And he did evil in the sight of the LORD, and walked in the way of his father, and in the way of his mother, and in the way of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, who made Israel to sin:
And she, being before instructed of her mother, said, Give me here John the Baptist's head on a platter.
But I said unto their children in the wilderness, Walk you not in the statutes of your fathers, neither observe their judgments, nor defile yourselves with their idols:
He also walked in the ways of the house of Ahab: for his mother was his counselor to do wickedly.
But have walked after the imagination of their own heart, and after Baalim, which their fathers taught them:
Thus says the LORD; For three transgressions of Judah, and for four, I will not turn away its punishment; because they have despised the law of the LORD, and have not kept his commandments, and their lies caused them to err, after which their fathers have walked:
Parents » Indulgence of children, examples of » Joy
Whosoever loves wisdom rejoices his father: but he that keeps company with harlots wastes his substance.
A wise son makes a glad father: but a foolish man despises his mother.
The father of the righteous shall greatly rejoice: and he that begets a wise child shall have joy in him.
My son, be wise, and make my heart glad, that I may answer him that reproaches me.
And bring here the fatted calf, and kill it; and let us eat, and be merry: For this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found. And they began to be merry.
The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself brings his mother to shame.
And the younger of them said to his father, Father, give me the portion of goods that falls to me. And he divided unto them his living. And not many days later the younger son gathered everything together, and took his journey into a far country, and there wasted his substance with riotous living.
Parents » Indulgence of children, examples of » Eli
For I have told him that I will judge his house forever for the iniquity which he knows; because his sons made themselves vile, and he restrained them not.
Parents » Indulgence of children, examples of » samuel
And his sons walked not in his ways, but turned aside after gain, and took bribes, and perverted justice.
Parents » Indulgence of children, examples of » David
And his father had not rebuked him at any time in saying, Why have you done so? and he also was a very handsome man; and his mother bore him after Absalom.