Bible Verses About Home: 11 Powerful Verses


Isaiah 32:18

ESVMy people will abide in a peaceful habitation, in secure dwellings, and in quiet resting places.
KJVAnd my people shall dwell in a peaceable habitation, and in sure dwellings, and in quiet resting places;
NASBThen my people will live in a peaceful habitation, And in secure dwellings and in undisturbed resting places;
NIVMy people will live in peaceful dwelling places, in secure homes, in undisturbed places of rest.
NLTMy people will live in safety, quietly at home. They will be at rest.

Joshua 24:15

ESVAnd if it is evil in your eyes to serve the Lord, choose this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your fathers served in the region beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you dwell. But as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.”
KJVAnd if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.
NASB“If it is disagreeable in your sight to serve the LORD, choose for yourselves today whom you will serve: whether the gods which your fathers served which were beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living; but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.”
NIVBut if serving the LORD seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your ancestors served beyond the Euphrates, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you are living. But as for me and my household, we will serve the LORD.”
NLTBut if you refuse to serve the LORD, then choose today whom you will serve. Would you prefer the gods your ancestors served beyond the Euphrates? Or will it be the gods of the Amorites in whose land you now live? But as for me and my family, we will serve the LORD.”

1 Samuel 25:6

ESVAnd thus you shall greet him: ‘Peace be to you, and peace be to your house, and peace be to all that you have.
KJVAnd thus shall ye say to him that liveth in prosperity, Peace be both to thee, and peace be to thine house, and peace be unto all that thou hast.
NASBand thus you shall say, ‘Have a long life, peace be to you, and peace be to your house, and peace be to all that you have.
NIVSay to him: ‘Long life to you! Good health to you and your household! And good health to all that is yours!
NLT“Peace and prosperity to you, your family, and everything you own!

Proverbs 3:33

ESVThe Lord’s curse is on the house of the wicked, but he blesses the dwelling of the righteous.
KJVThe curse of the LORD is in the house of the wicked: but he blesseth the habitation of the just.
NASBThe curse of the LORD is on the house of the wicked, But He blesses the dwelling of the righteous.
NIVThe LORD’s curse is on the house of the wicked, but he blesses the home of the righteous.
NLTThe LORD curses the house of the wicked, but he blesses the home of the upright.

Proverbs 14:1

ESVThe wisest of women builds her house, but folly with her own hands tears it down.
KJVEvery wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands.
NASBThe wise woman builds her house, But the foolish tears it down with her own hands.
NIVThe wise woman builds her house, but with her own hands the foolish one tears hers down.
NLTA wise woman builds her home, but a foolish woman tears it down with her own hands.

Hebrews 13:2

ESVDo not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.
KJVBe not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.
NASBDo not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by this some have entertained angels without knowing it.
NIVDo not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it.
NLTDon’t forget to show hospitality to strangers, for some who have done this have entertained angels without realizing it!

Psalm 127:1

ESVA Song of Ascents. Of Solomon. Unless the Lord builds the house, those who build it labor in vain. Unless the Lord watches over the city, the watchman stays awake in vain.
KJVA Song of degrees for Solomon. Except the LORD build the house, they labour in vain that build it: except the LORD keep the city, the watchman waketh but in vain.
NASBA Song of Ascents, of Solomon. Unless the LORD builds the house, They labor in vain who build it; Unless the LORD guards the city, The watchman keeps awake in vain.
NIVA song of ascents. Of Solomon. Unless the LORD builds the house, the builders labor in vain. Unless the LORD watches over the city, the guards stand watch in vain.
NLTUnless the LORD builds a house, the work of the builders is wasted. Unless the LORD protects a city, guarding it with sentries will do no good.

Luke 10:5

ESVWhatever house you enter, first say, ‘Peace be to this house!’
KJVAnd into whatsoever house ye enter, first say, Peace be to this house.
NASB“Whatever house you enter, first say, ‘Peace be to this house.’
NIV“When you enter a house, first say, ‘Peace to this house.’
NLT“Whenever you enter someone’s home, first say, ‘May God’s peace be on this house.’

2 Samuel 7:29

ESVNow therefore may it please you to bless the house of your servant, so that it may continue forever before you. For you, O Lord God, have spoken, and with your blessing shall the house of your servant be blessed forever.”
KJVTherefore now let it please thee to bless the house of thy servant, that it may continue for ever before thee: for thou, O Lord GOD, hast spoken it: and with thy blessing let the house of thy servant be blessed for ever.
NASB“Now therefore, may it please You to bless the house of Your servant, that it may continue forever before You. For You, O Lord GOD, have spoken; and with Your blessing may the house of Your servant be blessed forever.”
NIVNow be pleased to bless the house of your servant, that it may continue forever in your sight; for you, Sovereign LORD, have spoken, and with your blessing the house of your servant will be blessed forever.”
NLTAnd now, may it please you to bless the house of your servant, so that it may continue forever before you. For you have spoken, and when you grant a blessing to your servant, O Sovereign LORD, it is an eternal blessing!”

Jeremiah 29:11

ESVFor I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.
KJVFor I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.
NASB‘For I know the plans that I have for you,’ declares the LORD, ‘plans for welfare and not for calamity to give you a future and a hope.
NIVFor I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.
NLTFor I know the plans I have for you,” says the LORD. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.

Proverbs 24:27

ESVPrepare your work outside; get everything ready for yourself in the field, and after that build your house.
KJVPrepare thy work without, and make it fit for thyself in the field; and afterwards build thine house.
NASBPrepare your work outside And make it ready for yourself in the field; Afterwards, then, build your house.
NIVPut your outdoor work in order and get your fields ready; after that, build your house.
NLTDo your planning and prepare your fields before building your house.

1 Kings 8:13

ESVI have indeed built you an exalted house, a place for you to dwell in forever.”
KJVI have surely built thee an house to dwell in, a settled place for thee to abide in for ever.
NASB“I have surely built You a lofty house, A place for Your dwelling forever.”
NIVI have indeed built a magnificent temple for you, a place for you to dwell forever.”
NLTNow I have built a glorious Temple for you, a place where you can live forever!”

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