100 Bible Verses about Brothers And Sisters In Christ

Matthew 12:48-50 ESV / 471 helpful votes

But he replied to the man who told him, “Who is my mother, and who are my brothers?” And stretching out his hand toward his disciples, he said, “Here are my mother and my brothers! For whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother.”

1 John 4:20 ESV / 341 helpful votes

If anyone says, “I love God,” and hates his brother, he is a liar; for he who does not love his brother whom he has seen cannot love God whom he has not seen.

Romans 12:5 ESV / 336 helpful votes

So we, though many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another.

John 13:34-35 ESV / 245 helpful votes

A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.”

1 Timothy 5:1-2 ESV / 243 helpful votes

Do not rebuke an older man but encourage him as you would a father, younger men as brothers, older women as mothers, younger women as sisters, in all purity.

Proverbs 17:17 ESV / 216 helpful votes

A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.

Matthew 12:50 ESV / 195 helpful votes

For whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother.”

1 John 4:12 ESV / 192 helpful votes

No one has ever seen God; if we love one another, God abides in us and his love is perfected in us.

1 John 4:7 ESV / 190 helpful votes

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God.

1 Corinthians 5:11 ESV / 186 helpful votes

But now I am writing to you not to associate with anyone who bears the name of brother if he is guilty of sexual immorality or greed, or is an idolater, reviler, drunkard, or swindler—not even to eat with such a one.

Hebrews 10:25 ESV / 178 helpful votes

Not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.

Galatians 3:28 ESV / 176 helpful votes

There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.

Hebrews 13:1 ESV / 151 helpful votes

Let brotherly love continue.

2 John 1:10-11 ESV / 148 helpful votes

If anyone comes to you and does not bring this teaching, do not receive him into your house or give him any greeting, for whoever greets him takes part in his wicked works.

Mark 12:31 ESV / 139 helpful votes

The second is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.”

Romans 12:9 ESV / 129 helpful votes

Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good.

Philippians 1:3 ESV / 112 helpful votes

I thank my God in all my remembrance of you,

Romans 12:10 ESV / 102 helpful votes

Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor.

1 Peter 3:8 ESV / 100 helpful votes

Finally, all of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind.

John 20:17 ESV / 99 helpful votes

Jesus said to her, “Do not cling to me, for I have not yet ascended to the Father; but go to my brothers and say to them, ‘I am ascending to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.’”

1 John 3:14 ESV / 96 helpful votes

We know that we have passed out of death into life, because we love the brothers. Whoever does not love abides in death.

Matthew 18:15 ESV / 91 helpful votes

“If your brother sins against you, go and tell him his fault, between you and him alone. If he listens to you, you have gained your brother.

Matthew 12:46 ESV / 84 helpful votes

While he was still speaking to the people, behold, his mother and his brothers stood outside, asking to speak to him.

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 78 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,

John 13:34 ESV / 78 helpful votes

A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another.

Matthew 25:40 ESV / 77 helpful votes

And the King will answer them, ‘Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers, you did it to me.’

1 Corinthians 6:9-11 ESV / 70 helpful votes

Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men who practice homosexuality, nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God. And such were some of you. But you were washed, you were sanctified, you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of our God.

Acts 1:14 ESV / 70 helpful votes

All these with one accord were devoting themselves to prayer, together with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and his brothers.

1 Peter 4:8 ESV / 63 helpful votes

Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins.

Leviticus 19:18 ESV / 63 helpful votes

You shall not take vengeance or bear a grudge against the sons of your own people, but you shall love your neighbor as yourself: I am the Lord.

Matthew 6:33 ESV / 62 helpful votes

But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 61 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

Mark 3:35 ESV / 61 helpful votes

For whoever does the will of God, he is my brother and sister and mother.”

1 Peter 2:17 ESV / 58 helpful votes

Honor everyone. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the emperor.

1 Corinthians 6:17 ESV / 57 helpful votes

But he who is joined to the Lord becomes one spirit with him.

Psalm 133:1 ESV / 57 helpful votes

A Song of Ascents. Of David. Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity!

Psalm 119:9 ESV / 57 helpful votes

How can a young man keep his way pure? By guarding it according to your word.

Hebrews 10:24 ESV / 54 helpful votes

And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works,

Philippians 4:1 ESV / 53 helpful votes

Therefore, my brothers, whom I love and long for, my joy and crown, stand firm thus in the Lord, my beloved.

Proverbs 18:24 ESV / 53 helpful votes

A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.

Ephesians 4:32 ESV / 51 helpful votes

Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.

1 Corinthians 1:1-31 ESV / 51 helpful votes

Paul, called by the will of God to be an apostle of Christ Jesus, and our brother Sosthenes, To the church of God that is in Corinth, to those sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints together with all those who in every place call upon the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, both their Lord and ours: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. I give thanks to my God always for you because of the grace of God that was given you in Christ Jesus, that in every way you were enriched in him in all speech and all knowledge— ...

1 Peter 1:22 ESV / 49 helpful votes

Having purified your souls by your obedience to the truth for a sincere brotherly love, love one another earnestly from a pure heart,

Romans 12:18 ESV / 49 helpful votes

If possible, so far as it depends on you, live peaceably with all.

Luke 10:30-37 ESV / 49 helpful votes

Jesus replied, “A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and he fell among robbers, who stripped him and beat him and departed, leaving him half dead. Now by chance a priest was going down that road, and when he saw him he passed by on the other side. So likewise a Levite, when he came to the place and saw him, passed by on the other side. But a Samaritan, as he journeyed, came to where he was, and when he saw him, he had compassion. He went to him and bound up his wounds, pouring on oil and wine. Then he set him on his own animal and brought him to an inn and took care of him. ...

Matthew 13:55 ESV / 49 helpful votes

Is not this the carpenter's son? Is not his mother called Mary? And are not his brothers James and Joseph and Simon and Judas?

Mark 3:31 ESV / 48 helpful votes

And his mother and his brothers came, and standing outside they sent to him and called him.

Romans 12:1 ESV / 46 helpful votes

I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.

John 19:26-27 ESV / 46 helpful votes

When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple whom he loved standing nearby, he said to his mother, “Woman, behold, your son!” Then he said to the disciple, “Behold, your mother!” And from that hour the disciple took her to his own home.

1 Corinthians 12:26 ESV / 44 helpful votes

If one member suffers, all suffer together; if one member is honored, all rejoice together.

1 Corinthians 1:10 ESV / 44 helpful votes

I appeal to you, brothers, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree, and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be united in the same mind and the same judgment.

Romans 16:17 ESV / 44 helpful votes

I appeal to you, brothers, to watch out for those who cause divisions and create obstacles contrary to the doctrine that you have been taught; avoid them.

Isaiah 1:1-31 ESV / 44 helpful votes

The vision of Isaiah the son of Amoz, which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah. Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth; for the Lord has spoken: “Children have I reared and brought up, but they have rebelled against me. The ox knows its owner, and the donkey its master's crib, but Israel does not know, my people do not understand.” Ah, sinful nation, a people laden with iniquity, offspring of evildoers, children who deal corruptly! They have forsaken the Lord, they have despised the Holy One of Israel, they are utterly estranged. Why will you still be struck down? Why will you continue to rebel? The whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint. ...

Hosea 2:1 ESV / 43 helpful votes

Say to your brothers, “You are my people,” and to your sisters, “You have received mercy.”

John 19:25 ESV / 41 helpful votes

But standing by the cross of Jesus were his mother and his mother's sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene.

Psalm 90:15 ESV / 41 helpful votes

Make us glad for as many days as you have afflicted us, and for as many years as we have seen evil.

1 John 2:9-11 ESV / 40 helpful votes

Whoever says he is in the light and hates his brother is still in darkness. Whoever loves his brother abides in the light, and in him there is no cause for stumbling. But whoever hates his brother is in the darkness and walks in the darkness, and does not know where he is going, because the darkness has blinded his eyes.

Hebrews 13:1-2 ESV / 40 helpful votes

Let brotherly love continue. Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.

Philippians 2:2 ESV / 40 helpful votes

Complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind.

Romans 12:1-21 ESV / 39 helpful votes

I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect. For by the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith that God has assigned. For as in one body we have many members, and the members do not all have the same function, so we, though many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another. ...

Mark 6:3 ESV / 39 helpful votes

Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary and brother of James and Joses and Judas and Simon? And are not his sisters here with us?” And they took offense at him.

1 John 4:20-21 ESV / 37 helpful votes

If anyone says, “I love God,” and hates his brother, he is a liar; for he who does not love his brother whom he has seen cannot love God whom he has not seen. And this commandment we have from him: whoever loves God must also love his brother.

1 John 4:11 ESV / 37 helpful votes

Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.

1 John 3:11 ESV / 37 helpful votes

For this is the message that you have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another.

Philemon 1:16 ESV / 37 helpful votes

No longer as a slave but more than a slave, as a beloved brother—especially to me, but how much more to you, both in the flesh and in the Lord.

John 15:17 ESV / 37 helpful votes

These things I command you, so that you will love one another.

Matthew 12:46-50 ESV / 37 helpful votes

While he was still speaking to the people, behold, his mother and his brothers stood outside, asking to speak to him. But he replied to the man who told him, “Who is my mother, and who are my brothers?” And stretching out his hand toward his disciples, he said, “Here are my mother and my brothers! For whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother.”

Matthew 13:56 ESV / 36 helpful votes

And are not all his sisters with us? Where then did this man get all these things?”

1 John 2:10 ESV / 35 helpful votes

Whoever loves his brother abides in the light, and in him there is no cause for stumbling.

Galatians 5:26 ESV / 35 helpful votes

Let us not become conceited, provoking one another, envying one another.

1 Thessalonians 5:11 ESV / 34 helpful votes

Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.

Proverbs 3:15 ESV / 34 helpful votes

She is more precious than jewels, and nothing you desire can compare with her.

Matthew 19:29 ESV / 33 helpful votes

And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or lands, for my name's sake, will receive a hundredfold and will inherit eternal life.

1 John 2:7 ESV / 32 helpful votes

Beloved, I am writing you no new commandment, but an old commandment that you had from the beginning. The old commandment is the word that you have heard.

Galatians 6:1 ESV / 32 helpful votes

Brothers, if anyone is caught in any transgression, you who are spiritual should restore him in a spirit of gentleness. Keep watch on yourself, lest you too be tempted.

John 3:16 ESV / 31 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Luke 1:37 ESV / 31 helpful votes

For nothing will be impossible with God.”

Matthew 12:48 ESV / 31 helpful votes

But he replied to the man who told him, “Who is my mother, and who are my brothers?”

1 John 3:18 ESV / 30 helpful votes

Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth.

Luke 14:26 ESV / 30 helpful votes

“If anyone comes to me and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple.

Matthew 1:25 ESV / 30 helpful votes

But knew her not until she had given birth to a son. And he called his name Jesus.

John 15:13 ESV / 29 helpful votes

Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.

1 John 4:21 ESV / 28 helpful votes

And this commandment we have from him: whoever loves God must also love his brother.

1 John 3:16 ESV / 28 helpful votes

By this we know love, that he laid down his life for us, and we ought to lay down our lives for the brothers.

2 Corinthians 13:11 ESV / 28 helpful votes

Finally, brothers, rejoice. Aim for restoration, comfort one another, agree with one another, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you.

Matthew 13:55-56 ESV / 27 helpful votes

Is not this the carpenter's son? Is not his mother called Mary? And are not his brothers James and Joseph and Simon and Judas? And are not all his sisters with us? Where then did this man get all these things?”

Matthew 4:18 ESV / 27 helpful votes

While walking by the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon (who is called Peter) and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea, for they were fishermen.

Romans 8:29 ESV / 26 helpful votes

For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that he might be the firstborn among many brothers.

Psalm 89:27 ESV / 26 helpful votes

And I will make him the firstborn, the highest of the kings of the earth.

Galatians 5:1-26 ESV / 25 helpful votes

For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery. Look: I, Paul, say to you that if you accept circumcision, Christ will be of no advantage to you. I testify again to every man who accepts circumcision that he is obligated to keep the whole law. You are severed from Christ, you who would be justified by the law; you have fallen away from grace. For through the Spirit, by faith, we ourselves eagerly wait for the hope of righteousness. ...

Proverbs 7:4 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Say to wisdom, “You are my sister,” and call insight your intimate friend,

1 Timothy 5:2 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Older women as mothers, younger women as sisters, in all purity.

John 13:35 ESV / 24 helpful votes

By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.”

Luke 8:19 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Then his mother and his brothers came to him, but they could not reach him because of the crowd.

Jeremiah 3:1-25 ESV / 24 helpful votes

“If a man divorces his wife and she goes from him and becomes another man's wife, will he return to her? Would not that land be greatly polluted? You have played the whore with many lovers; and would you return to me? declares the Lord. Lift up your eyes to the bare heights, and see! Where have you not been ravished? By the waysides you have sat awaiting lovers like an Arab in the wilderness. You have polluted the land with your vile whoredom. Therefore the showers have been withheld, and the spring rain has not come; yet you have the forehead of a whore; you refuse to be ashamed. Have you not just now called to me, ‘My father, you are the friend of my youth— will he be angry forever, will he be indignant to the end?’ Behold, you have spoken, but you have done all the evil that you could.” ...

Genesis 25:24-26 ESV / 24 helpful votes

When her days to give birth were completed, behold, there were twins in her womb. The first came out red, all his body like a hairy cloak, so they called his name Esau. Afterward his brother came out with his hand holding Esau's heel, so his name was called Jacob. Isaac was sixty years old when she bore them.

Philippians 2:3 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves.

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 23 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. ...

1 Chronicles 2:16 ESV / 23 helpful votes

And their sisters were Zeruiah and Abigail. The sons of Zeruiah: Abishai, Joab, and Asahel, three.

1 Samuel 18:1 ESV / 22 helpful votes

As soon as he had finished speaking to Saul, the soul of Jonathan was knit to the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul.

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