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Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up by training and instructing them about the Lord.
All his sons and daughters showed up to comfort him, but he refused to be comforted. He kept saying, "Leave me alone! I'll go down to the next world, still mourning for my son." So Joseph's father wept for him.
But Jacob replied, "My son isn't going back with you, since his brother is dead and he's the only one left. If something should harm him as you travel, then it'll be death for me and my sad, gray hair!"
After this, the LORD afflicted the child that Uriah's wife had born to David, and the child became very ill. David begged God on behalf of the youngster. He fasted, went inside, and spent the night lying on the ground.
and begged him urgently, saying, "My little daughter is dying. Come and lay your hands on her so that she may get well and live."
With tears flowing, the child's father at once cried out, "I do believe! Help my unbelief!"
"So he got up and went to his father. While he was still far away, his father saw him and was filled with compassion. He ran to his son, threw his arms around him, and kissed him affectionately.
Train a child in the way appropriate for him, and when he becomes older, he will not turn from it.
But God demonstrates his love for us by the fact that the Messiah died for us while we were still sinners.
Whoever does not discipline his son hates him, but whoever loves him is diligent to correct him.
For the Lord disciplines the one he loves, and he punishes every son he accepts."
From Thematic Bible
Deeply shaken, the king went up to the chamber overlooking the city gate, weeping bitterly and crying out as he went along, "My son Absalom! My son! My son Absalom! I wish I had died instead of you, Absalom my son, my son!"
Whoever keeps the Law is a discerning son, but whoever keeps company with gluttons brings shame to his father.
The rod and rebuke bestow wisdom, but an undisciplined child brings shame to his mother.
The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish son grieves his mother.
A foolish son brings grief to his father and bitterness to his mother.
The man who loves wisdom brings joy to his father, but anyone who consorts with immoral women squanders his wealth.
A wise son makes a father glad, but a foolish man despises his mother.
The father of a righteous person will greatly rejoice; whoever fathers a wise son will be glad because of him.
Bring the fattened calf and kill it, and let's eat and celebrate! Because my son was dead and has come back to life. He was lost and has been found.' And they began to celebrate.
When you leave me today, you will find two men by Rachel's tomb in the territory of Benjamin at Zelzah. They'll tell you, "The donkeys you went to look for have been found. Now your father has stopped worrying about the donkeys and he's anxious about you. He's asking, "What will I do about my son?'
"Are things fine with respect to the young man Absalom?" the king asked. Ahimaaz answered, "I saw a lot of confusion about the time Joab was getting ready to send the king's courier and me, your servant, but I'm not sure what was going on."
His mother would make a small robe for him, and she would bring it each year when she went up with her husband to offer the yearly sacrifice.
So if you who are evil know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good things to those who keep on asking him!
When Joseph was seventeen years old, he was helping his brothers tend their flocks. He was a young man at that time, as were the children of Bilhah and Zilpah, his father's wives. But Joseph would come back and tell his father that his brothers were doing bad things. Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his brothers, since he was born to him in his old age, so he had made a richly-embroidered tunic for him.
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