Bible Verses About Sisters: 11 Powerful Verses


Proverbs 3:15

ESVShe is more precious than jewels, and nothing you desire can compare with her.
KJVShe is more precious than rubies: and all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared unto her.
NASBShe is more precious than jewels; And nothing you desire compares with her.
NIVShe is more precious than rubies; nothing you desire can compare with her.
NLTWisdom is more precious than rubies; nothing you desire can compare with her.

Proverbs 7:4

ESVSay to wisdom, “You are my sister,” and call insight your intimate friend,
KJVSay unto wisdom, Thou art my sister; and call understanding thy kinswoman:
NASBSay to wisdom, “You are my sister,” And call understanding your intimate friend;
NIVSay to wisdom, “You are my sister,” and to insight, “You are my relative.”
NLTLove wisdom like a sister; make insight a beloved member of your family.

Proverbs 3:17

ESVHer ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace.
KJVHer ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace.
NASBHer ways are pleasant ways And all her paths are peace.
NIVHer ways are pleasant ways, and all her paths are peace.
NLTShe will guide you down delightful paths; all her ways are satisfying.

Genesis 12:13

ESVSay you are my sister, that it may go well with me because of you, and that my life may be spared for your sake.”
KJVSay, 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.
NASB“Please say that you are my sister so that it may go well with me because of you, and that I may live on account of you.”
NIVSay you are my sister, so that I will be treated well for your sake and my life will be spared because of you.”
NLTSo please tell them you are my sister. Then they will spare my life and treat me well because of their interest in you.”

1 Timothy 5:8

ESVBut if anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for members of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
KJVBut if any provide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.
NASBBut if anyone does not provide for his own, and especially for those of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
NIVAnyone who does not provide for their relatives, and especially for their own household, has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
NLTBut those who won’t care for their relatives, especially those in their own household, have denied the true faith. Such people are worse than unbelievers.

James 5:16

ESVTherefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.
KJVConfess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.
NASBTherefore, confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another so that you may be healed. The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much.
NIVTherefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.
NLTConfess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The earnest prayer of a righteous person has great power and produces wonderful results.

Matthew 12:50

ESVFor whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother.”
KJVFor whosoever shall do the will of my Father which is in heaven, the same is my brother, and sister, and mother.
NASB“For whoever does the will of My Father who is in heaven, he is My brother and sister and mother.”
NIVFor whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother.”
NLTAnyone who does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother!”

Matthew 5:22

ESVBut I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother will be liable to judgment; whoever insults his brother will be liable to the council; and whoever says, ‘You fool!’ will be liable to the hell of fire.
KJVBut I say unto you, That whosoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment: and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council: but whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire.
NASB“But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother shall be guilty before the court; and whoever says to his brother, ‘You good-for-nothing,’ shall be guilty before the supreme court; and whoever says, ‘You fool,’ shall be guilty enough to go into the fiery hell.
NIVBut I tell you that anyone who is angry with a brother or sister will be subject to judgment. Again, anyone who says to a brother or sister, ‘Raca,’ is answerable to the court. And anyone who says, ‘You fool!’ will be in danger of the fire of hell.
NLTBut I say, if you are even angry with someone, you are subject to judgment! If you call someone an idiot, you are in danger of being brought before the court. And if you curse someone, you are in danger of the fires of hell.

John 13:34

ESVA new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another.
KJVA new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.
NASB“A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another.
NIV“A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.
NLTSo now I am giving you a new commandment: Love each other. Just as I have loved you, you should love each other.

1 Thessalonians 4:9

ESVNow concerning brotherly love you have no need for anyone to write to you, for you yourselves have been taught by God to love one another,
KJVBut as touching brotherly love ye need not that I write unto you: for ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another.
NASBNow as to the love of the brethren, you have no need for anyone to write to you, for you yourselves are taught by God to love one another;
NIVNow about your love for one another we do not need to write to you, for you yourselves have been taught by God to love each other.
NLTBut we don’t need to write to you about the importance of loving each other, for God himself has taught you to love one another.

Matthew 18:35

ESVSo also my heavenly Father will do to every one of you, if you do not forgive your brother from your heart.”
KJVSo likewise shall my heavenly Father do also unto you, if ye from your hearts forgive not every one his brother their trespasses.
NASB“My heavenly Father will also do the same to you, if each of you does not forgive his brother from your heart.”
NIV“This is how my heavenly Father will treat each of you unless you forgive your brother or sister from your heart.”
NLT“That’s what my heavenly Father will do to you if you refuse to forgive your brothers and sisters from your heart.”

Romans 12:10

ESVLove one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor.
KJVBe kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love; in honour preferring one another;
NASBBe devoted to one another in brotherly love; give preference to one another in honor;
NIVBe devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves.
NLTLove each other with genuine affection, and take delight in honoring each other.

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