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37 Bible Verses about parenthood

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Proverbs 23:14

You shall whip him with the rod and deliver his life from Sheol (Hades, the place of the dead).

Ezekiel 18:2

What do you mean by using this proverb concerning the land of Israel, The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children's teeth are set on edge?

Matthew 15:5

But you say, If anyone tells his father or mother, What you would have gained from me [that is, the money and whatever I have that might be used for helping you] is already dedicated as a gift to God, then he is exempt and no longer under obligation to honor and help his father or his mother.

Proverbs 23:18

For surely there is a latter end [a future and a reward], and your hope and expectation shall not be cut off.

Proverbs 17:21

He who becomes the parent of a [self-confident] fool does it to his sorrow, and the father of [an empty-headed] fool has no joy [in him].

John 9:3

Jesus answered, It was not that this man or his parents sinned, but he was born blind in order that the workings of God should be manifested (displayed and illustrated) in him.

Matthew 7:11

If you then, evil as you are, know how to give good and advantageous gifts to your children, how much more will your Father Who is in heaven [perfect as He is] give good and advantageous things to those who keep on asking Him!

Matthew 7:9

Or what man is there of you, if his son asks him for a loaf of bread, will hand him a stone?

Mark 7:11

But [as for you] you say, A man is exempt if he tells [his] father or [his] mother, What you would otherwise have gained from me [everything I have that would have been of use to you] is Corban, that is, is a gift [already given as an offering to God],

John 9:23

On that account his parents said, He is of age; ask him.

Luke 11:11

What father among you, if his son asks for a loaf of bread, will give him a stone; or if he asks for a fish, will instead of a fish give him a serpent?

Luke 2:43

And when the Feast was ended, as they were returning, the boy Jesus remained behind in Jerusalem. Now His parents did not know this,

Luke 2:41

Now His parents went to Jerusalem every year to the Passover Feast.

Isaiah 45:10

Woe to him [who complains against his parents that they have begotten him] who says to a father, What are you begetting? or to a woman, With what are you in travail?