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Jehovah’s Witnesses

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Online Bible | NEW WORLD TRANSLATION OF THE HOLY SCRIPTURES (2013 REVISION)

 QUESTION 17

How Can the Bible Help Your Family?

HUSBANDS/FATHERS

“In the same way husbands should love their wives as their own bodies. A man who loves his wife loves himself, for no man ever hated his own body, but he feeds and cherishes it . . . Each one of you must love his wife as he does himself.”

Ephesians 5:28, 29, 33

“Fathers, do not be irritating your children, but go on bringing them up in the discipline and admonition of Jehovah.”

Ephesians 6:4

WIVES

“The wife should have deep respect for her husband.”

Ephesians 5:33

“You wives, be in subjection to your husbands, as it is becoming in the Lord.”

Colossians 3:18

 CHILDREN

“Children, be obedient to your parents in union with the Lord, for this is righteous. ‘Honor your father and your mother’ is the first command with a promise: ‘That it may go well with you and you may remain a long time on the earth.’”

Ephesians 6:1-3

“You children, be obedient to your parents in everything, for this is well-pleasing to the Lord.”

Colossians 3:20