Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Our fathers have sinned, and are not; and we have borne their iniquities.

General references

Bible References

Fathers

Exodus 20:5
You shall not worship them or serve them; for I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children, on the third and the fourth generations of those who hate Me,
Jeremiah 16:12
You too have done evil, even more than your forefathers; for behold, you are each one walking according to the stubbornness of his own evil heart, without listening to Me.
Jeremiah 31:29
“In those days they will not say again,
The fathers have eaten sour grapes,
And the children’s teeth are set on edge.’
Ezekiel 18:2
What do you mean by using this proverb concerning the land of Israel, saying,
The fathers eat the sour grapes,
But the children’s teeth are set on edge’?
Matthew 23:32
Fill up, then, the measure of the guilt of your fathers.

And are

Genesis 42:13
But they said, “Your servants are twelve brothers in all, the sons of one man in the land of Canaan; and behold, the youngest is with our father today, and one is no longer alive.”
Job 7:8
“The eye of him who sees me will behold me no longer;
Your eyes will be on me, but I will not be.
Jeremiah 31:15
Thus says the Lord,
A voice is heard in Ramah,
Lamentation and bitter weeping.
Rachel is weeping for her children;
She refuses to be comforted for her children,
Because they are no more.”
Zechariah 1:5
“Your fathers, where are they? And the prophets, do they live forever?

General references

Jeremiah 31:29
“In those days they will not say again,
The fathers have eaten sour grapes,
And the children’s teeth are set on edge.’