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You fathers, don't provoke your children to wrath, but nurture them in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.
All his sons and all his daughters rose up to comfort him, but he refused to be comforted. He said, "For I will go down to Sheol to my son mourning." His father wept for him.
He said, "My son shall not go down with you; for his brother is dead, and he only is left. If harm happens to him along the way in which you go, then you will bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to Sheol."
and begged him much, saying, "My little daughter is at the point of death. Please come and lay your hands on her, that she may be made healthy, and live."
Immediately the father of the child cried out with tears, "I believe. Help my unbelief!"
"He arose, and came to his father. But while he was still far off, his father saw him, and was moved with compassion, and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him.
Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it.
But God commends his own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
One who spares the rod hates his son, but one who loves him is careful to discipline him.
For whom the Lord loves, he chastens, and scourges every son whom he receives."
From Thematic Bible
The king was much moved, and went up to the room over the gate, and wept. As he went, he said, "My son Absalom! My son, my son Absalom! I wish I had died for you, Absalom, my son, my son!"
Whoever keeps the law is a wise son; but he who is a companion of gluttons shames his father.
The rod of correction gives wisdom, but a child left to himself causes shame to his mother.
The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a glad father; but a foolish son brings grief to his mother.
A foolish son brings grief to his father, and bitterness to her who bore him.
A wise son makes a father glad, but a foolish man despises his mother.
The father of the righteous has great joy. Whoever fathers a wise child delights in him.
Bring the fattened calf, kill it, and let us eat, and celebrate; for this, my son, was dead, and is alive again. He was lost, and is found.' They began to celebrate.
When you have departed from me today, then you shall find two men by Rachel's tomb, in the border of Benjamin at Zelzah; and they will tell you, 'The donkeys which you went to seek have been found; and behold, your father has stopped caring about the donkeys, and is anxious for you, saying, "What shall I do for my son?"'
Moreover his mother made him a little robe, and brought it to him from year to year, when she came up with her husband to offer the yearly sacrifice.
If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask him!
Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he was the son of his old age, and he made him a coat of many colors.
- Admonition, Of Parents
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