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15 Bible Verses about Children, responsibilities to parents
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A foolish child is a grief to his father, and bitterness to the mother who bore him.
But his sons did not follow his ways. Instead, they made money dishonestly, accepted bribes, and perverted justice.
A foolish child is the ruin of his father, and a contentious wife is like a constant dripping.
The one who keeps the law is a discerning child, but a companion of gluttons brings shame to his parents.
A rod and reproof impart wisdom, but a child who is unrestrained brings shame to his mother.
"Whoever strikes his father or his mother must surely be put to death.
"'If anyone curses his father and mother he must be put to death. He has cursed his father and mother; his blood guilt is on himself.
If a person has a stubborn, rebellious son who pays no attention to his father or mother, and they discipline him to no avail, his father and mother must seize him and bring him to the elders at the gate of his city. They must declare to the elders of his city, "Our son is stubborn and rebellious and pays no attention to what we say -- he is a glutton and drunkard."read more.
Then all the men of his city must stone him to death. In this way you will purge out wickedness from among you, and all Israel will hear about it and be afraid.
The eye that mocks at a father and despises obeying a mother -- the ravens of the valley will peck it out and the young vultures will eat it.
For people will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy,
You shall not bow down to them or serve them, for I, the Lord, your God, am a jealous God, responding to the transgression of fathers by dealing with children to the third and fourth generations of those who reject me, and showing covenant faithfulness to a thousand generations of those who love me and keep my commandments.
The Lord is slow to anger and abounding in loyal love, forgiving iniquity and transgression, but by no means clearing the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children until the third and fourth generations.'
"When that time comes, people will no longer say, 'The parents have eaten sour grapes, but the children's teeth have grown numb.' Rather, each person will die for his own sins. The teeth of the person who eats the sour grapes will themselves grow numb.
You show unfailing love to thousands. But you also punish children for the sins of their parents. You are the great and powerful God who is known as the Lord who rules over all.
- Barrenness, Examples Of
- Children, Grief To Parents
- Children, Ungrateful
- Death Penalty For Violence
- Fathers And Sons
- Fathers, Responsibilities Of
- Fathers, Sin Of The
- Folly, Effects Of
- Having A Baby
- Mothers, Responsibilities Of
- Not Honouring Parents
- Parents Being Wrong
- The Work Of Fools