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31 Bible Verses about Ancestors

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Leviticus 26:45

but I will for their sake remember the covenant of their ancestors, whom I brought forth out of the land of Egypt in the sight of the nations, that I might be their God. I am Yahweh.'"

James 2:21

Wasn't Abraham our father justified by works, in that he offered up Isaac his son on the altar?

Amos 2:4

Thus says Yahweh: "For three transgressions of Judah, yes, for four, I will not turn away its punishment; because they have rejected Yahweh's law, and have not kept his statutes, and their lies have led them astray, after which their fathers walked;

1 Kings 19:3-4

When he saw that, he arose, and went for his life, and came to Beersheba, which belongs to 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 he requested for himself that he might die, and said, "It is enough. Now, O Yahweh, take away my life; for I am not better than my fathers."

Acts 28:17

It happened that after three days Paul called together those who were the leaders of the Jews. When they had come together, he said to them, "I, brothers, though I had done nothing against the people, or the customs of our fathers, still was delivered prisoner from Jerusalem into the hands of the Romans,

Joshua 17:1

This was the lot for the tribe of Manasseh, for he was the firstborn of Joseph. As for Machir the firstborn of Manasseh, the father of Gilead, because he was a man of war, therefore he had Gilead and Bashan.

Genesis 10:21

To Shem, the father of all the children of Eber, the elder brother of Japheth, to him also were children born.

Hebrews 7:10

for he was yet in the body of his father when Melchizedek met him.

Ezekiel 16:3

and say, Thus says the Lord Yahweh to Jerusalem: Your birth and your birth is of the land of the Canaanite; the Amorite was your father, 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

Yahweh didn't make this covenant with our fathers, but with us, even us, who are all of us here alive this day.

Acts 26:6

Now I stand here to be judged for the hope of the promise made by God to our fathers,

Romans 11:28

Concerning the Good News, they are enemies for your sake. But concerning the election, they are beloved for the fathers' sake.

Leviticus 26:42

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

Numbers 32:11

'Surely none of the men who came up out of Egypt, from twenty years old and upward, shall see the land which I swore to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob; because they have not wholly followed me:

Deuteronomy 1:8

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

Deuteronomy 30:20

to love Yahweh your God, to obey his voice, and to cling to him; for he is your life, and the length of your days; that you may dwell in the land which Yahweh swore to your fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give them.

Deuteronomy 29:13

that he may establish you this day to himself for a people, and that he may be to you a God, as he spoke to you, and as he swore to your fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.

Ezekiel 2:3

He said to me, Son of man, I send you to the children of Israel, to a nation of rebels who have rebelled against me. They and their fathers have transgressed against me even to this very day.

Matthew 23:30

and say, 'If we had lived in the days of our fathers, we wouldn't have been partakers with them in the blood of the prophets.'

Luke 1:72

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

John 4:12

Are you greater than our father, Jacob, who gave us the well, and drank of it himself, as did his children, and his livestock?"

John 4:20

Our fathers worshiped in this mountain, and you Jews say that in Jerusalem is the place where people ought to 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 came down out of heaven -- not as our fathers ate the manna, and died. He who eats this bread will live forever."

John 7:22

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