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20 Bible Verses about Parents Sin

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Ezekiel 18:20

The soul who sins dies. The son won't bear the punishment of his father's sin and the father won't bear the punishment of his son's sin. The righteous deeds of that righteous person will be attributed to him, while the wicked deeds of the wicked person will be charged against him.

Exodus 20:5

You are not to bow down to them in worship or serve them, because I, the LORD your God, am a jealous God, visiting the guilt of parents on children, to the third and fourth generation of those who hate me,

Exodus 34:7

He graciously loves thousands, and forgives iniquity, transgression, and sin. But he does not leave the guilty unpunished, visiting the iniquity of the ancestors on their children, and on their children's children to the third and fourth generation."

Leviticus 26:39

The remnants among you will waste away in the land of your enemies due to their iniquity. Indeed, they'll also waste away on account of the iniquities of their ancestors with them."

Numbers 14:33

and your children will wander throughout the wilderness for 40 years. They'll bear the consequences of your idolatries until your bodies are entirely consumed in the wilderness.

Job 21:19

God stores up their iniquity to repay their children; making them repay so that they may be aware.

Isaiah 14:21

Prepare a massacre for his sons because of the guilt of their forefathers! They are not to rise and inherit the earth, and cover the surface of the world with cities."

Jeremiah 32:18

You, the great God, the mighty one, show gracious love to thousands and repay the parents' iniquity to their children after them. The LORD of the Heavenly Armies is his name.

Isaiah 14:20

you will not be united with them in burial, for you have destroyed your land, you have slain your people. People will never mention the descendants of those who practice evil again!

Jeremiah 3:25

"Let us lie down in our shame, and let our humiliation cover us, because both we and our ancestors have sinned against the LORD our God from our youth until this present time. We haven't obeyed the LORD our God."

Ezekiel 18:2

"Why do you cite this proverb when you talk about Israel's land: "The fathers eat sour grapes but it's their children's teeth that have become numb.'

Job 27:14

If he has many children, their destiny is to die by the sword, and his descendants won't have enough food.

Psalm 21:10

You will destroy their descendants from the earth, even their offspring from the ranks of mankind.

Psalm 37:28

Indeed, the LORD loves justice, and he will not abandon his godly ones. They are kept safe forever, but the lawless will be chased away, and the descendants of the wicked will be cut off.

Isaiah 57:3

"But as for you, come here, you children of a sorceress, you offspring of adulterers and prostitutes!

Matthew 12:34

You children of serpents! How can you say anything good when you are evil? The mouth speaks about what overflows from the heart.

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