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37 Bible Verses about parenthood
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For Whom every family in heaven and on earth is named [that Father from Whom all fatherhood takes its title and derives its name].
Fathers, do not irritate and provoke your children to anger [do not exasperate them to resentment], but rear them [tenderly] in the training and discipline and the counsel and admonition of the Lord.
But if a widow has children or grandchildren, see to it that these are first made to understand that it is their religious duty [to defray their natural obligation to those] at home, and make return to their parents or grandparents [for all their care by contributing to their maintenance], for this is acceptable in the sight of God.
For God commanded, Honor your father and your mother, and, He who curses or reviles or speaks evil of or abuses or treats improperly his father or mother, let him surely come to his end by death.
You will be delivered up and betrayed even by parents and brothers and relatives and friends, and [some] of you they will put to death.
The father of the [uncompromisingly] righteous (the upright, in right standing with God) shall greatly rejoice, and he who becomes the father of a wise child shall have joy in him.
Now for the third time I am ready to come to [visit] you. And I will not burden you [financially], for it is not your [money] that I want but you; for children are not duty bound to lay up store for their parents, but parents for their children.
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?
Honor (esteem and value as precious) your father and your mother -- "this is the first commandment with a promise -- "
Whoever strikes his father or his mother shall surely be put to death.
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.
If a man has a stubborn and rebellious son who will not obey the voice of his father or his mother and though they chasten him will not listen to them,
Children, obey your parents in everything, for this is pleasing to the Lord.
And brother will hand over brother to death, and the father his child; and children will take a stand against their parents and [have] them put to death.
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].
Children, obey your parents in the Lord [as His representatives], for this is just and right.
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.
Withhold not discipline from the child; for if you strike and punish him with the [reedlike] rod, he will not die.
Brother will deliver up brother to death, and the father his child; and children will take a stand against their parents and will have them put to death.
Hearken to your father, who begot you, and despise not your mother when she is old.
A wise son heeds [and is the fruit of] his father's instruction and correction, but a scoffer listens not to rebuke.
He who loves [and takes more pleasure in] father or mother more than [in] Me is not worthy of Me; and he who loves [and takes more pleasure in] son or daughter more than [in] Me is not worthy of Me;
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!
Buy the truth and sell it not; not only that, but also get discernment and judgment, instruction and understanding.
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],
Then the evil desire, when it has conceived, gives birth to sin, and sin, when it is fully matured, brings forth death.
Behold, all souls are Mine; as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is Mine; the soul that sins, it shall die.
Everyone who believes (adheres to, trusts, and relies on the fact) that Jesus is the Christ (the Messiah) is a born-again child of God; and everyone who loves the Father also loves the one born of Him (His offspring).
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