Most Relevant Verses
And God created great whales, and every living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind, and every winged fowl after his 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.
Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned:
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.
One of themselves, even a prophet of their own, said, The Cretians are alway liars, evil beasts, slow bellies.
From Thematic Bible
Heredity » General references to
Behold, I was shapen in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me.
The wicked are estranged from the womb: they go astray as soon as they be born, speaking lies.
Keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, and that will by no means clear the guilty; visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, and upon the children's children, unto the third and to the fourth generation.
Heredity » Beneficent influence of the righteous
In the fear of the LORD is strong confidence: and his children shall have a place of refuge.
I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.
Heredity » Evil influence of the wicked upon posterity
For the LORD loveth judgment, and forsaketh not his saints; they are preserved for ever: but the seed of the wicked shall be cut off.