absalom made Amasa captain of the host instead of Joab:
which Amasa was a man’s son, whose name was Ithra an Israelite,
that went in to Abigail the daughter of Nahash, sister to Zeruiah Joab’s mother.

1Ki 11:19 And Hadad found great favour in the sight of Pharaoh,
so that he gave him to wife the sister of his own wife,
the sister of Tahpenes the queen.

1Ki 11:20 And the sister of Tahpenes bare him Genubath his son,
whom Tahpenes weaned in Pharaoh’s house:
and Genubath was in Pharaoh’s household among the sons of Pharaoh.

2Ki 11:2 But Jehosheba, the daughter of king Joram, sister of Ahaziah,
took Joash the son of Ahaziah,
and stole him from among the king’s sons which were slain;
and they hid him, even him and his nurse,
in the bedchamber from Athaliah, so that he was not slain.

1Ch 1:39 And the sons of Lotan;
Hori, and Homam: and Timna was Lotan’s sister.

1Ch 2:15. Ozem the sixth, David the seventh:

1Ch 2:16 Whose sisters were Zeruiah, and Abigail.
And the sons of Zeruiah; Abishai, and Joab, and Asahel, three.

1Ch 3:9 These were all the sons of David,
beside the sons of the concubines, and Tamar their sister.

1Ch 3:19 And the sons of Pedaiah were, Zerubbabel, and Shimei:
and the sons of Zerubbabel; Meshullam, and Hananiah, and Shelomith their sister:

1Ch 4:3 And these were of the father of Etam;
Jezreel, and Ishma, and Idbash: and the name of their sister was Hazelelponi:

1Ch 4:19 And the sons of his wife Hodiah the sister of Naham,
the father of Keilah the Garmite, and Eshtemoa the Maachathite.

1Ch 7:15 And Machir took to wife the sister of Huppim and Shuppim,
whose sister’s name was Maachah;) and the name of the second was Zelophehad:
and Zelophehad had daughters.

1Ch 7:18 And his sister Hammoleketh bare Ishod, and Abiezer, and Mahalah.

1Ch 7:30 The sons of Asher; Imnah, and Isuah,
and Ishuai, and Beriah, and Serah their sister.

1Ch 7:32 And Heber begat Japhlet, and Shomer, and Hotham,
and Shua their sister.

2Ch 22:11 But Jehoshabeath, the daughter of the king,
took Joash the son of Ahaziah, and stole him from among the king’s sons
that were slain, and put him and his nurse in a bedchamber.
So Jehoshabeath, the daughter of king Jehoram,
the wife of Jehoiada the priest, (for she was the sister of Ahaziah,)
hid him from Athaliah, so that she slew him not.

Job 1:4 And his sons went and feasted in their houses, every one his day;
and sent and called for their three sisters
to eat and to drink with them.

Job 17:14 I have said to corruption, Thou art my father:
to the worm, Thou art my mother, and my sister.

Job 42:11 Then came there unto him all his brethren, and all his sisters,
and all they that had been of his acquaintance before,
and did eat bread with him in his house:
and they bemoaned him, and comforted him over all the evil
that the LORD had brought upon him:
every man also gave him a piece of money,
and every one an earring of gold.

Pro 7:4 Say unto wisdom, Thou art my sister;
and call understanding thy kinswoman:

Son 4:9 Thou hast ravished my heart, my sister, my spouse;
thou hast ravished my heart with one of thine eyes, with one chain of thy neck.

Son 4:10 How fair is thy love, my sister, my spouse!
how much better is thy love than wine!
and the smell of thine ointments than all spices!

Son 4:12 A garden inclosed is my sister, my spouse;
a spring shut up, a fountain sealed.

Son 5:1 I am come into my garden, my sister, my spouse:
I have gathered my myrrh with my spice;
I have eaten my honeycomb with my honey;
I have drunk my wine with my milk:
eat, O friends; drink, yea, drink abundantly, O beloved.

Son 5:2 I sleep, but my heart waketh:
it is the voice of my beloved that knocketh, saying,
Open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, my undefiled:
for my head is filled with dew, and my locks with the drops of the night.

Son 8:8 We have a little sister,
and she hath no breasts:
what shall we do for our sister in the day
when she shall be spoken for?

Jer 3:7 And I said after she had done all these things,
Turn thou unto me. But she returned not.
And her treacherous sister Judah saw it.

Jer 3:8 And I saw, when for all the causes whereby backsliding Israel
committed adultery I had put her away, and given her a bill of divorce;
yet her treacherous sister Judah feared not, but went and played the harlot also.

Jer 3:10 And yet for all this her treacherous sister Judah
hath not turned unto me with her whole heart,
but feignedly, saith the LORD.

Jer 22:18 Therefore thus saith the LORD
concerning Jehoiakim the son of Josiah king of Judah;
They shall not lament for him, saying,
Ah my brother! or, Ah sister! they shall not lament for him,
saying, Ah lord! or, Ah his glory!

Eze 16:45 Thou art thy mother’s daughter,
that lotheth her husband and her children;
and thou art the sister of thy sisters,
which lothed their husbands and their children:
your mother was an Hittite, and your father an Amorite.

Eze 16:46 And thine elder sister is Samaria,
she and her daughters that dwell at thy left hand:
and thy younger sister, that dwelleth at thy right hand,
is Sodom and her daughters.

Eze 16:48 As I live, saith the Lord GOD,
Sodom thy sister hath not done, she nor her daughters,
as thou hast done, thou and thy daughters.

Eze 16:49 Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom,
pride, fulness of bread,
and abundance of idleness was in her and in her daughters,
neither did she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy.

Eze 16:51 Neither hath Samaria committed half of thy sins;
but thou hast multiplied thine abominations more than they,
and hast justified thy sisters in all thine abominations which thou hast done.

Eze 16:52 Thou also, which hast judged thy sisters,
bear thine own shame for thy sins
that thou hast committed more abominable than they:
they are more righteous than thou:
yea, be thou confounded also, and bear thy shame,
in that thou hast justified thy sisters.

Eze 16:55 When thy sisters,
Sodom
and her daughters, shall return to their former estate,
and Samaria and her daughters shall return to their former estate,
then thou and thy daughters shall return to your former estate.

Eze 16:56 For thy sister Sodom was not mentioned
by thy mouth in the day of thy pride,

Eze 16:61 Then thou shalt remember thy ways, and be ashamed,
when thou shalt receive thy sisters,
thine elder and thy younger:
and I will give them unto thee for daughters, but not by thy covenant.

Eze 22:11 And one hath committed abomination with his neighbour’s wife;
and another hath lewdly defiled his daughter in law;
and another in thee hath humbled his sister, his father’s daughter.

Eze 23:4 And the names of them were
Aholah the elder, and Aholibah her sister: and they were mine,
and they bare sons and daughters.
Thus were their names; Samaria is Aholah, and Jerusalem Aholibah.

Eze 23:11 And when her sister Aholibah saw this,
she was more corrupt in her inordinate love than she,
and in her whoredoms more than her sister in her whoredoms.

Eze 23:18 So she discovered her whoredoms,
and discovered her nakedness:
then my mind was alienated from her,
like as my mind was alienated from her sister.

Eze 23:31 Thou hast walked in the way of thy sister;
therefore will I give her cup into thine hand.

Eze 23:32 Thus saith the Lord GOD;
Thou shalt drink of thy sister’s cup deep and large:
thou shalt be laughed to scorn and had in derision; it containeth much.

Eze 23:33 Thou shalt be filled with drunkenness and sorrow,
with the cup of astonishment and desolation,
with the cup of thy sister Samaria.

Eze 44:25 And they shall come at no dead person to defile themselves:
but for father, or for mother, or for son, or for daughter, for brother, or for sister
that hath had no husband,
they may defile themselves.

Hos 2:1 Say ye unto your brethren, Ammi;
and to your sisters, Ruhamah.
2. Plead with your mother, plead: for she  is not my wife,
neither  am I her husband:
let her therefore put away her whoredoms out of her sight,
and her adulteries from between her breasts;
3. Lest I strip her naked, and set her as in the day that she was born,
and make her as a wilderness, and set her like a dry land, and slay her with thirst.

Mat 12:50 For whosoever shall do the will of my Father which is in heaven,
the same is my brother, and sister, and mother.

Mat 13:56 And his sisters, are they not all with us?
Whence then hath this man all these things?

Mat 19:29 And every one that hath forsaken houses,
or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands,
for my name’s sake, shall receive an hundredfold, and shall inherit everlasting life.

Mar 3:35 For whosoever shall do the will of God,
the same is my brother, and my sister, and mother.

Mar 6:3 Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary, the brother of James,
and Joses, and of Juda, and Simon? and are not his sisters here with us?
And they were offended at him.

Mar 10:29 And Jesus answered and said,
Verily I say unto you, There is no man that hath left house,
or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands,
for my sake, and the gospel’s,

Mar 10:30 But he shall receive an hundredfold now in this time,
houses, and brethren, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands,
with persecutions;
and in the world to come eternal life.

Luk 10:39 And she had a sister called Mary,
which also sat at Jesus’ feet, and heard his word.

Luk 10:40 But Martha was cumbered about much serving,
and came to him, and said, Lord,
dost thou not care that my sister hath left me to serve alone?
bid her therefore that she help me.

Luk 14:26 If any man come to me,
and hate not his father,
and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters,
yea, and his own life also,
he cannot be my disciple.

Joh 11:1 Now a certain man was sick, named Lazarus, of Bethany,
the town of Mary and her sister Martha.

Joh 11:3 Therefore his sisters sent unto him, saying,
Lord, behold, he whom thou lovest is sick.

Joh 11:5 Now Jesus loved
Martha, and her sister,  and Lazarus.

Joh 11:28 And when she had so said, she went her way,
and called Mary her sister secretly, saying,
The Master is come, and calleth for thee.

Joh 11:39 Jesus said, Take ye away the stone.
Martha, the sister of him that was dead, saith unto him,
Lord, by this time he stinketh:
for he hath been dead four days.

Joh 19:25 Now there stood by the cross of Jesus his mother,
and his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Cleophas,
and Mary Magdalene.

Act 23:16 And when Paul’s sister’s son heard of their lying in wait,
he went and entered into the castle, and told Paul.

Rom 16:1 I commend unto you Phebe our sister,
which is a servant of the church which is at Cenchrea:

Rom 16:15 Salute Philologus,
and Julia, Nereus, and his sister,
and Olympas, and all the saints which are with them.

1Co 7:14. For the unbelieving husband is sanctified by the wife, and the unbelieving wife is sanctified by the husband: else were your children unclean; but now are they holy.
1Co 7:15 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.

1Co 9:5 Have we not power to lead about a sister,
a wife, as well as other apostles,
and as the brethren of the Lord, and Cephas?

Col 4:10 Aristarchus my fellowprisoner saluteth you,
and Marcus, sister’s son to Barnabas,
(touching whom ye received commandments: if he come unto you, receive him;)
11. And Jesus, which is called Justus, who are of the circumcision.
These only  are my fellowworkers unto the kingdom of God,
which have been a comfort unto me.

1Ti 5:2 The elder women as mothers; the younger as sisters,  with all purity.

Jam 2:15 If a brother or sister be naked, and destitute of daily food,
16. And one of you say unto them, Depart in peace, be  ye warmed and filled; notwithstanding ye give them not those things which are needful to the body; what  doth it profit?

2Jo 1:1. The elder unto the elect lady and her children,
whom I love in the truth; and not I only,
but also all they that have known the truth;
2. For the truth’s sake, which dwelleth in us,
and shall be with us for ever.

2Jo 1:13 The children of thy elect sister greet thee. Amen.

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About David Mathi Raj Samuel
I am engaged in the computer field since 1977, particularly in Documentation, Desktop Publishing & Training field since 1986. The design work provides me creative satisfaction and motivates me to look for more challenging activities. I have a taste for Technical Writing. Presently, I am a Freelancer. My SME (Subject-Matter Expert) is "The Holy Bible (KJV)" and publishing the "Subject" from the Holy Bible only. I use CorelDraw X5 & X6 to create my flyers. I emphasize, that, I am no preacher, I am nothing special, but, an average man. Personally, I am from the bottom of the society, Tamil speaking 'Adhi-Dravida' community in Tamil Nadu, India. Father was Head-master of a municipal Higher Secondary School, passed at the age of 50 (05/05/1922 – 03/07/1972). Mother was a Teacher in a Municipal Higher Secondary School, passed after her retirement (08/04/1927 – 17/12/1993). Now I am living in New Delhi, India.

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