39 Bible Verses about grandfathers
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Children's children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are their fathers.
Remember the days of old, Consider the years of generation to generation; Ask thy father, and he will shew thee; Thine elders, and they will tell thee.
A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children's children; but the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the righteous man.
Remove not the ancient landmark which thy fathers have set.
And they shall confess their iniquity, and the iniquity of their fathers, through their unfaithfulness wherein they were unfaithful to me, and also that they have walked contrary unto me,
And Jehovah said to Jacob, Return into the land of thy fathers, and to thy kindred; and I will be with thee.
What mean ye, ye who use this proverb of the land of Israel, saying, The fathers eat sour grapes, and the children's teeth are set on edge?
And there was a certain man of Ramathaim-zophim, of mount Ephraim, and his name was Elkanah, the son of Jeroham, the son of Elihu, the son of Tohu, the son of Zuph, an Ephrathite.
And Amram took Jochebed his aunt as wife; and she bore him Aaron and Moses. And the years of the life of Amram were a hundred and thirty-seven years.
And he blessed Joseph, and said, The God before whom my fathers Abraham and Isaac walked, the God that shepherded me all my life long to this day,
and saying, Where is the promise of his coming? for from the time the fathers fell asleep all things remain thus from the beginning of the creation.
notwithstanding in thy days I will not do it, for David thy father's sake; I will rend it out of the hand of thy son;
See, I have called by name Bezaleel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah,
And behold, Jehovah stood above it. And he said, I am Jehovah, the God of Abraham, thy father, and the God of Isaac: the land on which thou liest, to thee will I give it, and to thy seed.
And the overseer of the Levites at Jerusalem was Uzzi the son of Bani, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Mattaniah, the son of Mica, of the sons of Asaph, the singers, for the work of the house of God.
For all my father's house were but dead men before my lord the king; and thou didst set thy servant among them that eat at thine own table. What further right therefore have I? and for what should I cry any more to the king?
And thou shalt go to thy fathers in peace; thou shalt be buried in a good old age.
And David said to him, Fear not; for I will certainly shew thee kindness for Jonathan thy father's sake, and will restore thee all the land of Saul thy father; and thou shalt eat bread at my table continually.
As arrows in the hand of a mighty man, so are the children of youth.
The Proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father; but a foolish son is the grief of his mother.
For he was yet in the loins of his father when Melchisedec met him.
Then was Daniel brought in before the king. The king spoke and said unto Daniel, Art thou that Daniel, of the children of the captivity of Judah, whom the king my father brought out of Judah?
And they said, We will drink no wine; for Jonadab the son of Rechab our father commanded us, saying, Ye shall drink no wine, ye nor your sons for ever;
And Jacob said, God of my father Abraham, and God of my father Isaac, Jehovah, who saidst unto me: Return into thy country and to thy kindred, and I will do thee good,
And Ham the father of Canaan saw the nakedness of his father, and told his two brethren outside.
And he charged them, and said to them, I am gathered to my people: bury me with my fathers in the cave that is in the field of Ephron the Hittite,
Let thine ear now be attentive, and thine eyes open, to hear the prayer of thy servant, which I pray before thee at this time, day and night, for the children of Israel thy servants, confessing the sins of the children of Israel, which we have sinned against thee: both 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 have sinned, and they are not; and we bear their iniquities.
And Arphaxad begot Shelah, And Shelah begot Eber.
Thus saith Jehovah: Behold, I will raise up evil against thee out of thine own house, and I will take thy wives before thine eyes, and give them unto thy neighbour, and he shall lie with thy wives in the sight of this sun.
Your father Abraham exulted in that he should see my day, and he saw and rejoiced.
Ye are of the devil, as your father, and ye desire to do the lusts of your father. He was a murderer from the beginning, and has not stood in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks falsehood, he speaks of what is his own; for he is a liar and its father:
And David said, Is there yet any that is left of the house of Saul, that I may shew him kindness for Jonathan's sake?
O thou king, the Most High God gave Nebuchadnezzar thy father the kingdom, and greatness, and glory, and majesty;
After Abim'elech there arose to deliver Israel Tola the son of Pu'ah, son of Dodo, a man of Is'sachar; and he lived at Shamir in the hill country of E'phraim.
come, let us give our father wine to drink, and let us lie with him, that we may preserve seed alive of our father.
They spread themselves over the city; they run upon the wall; they climb up into the houses; they enter in by the windows like a thief.
But for David's sake Jehovah his God gave him a lamp in Jerusalem, setting up his son after him, and establishing Jerusalem;