8 Bible Verses about

Heredity

Most Relevant Verses

John 9:2

And His disciples asked Him, "Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he would be born blind?"

Matthew 3:9

and do not suppose that you can say to yourselves, 'We have Abraham for our father'; for I say to you that from these stones God is able to raise up children to Abraham.

Genesis 1:21

God created the great sea monsters and every living creature that moves, with which the waters swarmed after their kind, and every winged bird after its kind; and God saw that it was good.

Numbers 27:7

"The daughters of Zelophehad are right in their statements. You shall surely give them a hereditary possession among their father's brothers, and you shall transfer the inheritance of their father to them.

Genesis 5:3

When Adam had lived one hundred and thirty years, he became the father of a son in his own likeness, according to his image, and named him Seth.

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Heredity » General references to

Exodus 34:7

who keeps lovingkindness for thousands, who forgives iniquity, transgression and sin; yet He will by no means leave the guilty unpunished, visiting the iniquity of fathers on the children and on the grandchildren to the third and fourth generations."

Isaiah 14:20

"You will not be united with them in burial, Because you have ruined your country, You have slain your people. May the offspring of evildoers not be mentioned forever.

Lamentations 5:7

Our fathers sinned, and are no more; It is we who have borne their iniquities.

Heredity » Beneficent influence of the righteous

Proverbs 20:7

A righteous man who walks in his integrity-- How blessed are his sons after him.

Psalm 112:2

His descendants will be mighty on earth; The generation of the upright will be blessed.

Proverbs 11:21

Assuredly, the evil man will not go unpunished, But the descendants of the righteous will be delivered.

Heredity » Evil influence of the wicked upon posterity

Psalm 37:28

For the LORD loves justice And does not forsake His godly ones; They are preserved forever, But the descendants of the wicked will be cut off.

Isaiah 14:20

"You will not be united with them in burial, Because you have ruined your country, You have slain your people. May the offspring of evildoers not be mentioned forever.

Matthew 12:34

"You brood of vipers, how can you, being evil, speak what is good? For the mouth speaks out of that which fills the heart.

Job 27:14

"Though his sons are many, they are destined for the sword; And his descendants will not be satisfied with bread.

Psalm 21:10

Their offspring You will destroy from the earth, And their descendants from among the sons of men.

More verses: Isaiah 57:3


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