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Theasaurus: Ancestors

31 Bible Verses about Ancestors

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Leviticus 26:45

But I will remember them because of the old covenant, when I brought them forth out of the land of Egypt in the sight of the Gentiles, that I might be their God: I am the LORD.

James 2:21

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

Amos 2:4

Thus hath the LORD said: For three transgressions of Judah and for the fourth, I will not convert her because they have despised the law of the LORD and have not kept his statutes, and their lies caused them to err after which their fathers have walked:

1 Kings 19:3-4

And when he saw that, he arose and departed to save his life and came to Beersheba, which is in Judah, and left his servant there. But he himself went a day's journey into the wilderness and came and sat down under a juniper tree; and desiring to die, he said, It is enough; now, O LORD, take away my life, for I am not better than my fathers.

Acts 28:17

And it came to pass, that after three days Paul called the principals of the Jews together, and when they were come together, he said unto them, Men and brethren, though I have committed nothing against the people or customs of our fathers, yet was I delivered prisoner from Jerusalem into the hands of the Romans,

Joshua 17:1

There was also a lot for the tribe of Manasseh; for he was the firstborn of Joseph. Machir, the firstborn of Manasseh and father of Gilead, who was a man of war, had Gilead and Bashan.

Genesis 10:21

Unto Shem also, the father of all the sons of Eber, the elder brother of Japheth, even to him were sons born.

Hebrews 7:10

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

Ezekiel 16:3

and say, Thus hath the Lord GOD said concerning Jerusalem: Thy habitation and thy race was of the land of Canaan; thy father was an Amorite and thy mother a Hittite.

Genesis 9:19

These are the three sons of Noah; and of them was the whole earth overspread.

Deuteronomy 5:3

Not with our fathers did the LORD make this covenant, but with us, all of us who are here alive this day.

Acts 26:6

And now I stand and am judged for the hope of the promise made of God unto our fathers;

Romans 11:28

So that, as concerning the gospel, I have them for enemies for your sakes; but as touching the election of God, they are beloved for the fathers' sakes.

Leviticus 26:42

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

Numbers 32:11

Surely none of the men that came up out of Egypt, from twenty years old and upward, shall see the land which I swore unto Abraham, unto Isaac, and unto Jacob; because they were not perfect in following me,

Deuteronomy 1:8

Behold, I have given the land in your presence; go in and possess the land which the LORD swore unto your fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, that he would give unto them and to their seed after them.

Deuteronomy 30:20

that thou may love the LORD thy God and that thou may hear his voice and that thou may cleave unto him; for he is thy life and the length of thy days that thou may dwell in the land which the LORD swore unto thy fathers, to Abraham to Isaac and to Jacob, to give them.

Deuteronomy 29:13

to confirm thee today as his people and that he may be unto thee as God, as he has said unto thee, and as he has 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 sons of Israel, to rebellious Gentiles that have rebelled against me: they and their fathers have rebelled against me, even unto this very day.

Matthew 23:30

and 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 fulfill mercy unto our fathers and remembering his holy covenant

John 4:12

Art thou greater than our father Jacob, who gave us the well and drank thereof 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 it is necessary to worship.

John 6:31

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

John 6:58

This is the bread which came down from heaven; not as your fathers ate manna and are dead; he that eats of this bread shall live eternally.

John 7:22

Moses therefore gave unto you circumcision (not because it is of Moses, but of the fathers), and ye on the sabbath day circumcise a man.