39 Bible Verses about grandfathers
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Grandchildren are like a crown to the elderly, and the glory of children is their parents.
Remember the ancient days; bear in mind the years of past generations. Ask your father and he will inform you, your elders, and they will tell you.
A benevolent person leaves an inheritance for his grandchildren, but the wealth of a sinner is stored up for the righteous.
Do not move an ancient boundary stone which was put in place by your ancestors.
However, when they confess their iniquity and their ancestors' iniquity which they committed by trespassing against me, by which they also walked in hostility against me
The Lord said to Jacob, "Return to the land of your fathers and to your relatives. I will be with you."
"What do you mean by quoting this proverb concerning the land of Israel, "'The fathers eat sour grapes And the children's teeth become numb?'
There was a man from Ramathaim Zophim, from the hill country of Ephraim, whose name was Elkanah. He was the son of Jeroham, the son of Elihu, the son of Tohu, the son of Zuph, an Ephraimite.
Amram married his father's sister Jochebed, and she bore him Aaron and Moses. (The length of Amram's life was 137 years.)
Then he blessed Joseph and said, "May the God before whom my fathers Abraham and Isaac walked -- the God who has been my shepherd all my life long to this day,
and saying, "Where is his promised return? For ever since our ancestors died, all things have continued as they were from the beginning of creation."
However, for your father David's sake I will not do this while you are alive. I will tear it away from your son's hand instead.
"See, I have chosen Bezalel son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah,
and the Lord stood at its top. He said, "I am the Lord, the God of your grandfather Abraham and the God of your father Isaac. I will give you and your descendants the ground you are lying on.
The overseer of the Levites in Jerusalem was Uzzi son of Bani, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Mattaniah, the son of Mica. He was one of Asaph's descendants who were the singers responsible for the service of the temple of God.
After all, there was no one in the entire house of my grandfather who did not deserve death from my lord the king. But instead you allowed me to eat at your own table! What further claim do I have to ask the king for anything?"
But as for you, you will go to your ancestors in peace and be buried at a good old age.
David said to him, "Don't be afraid, because I will certainly extend kindness to you for the sake of Jonathan your father. You will be a regular guest at my table."
Sons born during one's youth are like arrows in a warrior's hand.
The Proverbs of Solomon: A wise child makes a father rejoice, but a foolish child is a grief to his mother.
For he was still in his ancestor Abraham's loins when Melchizedek met him.
So Daniel was brought in before the king. The king said to Daniel, "Are you that Daniel who is one of the captives of Judah, whom my father the king brought from Judah?
But they answered, "We do not drink wine because our ancestor Jonadab son of Rechab commanded us not to. He told us, 'You and your children must never drink wine.
Then Jacob prayed, "O God of my father Abraham, God of my father Isaac, O Lord, you said to me, 'Return to your land and to your relatives and I will make you prosper.'
Ham, the father of Canaan, saw his father's nakedness and told his two brothers who were outside.
Then he instructed them, "I am about to go to my people. Bury me with my fathers in the cave in the field of Ephron the Hittite.
may your ear be attentive and your eyes be open to hear the prayer of your servant that I am praying to you today throughout both day and night on behalf of your servants the Israelites. I am confessing the sins of the Israelites that we have committed against you -- both I myself and my family have sinned.
"When that time comes, people will no longer say, 'The parents have eaten sour grapes, but the children's teeth have grown numb.'
Our forefathers sinned and are dead, but we suffer their punishment.
Arphaxad was the father of Shelah, and Shelah was the father of Eber.
This is what the Lord says: 'I am about to bring disaster on you from inside your own household! Right before your eyes I will take your wives and hand them over to your companion. He will have sexual relations with your wives in broad daylight!
Your father Abraham was overjoyed to see my day, and he saw it and was glad."
You people are from your father the devil, and you want to do what your father desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not uphold the truth, because there is no truth in him. Whenever he lies, he speaks according to his own nature, because he is a liar and the father of lies.
Then David asked, "Is anyone still left from the family of Saul, so that I may extend kindness to him for the sake of Jonathan?"
As for you, O king, the most high God bestowed on your father Nebuchadnezzar a kingdom, greatness, honor, and majesty.
After Abimelech's death, Tola son of Puah, grandson of Dodo, from the tribe of Issachar, rose up to deliver Israel. He lived in Shamir in the Ephraimite hill country.
Come, let's make our father drunk with wine so we can have sexual relations with him and preserve our family line through our father."
They rush into the city; they scale its walls. They climb up into the houses; they go in through the windows like a thief.
Nevertheless for David's sake the Lord his God maintained his dynasty in Jerusalem by giving him a son to succeed him and by protecting Jerusalem.