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41 Bible Verses About Brothers: Building Strong Family Ties

Having brothers is such a big blessing. They’re not just our childhood playmates but they are also lifetime friends who love us just the way we are and always have our backs.

In the Bible, brothers are more than just our siblings, they also refer to all the believers of Christ who make up one big universal family. So if you don’t have a brother in your family, worry not, you have many in the Christian community.

From helpful guidelines on how we should treat our brothers in Christ to reminders that we should always love them, here are 41 beautiful Bible verses about brothers for you.

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List of 41 Bible Verses About Brothers

Bible verses about brothers.

Matthew 5:23-24  

“Therefore, if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother or sister has something against you, leave your gift there in front of the altar. First go and be reconciled to them; then come and offer your gift.”

Proverbs 17:17  

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

Matthew 18:15-16

“If your brother or sister sins, go and point out their fault, just between the two of you. If they listen to you, you have won them over. But if they will not listen, take one or two others along, so that ‘every matter may be established by the testimony of two or three witnesses.”

Luke 17:3-4

“So watch yourselves. If your brother or sister sins against you, rebuke them; and if they repent, forgive them. Even if they sin against you seven times in a day and seven times come back to you saying ‘I repent,’ you must forgive them.”

1 John 4:20  

“Whoever claims to love God yet hates a brother or sister is a liar. For whoever does not love their brother and sister, whom they have seen, cannot love God, whom they have not seen.”

1 John 4:21

“And he has given us this command: Anyone who loves God must also love their brother and sister.”

Hebrews 13:1  

“Keep on loving one another as brothers and sisters.”

1 John 3:16  

“This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers and sisters.”

Psalm 133:1

“Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!”

1 John 2:9

“Anyone who claims to be in the light but hates a brother or sister is still in the darkness.”

Bible verses about brothers.

Romans 12:10  

“Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves.”

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1 John 3:15

“Anyone who hates a brother or sister is a murderer, and you know that no murderer has eternal life residing in him.”

Romans 13:8  

“Let no debt remain outstanding, except the continuing debt to love one another, for whoever loves others has fulfilled the law.”

1 John 3:17-18

“If anyone has material possessions and sees a brother or sister in need but has no pity on them, how can the love of God be in that person? Dear children, let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth.”

Romans 14:10

“You, then, why do you judge your brother or sister? Or why do you treat them with contempt? For we will all stand before God’s judgment seat.”

Ephesians 4:2  

“Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.”

Hebrews 3:12

“See to it, brothers and sisters, that none of you has a sinful, unbelieving heart that turns away from the living God.”

Matthew 7:3

“Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother’s eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye?”

Ephesians 4:32  

“Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.”

Bible verses about brothers.

Deuteronomy 15:7

“If there is among you a poor man of your brethren, within any of the gates in your land which the Lord your God is giving you, you shall not harden your heart nor shut your hand from your poor brother,”

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Romans 14:13

“Therefore let us stop passing judgment on one another. Instead, make up your mind not to put any stumbling block or obstacle in the way of a brother or sister.”

Deuteronomy 22:1

“You shall not see your brother’s ox or his sheep going astray, and hide yourself from them; you shall certainly bring them back to your brother.”

Ecclesiastes 4:10

“If either of them falls down, one can help the other up. But pity anyone who falls and has no one to help them up.”

Deuteronomy 23:19

“You shall not charge interest to your brother—interest on money or food or anything that is lent out at interest.”

1 Peter 3:8  

“Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble.”

Galatians 6:2  

“Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.”

1 Peter 4:8  

“Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.”

1 Thessalonians 5:11  

“Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.”

Colossians 3:13  

“Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.”

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Hebrews 10:24-25  

“And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching.”

Bible verses about brothers.

John 13:34-35  

“A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.”

Romans 14:19  

“Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace and to mutual edification.”

1 John 3:11  

“For this is the message you heard from the beginning: We should love one another.”

Romans 12:16  

“Live in harmony with one another. Do not be proud, but be willing to associate with people of low position. Do not be conceited.”

1 Peter 1:22  

“Now that you have purified yourselves by obeying the truth so that you have sincere love for each other, love one another deeply, from the heart.”

1 Corinthians 16:14  

“Do everything in love.”

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James 5:16  

“Therefore 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.”

Bible verses about brothers.

Galatians 5:13  

“You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love.”

Hebrews 3:13  

“But encourage one another daily, as long as it is called ‘Today,’ so that none of you may be hardened by sin’s deceitfulness.”

Corinthians 1:10  

“I appeal to you, brothers and sisters, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree with one another in what you say and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be perfectly united in mind and thought.”

1 Peter 3:15  

“But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect.”

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