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8 Bible Verses about Heredity

Most Relevant Verses

John 9:2

His disciples asked Him, Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he should be born blind?

Matthew 3:9

And do not presume to say to yourselves, We have Abraham for our forefather; for I tell you, God is able to raise up descendants for Abraham from these stones!

Genesis 1:21

God created the great sea monsters and every living creature that moves, which the waters brought forth abundantly, according to their kinds, and every winged bird according to its kind. And God saw that it was good (suitable, admirable) and He approved it.

Numbers 27:7

The daughters of Zelophehad are justified and speak correctly. You shall surely give them an inheritance among their father's brethren, and you shall cause their father's inheritance to pass to them.

Genesis 5:3

When Adam had lived 130 years, he had a son in his own likeness, after his image; and he named him Seth.

From Thematic Bible


Heredity » General references to

Exodus 34:7

Keeping mercy and loving-kindness for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, but Who will by no means clear the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children and the children's children, to the third and fourth generation.

Isaiah 14:20

You shall not be joined with them in burial, because you have destroyed your land and have slain your people. May the descendants of evildoers nevermore be named!

Heredity » Beneficent influence of the righteous

Proverbs 20:7

The righteous man walks in his integrity; blessed (happy, fortunate, enviable) are his children after him.

Proverbs 11:21

Assuredly [I pledge it] the wicked shall not go unpunished, but the multitude of the [uncompromisingly] righteous shall be delivered.

Heredity » Evil influence of the wicked upon posterity

Psalm 37:28

For the Lord delights in justice and forsakes not His saints; they are preserved forever, but the offspring of the wicked [in time] shall be cut off.

Isaiah 14:20

You shall not be joined with them in burial, because you have destroyed your land and have slain your people. May the descendants of evildoers nevermore be named!

Matthew 12:34

You offspring of vipers! How can you speak good things when you are evil (wicked)? For out of the fullness (the overflow, the superabundance) of the heart the mouth speaks.

Job 27:14

If his children are multiplied, it is for the sword; and his offspring will not have sufficient bread.

Psalm 21:10

Their offspring You will destroy from the earth, and their sons from among the children of men.

More verses: Isaiah 57:3