20 Bible Verses about Parents Sin
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The person who sins is the one who will die. A son will not suffer for his father's iniquity, and a father will not suffer for his son's iniquity; the righteous person will be judged according to his righteousness, and the wicked person according to his wickedness.
You shall not bow down to them or serve them, for I, the Lord, your God, am a jealous God, responding to the transgression of fathers by dealing with children to the third and fourth generations of those who reject me,
keeping loyal love for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin. But he by no means leaves the guilty unpunished, responding to the transgression of fathers by dealing with children and children's children, to the third and fourth generation."
"'As for the ones who remain among you, they will rot away because of their iniquity in the lands of your enemies, and they will also rot away because of their ancestors' iniquities which are with them.
The Lord is slow to anger and abounding in loyal love, forgiving iniquity and transgression, but by no means clearing the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children until the third and fourth generations.'
and your children will wander in the wilderness forty years and suffer for your unfaithfulness, until your dead bodies lie finished in the wilderness.
You may say, 'God stores up a man's punishment for his children!' Instead let him repay the man himself so that he may know it!
Prepare to execute his sons for the sins their ancestors have committed. They must not rise up and take possession of the earth, or fill the surface of the world with cities."
You show unfailing love to thousands. But you also punish children for the sins of their parents. You are the great and powerful God who is known as the Lord who rules over all.
Look, I was guilty of sin from birth, a sinner the moment my mother conceived me.
The wicked turn aside from birth; liars go astray as soon as they are born.
You will not be buried with them, because you destroyed your land and killed your people. The offspring of the wicked will never be mentioned again.
Let us acknowledge our shame. Let us bear the disgrace that we deserve. For we have sinned against the Lord our God, both we and our ancestors. From earliest times to this very day we have not obeyed the Lord our God.'
Our forefathers sinned and are dead, but we suffer their punishment.
"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?'
If his children increase -- it is for the sword! His offspring never have enough to eat.
You destroy their offspring from the earth, their descendants from among the human race.
For the Lord promotes justice, and never abandons his faithful followers. They are permanently secure, but the children of evil men are wiped out.
But approach, you sons of omen readers, you offspring of adulteresses and prostitutes!
Offspring of vipers! How are you able to say anything good, since you are evil? For the mouth speaks from what fills the heart.