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Leviticus 26:45

'But I will remember for them the covenant with their ancestors, whom I brought out of the land of Egypt in the sight of the nations, that I might be their God. I am the LORD.'"

James 2:21

Was not Abraham our father justified by works when he offered up Isaac his son on the altar?

Amos 2:4

Thus says the LORD, "For three transgressions of Judah and for four I will not revoke its punishment, Because they rejected the law of the LORD And have not kept His statutes; Their lies also have led them astray, Those after which their fathers walked.

1 Kings 19:3-4

And he was afraid and arose and ran for his life and came to Beersheba, which belongs to Judah, and left his servant there. But he himself went a day's journey into the wilderness, and came and sat down under a juniper tree; and he requested for himself that he might die, and said, "It is enough; now, O LORD, take my life, for I am not better than my fathers."

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Acts 28:17

After three days Paul called together those who were the leading men of the Jews, and when they came together, he began saying to them, "Brethren, though I had done nothing against our people or the customs of our fathers, yet I was delivered as a prisoner from Jerusalem into the hands of the Romans.

Joshua 17:1

Now this was the lot for the tribe of Manasseh, for he was the firstborn of Joseph. To Machir the firstborn of Manasseh, the father of Gilead, were allotted Gilead and Bashan, because he was a man of war.

Genesis 10:21

Also to Shem, the father of all the children of Eber, and the older brother of Japheth, children were born.

Hebrews 7:10

for he was still in the loins of his father when Melchizedek met him.

Ezekiel 16:3

and say, 'Thus says the Lord GOD to Jerusalem, "Your origin and your birth are from the land of the Canaanite, your father was an Amorite and your mother a Hittite.

Genesis 9:19

These three were the sons of Noah, and from these the whole earth was populated.

Deuteronomy 5:3

"The LORD did not make this covenant with our fathers, but with us, with all those of us alive here today.

Acts 26:6

"And now I am standing trial for the hope of the promise made by God to our fathers;

Romans 11:28

From the standpoint of the gospel they are enemies for your sake, but from the standpoint of God's choice they are beloved for the sake of the fathers;

Leviticus 26:42

then I will remember My covenant with Jacob, and I will remember also My covenant with Isaac, and My covenant with Abraham as well, and I will remember the land.

Numbers 32:11

'None of the men who came up from Egypt, from twenty years old and upward, shall see the land which I swore to Abraham, to Isaac and to Jacob; for they did not follow Me fully,

Deuteronomy 1:8

'See, I have placed the land before you; go in and possess the land which the LORD swore to give to your fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to them and their descendants after them.'

Deuteronomy 30:20

by loving the LORD your God, by obeying His voice, and by holding fast to Him; for this is your life and the length of your days, that you may live in the land which the LORD swore to your fathers, to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, to give them."

Deuteronomy 29:13

in order that He may establish you today as His people and that He may be your God, just as He spoke to you and as He swore to your fathers, to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.

Ezekiel 2:3

Then He said to me, "Son of man, I am sending you to the sons of Israel, to a rebellious people who have rebelled against Me; they and their fathers have transgressed against Me to this very day.

Matthew 23:30

and say, 'If we had been living in the days of our fathers, we would not have been partners with them in shedding the blood of the prophets.'

Matthew 23:32

"Fill up, then, the measure of the guilt of your fathers.

Luke 1:72

To show mercy toward our fathers, And to remember His holy covenant,

John 4:12

"You are not greater than our father Jacob, are You, who gave us the well, and drank of it himself and his sons and his cattle?"

John 4:20

"Our fathers worshiped in this mountain, and you people say that in Jerusalem is the place where men ought to worship."

John 6:31

"Our fathers ate the manna in the wilderness; as it is written, 'HE GAVE THEM BREAD OUT OF HEAVEN TO EAT.'"

John 6:58

"This is the bread which came down out of heaven; not as the fathers ate and died; he who eats this bread will live forever."

John 7:22

"For this reason Moses has given you circumcision (not because it is from Moses, but from the fathers), and on the Sabbath you circumcise a man.



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