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Proverbs 23:24

The father of the righteous will surely rejoice; he who bears a wise person will be happy with him.

Matthew 15:26

And he answered [and] said, "It is not right to take the children's bread and throw [it] to the dogs!"

Jeremiah 32:39

And I will give to them one heart and one way, to revere me {forever}, for good to them, and to their children after them.

Jeremiah 4:22

"For my people [are] foolish, they have not known me. They [are] foolish children, and they do not have insight. They [are] skillful at doing evil, and they do not know [how] to do good."

Mark 7:27

And he said to her, "Let the children be satisfied first, for it is not right to take the children's bread and throw [it] to the dogs!"

Deuteronomy 11:19

And you shall teach them to your children by talking about them when you sit in your house and when you travel on the road and when you lie down and when you get up.

2 Corinthians 12:14

Behold, this third [time] I am ready to come to you, and I will not be a burden [to you]. For I am not seeking your possessions, but you. For children are not obligated to save up for their parents, but parents for their children.

Mark 10:29

Jesus said, "Truly I say to you, there is no one who has left house or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or fields on account of me and on account of the gospel

Proverbs 20:11

Even by his acts, a {young man} will make himself known, whether his acts are pure and upright.

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Judges 13:3

And an angel of Yahweh appeared to the woman, and he said to her, "Behold, you [are] infertile and have not borne [children], but you will conceive and bear a son.

Luke 1:13

But the angel said to him, "Do not be afraid, Zechariah, because your prayer has been heard, and your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you will call his name John.

Genesis 16:11

And the angel of Yahweh said to her: "Behold, you are pregnant and shall have a son. And you shall call his name Ishmael, for Yahweh has listened to your suffering.

Genesis 18:10

And he said, "I will certainly return to you {in the spring}, and look, Sarah your wife [will have] a son." Now Sarah [was] listening at the doorway of the tent, and which [was] behind him.

1 Kings 13:2

Then he proclaimed against the altar by the word of Yahweh and said, "O altar, altar, thus says Yahweh: 'Look, a son will be born to the house of David, Josiah by name, and he shall sacrifice on you the priests of the high places who burn incense on you, and human bones shall burn on you.'"

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Hebrews 12:16

[that] no one [be] a sexually immoral or totally worldly [person] like Esau, who for one meal traded his own birthright.

2 Chronicles 21:3

And their father gave to them many gifts of silver, gold, and valuables, with fortified cities in Judah, but he gave the kingdom to Jehoram, for he [was] the firstborn.

Genesis 25:31

Then Jacob said, "Sell me your birthright {first}."

Genesis 43:33

And they were seated before him [from] the firstborn according to his birthright [to] the youngest according to his youth. And the men {looked at one another} amazed.

Deuteronomy 21:16

[nevertheless] {it will be the case that} on the day of bestowing his inheritance upon his sons, he will not be allowed to treat as [the] firstborn son the son of the beloved [wife] {in preference to} the son of the disliked [wife], [who is] the firstborn [son].

Children » Good Children » Good Parents » Good children of wicked men

2 Kings 12:2

Jehoash did right in the eyes of Yahweh all of his days, because Jehoiada the priest instructed him.

2 Kings 18:3

He did right in the eyes of Yahweh according to all that David his ancestor had done.

2 Kings 22:2

He did right in the eyes of Yahweh, and he walked in all of the way of David his ancestor and did not turn aside to the right or to the left.

2 Chronicles 34:3

In the eighth year of his reign, while he [was] still a boy, he began to seek the God of David his ancestor. And in the twelfth year he began to cleanse Judah and Jerusalem of the high places, the Asherahs, the idols, and the images.

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Genesis 48:5

And now, your two sons who were born to you in the land of Egypt before my coming to you in Egypt, are mine. Ephraim and Manasseh shall be mine as Reuben and Simeon [are].

Genesis 15:3

And Abram said, "Look, you have not given me a descendant, and here, {a member of my household} [is] {my heir}."

Exodus 2:10

And the boy grew, and she brought him to the daughter of Pharaoh, and he became her son, and she called his name Moses, and she said, "Because I drew him out from the water."

Esther 2:7

He was raising Hadassah, that [is] Esther, his uncle's daughter, for she did not have a father or a mother; the young woman [had] a beautiful figure and [was] very attractive. When her father and mother died, Mordecai had taken her as his daughter.

Children » Good Children » Good Parents » The boy jesus

Luke 2:49

And he said to them, "{Why} were you searching for me? Did you not know that it was necessary [for] me to be in the [house] of my Father?"

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Children » Good Children » Good Parents » Jephthah's daughter

Judges 11:36

She said to him, "My father, {you made an oath} to Yahweh. Do to me according to what has gone out from your mouth, since Yahweh gave vengeance to you against your enemies, the {Ammonites}."

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Genesis 22:7

And Isaac said to Abraham his father, "My father!" And he said, "Here I [am], my son." And he said, "Here is the fire and the wood, but where is the lamb for a burnt offering?"

Children » Good Children » Good Parents » John the baptist

Good Children » Shall be blessed

Proverbs 3:1-4

My child, do not forget my instruction, and may your heart guard my commands. For length of days, years of life, and peace they shall add to you. May loyal love and truth not forsake you; bind them around your neck, write them upon your heart. read more.
And you shall find favor and good sense in the eyes of God and humankind.

Ephesians 6:2-3

"Honor your father and mother" (which is the first commandment with a promise), "in order that it may be well with you, and you may {live a long time} on the earth."

Good Children » Make their parents' hearts glad

Good Children » Take care of parents

Genesis 47:12

And Joseph provided his father and his brothers and all the household of his father with food, according to the number of their children.

Genesis 45:9

Hurry, and go up to my father and say to him, 'Thus says your son Joseph, God has made me lord of all Egypt. Come down to me and do not delay.

Good Children » Obey parents

Genesis 47:30

but let me lie with my ancestors. Carry me out of Egypt and bury me in their burial site." And he said, "I will do according to your word."

Genesis 28:7

and [that] Jacob listened to his father and to his mother and went to Paddan-Aram.

Good Children » Exemplified

1 Samuel 17:20

David rose early in the morning and left the sheep with a keeper, and he took [the provisions] and went as Jesse had commanded him. He came to the encampment while the troops [were] going to the battle line, and they raised the war cry.

Genesis 46:29

Then Joseph harnessed his chariot and went up to meet Israel his father in Goshen. He presented himself to him and fell upon his neck and wept upon his neck a long time.

Genesis 45:9

Hurry, and go up to my father and say to him, 'Thus says your son Joseph, God has made me lord of all Egypt. Come down to me and do not delay.

Good Children » Their obedience to parents is well pleasing to God

Good Children » Know the scriptures

Good Children » Observe the law of God

Good Children » Attend to parental teaching

Good Children » Show love to parents

Genesis 46:29

Then Joseph harnessed his chariot and went up to meet Israel his father in Goshen. He presented himself to him and fell upon his neck and wept upon his neck a long time.

Good Children » The lord is with

1 Samuel 3:19

And Samuel grew up, and Yahweh was with him. {He did not allow any of his prophecies to go unfulfilled}.

Good Children » Spirit of, a requisite for the kingdom of heaven

Good Children » Adduced as a motive for submission to God

Good Children » Illustrative of a teachable spirit

Matthew 18:4

Therefore whoever humbles himself like this child, this person is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven,

Good Children » Honor the aged

Job 32:6-7

Then Elihu the son of Barakel the Buzite {spoke up} and said, "{I am young}, but you are old; therefore I feared and became afraid of explaining my knowledge to you. I thought, 'Let days speak, and let many years teach wisdom.'

Good Children » Partake of the promises of God

Acts 2:39

For the promise is for you and for your children, and for all those [who are] far away, as many as the Lord our God calls to himself."