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Theasaurus: Ancestors

31 Bible Verses about Ancestors

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Leviticus 26:45

But I will remember toward them the covenant with their ancestors whom I brought forth out of the land of Egypt before the eyes of the nations, that I might be their God: I am Jehovah.

James 2:21

Was not Abraham our father justified by works when he had offered Isaac his son upon the altar?

Amos 2:4

Thus saith Jehovah: For three transgressions of Judah, and for four, I will not revoke its sentence; because they have despised the law of Jehovah, and have not kept his statutes; and their lies have caused them to err, after which their fathers walked.

1 Kings 19:3-4

And when he saw that, he arose, and went for his life, and came to Beer-sheba, which belongs to Judah, and left his servant there. And he himself went a day's journey into the wilderness, and came and sat down under a certain broom-bush, and requested for himself that he might die; and said, It is enough: now, Jehovah, take my life; for I am not better than my fathers.

Acts 28:17

And it came to pass after three days, that he called together those who were the chief of the Jews; and when they had come together he said to them, Brethren, I having done nothing against the people or the customs of our forefathers, have been delivered a prisoner from Jerusalem into the hands of the Romans,

Joshua 17:1

And the lot came to the tribe of Manasseh (for he was the firstborn of Joseph), to Machir, the firstborn of Manasseh, the father of Gilead, for he was a man of war, and he had Gilead and Bashan.

Genesis 10:21

And to Shem to him also were sons born; he is the father of all the sons of Eber, the brother of Japheth the elder.

Hebrews 7:10

For he was yet in the loins of his father when Melchisedec met him.

Ezekiel 16:3

and say, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah unto Jerusalem: Thy birth and thy nativity is of the land of the Canaanite: thy father was an Amorite, and thy mother a Hittite.

Genesis 9:19

These three are the sons of Noah; and from these was the population of the whole earth spread abroad.

Deuteronomy 5:3

Not with our fathers did Jehovah make this covenant, but with us, even us, those who are here alive all of us this day.

Acts 26:6

And now I stand to be judged because of the hope of the promise made by God to our fathers,

Romans 11:28

As regards the glad tidings, they are enemies on your account; but as regards election, beloved on account of the fathers.

Leviticus 26:42

I will remember my covenant with Jacob, and also my covenant with Isaac, and also my covenant with Abraham will I remember; and I will remember the land.

Numbers 32:11

If the men that came up out of Egypt, from twenty years old and upward, shall see the land that I swore to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob! for they have not wholly followed me;

Deuteronomy 1:8

Behold, I have set the land before you: go in and possess the land which Jehovah swore unto your fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give unto them and to their seed after them.

Deuteronomy 30:20

in loving Jehovah thy God, in hearkening to his voice, and in cleaving to him for this is thy life and the length of thy days that thou mayest dwell in the land which Jehovah swore unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give them.

Deuteronomy 29:13

that he may establish thee this day for a people unto himself, and that he may be to thee a God, as he hath said unto thee, and as he hath sworn unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.

Ezekiel 2:3

And he said unto me, Son of man, I send thee to the children of Israel, to nations that are rebellious, which have rebelled against me: they and their fathers have transgressed against me unto this very day;

Matthew 23:30

and ye say, If we had been in the days of our fathers we would not have been partakers with them in the blood of the prophets.

Luke 1:72

to fulfil mercy with our fathers and remember his holy covenant,

John 4:12

Art thou greater than our father Jacob, who gave us the well, and drank of it himself, and his sons, and his cattle?

John 4:20

Our fathers worshipped in this mountain, and ye say that in Jerusalem is the place where one must worship.

John 6:31

Our fathers ate the manna in the wilderness, as it is written, He gave them bread out of heaven to eat.

John 6:58

This is the bread which has come down out of heaven. Not as the fathers ate and died: he that eats this bread shall live for ever.

John 7:22

Therefore Moses gave you circumcision (not that it is of Moses, but of the fathers), and ye circumcise a man on sabbath.