48 Bible Verses about Parents Being Wrong
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A foolish son is grief to his father
and bitterness to the one who bore him.
Fathers, don’t stir up anger in your children, but bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.
Fathers, do not exasperate your children, so they won’t become discouraged.
They will be divided, father against son,
son against father,
mother against daughter,
daughter against mother,
mother-in-law against her daughter-in-law,
and daughter-in-law against mother-in-law.”
I have become a stranger to my brothers
and a foreigner to my mother’s sons
“Whoever strikes his father or his mother must be put to death.
Now I am ready to come to you this third time. I will not burden you, for I am not seeking what is yours, but you. For children are not obligated to save up for their parents, but parents for their children.
Teach a youth about the way he should go;
even when he is old he will not depart from it.
“If anyone curses his father or mother, he must be put to death. He has cursed his father or mother; his blood is on his own hands.
I will be a Father to you,
and you will be sons and daughters to Me,
says the Lord Almighty.
Discipline your son while there is hope;
don’t be intent on killing him.
A rod of correction imparts wisdom,
but a youth left to himself
is a disgrace to his mother.
A wise son brings joy to his father,
but a foolish man despises his mother.
Even your brothers—your own father’s household—
even they were treacherous to you;
even they have cried out loudly after you.
Do not have confidence in them,
though they speak well of you.
As for the eye that ridicules a father
and despises obedience to a mother,
may ravens of the valley pluck it out
and young vultures eat it.
This is how God’s children—and the Devil’s children—are made evident.
Whoever does not do what is right is not of God, especially the one who does not love his brother.
For God said:
Honor your father and your mother; and,
The one who speaks evil of father or mother
must be put to death.
Children, obey your parents as you would the Lord, because this is right.
“Each of you is to respect his mother and father. You are to keep My Sabbaths; I am Yahweh your God.
Foolishness is tangled up in the heart of a youth;
the rod of discipline will drive it away from him.
Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord.
For the wrongdoer will be paid back for whatever wrong he has done, and there is no favoritism.
“Then I said to their children in the wilderness: Don’t follow the statutes of your fathers, defile yourselves with their idols, or keep their ordinances.
“See that you don’t look down on one of these little ones, because I tell you that in heaven their angels continually view the face of My Father in heaven.
The Lord is slow to anger and rich in faithful love, forgiving wrongdoing and rebellion. But He will not leave the guilty unpunished, bringing the consequences of the fathers’ wrongdoing on the children to the third and fourth generation.
The person who sins is the one who will die. A son won’t suffer punishment for the father’s iniquity, and a father won’t suffer punishment for the son’s iniquity. The righteousness of the righteous person will be on him, and the wickedness of the wicked person will be on him.
A wise son responds to his father’s discipline,
but a mocker doesn’t listen to rebuke.
I will be a father to him, and he will be a son to Me. When he does wrong, I will discipline him with a human rod and with blows from others.
Youths oppress My people,
and women rule over them.
My people, your leaders mislead you;
they confuse the direction of your paths.
Don’t withhold discipline from a youth;
if you beat him with a rod, he will not die.
If a man sins against another man, God can intercede for him, but if a man sins against the Lord, who can intercede for him?” But they would not listen to their father, since the Lord intended to kill them.
Conduct yourselves honorably among the Gentiles, so that in a case where they speak against you as those who do what is evil, they will, by observing your good works, glorify God on the day of visitation.
so that you may be sons of your Father in heaven. For He causes His sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.
Don’t abandon your friend or your father’s friend,
and don’t go to your brother’s house
in your time of calamity;
better a neighbor nearby than a brother far away.
Do not rebuke an older man, but exhort him as a father, younger men as brothers,
Endure suffering as discipline: God is dealing with you as sons. For what son is there that a father does not discipline?
You will even be betrayed by parents, brothers, relatives, and friends. They will kill some of you.
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