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48 Bible Verses about Parents Being Wrong
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A foolish son is a grief to his father
And bitterness to her who bore him.
Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.
Fathers, do not exasperate your children, so that they will not lose heart.
They will be divided, father against son and son against father, mother against daughter and daughter against mother, mother-in-law against daughter-in-law and daughter-in-law against mother-in-law.”
I have become estranged from my brothers
And an alien to my mother’s sons.
“He who strikes his father or his mother shall surely be put to death.
Here for this third time I am ready to come to you, and I will not be a burden to you; for I do not seek what is yours, but you; for children are not responsible to save up for their parents, but parents for their children.
Train up a child in the way he should go,
Even when he is old he will not depart from it.
‘If there is anyone who curses his father or his mother, he shall surely be put to death; he has cursed his father or his mother, his bloodguiltiness is upon him.
“And I will be a father to you,
And you shall be sons and daughters to Me,”
Says the Lord Almighty.
Discipline your son while there is hope,
And do not desire his death.
The rod and reproof give wisdom,
But a child who gets his own way brings shame to his mother.
A wise son makes a father glad,
But a foolish man despises his mother.
“For even your brothers and the household of your father,
Even they have dealt treacherously with you,
Even they have cried aloud after you.
Do not believe them, although they may say nice things to you.”
The eye that mocks a father
And scorns a mother,
The ravens of the valley will pick it out,
And the young eagles will eat it.
By this the children of God and the children of the devil are obvious: anyone who does not practice righteousness is not of God, nor the one who does not love his brother.
For God said, ‘Honor your father and mother,’ and, ‘He who speaks evil of father or mother is to be put to death.’
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.
Every one of you shall reverence his mother and his father, and you shall keep My sabbaths; I am the Lord your God.
Foolishness is bound up in the heart of a child;
The rod of discipline will remove it far from him.
Children, be obedient to your parents in all things, for this is well-pleasing to the Lord.
For he who does wrong will receive the consequences of the wrong which he has done, and that without partiality.
“I said to their children in the wilderness, ‘Do not walk in the statutes of your fathers or keep their ordinances or defile yourselves with their idols.
“See that you do not despise one of these little ones, for I say to you that their angels in heaven continually see the face of My Father who is in heaven.
‘The Lord is slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness, forgiving iniquity and transgression; but He will by no means clear the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and the fourth generations.’
These are the records of the generations of Jacob.Joseph, when seventeen years of age, was pasturing the flock with his brothers while he was still a youth, along with the sons of Bilhah and the sons of Zilpah, his father’s wives. And Joseph brought back a bad report about them to their father.
The person who sins will die. The son will not bear the punishment for the father’s iniquity, nor will the father bear the punishment for the son’s iniquity; the righteousness of the righteous will be upon himself, and the wickedness of the wicked will be upon himself.
A wise son accepts his father’s discipline,
But a scoffer does not listen to rebuke.
I will be a father to him and he will be a son to Me; when he commits iniquity, I will correct him with the rod of men and the strokes of the sons of men,
O My people! Their oppressors are children,
And women rule over them.
O My people! Those who guide you lead you astray
And confuse the direction of your paths.
Do not hold back discipline from the child,
Although you strike him with the rod, he will not die.
If one man sins against another, God will mediate for him; but if a man sins against the Lord, who can intercede for him?” But they would not listen to the voice of their father, for the Lord desired to put them to death.
Keep your behavior excellent among the Gentiles, so that in the thing in which they slander you as evildoers, they may because of your good deeds, as they observe them, glorify God in the day of visitation.
so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven; for He causes His sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.
Do not forsake your own friend or your father’s friend,
And do not go to your brother’s house in the day of your calamity;
Better is a neighbor who is near than a brother far away.
Do not sharply rebuke an older man, but rather appeal to him as a father, to the younger men as brothers,
It is for discipline that you endure; God deals with you as with sons; for what son is there whom his father does not discipline?
But you will be betrayed even by parents and brothers and relatives and friends, and they will put some of you to death,
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