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27 Bible Verses about Good Children

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Matthew 15:26

and he answering said, 'It is not good to take the children's bread, and to cast to the little dogs.'

Jeremiah 32:39

and I have given to them one heart, and one way, to fear Me all the days, for good to them, and to their sons after them:

Jeremiah 4:22

For my people are foolish, me they have not known, Foolish sons are they, yea, they are not intelligent, Wise are they to do evil, And to do good they have not known.

Mark 7:27

And Jesus said to her, 'Suffer first the children to be filled, for it is not good to take the children's bread, and to cast it to the little dogs.'

Mark 10:29

And Jesus answering said, 'Verily I say to you, there is no one who left house, or brothers, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or fields, for my sake, and for the good news',

Proverbs 20:11

Even by his actions a youth maketh himself known, Whether his work be pure or upright.

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Judges 13:3

and a messenger of Jehovah appeareth unto the woman, and saith unto her, 'Lo, I pray thee, thou art barren, and hast not borne; when thou hast conceived, then thou hast borne a son.

Luke 1:13

and the messenger said unto him, 'Fear not, Zacharias, for thy supplication was heard, and thy wife Elisabeth shall bear a son to thee, and thou shalt call his name John,

Genesis 16:11

and the messenger of Jehovah saith to her, 'Behold thou art conceiving, and bearing a son, and hast called his name Ishmael, for Jehovah hath hearkened unto thine affliction;

Genesis 18:10

and he saith, 'returning I return unto thee, about the time of life, and lo, to Sarah thy wife a son.'

1 Kings 13:2

and he calleth against the altar, by the word of Jehovah, and saith, 'Altar! altar! thus said Jehovah, Lo, a son is born to the house of David -- Josiah his name -- and he hath sacrificed on thee the priests of the high places who are making perfume on thee, and bones of man are burnt on thee.'

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Hebrews 12:16

lest any one be a fornicator, or a profane person, as Esau, who in exchange for one morsel of food did sell his birthright,

2 Chronicles 21:3

and their father giveth to them many gifts of silver and of gold, and of precious things, with fenced cities in Judah, and the kingdom he hath given to Jehoram, for He is the first-born.

Genesis 25:31

and Jacob saith, 'Sell to-day thy birthright to me.'

Genesis 43:33

And they sit before him, the first-born according to his birthright, and the young one according to his youth, and the men wonder one at another;

Deuteronomy 21:16

then it hath been, in the day of his causing his sons to inherit that which he hath, he is not able to declare first-born the son of the loved one, in the face of the son of the hated one -- the first-born.

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2 Kings 12:2

and Jehoash doth that which is right in the eyes of Jehovah all his days in which Jehoiada the priest directed him,

2 Kings 18:3

And he doth that which is right in the eyes of Jehovah, according to all that David his father did,

2 Kings 22:2

and he doth that which is right in the eyes of Jehovah, and walketh in all the way of David his father, and hath not turned aside -- right or left.

2 Chronicles 34:3

And in the eighth year of his reign (and he yet a youth), he hath begun to seek to the God of David his father, and in the twelfth year he hath begun to cleanse Judah and Jerusalem from the high places, and the shrines, and the graven images, and the molten images.

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Genesis 48:5

And now, thy two sons, who are born to thee in the land of Egypt, before my coming unto thee to Egypt, mine they are; Ephraim and Manasseh, as Reuben and Simeon they are mine;

Genesis 15:3

And Abram saith, 'Lo, to me Thou hast not given seed, and lo, a domestic doth heir me.'

Exodus 2:10

And the lad groweth, and she bringeth him in to the daughter of Pharaoh, and he is to her for a son, and she calleth his name Moses, and saith, 'Because -- from the water I have drawn him.'

Esther 2:7

and he is supporting Hadassah -- she is Esther -- daughter of his uncle, for she hath neither father nor mother, and the young woman is of fair form, and of good appearance, and at the death of her father and her mother hath Mordecai taken her to him for a daughter.

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Luke 2:49

And he said unto them, 'Why is it that ye were seeking me? did ye not know that in the things of my Father it behoveth me to be?'

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Judges 11:36

And she saith unto him, 'My father -- thou hast opened thy mouth unto Jehovah, do to me as it hath gone out from thy mouth, after that Jehovah hath done for thee vengeance on thine enemies, on the Bene-Ammon.'

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Genesis 22:7

And Isaac speaketh unto Abraham his father, and saith, 'My father,' and he saith, 'Here am I, my son.' And he saith, 'Lo, the fire and the wood, and where the lamb for a burnt-offering?'

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Proverbs 3:1-4

My son! my law forget not, And my commands let thy heart keep, For length of days and years, Life and peace they do add to thee. Let not kindness and truth forsake thee, Bind them on thy neck, Write them on the tablet of thy heart, read more.
And find grace and good understanding In the eyes of God and man.

Ephesians 6:2-3

honour thy father and mother, which is the first command with a promise, 'That it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live a long time upon the land.'

Good Children » Make their parents' hearts glad

Good Children » Take care of parents

Genesis 47:12

and Joseph nourisheth his father, and his brethren, and all the house of his father with bread, according to the mouth of the infants.

Genesis 45:9

'Haste, and go up unto my father, then ye have said to him, Thus said Joseph thy son, God hath set me for lord to all Egypt; come down unto me, stay not,

Good Children » Obey parents

Genesis 47:30

and I have lain with my fathers, and thou hast borne me out of Egypt, and buried me in their burying-place.' And he saith, 'I -- I do according to thy word;'

Genesis 28:7

that Jacob hearkeneth unto his father and unto his mother, and goeth to Padan-Aram --

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1 Samuel 17:20

And David riseth early in the morning, and leaveth the flock to a keeper, and lifteth up, and goeth, as Jesse commanded him, and he cometh in to the path, and to the force which is going out unto the rank, and they have shouted for battle;

Genesis 46:29

and Joseph harnesseth his chariot, and goeth up to meet Israel his father, to Goshen, and appeareth unto him, and falleth on his neck, and weepeth on his neck again;

Genesis 45:9

'Haste, and go up unto my father, then ye have said to him, Thus said Joseph thy son, God hath set me for lord to all Egypt; come down unto me, stay not,

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

and Joseph harnesseth his chariot, and goeth up to meet Israel his father, to Goshen, and appeareth unto him, and falleth on his neck, and weepeth on his neck again;

Good Children » The lord is with

1 Samuel 3:19

And Samuel groweth up, and Jehovah hath been with him, and hath not let fall any of his words to the earth;

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

And Elihu son of Barachel the Buzite answereth and saith: -- Young I am in days, and ye are age Therefore I have feared, And am afraid of shewing you my opinion. I said: Days do speak, And multitude of years teach wisdom.

Good Children » Partake of the promises of God