“Family / Families” – mentioned in the Old Testament (KJV)


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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,  the following verses were given in the context of “Family”  from the old Testament.

WordWeb meaning for “family”

Noun: family  fa-mu-lee

    1. A social unit living together
      “he moved his family to Virginia“;
      household, house, home, ménage
    2. Primary social group; parents and children
      “he wanted to have a good job before starting a family”;
      family unit
    3. A collection of things sharing a common attribute
      “there are two families of detergents“;
      class, category
    4. People descended from a common ancestor; used especially of the ancient clans of Ireland
      “his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower“;
      family line, folk, kinfolk, kinsfolk, sept, phratry
    5. A person having kinship with another or others
      he’s family”;
      kin, kinsperson
    6. (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more genera
      sharks belong to the fish family”
    7. A loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities
      syndicate, crime syndicate, mob
    8. An association of people who share common beliefs or activities
      “the message was addressed not just to employees but to every member of the company family”;

Leviticus  20:5   Then I will set my face against that man,
and against his family,
and will cut him off,
and all that go a whoring after him,
to commit whoredom with Molech,
from among their people.

Leviticus  25:10   And ye shall hallow the fiftieth year,
and proclaim liberty throughout all the land unto all the inhabitants thereof:
it shall be a jubile unto you;
and ye shall return every man unto his possession,
and ye shall return every man unto his family.

Leviticus  25:41   And then shall he depart from thee,
both he and his children with him,
and shall return unto his own family,
and unto the possession of his fathers shall he return.

Leviticus  25:47   And if a sojourner or stranger wax rich by thee,
and thy brother that dwelleth by him wax poor,
and sell himself unto the stranger or sojourner by thee,
or to the stock of the stranger’s family:

Leviticus  25:49   Either his uncle, or his uncle’s son,
may redeem him, or any that is nigh of kin unto him of his family may redeem him;
or if he be able, he may redeem himself.

Numbers  3:21   Of Gershon was the family of the Libnites,
and the family of the Shimites:
these are the families of the Gershonites.

Numbers  3:27   And of Kohath was the family of the Amramites,
and the family of the Izeharites,
and the family of the Hebronites,
and the family of the Uzzielites:
these are the families of the Kohathites.

Numbers  3:33   Of Merari was the family of the Mahlites,
and the family of the Mushites:
these are the families of Merari.

Numbers  26:5   Reuben, the eldest son of Israel:
the children of Reuben;
Hanoch, of whom cometh the family of the Hanochites:
of Pallu, the family of the Palluites:

Numbers  26:6   Of Hezron, the family of the Hezronites:
of Carmi, the family of the Carmites.

Numbers  26:12   The sons of Simeon after their families:
of Nemuel, the family of the Nemuelites:
of Jamin, the family of the Jaminites:
of Jachin, the family of the Jachinites:

Numbers  26:13   Of Zerah, the family of the Zarhites:
of Shaul, the family of the Shaulites.

Numbers  26:15   The children of Gad after their families:
of Zephon, the family of the Zephonites:
of Haggi, the family of the Haggites:
of Shuni, the family of the Shunites:

Numbers  26:16   Of Ozni, the family of the Oznites:
of Eri, the family of the Erites:

Numbers  26:17   Of Arod, the family of the Arodites:
of Areli, the family of the Arelites.

Numbers  26:20   And the sons of Judah after their families were;
of Shelah, the family of the Shelanites:
of Pharez, the family of the Pharzites:
of Zerah, the family of the Zarhites.

Numbers  26:21   And the sons of Pharez were;
of Hezron, the family of the Hezronites:
of Hamul, the family of the Hamulites.

Numbers  26:23   Of the sons of Issachar after their families:
of Tola, the family of the Tolaites:
of Pua, the family of the Punites:

Numbers  26:24   Of Jashub, the family of the Jashubites:
of Shimron, the family of the Shimronites.

Numbers  26:26   Of the sons of Zebulun after their families:
of Sered, the family of the Sardites:
of Elon, the family of the Elonites:
of Jahleel, the family of the Jahleelites.

Numbers  26:29   Of the sons of Manasseh:
of Machir, the family of the Machirites:
and Machir begat Gilead:
of Gilead come the family of the Gileadites.

Numbers  26:30   These are the sons of Gilead:
of Jeezer, the family of the Jeezerites:
of Helek, the family of the Helekites:

Numbers  26:31   And of Asriel, the family of the Asrielites:
and of Shechem, the family of the Shechemites:

Numbers  26:32   And of Shemida, the family of the Shemidaites:
and of Hepher, the family of the Hepherites.

Numbers  26:35   These are the sons of Ephraim after their families:
of Shuthelah, the family of the Shuthalhites:
of Becher, the family of the Bachrites:
of Tahan, the family of the Tahanites.

Numbers  26:36   And these are the sons of Shuthelah:
of Eran, the family of the Eranites.

Numbers  26:38   The sons of Benjamin after their families:
of Bela, the family of the Belaites:
of Ashbel, the family of the Ashbelites:
of Ahiram, the family of the Ahiramites:

Numbers  26:39   Of Shupham, the family of the Shuphamites:
of Hupham, the family of the Huphamites.

Numbers  26:40   And the sons of Bela were Ard and Naaman:
of Ard, the family of the Ardites:
and of Naaman, the family of the Naamites.

Numbers  26:42   These are the sons of Dan after their families:
of Shuham, the family of the Shuhamites.
These are the families of Dan after their families.

Numbers  26:44   Of the children of Asher after their families:
of Jimna, the family of the Jimnites:
of Jesui, the family of the Jesuites:
of Beriah, the family of the Beriites.

Numbers  26:45   Of the sons of Beriah:
of Heber, the family of the Heberites:
of Malchiel, the family of the Malchielites.

Numbers  26:48   Of the sons of Naphtali after their families:
of Jahzeel, the family of the Jahzeelites:
of Guni, the family of the Gunites:

Numbers  26:49   Of Jezer, the family of the Jezerites:
of Shillem, the family of the Shillemites.

Numbers  26:57   And these are they that were numbered of the Levites after their families:
of Gershon, the family of the Gershonites:
of Kohath, the family of the Kohathites:
of Merari, the family of the Merarites.

Numbers  26:58   These are the families of the Levites:
the family of the Libnites,
the family of the Hebronites,
the family of the Mahlites,
the family of the Mushites,
the family of the Korathites.
And Kohath begat Amram.

Numbers  27:4   Why should the name of our father be done away from among his family,
because he hath no son?
Give unto us therefore a possession among the brethren of our father.

Numbers  27:11   And if his father have no brethren,
then ye shall give his inheritance unto his kinsman that is next to him of his family,
and he shall possess it:
and it shall be unto the children of Israel a statute of judgment,
as the LORD commanded Moses.

Numbers  36:6   This is the thing which the LORD doth command
concerning the daughters of Zelophehad, saying,
Let them marry to whom they think best;
only to the family of the tribe of their father shall they marry.

Numbers  36:8   And every daughter,
that possesseth an inheritance in any tribe of the children of Israel,
shall be wife unto one of the family of the tribe of her father,
that the children of Israel may enjoy every man the inheritance of his fathers.

Numbers  36:12   And they were married into the families of the sons of Manasseh the son of Joseph,
and their inheritance remained in the tribe of the family of their father.

Deuteronomy  29:18   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;

Joshua  7:14   In the morning therefore ye shall be brought according to your tribes:
and it shall be, that the tribe which the LORD taketh shall come
according to the families thereof;
and the family which the LORD shall take shall come by households;
and the household which the LORD shall take shall come man by man.

Joshua  7:17   And he brought the family of Judah;
and he took the family of the Zarhites:
and he brought the family of the Zarhites man by man;
and Zabdi was taken:

Judges  1:25   And when he shewed them the entrance into the city,
they smote the city with the edge of the sword;
but they let go the man and all his family.

Judges  6:15   And he said unto him, Oh my Lord,
wherewith shall I save Israel?
behold, my family is poor in Manasseh,
and I am the least in my father’s house.

Judges  9:1   And Abimelech the son of Jerubbaal went to Shechem
unto his mother’s brethren,
and communed with them,
and with all the family of the house of his mother’s father, saying,

Judges  13:2   And there was a certain man of Zorah,
of the family of the Danites, whose name was Manoah;
and his wife was barren, and bare not.

Judges  17:7   And there was a young man out of Bethlehemjudah of the family of Judah,
who was a Levite,
and he sojourned there.

Judges  18:2   And the children of Dan sent of their family five men from their coasts,
men of valour, from Zorah,
and from Eshtaol, to spy out the land,
and to search it; and they said unto them, Go, search the land:
who when they came to mount Ephraim,
to the house of Micah, they lodged there.

Judges  18:11   And there went from thence of the family of the Danites,
out of Zorah and out of Eshtaol,
six hundred men appointed with weapons of war.

Judges  18:19   And they said unto him, Hold thy peace,
lay thine hand upon thy mouth,
and go with us, and be to us a father and a priest:
is it better for thee to be a priest unto the house of one man,
or that thou be a priest unto a tribe and a family in Israel?

Judges  21:24   And the children of Israel departed thence at that time,
every man to his tribe and to his family,
and they went out from thence every man to his inheritance.

Ruth  2:1   And Naomi had a kinsman of her husband’s,
a mighty man of wealth, of the family of Elimelech; and his name was Boaz.

1 Samuel  9:21   And Saul answered and said, Am not I a Benjamite, of the smallest of the tribes of Israel?
and my family the least of all the families of the tribe of Benjamin?
wherefore then speakest thou so to me?

1 Samuel  10:21   When he had caused the tribe of Benjamin
to come near by their families,
the family of Matri was taken,
and Saul the son of Kish was taken:
and when they sought him,
he could not be found.

1 Samuel  18:18   And David said unto Saul, Who am I?
and what is my life,
or my father’s family in Israel,
that I should be son in law to the king?

1 Samuel  20:6   If thy father at all miss me, then say,
David earnestly asked leave of me that he might run to Bethlehem his city:
for there is a yearly sacrifice there for all the family.

1 Samuel  20:29   And he said, Let me go, I pray thee;
for our family hath a sacrifice in the city;
and my brother, he hath commanded me to be there:
and now, if I have found favour in thine eyes,
let me get away, I pray thee, and see my brethren.
Therefore he cometh not unto the king’s table.

2 Samuel  14:7   And, behold, the whole family is risen against thine handmaid,
and they said, Deliver him that smote his brother,
that we may kill him,
for the life of his brother whom he slew;
and we will destroy the heir also:
and so they shall quench my coal which is left,
and shall not leave to my husband neither name nor remainder upon the earth.

2 Samuel  16:5   And when king David came to Bahurim, behold,
thence came out a man of the family of the house of Saul,
whose name was Shimei, the son of Gera:
he came forth, and cursed still as he came.

1 Chronicles  4:27   And Shimei had sixteen sons and six daughters;
but his brethren had not many children,
neither did all their family multiply,
like to the children of Judah.

1 Chronicles  6:61   And unto the sons of Kohath,
which were left of the family of that tribe,
were cities given out of the half tribe,
namely, out of the half tribe of Manasseh, by lot, ten cities.

1 Chronicles  6:70   And out of the half tribe of Manasseh;
Aner with her suburbs,
and Bileam with her suburbs,
for the family of the remnant of the sons of Kohath.

1 Chronicles  6:71   Unto the sons of Gershom were given out of the family of the half tribe of Manasseh,
Golan in Bashan with her suburbs,
and Ashtaroth with her suburbs:

1 Chronicles  13:14   And the ark of God remained with the family of Obededom in his house three months.
And the LORD blessed the house of Obededom,
and all that he had.

Esther  9:28   And that these days should be remembered and kept throughout every generation,
every family, every province, and every city;
and that these days of Purim should not fail from among the Jews,
nor the memorial of them perish from their seed.

Jeremiah  3:14   Turn, O backsliding children, saith the LORD;
for I am married unto you:
and I will take you one of a city,
and two of a family,
and I will bring you to Zion:

Jeremiah  8:3   And death shall be chosen rather than life
by all the residue of them that remain of this evil family,
which remain in all the places whither I have driven them, saith the LORD of hosts.

Amos  3:1   Hear this word that the LORD hath spoken against you,
O children of Israel, against the whole family
which I brought up from the land of Egypt, saying,

Micah  2:3   Therefore thus saith the LORD;
Behold, against this family do I devise an evil,
from which ye shall not remove your necks;
neither shall ye go haughtily:
for this time is evil.

Zechariah  12:12   And the land shall mourn,
every family apart;
the family of the house of David apart,
and their wives apart;
the family of the house of Nathan apart,
and their wives apart;

Zechariah  12:13   The family of the house of Levi apart,
and their wives apart;
the family of Shimei apart,
and their wives apart;

Zechariah  12:14   All the families that remain,
every family apart,
and their wives apart.

Zechariah  14:18   And if the family of Egypt go not up,
and come not, that have no rain;
there shall be the plague,
wherewith the LORD will smite the heathen
that come not up to keep the feast of tabernacles.

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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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