Family, Patriarchal See also Patriarch in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed, Gen. 12:3. Gather … and hearken unto Israel your father, Gen. 49:2. take you a lamb according to your families, Ex. 12:21. Honour thy father and thy mother, Ex. 20:12. return every man unto his family, Lev. 25:10. Take ye the sum of all the congregation … after their families, by the house of their fathers, Num. 1:2. the family … shall come by households, Josh. 7:14. oath which he sware to our father Abraham, Luke 1:73. promise which was made unto the fathers, Acts 13:32. faith of Abraham; who is the father of us all, Rom. 4:16. ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection, 1 Tim. 3:4. God, who … spake in time past unto the fathers, Heb. 1:1. even the patriarch Abraham gave the tenth, Heb. 7:4. pitched their tents … every man according to his family, Mosiah 2:5. turn the heart of the fathers to the children, 3 Ne. 25:6. Women have claim on their husbands, D&C 83:2. This order was instituted in the days of Adam, D&C 107:41. continuation of the seeds forever, D&C 132:19. Abraham received promises concerning his seed, D&C 132:30. See also Gen. 8:16; Prov. 17:6; Luke 3:23–38; 15:21; 1 Cor. 7:10; Eph. 6:4; 2 Ne. 4:5; D&C 68:25.