19 Bible Verses about Chores

Philippians 2:14-15 ESV / 33 helpful votes

Do all things without grumbling or questioning, that you may be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and twisted generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world,

Ephesians 6:1-3 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise), “that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.”

Colossians 3:20 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord.

Galatians 6:5 ESV / 10 helpful votes

For each will have to bear his own load.

Exodus 20:12 ESV / 10 helpful votes

“Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 9 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

1 Corinthians 14:40 ESV / 8 helpful votes

But all things should be done decently and in order.

Proverbs 22:6 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.

1 Corinthians 3:8 ESV / 7 helpful votes

He who plants and he who waters are one, and each will receive his wages according to his labor.

Proverbs 31:10-31 ESV / 7 helpful votes

An excellent wife who can find? She is far more precious than jewels. The heart of her husband trusts in her, and he will have no lack of gain. She does him good, and not harm, all the days of her life. She seeks wool and flax, and works with willing hands. She is like the ships of the merchant; she brings her food from afar. ...

Luke 16:10 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“One who is faithful in a very little is also faithful in much, and one who is dishonest in a very little is also dishonest in much.

Isaiah 1:16 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Wash yourselves; make yourselves clean; remove the evil of your deeds from before my eyes; cease to do evil,

James 4:8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.

Titus 2:3-5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Older women likewise are to be reverent in behavior, not slanderers or slaves to much wine. They are to teach what is good, and so train the young women to love their husbands and children, to be self-controlled, pure, working at home, kind, and submissive to their own husbands, that the word of God may not be reviled.

Luke 10:40-42 ESV / 3 helpful votes

But Martha was distracted with much serving. And she went up to him and said, “Lord, do you not care that my sister has left me to serve alone? Tell her then to help me.” But the Lord answered her, “Martha, Martha, you are anxious and troubled about many things, but one thing is necessary. Mary has chosen the good portion, which will not be taken away from her.”

Psalm 51:10 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me.

Exodus 19:10 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The Lord said to Moses, “Go to the people and consecrate them today and tomorrow, and let them wash their garments

John 3:16-20 ESV / 1 helpful vote

“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. Whoever believes in him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only Son of God. And this is the judgment: the light has come into the world, and people loved the darkness rather than the light because their works were evil. For everyone who does wicked things hates the light and does not come to the light, lest his works should be exposed.

Luke 10:41 ESV / 1 helpful vote

But the Lord answered her, “Martha, Martha, you are anxious and troubled about many things,

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