Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Furthermore we have had fathers of our flesh which corrected us, and we gave them reverence: shall we not much rather be in subjection unto the Father of spirits, and live?


Bible References


John 3:6
That which is begotten from the flesh is flesh, and that which is begotten from the Spirit is spirit.
Acts 2:30
Being therefore a prophet, and knowing that God had sworn with an oath to him, to raise the Christ from the fruit of his loins according to flesh to sit upon his throne.
Romans 1:3
concerning his Son who was made from the seed of David according to flesh.
Romans 9:3
For I wished I myself to be accursed from the Christ, for my brothers, my kinsmen according to flesh,


Hebrews 12:7
Because of chastening ye endure; God is treating you as with sons, for what son is there whom a father does not chasten?

We gave

Exodus 20:12
Honor thy father and thy mother, that thy days may be long in the land which LORD thy God gives thee.
Leviticus 19:3
Every man shall fear his mother, and his father. And ye shall keep my Sabbaths. I am LORD your God.
Deuteronomy 21:18
If a man has a stubborn and rebellious son, who will not obey the voice of his father, or the voice of his mother, and, though they chasten him, will not hearken to them,
Deuteronomy 27:16
Cursed be he who dishonors his father or his mother. And all the people shall say, Amen.
Proverbs 30:17
The eye that mocks at his father, and despises to obey his mother, the ravens of the valley shall pick it out, and the young eagles shall eat it.
Ezekiel 22:7
In thee they have made light of father and mother. In the midst of thee they have dealt with the sojourner by oppression. In thee they have wronged the fatherless and the widow.
Ephesians 6:1
Children, obey your parents in Lord, for this is right.

Shall we not

Malachi 1:6
A son honors his father, and a servant his master. If then I am a father, where is my honor? and if I am a master, where is my fear? says LORD of hosts to you, O priests, who despise my name. And ye say, How have we despised thy na
James 4:7
Be subordinate therefore to God, but resist the devil and he will flee from you.
1 Peter 5:6
Therefore be lowered under the mighty hand of God, so that he may lift you up in time,

The father

Numbers 16:22
And they fell upon their faces, and said, O God, the God of the spirits of all flesh, shall one man sin, and will thou be angry with all the congregation?
Numbers 27:16
Let LORD, the God of the spirits of all flesh, appoint a man over the congregation,
Job 12:10
in whose hand is the soul of every living thing, and the breath of all mankind?
Ecclesiastes 12:7
and the dust returns to the earth as it was, and the spirit returns to God who gave it.
Isaiah 42:5
Thus says God, LORD, he who created the heavens, and stretched them forth, he who spread abroad the earth and that which comes out of it, he who gives breath to the people upon it, and spirit to those who walk in it,
Isaiah 57:16
For I will not contend forever, nor will I always be angry, for the spirit would faint before me, and the souls that I have made.
Zechariah 12:1
The burden of the word of LORD concerning Israel. [Thus] says LORD, who stretches forth the heavens, and lays the foundation of the earth, and forms the spirit of man within him:

General references

Deuteronomy 4:22
but I must die in this land. I must not go over the Jordan, but ye shall go over, and possess that good land.
Psalm 89:32
then I will visit their transgression with the rod, and their iniquity with stripes,
Isaiah 45:10
Woe to him who says to a father, What are thou begetting? or to a woman, With what are thou travailing?