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77 Bible Verses about Generations

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Genesis 7:1

And the Lord said to Noah, Take all your family and go into the ark, for you only in this generation have I seen to be upright.

Exodus 1:6

Then Joseph came to his end, and all his brothers, and all that generation.

Judges 2:10

And in time death overtook all that generation; and another generation came after them, having no knowledge of the Lord or of the things which he had done for Israel.

Psalm 78:8

And not be like their fathers, a stiff-necked and uncontrolled generation; a generation whose heart was hard, whose spirit was not true to God.

Jeremiah 2:31

O generation, see the word of the Lord. Have I been a waste land to Israel? or a land of dark night? why do my people say, We have got loose, we will not come to you again?

Jeremiah 7:29

Let your hair be cut off, O Jerusalem, and let it go, and let a song of grief go up on the open hilltops; for the Lord is turned away from the generation of his wrath and has given them up.

Matthew 11:16

But what comparison may I make of this generation? It is like children seated in the market-places, crying out to one another,

Luke 7:31

What comparison am I to make of the men of this generation? what are they like?

Matthew 24:32-34

Now take an example from the fig-tree: when her branch has become soft and puts out its leaves, you are certain that the summer is near; Even so, when you see all these things, you may be certain that he is near, even at the doors. Truly I say to you, This generation will not come to an end till all these things are complete.

Mark 13:28-30

Take an example from the fig-tree: when its branches become soft and put out their leaves, you see that the summer is near; Even so, when you see these things taking place, you may be certain that he is near, even at the doors. Truly, I say to you, This generation will not come to an end till all these things are complete.

Luke 21:29-32

And he made a story for them: See the fig-tree, and all the trees; When they put out their young leaves, you take note of it, and it is clear to you that summer is coming. In the same way, when you see these things taking place you may be certain that the kingdom of God is near.read more.
Truly I say to you, This generation will not come to an end till all things are complete.

Acts 13:36

Now David, having done God's work for his generation, went to sleep, and was put with his fathers, and his body came to destruction:

Philippians 2:14-16

Do all things without protests and arguments; So that you may be holy and gentle, children of God without sin in a twisted and foolish generation, among whom you are seen as lights in the world, Offering the word of life; so that I may have glory in you in the day of Christ, because my running was not for nothing and my work was not without effect.

Lamentations 5:19

You, O Lord, are seated as King for ever; the seat of your power is eternal.

Psalm 72:5

May his life go on as long as the sun and moon, through all generations.

Daniel 4:3

How great are his signs! and how full of power are his wonders! his kingdom is an eternal kingdom and his rule goes on from generation to generation.

Ephesians 3:20-21

Now to him who is able to do in full measure more than all our desires or thoughts, through the power which is working in us, To him be the glory in the church and in Christ Jesus to all generations for ever and ever. So be it.

Exodus 3:15

And God went on to say to Moses, Say to the children of Israel, The Lord, the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, of Isaac, and of Jacob, has sent me to you: this is my name for ever, and this is my sign to all generations.

Genesis 9:12

And God said, This is the sign of the agreement which I make between me and you and every living thing with you, for all future generations:

Genesis 17:12

Every male among you, from one generation to another, is to undergo circumcision when he is eight days old, with every servant whose birth takes place in your house, or for whom you gave money to someone of another country, and not of your seed.

Exodus 12:17

So keep the feast of unleavened bread; for on this very day I have taken your armies out of the land of Egypt: this day, then, is to be kept through all your generations by an order for ever.

Exodus 20:5

You may not go down on your faces before them or give them worship: for I, the Lord your God, am a God who will not give his honour to another; and I will send punishment on the children for the wrongdoing of their fathers, to the third and fourth generation of my haters;

Deuteronomy 5:9

You may not go down on your faces before them or give them worship: for I, the Lord your God, am a God who will not give his honour to another; and I will send punishment on the children for the wrongdoing of their fathers, to the third and fourth generation of my haters;

Exodus 31:16

And the children of Israel are to keep the Sabbath holy, from generation to generation, by an eternal agreement.

Leviticus 6:18

Every male among the children of Aaron may have it for food; it is their right for ever through all your generations, from the offerings made by fire to the Lord: anyone touching them will be holy.

Leviticus 23:41

And let this feast be kept before the Lord for seven days in the year: it is a rule for ever from generation to generation; in the seventh month let it be kept.

Numbers 15:38

Say to the children of Israel that through all their generations they are to put on the edges of their robes an ornament of twisted threads, and in every ornament a blue cord;

Numbers 35:29

These rules are to be your guide in judging through all your generations wherever you may be living.

Deuteronomy 29:22

And future generations, your children coming after you, and travellers from far countries, will say, when they see the punishments of that land and the diseases which the Lord has sent on it;

Joshua 22:27

But to be a witness between us and you, and between the future generations, that we have the right of worshipping the Lord with our burned offerings and our offerings of beasts and our peace-offerings; so that your children will not be able to say to our children in time to come, You have no part in the Lord.

Isaiah 34:10

It will not be put out day or night; its smoke will go up for ever: it will be waste from generation to generation; no one will go through it for ever.

Jeremiah 50:39

For this reason the beasts of the waste land with the wolves will make their holes there and the ostriches will be living in it: never again will men be living there, it will be unpeopled from generation to generation.

Luke 1:46-50

And Mary said: My soul gives glory to God; My spirit is glad in God my Saviour. For he has had pity on his servant, though she is poor and lowly placed: and from this hour will all generations give witness to the blessing which has come to me.read more.
For he who is strong has done great things for me; and holy is his name. His mercy is for all generations in whom is the fear of him.

Isaiah 51:9

Awake! awake! put on strength, O arm of the Lord, awake! as in the old days, in the generations long past. Was it not by you that Rahab was cut in two, and the dragon Wounded?

Deuteronomy 32:7

Keep in mind the days of the past, give thought to the years of generations gone by: go to your father and he will make it clear to you, to the old men and they will give you the story.

Job 8:8

Put the question now to the past generations, and give attention to what has been searched out by their fathers:

Isaiah 41:4

Whose purpose and work was it? His who sent out the generations from the start. I the Lord, the first, and with the last, I am he.

Isaiah 61:4

And they will be building again the old broken walls, and will make new the old waste places, and will put up again the towns which have been waste for long generations.

Ephesians 3:4-5

By the reading of which you will be clear about my knowledge of the secret of Christ; Which in other generations was not given to the sons of men, but the revelation of it has now been made to his holy Apostles and prophets in the Spirit;

Colossians 1:25-26

Of which I became a servant by the purpose of God which was given to me for you, to give effect to the word of God, The secret which has been kept from all times and generations, but has now been made clear to his saints,

Deuteronomy 4:9

Only take care, and keep watch on your soul, for fear that the things which your eyes have seen go from your memory and from your heart all the days of your life; but let the knowledge of them be given to your children and to your children's children;

Deuteronomy 6:6-7

Keep these words, which I say to you this day, deep in your hearts; Teaching them to your children with all care, talking of them when you are at rest in your house or walking by the way, when you go to sleep and when you get up.

Psalm 22:30

A seed will be his servant; the doings of the Lord will be made clear to the generation which comes after.

Psalm 71:18

Now when I am old and grey-headed, O God, give me not up; till I have made clear your strength to this generation, and your power to all those to come.

Psalm 78:1-8

Give ear, O my people, to my law; let your ears be bent down to the words of my mouth. Opening my mouth I will give out a story, even the dark sayings of old times; Which have come to our hearing and our knowledge, as they were given to us by our fathers.read more.
We will not keep them secret from our children; we will make clear to the coming generation the praises of the Lord and his strength, and the great works of wonder which he has done. He put up a witness in Jacob, and made a law in Israel; which he gave to our fathers so that they might give knowledge of them to their children; So that the generation to come might have knowledge of them, even the children of the future, who would give word of them to their children; So that they might put their hope in God, and not let God's works go out of their minds, but keep his laws; And not be like their fathers, a stiff-necked and uncontrolled generation; a generation whose heart was hard, whose spirit was not true to God.

Matthew 1:17

So all the generations from Abraham to David are fourteen generations; and from David to the taking away to Babylon, fourteen generations; and from the taking away to Babylon to the coming of Christ, fourteen generations.

Exodus 34:6-7

And the Lord went past before his eyes, saying, The Lord, the Lord, a God full of pity and grace, slow to wrath and great in mercy and faith; Having mercy on thousands, overlooking evil and wrongdoing and sin; he will not let wrongdoers go free, but will send punishment on children for the sins of their fathers, and on their children's children to the third and fourth generation.

Numbers 14:18

The Lord is slow to wrath and great in mercy, overlooking wrongdoing and evil, and will not let wrongdoers go free; sending punishment on children for the sins of their fathers, to the third and fourth generation.

Deuteronomy 23:2-3

One whose father and mother are not married may not come into the meeting of the Lord's people, or any of his family to the tenth generation. No Ammonite or Moabite or any of their people to the tenth generation may come into the meeting of the Lord's people:

2 Kings 10:30

And the Lord said to Jehu, Because you have done well in doing what is right in my eyes and effecting all my purpose for the family of Ahab, your sons will be kings of Israel to the fourth generation.

2 Kings 15:12

This was what the Lord had said to Jehu, Your sons to the fourth generation will be kings of Israel. And so it came about.

1 Chronicles 16:15

He has kept his agreement in mind for ever, the word which he gave for a thousand generations;

Job 42:16

And after this Job had a hundred and forty years of life, and saw his sons, and his sons' sons, even four generations.

Numbers 32:13

Then the Lord was angry with Israel, and he made them wanderers in the waste land for forty years? till all that generation who had done evil in the eyes of the Lord was dead.

Deuteronomy 1:34-36

And the Lord, hearing your words, was angry, and said with an oath, Truly, not one of this evil generation will see that good land which I said I would give to your fathers, But only Caleb, the son of Jephunneh, he will see it; and to him and to his children I will give the land over which his feet have gone, because he has been true to the Lord with all his heart.

Deuteronomy 2:14

Thirty-eight years had gone by from the time when we came away from Kadesh-barnea till we went over the stream Zered; by that time all the generation of the men of war among us were dead, as the Lord had said.

Deuteronomy 32:5

They have become false, they are not his children, the mark of sin is on them; they are an evil and hard-hearted generation.

Hebrews 3:7-11

And so, as the Holy Spirit says, Today if you let his voice come to your ears, Be not hard of heart, as when you made me angry, on the day of testing in the waste land, When your fathers put me to the test, and saw my works for forty years.read more.
So that I was angry with this generation, and I said, Their hearts are in error at all times, and they have no knowledge of my ways; And being angry I made an oath, saying, They may not come into my rest.

Psalm 95:7-11

For he is our God; and we are the people to whom he gives food, and the sheep of his flock. Today, if you would only give ear to his voice! Let not your hearts be hard, as at Meribah, as in the day of Massah in the waste land; When your fathers put me to the test and saw my power and my work.read more.
For forty years I was angry with this generation, and said, They are a people whose hearts are turned away from me, for they have no knowledge of my ways; And I made an oath in my wrath, that they might not come into my place of rest.

Mark 8:38

Whoever has a feeling of shame because of me and my words in this false and evil generation, the Son of man will have a feeling of shame because of him, when he comes in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.

Matthew 12:39-42

But he, answering, said to them, An evil and false generation is looking for a sign; and no sign will be given to it but the sign of the prophet Jonah: For as Jonah was three days and three nights in the stomach of the great fish, so will the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth. The men of Nineveh will come up in the day of judging and give their decision against this generation: because they were turned from their sins at the preaching of Jonah; and now a greater than Jonah is here.read more.
The queen of the South will come up in the day of judging and give her decision against this generation: for she came from the ends of the earth to give ear to the wisdom of Solomon; and now a greater than Solomon is here.

Luke 11:29-32

And when a great number of people came together to him, he said, This generation is an evil generation: it is looking for a sign and no sign will be given to it but the sign of Jonah. For even as Jonah became a sign to the Ninevites, so will the Son of man be to this generation. The queen of the South will come up on the day of judging and give her decision against the men of this generation: for she came from the ends of the earth to give ear to the wisdom of Solomon; and now something greater than Solomon is here.read more.
The men of Nineveh will come up in the day of judging and give their decision against this generation: for they were turned away from their sins at the preaching of Jonah; but now something greater than Jonah is here.

Matthew 12:43-45

But the unclean spirit, when he is gone out of a man, goes through dry places looking for rest, and getting it not. Then he says, I will go back into my house from which I came out; and when he comes, he sees that there is no one in it, but that it has been made fair and clean. Then he goes and takes with him seven other spirits worse than himself, and they go in and make it their living-place: and the last condition of that man is worse than the first. Even so will it be with this evil generation.

Matthew 16:4

An evil and false generation is searching after a sign; and no sign will be given to it but the sign of Jonah. And he went away from them.

Mark 8:12

And he was very sad in spirit, and said, Why is this generation looking for a sign? truly, I say to you, No sign will be given to this generation.

Matthew 17:17

And Jesus, answering, said, O false and foolish generation, how long will I be with you? how long will I put up with you? let him come here to me.

Mark 9:19

And he said to them in answer, O generation without faith, how long will I have to be with you? how long will I put up with you? let him come to me.

Luke 9:41

And Jesus said, O generation without faith and false in heart, how long will I have to be with you and put up with you? let your son come here.

Matthew 23:33-36

You snakes, offspring of snakes, how will you be kept from the punishment of hell? For this reason, I send you prophets, and wise men, and scribes: some of them you will put to death and put on the cross, and to some of them you will give blows in your Synagogues, driving them from town to town; So that on you may come all the blood of the upright on the earth, from the blood of upright Abel to the blood of Zachariah, son of Barachiah, whom you put to death between the Temple and the altar.read more.
Truly I say to you, All these things will come on this generation

Luke 11:47-51

A curse is on you! for you make resting-places for the bodies of the prophets, but your fathers put them to death. So you are witnesses and give approval to the work of your fathers; for they put them to death and you make their last resting-places. For this reason the wisdom of God has said, I will send them prophets and teachers, and to some of them they will give death and cruel pains;read more.
So that punishment may come on this generation for the blood of all the prophets which was given from the earliest days; From the blood of Abel to the blood of Zachariah, who was put to death between the altar and the Temple. Yes, I say to you, It will come on this generation.

Luke 17:22-25

And he said to his disciples, The time will come when you will have a great desire to see one of the days of the Son of man, but you will not see it. And if they say to you, See, it is there! or, It is here! do not go away, or go after them. For as in a thunderstorm the bright light is seen from one end of the sky to the other, so will the Son of man be when his time comes.read more.
But first, he will have to undergo much and be put on one side by this generation.

Topics on Generations

Evil Generations

40;12;39

But he, answering, said to them, An evil and false generation is looking for a sign; and no sign will be given to it but the sign of the prophet Jonah:

Future Generations

19;78;6

So that the generation to come might have knowledge of them, even the children of the future, who would give word of them to their children;

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