Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Like as a father pitieth his children, so the LORD pitieth them that fear him.
Have I conceived all this people? have I brought them forth, that thou shouldest say unto me, Carry them in thy bosom, as a nursing-father carrieth the sucking child, unto the land which thou swarest unto their fathers?
All these were cities fortified with high walls, gates, and bars; besides the unwalled towns a great many.
For whom Jehovah loveth he reproveth; Even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.
Look down from heaven, and behold from the habitation of thy holiness and of thy glory: where are thy zeal and thy mighty acts? the yearning of thy heart and thy compassions are restrained toward me.
They shall come with weeping; and with supplications will I lead them: I will cause them to walk by rivers of waters, in a straight way wherein they shall not stumble; for I am a father to Israel, and Ephraim is my first-born.
After this manner therefore pray ye. Our Father who art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name.
And of which of you that is a father shall his son ask a loaf, and he give him a stone? or a fish, and he for a fish give him a serpent?
And the son said unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven, and in thy sight: I am no more worthy to be called thy son.
Jesus saith to her, Touch me not; for I am not yet ascended unto the Father: but go unto my brethren, and say to them, I ascend unto my Father and your Father, and my God and your God.
and ye have forgotten the exhortation which reasoneth with you as with sons, My son, regard not lightly the chastening of the Lord, Nor faint when thou art reproved of him;
For as the heavens are high above the earth, So great is his lovingkindness toward them that fear him.
Jehovah taketh pleasure in them that fear him, In those that hope in his lovingkindness.
Then they that feared Jehovah spake one with another; and Jehovah hearkened, and heard, and a book of remembrance was written before him, for them that feared Jehovah, and that thought upon his name.
But unto you that fear my name shall the sun of righteousness arise with healing in its wings; and ye shall go forth, and gambol as calves of the stall.
Brethren, children of the stock of Abraham, and those among you that fear God, to us is the word of this salvation sent forth.