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8 Bible Verses about Heredity
Most Relevant Verses
and think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham as our father, for I say unto you that God is able to raise up children unto Abraham of these stones.
And God created the great dragons and every living soul that moves, which the waters brought forth abundantly after their nature, and every winged fowl after its nature; 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.
Therefore, in the manner which sin entered into the world by one man, and because of sin, death; and so death passed upon all men in the one in whom all sinned.
One of themselves, even a prophet of their own, said, The Cretians are always liars, evil beasts, lazy bellies.
From Thematic Bible
Heredity » General references to
Behold, the pain of my iniquity has caused me to writhe; my mother conceived me so that sin might be removed from me.
The wicked are estranged from the womb; they go astray as soon as they are born, speaking lies.
keeping mercy for thousands, letting go of iniquity and rebellion and sin; and by no means will I absolve the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the sons and upon the sons' sons, unto the third and to the fourth generation.
Heredity » Beneficent influence of the righteous
In the fear of the LORD is strong confidence, and there his sons shall have hope.
Nun I have been young and now am old; yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.
Gimel His seed shall be mighty upon earth; Daleth the generation of the upright shall be blessed.
Heredity » Evil influence of the wicked upon posterity
For the LORD loves uprightness and does not forsake his merciful ones; they are preserved for ever, but the seed of the wicked shall be cut off.