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31 Bible Verses about Ancestors

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Leviticus 26:45

And I will remember [the] first covenant for them--whom I brought out from the land of Egypt {in the sight of} the nations {to be their God}. I [am] Yahweh.'"

James 2:21

Was not Abraham our father justified by works [when he] offered up his son Isaac on the altar?

Amos 2:4

Thus says Yahweh: "For three transgressions of Judah and for four I will not revoke [the punishment], because they have rejected the law of Yahweh and have not kept his rules, and their lies have led them astray, {after which their ancestors walked}!

1 Kings 19:3-4

Then he became afraid, got up, and {fled for his life}. He came [to] Beersheba which belongs to Judah, and he left his servant there. Then he went into the wilderness one day's journey, and he went and sat under a certain broom tree. Then {he asked Yahweh that he might die}, and he said, "It is enough now, Yahweh; take my life, for I am no better than my ancestors."

Acts 28:17

Now it happened that after three days, he called together those who were the most prominent of the Jews. And [when] they had assembled, he said to them, "Men [and] brothers, [although] I had done nothing against [our] people or the customs of our fathers, from Jerusalem I was delivered [as] a prisoner into the hands of the Romans,

Joshua 17:1

Then the allotment was made for the tribe of Manasseh, because he [was] the firstborn of Joseph. To Makir, the firstborn of Manasseh, the father of Gilead, {were allotted} Gilead and Bashan, because he was a warrior.

Genesis 10:21

And to Shem, the father of all the children of Eber, the older brother of Japheth, [children] were also born.

Hebrews 7:10

For he was still in the loins of his father when Melchizedek met him.

Ezekiel 16:3

and you must say, 'Thus says the Lord Yahweh to Jerusalem: Your origin and your birth [were] from the land of the Canaanites, your father [was] an Amorite, and your mother [was] a Hittite.

Genesis 9:19

These three [were] the sons of Noah, and from these {the whole earth was populated}.

Deuteronomy 5:3

[It was] not with our ancestors [that] Yahweh made this covenant, [but with] these [of] us [who are] here alive today.

Acts 26:6

And now I stand here on trial on the basis of hope in the promise made by God to our fathers,

Romans 11:28

With respect to the gospel, [they are] enemies for your sake, but with respect to election, [they are] dearly loved for the sake of the fathers.

Leviticus 26:42

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

Numbers 32:11

'The men who went up from Egypt, from {those twenty years old} and above, will not see the land that I swore with an oath to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob because they have not wholly followed me,

Deuteronomy 1:8

Look, I have set the land {before you}; go and take possession of the land that Yahweh swore to your ancestors, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give [it] to them and to their offspring after them.'

Deuteronomy 30:20

by loving Yahweh your God by listening to his voice and by clinging to him, for he [is] your life and the length of your days [in order for you] to live on the land that Yahweh swore to your ancestors, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give to them."

Deuteronomy 29:13

in order to establish you {today} {to himself} as a people and [so that] he may be for you [as] God, [just] as he {promised} to you and {just as} he swore to your ancestors, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.

Ezekiel 2:3

And he said to me, "Son of man, I am sending you to the {Israelites}, to nations [who are] rebelling, who rebelled against me, they and their ancestors, they transgressed against me {until this very day}.

Matthew 23:30

and you say, 'If we had lived in the days of our fathers, we would not have been partners with them in the blood of the prophets!'

Luke 1:72

to show mercy to our fathers and to remember his holy covenant,

John 4:12

You are not greater than our father Jacob, [are you], who gave us the well and drank from it himself, and his sons and his livestock?"

John 4:20

Our fathers worshiped on this mountain, and you [people] say that in Jerusalem is the place where it is necessary to worship."

John 6:31

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

John 6:58

This is the bread that came down from heaven, not as the fathers ate and died. The one who eats this bread will live {forever}."

John 7:22

Because of this Moses has given you circumcision (not that it is from Moses, but from the fathers), and you circumcise a man on the Sabbath.