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27 Bible Verses about Good Children

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Matthew 15:26

"It is not right to take the children's bread and throw it to the dogs," he said.

Jeremiah 32:39

I will give them a single-minded purpose to live in a way that always shows respect for me. They will want to do that for their own good and the good of the children who descend from them.

Jeremiah 4:22

The Lord answered, "This will happen because my people are foolish. They do not know me. They are like children who have no sense. They have no understanding. They are skilled at doing evil. They do not know how to do good."

Mark 7:27

He said to her, "Let the children be satisfied first, for it is not right to take the children's bread and to throw it to the dogs."

Proverbs 20:11

Even a young man is known by his actions, whether his activity is pure and whether it is right.

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Judges 13:3

The Lord's angelic messenger appeared to the woman and said to her, "You are infertile and childless, but you will conceive and have a son.

Luke 1:13

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

Genesis 16:11

Then the Lord's angel said to her, "You are now pregnant and are about to give birth to a son. You are to name him Ishmael, for the Lord has heard your painful groans.

Genesis 18:10

One of them said, "I will surely return to you when the season comes round again, and your wife Sarah will have a son!" (Now Sarah was listening at the entrance to the tent, not far behind him.

1 Kings 13:2

With the authority of the Lord he cried out against the altar, "O altar, altar! This is what the Lord says, 'Look, a son named Josiah will be born to the Davidic dynasty. He will sacrifice on you the priests of the high places who offer sacrifices on you. Human bones will be burned on you.'"

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Hebrews 12:16

And see to it that no one becomes an immoral or godless person like Esau, who sold his own birthright for a single meal.

2 Chronicles 21:3

Their father gave them many presents, including silver, gold, and other precious items, along with fortified cities in Judah. But he gave the kingdom to Jehoram because he was the firstborn.

Genesis 25:31

But Jacob replied, "First sell me your birthright."

Genesis 43:33

They sat before him, arranged by order of birth, beginning with the firstborn and ending with the youngest. The men looked at each other in astonishment.

Deuteronomy 21:16

In the day he divides his inheritance he must not appoint as firstborn the son of the favorite wife in place of the other wife's son who is actually the firstborn.

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2 Kings 12:2

Throughout his lifetime Jehoash did what the Lord approved, just as Jehoiada the priest taught him.

2 Kings 18:3

He did what the Lord approved, just as his ancestor David had done.

2 Kings 22:2

He did what the Lord approved and followed in his ancestor David's footsteps; he did not deviate to the right or the left.

2 Chronicles 34:3

In the eighth year of his reign, while he was still young, he began to seek the God of his ancestor David. In his twelfth year he began ridding Judah and Jerusalem of the high places, Asherah poles, idols, and images.

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Genesis 48:5

"Now, as for your two sons, who were born to you in the land of Egypt before I came to you in Egypt, they will be mine. Ephraim and Manasseh will be mine just as Reuben and Simeon are.

Genesis 15:3

Abram added, "Since you have not given me a descendant, then look, one born in my house will be my heir!"

Exodus 2:10

When the child grew older she brought him to Pharaoh's daughter, and he became her son. She named him Moses, saying, "Because I drew him from the water."

Esther 2:7

Now he was acting as the guardian of Hadassah (that is, Esther), the daughter of his uncle, for neither her father nor her mother was alive. This young woman was very attractive and had a beautiful figure. When her father and mother died, Mordecai had raised her as if she were his own daughter.

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

Judges 11:36

She said to him, "My father, since you made an oath to the Lord, do to me as you promised. After all, the Lord vindicated you before your enemies, the Ammonites."

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Genesis 22:7

Isaac said to his father Abraham, "My father?" "What is it, my son?" he replied. "Here is the fire and the wood," Isaac said, "but where is the lamb for the 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 teaching, but let your heart keep my commandments, for they will provide a long and full life, and they will add well-being to you. Do not let truth and mercy leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart. read more.
Then you will find favor and good understanding, in the sight of God and people.

Ephesians 6:2-3

"Honor your father and mother," which is the first commandment accompanied by a promise, namely, "that it may go well with you and that you will live a long time on the earth."

Good Children » Make their parents' hearts glad

Good Children » Take care of parents

Genesis 47:12

Joseph also provided food for his father, his brothers, and all his father's household, according to the number of their little children.

Genesis 45:9

Now go up to my father quickly and tell him, 'This is what your son Joseph says: "God has made me lord of all Egypt. Come down to me; do not delay!

Good Children » Obey parents

Genesis 47:30

but when I rest with my fathers, carry me out of Egypt and bury me in their burial place." Joseph said, "I will do as you say."

Genesis 28:7

Jacob obeyed his father and mother and left for Paddan Aram.

Good Children » Exemplified

1 Samuel 17:20

So David got up early in the morning and entrusted the flock to someone else who would watch over it. After loading up, he went just as Jesse had instructed him. He arrived at the camp as the army was going out to the battle lines shouting its battle cry.

Genesis 46:29

Joseph harnessed his chariot and went up to meet his father Israel in Goshen. When he met him, he hugged his neck and wept on his neck for quite some time.

Genesis 45:9

Now go up to my father quickly and tell him, 'This is what your son Joseph says: "God has made me lord of all Egypt. Come down to me; 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

Joseph harnessed his chariot and went up to meet his father Israel in Goshen. When he met him, he hugged his neck and wept on his neck for quite some time.

Good Children » The lord is with

1 Samuel 3:19

Samuel continued to grow, and the Lord was with him. None of his prophecies fell to the ground 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

Good Children » Honor the aged

Job 32:6-7

So Elihu son of Barakel the Buzite spoke up: "I am young, but you are elderly; that is why I was fearful, and afraid to explain to you what I know. I said to myself, 'Age should speak, and length of years should make wisdom known.'

Good Children » Partake of the promises of God

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