Children's children are the crown of old men, and the glory of children is their fathers.
Remember the days of old; consider the years of many generations. Ask your father and he will show you, your elders, and they will tell you.
A good man leaves an inheritance [of moral stability and goodness] to his children's children, and the wealth of the sinner [finds its way eventually] into the hands of the righteous, for whom it was laid up.
Remove not the ancient landmark which your fathers have set up.
But if they confess their own and their fathers' iniquity in their treachery which they committed against Me -- "and also that because they walked contrary to Me
Then the Lord said to Jacob, Return to the land of your fathers and to your people, and I will be with you.
What do you mean by using this proverb concerning the land of Israel, The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children's teeth are set on edge?
1 Samuel 1:1
There was a certain man of Ramathaim-zophim, of the hill country of Ephraim, named Elkanah son of Jeroham, the son of Elihu, the son of Tohu, the son of Zuph, an Ephraimite.
Amram took Jochebed his father's sister as wife, and she bore him Aaron and Moses; and Amram lived 137 years.
Then [Jacob] blessed Joseph and said, God [Himself], before Whom my fathers Abraham and Isaac lived and walked habitually, God [Himself], Who has [been my Shepherd and has led and] fed me from the time I came into being until this day,
2 Peter 3:4
And say, Where is the promise of His coming? For since the forefathers fell asleep, all things have continued exactly as they did from the beginning of creation.
1 Kings 11:12
However, in your days I will not do it, for David your father's sake. But I will rend it out of the hand of your son!
See, I have called by name Bezalel son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah.
And behold, the Lord stood over and beside him and said, I am the Lord, the God of Abraham your father [forefather] and the God of Isaac; I will give to you and to your descendants the land on which you are lying.
Overseer of the Levites in Jerusalem and the work of God's house was Uzzi son of Bani, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Mattaniah, the son of Mica, of Asaph's sons, the singers.
2 Samuel 19:28
For all of my father's house were but doomed to death before my lord the king; yet you set your servant among those who ate at your own table. What right therefore have I to cry any more to the king?
And you shall go to your fathers in peace; you shall be buried at a good old (hoary) age.
2 Samuel 9:7
David said to him, Fear not, for I will surely show you kindness for Jonathan your father's sake, and will restore to you all the land of Saul your father [grandfather], and you shall eat at my table always.
As arrows are in the hand of a warrior, so are the children of one's youth.
The proverbs of Solomon: A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish and self-confident son is the grief of his mother.
For he was still in the loins of his forefather [Abraham] when Melchizedek met him [Abraham].
Then Daniel was brought in before the king. And the king said to Daniel, Are you that Daniel of the children of the captivity of Judah, whom the king my father brought out of Judah?
But they said, We will drink no wine, for Jonadab son of Rechab, our father, commanded us: You shall not drink wine, neither you nor your sons, forever.
Jacob said, O God of my father Abraham and God of my father Isaac, the Lord Who said to me, Return to your country and to your people and I will do you good,
And Ham, the father of Canaan, glanced at and saw the nakedness of his father and told his two brothers outside.
He charged them and said to them, I am to be gathered to my [departed] people; bury me with my fathers in the cave that is in the field of Ephron the Hittite,
Let Your ear now be attentive and Your eyes open to listen to the prayer of Your servant which I pray before You day and night for the Israelites, Your servants, confessing the sins of the Israelites which we have sinned against You. Yes, I and my father's house have sinned.
In those days they shall say no more, The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children's teeth are set on edge.
Our fathers sinned and are no more, and we have borne their iniquities.
2 Samuel 12:11
Thus says the Lord, Behold, I will raise up evil against you out of your own house; and I will take your wives before your eyes and give them to your neighbor, and he shall lie with your wives in the sight of this sun.
Your forefather Abraham was extremely happy at the hope and prospect of seeing My day (My incarnation); and he did see it and was delighted.
You are of your father, the devil, and it is your will to practice the lusts and gratify the desires [which are characteristic] of your father. He was a murderer from the beginning and does not stand in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks a falsehood, he speaks what is natural to him, for he is a liar [himself] and the father of lies and of all that is false.
2 Samuel 9:1
And David said, Is there still anyone left of the house of Saul to whom I may show kindness for Jonathan's sake?
O king, the Most High God gave Nebuchadnezzar your father a kingdom and greatness and glory and majesty;
After Abimelech there arose to rescue Israel, Tola son of Puah, the son of Dodo, a man of Issachar; and he lived at Shamir in the hill country of Ephraim.
Come, let us make our father drunk with wine, and we will lie with him, so that we may preserve offspring (our race) through our father.
They leap upon the city; they run upon the wall; they climb up on and into the houses; they enter in at the windows like a thief.
1 Kings 15:4
Nevertheless, for David's sake the Lord his God gave him a lamp in Jerusalem, setting up his son after him and establishing Jerusalem,