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And, you fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord. That it may be well with you, and you may live long on the earth.
He that spares his rod hates his son: but he that loves him chastens him early.
Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.
Honor your father and your mother: that your days may be long upon the land which the LORD your God gives you.
Think not that I am come to send peace on earth: I came not to send peace, but a sword. And a man's foes shall be they of his own household. He that loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me: and he that loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me. read more.
And he that takes not his cross, and follows after me, is not worthy of me. He that finds his life shall lose it: and he that loses his life for my sake shall find it.
For I am come to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against her mother, and the daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law.
Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.
Take heed to yourselves: If your brother trespasses against you, rebuke him; and if he repents, forgive him.
Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.
And these words, which I command you this day, shall be in your heart: And you shall teach them diligently unto your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise up. And you shall bind them for a sign upon your hand, and they shall be as frontlets between your eyes. read more.
And you shall write them upon the doorposts of your house, and on your gates.
Fathers, provoke not your children to anger, lest they be discouraged.
For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.
And it was so, when the days of their feasting were finished, that Job sent and sanctified them, and rose up early in the morning, and offered burnt offerings according to the number of them all: for Job said, It may be that my sons have sinned, and cursed God in their hearts. Thus did Job continually.
Chasten your son while there is hope, and let not your soul spare for his crying.
For I know him, that he will command his children and his household after him, and they shall keep the way of the LORD, to do righteousness and justice; that the LORD may bring upon Abraham that which he has spoken of him.
Correct your son, and he shall give you rest; yea, he shall give delight unto your soul.
Teacher, which is the great commandment in the law? Jesus said unto him, You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the first and great commandment. read more.
And the second is like unto it, You shall love your neighbor as yourself. On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.
Like as a father pities his children, so the LORD pities them that fear him.
But I said unto their children in the wilderness, Walk you not in the statutes of your fathers, neither observe their judgments, nor defile yourselves with their idols:
Withhold not correction from the child: for if you beat him with a rod, he shall not die.
My son, hear the instruction of your father, and forsake not the law of your mother:
Honor your father and your mother, as the LORD your God has commanded you; that your days may be prolonged, and that it may go well with you, in the land which the LORD your God gives you.
For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh.
But whoever shall offend one of these little ones who believe in me, it were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and that he were drowned in the depth of the sea.
And he lifted up his eyes, and saw the women and the children; and said, Who are those with you? And he said, The children which God has graciously given your servant.
Lo, children are a heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward.
That they may teach the young women to be sensible, to love their husbands, to love their children,
And that you may tell in the ears of your son, and of your son's son, what things I have done in Egypt, and my signs which I have done among them; that you may know that I am the LORD.
We will not hide them from their children, showing to the generation to come the praises of the LORD, and his strength, and his wonderful works that he has done.
And he blessed Joseph, and said, God, before whom my fathers Abraham and Isaac did walk, the God who fed me all my life long unto this day,
The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a glad father: but a foolish son is the grief of his mother.
And besought him greatly, saying, My little daughter lies at the point of death: I pray you, come and lay your hands on her, that she may be healed; and she shall live.
You shall not bow down yourself to them, nor serve them: for I the LORD your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me;
Thus says the LORD; For three transgressions of Judah, and for four, I will not turn away its punishment; because they have despised the law of the LORD, and have not kept his commandments, and their lies caused them to err, after which their fathers have walked:
My son, despise not the chastening of the LORD; neither be weary of his correction: For whom the LORD loves he corrects; even as a father the son in whom he delights.
Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.
If a man has a stubborn and rebellious son, who will not obey the voice of his father, or the voice of his mother, and when they have chastened him, will not hearken unto them: Then shall his father and his mother lay hold on him, and bring him out unto the elders of his city, and unto the gate of his place; And they shall say unto the elders of his city, This our son is stubborn and rebellious, he will not obey our voice; he is a glutton, and a drunkard. read more.
And all the men of his city shall stone him with stones, so that he dies: so shall you put evil away from among you; and all Israel shall hear, and fear.
Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.
Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.
And said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they two shall be one flesh?
Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamor, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice: And be you kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake has forgiven you.
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