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8 Bible Verses about Heredity

Most Relevant Verses

John 9:2

And his disciples asked him, saying, Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he should be born blind?

Matthew 3:9

And do not think to say within yourselves, We have Abraham for our father; for I say unto you, that God is able of these stones to raise up children to Abraham.

Genesis 1:21

And God created the great sea monsters, and every living soul that moves with which the waters swarm, after their kind, and every winged fowl after its kind. And God saw that it was good.

Numbers 27:7

The daughters of Zelophehad speak right: thou shalt surely give them a possession of an inheritance among their father's brethren; and thou shalt cause the inheritance of their father to pass unto them.

Genesis 5:3

And Adam lived a hundred and thirty years, and begot a son in his likeness, after his image, and called his name Seth.

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Heredity » General references to

Exodus 34:7

keeping mercy unto thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, but by no means clearing the guilty; visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, and upon the children's children, upon the third and upon the fourth generation.

Isaiah 14:20

Thou shalt not be joined with them in burial; for thou hast destroyed thy land, hast slain thy people. Of the seed of evildoers no mention shall be made for ever.

Heredity » Beneficent influence of the righteous

Proverbs 11:21

Hand for hand! an evil man shall not be held innocent; but the seed of the righteous shall be delivered.

Heredity » Evil influence of the wicked upon posterity

Psalm 37:28

for Jehovah loveth judgment, and will not forsake his saints: They are preserved for ever; but the seed of the wicked shall be cut off.

Isaiah 14:20

Thou shalt not be joined with them in burial; for thou hast destroyed thy land, hast slain thy people. Of the seed of evildoers no mention shall be made for ever.

Matthew 12:34

Offspring of vipers! how can ye speak good things, being wicked? For of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.

Job 27:14

If his children be multiplied, it is for the sword, and his offspring shall not be satisfied with bread;

Psalm 21:10

Their fruit shalt thou destroy from the earth, and their seed from among the children of men.

More verses: Isaiah 57:3