Instead, on account of them, I'll remember my covenant with their ancestors when I brought them out of the land of Egypt right before the eyes of the nations, so that I could be their God. I am the LORD."
Our ancestor Abraham was justified by his actions when he offered his son Isaac on the altar, wasn't he?
This is what the LORD says: "For three transgressions of Judah and now for a fourth I will not turn away; because they rejected the Law of the LORD and did not keep his statutes. Their own lies made them wander off, following along the same path their ancestors walked.
1 Kings 19:3-4
Elijah was terrified, so he got up and ran for his life to Beer-sheba, which is part of Judah, and left his servant there and ran for a day's journey deep into the wilderness. He found a juniper tree, sat down under it, and prayed that he could die. He asked God, "Enough! LORD! Take my life, because I'm not better than my ancestors!"
Three days later, Paul called the leaders of the Jews together. When they assembled, he told them, "Brothers, although I haven't done anything against our people or the customs of our ancestors, I was arrested in Jerusalem and handed over to the Romans.
The territorial allotment for the tribe of Manasseh, the firstborn of Joseph, was allocated first to Machir the firstborn of Manasseh and father of Gilead. Since he had been a man of war, Gilead and Bashan were allocated to him.
Shem, Japheth's older brother, also had descendants. Shem was the father of the descendants of Eber.
To the Israelis belong the patriarchs, and from them, the Messiah descended, who is God over all, the one who is forever blessed. Amen.
because Levi was still inside his ancestor when Melchizedek met him.
You are to declare, "This is what the Lord GOD says to Jerusalem: "Your birth place was the territory that belonged to the Canaanites. Your father was an Ammonite and your mother was a Hittite.
These three were Noah's sons, and from these men the whole earth was repopulated.
it was not with our ancestors that the LORD made this covenant, but with us we who are here today all of us who are now living.
"And now I stand here on trial for the hope of the promise made by God to our ancestors.
Don't remove an ancient boundary stone that was set up by your ancestors.
As far as the gospel is concerned, they are enemies for your sake, but as far as election is concerned, they are loved for the sake of their ancestors.
then I'll remember my covenant with Jacob, my covenant with Isaac, and my covenant with Abraham. I'll also remember the land.
"Not one of the men who went up from Egypt, from 20 years old and above, will see the land that I promised to give to their ancestors, that is, to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, because none of them followed me wholeheartedly,
Look! I've given you the land that lies ahead. Go in and possess the land that I, the LORD, promised to give to your ancestors Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, as well as to their descendants.'"
Love the LORD your God, obey his voice, and cling to him, because he is your life even your long life so that you may live in the land that the LORD promised to give Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob."
so that he will elevate you to be a people for him. And he will be God to you, just as he promised you and swore to your ancestors Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
"Son of Man, I'm sending you to that rebellious people, the Israelis, who have rebelled against me the same way their ancestors did. And they're still rebels to this very day!
Then you say, "If we had been living in the days of our ancestors, we would have had no part with them in shedding the blood of the prophets.'
How blessed is the coming kingdom of our ancestor David! Hosanna in the highest heaven!"
He has shown mercy to our ancestors and remembered his holy covenant,
You're not greater than our ancestor Jacob, who gave us the well and drank from it, along with his sons and his flocks, are you?"
Our ancestors worshipped on this mountain. But you Jews say that the place where people should worship is in Jerusalem."
Our ancestors ate the manna in the wilderness, just as it is written, "He gave them bread from heaven to eat.'"
Your ancestors ate the manna in the wilderness and died.
This is the bread that came down from heaven, not the kind that your ancestors ate. They died, but the one who eats this bread will live forever."
Moses gave you circumcision not that it is from Moses, but from the Patriarchs and so you circumcise a man on the Sabbath.