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32 Bible Verses about Fathers

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Proverbs 23:15-16

My son, if your heart is wise, then my heart will be glad, even mine: yes, my heart will rejoice, when your lips speak what is right.

Psalm 45:16

Your sons will take the place of your fathers. You shall make them princes in all the earth.

Zechariah 1:4

Don't you be like your fathers, to whom the former prophets proclaimed, saying: Thus says Yahweh of Armies, 'Return now from your evil ways, and from your evil doings;' but they did not hear, nor listen to me, says Yahweh.

Genesis 9:22

Ham, the father of Canaan, saw the nakedness of his father, and told his two brothers outside.

Job 8:8

"Please inquire of past generations. Find out about the learning of their fathers.

Psalm 78:3

Which we have heard and known, and our fathers have told us.

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Fathers » Duties of » Instruction of children

John 21:15

So when they had eaten their breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of Jonah, do you love me more than these?" He said to him, "Yes, Lord; you know that I have affection for you." He said to him, "Feed my lambs."

Deuteronomy 4:9

Only take heed to yourself, and keep your soul diligently, lest you forget the things which your eyes saw, and lest they depart from your heart all the days of your life; but make them known to your children and your children's children;

Fathers » Duties of » The correction of children

Fathers » Duties of » To teach

Deuteronomy 6:20

When your son asks you in time to come, saying, "What do the testimonies, the statutes, and the ordinances, which Yahweh our God has commanded you mean?"

Deuteronomy 21:19

then shall his father and his mother lay hold on him, and bring him out to the elders of his city, and to the gate of his place;

Fathers » Duties of » To train

Isaiah 38:19

The living, the living, he shall praise you, as I do this day. The father shall make known your truth to the children.

Lamentations 2:19

Arise, cry out in the night, at the beginning of the watches; Pour out your heart like water before the face of the Lord: Lift up your hands toward him for the life of your young children, that faint for hunger at the head of every street.

Fathers » Duties of » To nurture

Fathers » Duties of » To control

Fathers » Duties of » To provide for

Fathers » Good Fathers » Isaac blesses his son

Genesis 27:26-27

His father Isaac said to him, "Come near now, and kiss me, my son." He came near, and kissed him. He smelled the smell of his clothing, and blessed him, and said, "Behold, the smell of my son is as the smell of a field which Yahweh has blessed.

Fathers » Good Fathers » David gives Godly advice to his son, solomon

1 Kings 2:1-4

Now the days of David drew near that he should die; and he commanded Solomon his son, saying, "I am going the way of all the earth. You be strong therefore, and show yourself a man; and keep the instruction of Yahweh your God, to walk in his ways, to keep his statutes, his commandments, his ordinances, and his testimonies, according to that which is written in the law of Moses, that you may prosper in all that you do, and wherever you turn yourself. read more.
That Yahweh may establish his word which he spoke concerning me, saying, 'If your children take heed to their way, to walk before me in truth with all their heart and with all their soul, there shall not fail you,' he said, 'a man on the throne of Israel.'

Fathers » Good Fathers » Abraham exerts a spiritual influence upon his family

Fathers » Good Fathers » Jacob commands his household to put away idols

Genesis 35:2

Then Jacob said to his household, and to all who were with him, "Put away the foreign gods that are among you, purify yourselves, change your garments.

Fathers » Good Fathers » Manoah prays for instruction in regard to his coming child

Judges 13:8

Then Manoah entreated Yahweh, and said, "Oh, Lord, please let the man of God whom you did send come again to us, and teach us what we shall do to the child who shall be born."

Fathers » Good Fathers » Cornelius, the head of a religious household

Fathers » Good Fathers » Zacharias, the Godly father of john the baptist

Luke 1:67

His father, Zacharias, was filled with the Holy Spirit, and prophesied, saying,

Fathers » Duties of » To love

Fathers » God

Deuteronomy 4:1

Now, Israel, listen to the statutes and to the ordinances, which I teach you, to do them; that you may live, and go in and possess the land which Yahweh, the God of your fathers, gives you.

Exodus 3:13

Moses said to God, "Behold, when I come to the children of Israel, and tell them, 'The God of your fathers has sent me to you;' and they ask me, 'What is his name?' What should I tell them?"

Deuteronomy 1:11

Yahweh, the God of your fathers, make you a thousand times as many as you are, and bless you, as he has promised you!

Joshua 18:3

Joshua said to the children of Israel, "How long will you neglect to go in to possess the land, which Yahweh, the God of your fathers, has given you?

2 Chronicles 28:9

But a prophet of Yahweh was there, whose name was Oded: and he went out to meet the army that came to Samaria, and said to them, "Behold, because Yahweh, the God of your fathers, was angry with Judah, he has delivered them into your hand, and you have slain them in a rage which has reached up to heaven.

More verses: 2 Chronicles 29:5

Fathers » Examples of fathers' love » David

2 Samuel 18:5

The king commanded Joab and Abishai and Ittai, saying, "Deal gently for my sake with the young man, even with Absalom." All the people heard when the king commanded all the captains concerning Absalom.

2 Samuel 13:39

[the soul of] king David longed to go forth to Absalom: for he was comforted concerning Amnon, since he was dead.

Fathers » Examples of fathers' love » jacob

Genesis 37:35

All his sons and all his daughters rose up to comfort him, but he refused to be comforted. He said, "For I will go down to Sheol to my son mourning." His father wept for him.

Genesis 42:38

He said, "My son shall not go down with you; for his brother is dead, and he only is left. If harm happens to him along the way in which you go, then you will bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to Sheol."

Genesis 46:30

Israel said to Joseph, "Now let me die, since I have seen your face, that you are still alive."

Fathers » Examples of fathers' love » Jairus

Mark 5:23

and begged him much, saying, "My little daughter is at the point of death. Please come and lay your hands on her, that she may be made healthy, and live."

Fathers » Examples of fathers' love » Laban

Genesis 31:28

and didn't allow me to kiss my sons and my daughters? Now have you done foolishly.

Fathers » Examples of fathers' love » Father of the prodigal

Love » Fathers » David

2 Samuel 18:5

The king commanded Joab and Abishai and Ittai, saying, "Deal gently for my sake with the young man, even with Absalom." All the people heard when the king commanded all the captains concerning Absalom.

2 Samuel 13:39

[the soul of] king David longed to go forth to Absalom: for he was comforted concerning Amnon, since he was dead.

Love » Fathers » jacob

Genesis 37:35

All his sons and all his daughters rose up to comfort him, but he refused to be comforted. He said, "For I will go down to Sheol to my son mourning." His father wept for him.

Genesis 42:38

He said, "My son shall not go down with you; for his brother is dead, and he only is left. If harm happens to him along the way in which you go, then you will bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to Sheol."

Genesis 46:30

Israel said to Joseph, "Now let me die, since I have seen your face, that you are still alive."

Love » Fathers » Jairus

Mark 5:23

and begged him much, saying, "My little daughter is at the point of death. Please come and lay your hands on her, that she may be made healthy, and live."

Love » Fathers » Laban

Genesis 31:28

and didn't allow me to kiss my sons and my daughters? Now have you done foolishly.

Love » Fathers » Father of the prodigal

Parents » Fathers

Topics on Fathers

Absent Fathers

19;27;10

When my father and my mother forsake me, then Yahweh will take me up.

Examples Of Fathers' Love

19;103;13

Like a father has compassion on his children, so Yahweh has compassion on those who fear him.

Fathers And Daughters

42;12;53

They will be divided, father against son, and son against father; mother against daughter, and daughter against her mother; mother-in-law against her daughter-in-law, and daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law."

Fathers And Sons

20;17;6

Children's children are the crown of old men; the glory of children are their parents.

Fathers Birthday

40;14;6

But when Herod's birthday came, the daughter of Herodias danced among them and pleased Herod.

Fathers In Laws

2;3;1

Now Moses was keeping the flock of Jethro, his father-in-law, the priest of Midian, and he led the flock to the back of the wilderness, and came to God's mountain, to Horeb.

Fathers Love

62;3;1

Behold, how great a love the Father has bestowed on us, that we should be called children of God! For this cause the world doesn't know us, because it didn't know him.

Fathers Loving Care

49;6;4

You fathers, don't provoke your children to wrath, but nurture them in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

Fathers Responsibilities

43;6;40

This is the will of the one who sent me, that everyone who sees the Son, and believes in him, should have eternal life; and I will raise him up at the last day."

Fathers Teaching

20;1;8

My son, listen to your father's instruction, and don't forsake your mother's teaching:

Fathers, Examples Of

1;18;19

For I have known him, to the end that he may command his children and his household after him, that they may keep the way of Yahweh, to do righteousness and justice; to the end that Yahweh may bring on Abraham that which he has spoken of him."

Fathers, Responsibilities Of

19;103;13

Like a father has compassion on his children, so Yahweh has compassion on those who fear him.

Fathers, Sin Of The

2;34;6-7

Yahweh passed by before him, and proclaimed, "Yahweh! Yahweh, a merciful and gracious God, slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness and truth,

God Of The Fathers

44;7;32

'I am the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob.' Moses trembled, and dared not look.

Sins Of The Fathers

23;43;27

Your first father sinned, and your teachers have transgressed against me.

Spiritual Fathers

46;4;15

For though you have ten thousand tutors in Christ, yet not many fathers. For in Christ Jesus, I became your father through the Good News.

The Joy Of Fathers

20;23;24

The father of the righteous has great joy. Whoever fathers a wise child delights in him.