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8 Bible Verses about Heredity
Most Relevant Verses
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.
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.
That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.
For this cause, even as by one man sin entered into the world, and by sin death; and thus death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned:
One of themselves, a prophet of their own, has said, Cretans are always liars, evil wild beasts, lazy gluttons.
From Thematic Bible
Heredity » General references to
Behold, in iniquity was I brought forth, and in sin did my mother conceive me.
The wicked go astray from the womb; they err as soon as they are born, speaking lies.
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.
Heredity » Beneficent influence of the righteous
In the fear of Jehovah is strong confidence, and his children shall have a place of refuge.
I have been young, and now am old, and I have not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed seeking bread:
His seed shall be mighty in the land; the generation of the upright shall be blessed.
Heredity » Evil influence of the wicked upon posterity
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.