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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 caused him to be born blind?"

Matthew 3:9

Don't think you can say to yourselves, "We have father Abraham!' because I tell you that God can raise up descendants for Abraham from these stones!

Genesis 1:21

So God created every kind of magnificent marine creature, every kind of living marine crawler with which the waters swarmed, and every kind of flying creature. And God saw how good it was.

Numbers 27:7

"The daughters of Zelophehad are telling the truth. You are certainly to give to them a possession for an inheritance among their father's relatives. You are to pass on the inheritance of their father to them.

Genesis 5:3

After Adam had lived 130 years, he fathered a son just like him, that is, according to his own likeness, and named him Seth.

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Heredity » General references to

Exodus 34:7

He graciously loves thousands, and forgives iniquity, transgression, and sin. But he does not leave the guilty unpunished, visiting the iniquity of the ancestors on their children, and on their children's children to the third and fourth generation."

Isaiah 14:20

you will not be united with them in burial, for you have destroyed your land, you have slain your people. People will never mention the descendants of those who practice evil again!

Heredity » Beneficent influence of the righteous

Proverbs 11:21

Be sure of this: the wicked will not go unpunished, but the descendants of the righteous will go free.

Heredity » Evil influence of the wicked upon posterity

Psalm 37:28

Indeed, the LORD loves justice, and he will not abandon his godly ones. They are kept safe forever, but the lawless will be chased away, and the descendants of the wicked will be cut off.

Isaiah 14:20

you will not be united with them in burial, for you have destroyed your land, you have slain your people. People will never mention the descendants of those who practice evil again!

Matthew 12:34

You children of serpents! How can you say anything good when you are evil? The mouth speaks about what overflows from the heart.

Job 27:14

If he has many children, their destiny is to die by the sword, and his descendants won't have enough food.

Psalm 21:10

You will destroy their descendants from the earth, even their offspring from the ranks of mankind.

More verses: Isaiah 57:3

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