37 Bible Verses about parenthood
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from whom every family in heaven and on the earth is named.
Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but raise them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.
But if a widow has children or grandchildren, they should first learn to fulfill their duty toward their own household and so repay their parents what is owed them. For this is what pleases God.
May your father and your mother have joy; may she who bore you rejoice.
For God said, 'Honor your father and mother' and 'Whoever insults his father or mother must be put to death.'
You will be betrayed even by parents, brothers, relatives, and friends, and they will have some of you put to death.
If you strike him with the rod, you will deliver him from death.
The father of a righteous person will rejoice greatly; whoever fathers a wise child will have joy in him.
Look, for the third time I am ready to come to you, and I will not be a burden to you, because I do not want your possessions, but you. For children should not have to save up for their parents, but parents for their children.
"What do you mean by quoting this proverb concerning the land of Israel, "'The fathers eat sour grapes And the children's teeth become numb?'
"Honor your father and mother," which is the first commandment accompanied by a promise, namely,
"Whoever strikes his father or his mother must surely be put to death.
But you say, 'If someone tells his father or mother, "Whatever help you would have received from me is given to God,"
For surely there is a future, and your hope will not be cut off.
If a person has a stubborn, rebellious son who pays no attention to his father or mother, and they discipline him to no avail,
Children, obey your parents in everything, for this is pleasing in the Lord.
Brother will hand over brother to death, and a father his child. Children will rise against parents and have them put to death.
Whoever brings a fool into the world does so to his grief, and the father of a fool has no joy.
Children, obey your parents in the Lord for this is right.
Jesus answered, "Neither this man nor his parents sinned, but he was born blind so that the acts of God may be revealed through what happens to him.
Do not withhold discipline from a child; even if you strike him with the rod, he will not die.
"Brother will hand over brother to death, and a father his child. Children will rise against parents and have them put to death.
Listen to your father who begot you, and do not despise your mother when she is old.
A wise son accepts his father's discipline, but a scoffer does not listen to rebuke.
"Whoever loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me, and whoever loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.
If you then, although you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good gifts to those who ask him!
Is there anyone among you who, if his son asks for bread, will give him a stone?
Acquire truth and do not sell it -- wisdom, and discipline, and understanding.
But you say that if anyone tells his father or mother, 'Whatever help you would have received from me is corban' (that is, a gift for God),
What father among you, if your son asks for a fish, will give him a snake instead of a fish?
But when the feast was over, as they were returning home, the boy Jesus stayed behind in Jerusalem. His parents did not know it,
Then when desire conceives, it gives birth to sin, and when sin is full grown, it gives birth to death.
Now Jesus' parents went to Jerusalem every year for the feast of the Passover.
Indeed! All lives are mine -- the life of the father as well as the life of the son is mine. The one who sins will die.
Danger awaits one who says to his father, "What in the world are you fathering?" and to his mother, "What in the world are you bringing forth?"
Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has been fathered by God, and everyone who loves the father loves the child fathered by him.
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