Parents Sin

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Ezekiel 18:20

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.

Exodus 20:5

You must not bow down to them or worship them; for I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God, punishing the children for the fathers' sin, to the third and fourth [generations] of those who hate Me,

Exodus 34:7

maintaining faithful love to a thousand [generations], forgiving wrongdoing, rebellion, and sin. But He will not leave [the guilty] unpunished, bringing the consequences of the fathers' wrongdoing on the children and grandchildren to the third and fourth generation.

Leviticus 26:39

Those who survive in the lands of your enemies will waste away because of their sin; they will also waste away because of their fathers' sins along with theirs.

Numbers 14:18

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.

Numbers 14:33

Your children will be shepherds in the wilderness for 40 years and bear the penalty for your acts of unfaithfulness until all your corpses lie [scattered] in the wilderness.

Job 21:19

God reserves a person's punishment for his children. Let God repay the person himself, so that he may know [it].

Isaiah 14:21

Prepare a place of slaughter for his sons, because of the iniquity of their fathers. They never rise up to possess a land or fill the surface of the earth with cities.

Jeremiah 32:18

You show faithful love to thousands but lay the fathers' sins on their sons' laps after them, great and mighty God whose name is the Lord of Hosts,

Isaiah 14:20

You will not join them in burial, because you destroyed your land and slaughtered your own people. The offspring of evildoers will never be remembered.

Jeremiah 3:25

Let us lie down in our shame; let our disgrace cover us. We have sinned against the Lord our God, both we and our fathers, from the time of our youth even to this day. We have not obeyed the voice of the Lord our God."

Ezekiel 18:2

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

Job 27:14

Even if his children increase, they are destined for the sword; his descendants will never have enough food.

Psalm 21:10

You will wipe their descendants from the earth and their offspring from the human race.

Psalm 37:28

For the Lord loves justice and will not abandon His faithful ones. They are kept safe forever, but the children of the wicked will be destroyed.

Isaiah 57:3

But come here, you sons of a sorceress, offspring of an adulterer and a prostitute!

Matthew 12:34

Brood of vipers! How can you speak good things when you are evil? For the mouth speaks from the overflow of the heart.

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