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'Children' in the Bible

Then Herod, when he saw that he was mocked by the wise men, was exceedingly angry, and sent out, and killed all the male children who were in Bethlehem and in all the surrounding countryside, from two years old and under, according to the exact time which he had learned from the wise men.

"A voice was heard in Ramah, lamentation, weeping and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children; she wouldn't be comforted, because they are no more."

Don't think to yourselves, 'We have Abraham for our father,' for I tell you that God is able to raise up children to Abraham from these stones.

"But to what shall I compare this generation? It is like children sitting in the marketplaces, who call to their companions

If I by Beelzebul cast out demons, by whom do your children cast them out? Therefore they will be your judges.

Those who ate were about five thousand men, besides women and children.

Those who ate were four thousand men, besides women and children.

He said, "Yes." When he came into the house, Jesus anticipated him, saying, "What do you think, Simon? From whom do the kings of the earth receive toll or tribute? From their children, or from strangers?"

Peter said to him, "From strangers." Jesus said to him, "Therefore the children are exempt.

But because he couldn't pay, his lord commanded him to be sold, with his wife, his children, and all that he had, and payment to be made.

Then little children were brought to him, that he should lay his hands on them and pray; and the disciples rebuked them.

But when the chief priests and the scribes saw the wonderful things that he did, and the children who were crying in the temple and saying, "Hosanna to the son of David!" they were indignant,

Therefore you testify to yourselves that you are children of those who killed the prophets.

Then that which was spoken through Jeremiah the prophet was fulfilled, saying, "They took the thirty pieces of silver, the price of him upon whom a price had been set, whom some of the children of Israel priced,

But Jesus said to her, "Let the children be filled first, for it is not appropriate to take the children's bread and throw it to the dogs."

They were bringing to him little children, that he should touch them, but the disciples rebuked those who were bringing them.

But when Jesus saw it, he was moved with indignation, and said to them, "Allow the little children to come to me! Don't forbid them, for the Kingdom of God belongs to such as these.

The disciples were amazed at his words. But Jesus answered again, "Children, how hard is it for those who trust in riches to enter into the Kingdom of God!

Jesus said, "Most certainly I tell you, there is no one who has left house, or brothers, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or land, for my sake, and for the sake of the Good News,

"Teacher, Moses wrote to us, 'If a man's brother dies, and leaves a wife behind him, and leaves no children, that his brother should take his wife, and raise up offspring for his brother.'

The second took her, and died, leaving no children behind him. The third likewise;

and the seven took her and left no children. Last of all the woman also died.

He will go before him in the spirit and power of Elijah, 'to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children,' and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just; to prepare a people prepared for the Lord."

Bring forth therefore fruits worthy of repentance, and don't begin to say among yourselves, 'We have Abraham for our father;' for I tell you that God is able to raise up children to Abraham from these stones!

They are like children who sit in the marketplace, and call one to another, saying, 'We piped to you, and you didn't dance. We mourned, and you didn't weep.'

and he from within will answer and say, 'Don't bother me. The door is now shut, and my children are with me in bed. I can't get up and give it to you'?

But if I cast out demons by Beelzebul, by whom do your children cast them out? Therefore will they be your judges.

"Jerusalem, Jerusalem, that kills the prophets, and stones those who are sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together, like a hen gathers her own brood under her wings, and you refused!

"His lord commended the dishonest manager because he had done wisely, for the children of this world are, in their own generation, wiser than the children of the light.

and will dash you and your children within you to the ground. They will not leave in you one stone on another, because you didn't know the time of your visitation."

They asked him, "Teacher, Moses wrote to us that if a man's brother dies having a wife, and he is childless, his brother should take the wife, and raise up children for his brother.

The third took her, and likewise the seven all left no children, and died.

But Jesus, turning to them, said, "Daughters of Jerusalem, don't weep for me, but weep for yourselves and for your children.

Are you greater than our father, Jacob, who gave us the well, and drank of it himself, as did his children, and his livestock?"

They answered him, "Our father is Abraham." Jesus said to them, "If you were Abraham's children, you would do the works of Abraham.

While you have the light, believe in the light, that you may become children of light." Jesus said these things, and he departed and hid himself from them.

Little children, I will be with you a little while longer. You will seek me, and as I said to the Jews, 'Where I am going, you can't come,' so now I tell you.

Jesus therefore said to them, "Children, have you anything to eat?" They answered him, "No."

When they heard this, they entered into the temple about daybreak, and taught. But the high priest came, and those who were with him, and called the council together, and all the senate of the children of Israel, and sent to the prison to have them brought.

and they were brought back to Shechem, and laid in the tomb that Abraham bought for a price in silver from the children of Hamor of Shechem.

But when he was forty years old, it came into his heart to visit his brothers, the children of Israel.

This is that Moses, who said to the children of Israel, 'The Lord our God will raise up a prophet for you from among your brothers, like me.'

Brothers, children of the stock of Abraham, and those among you who fear God, the word of this salvation is sent out to you.

that God has fulfilled the same to us, their children, in that he raised up Jesus. As it is also written in the second psalm, 'You are my Son. Today I have become your father.'

When it happened that we had accomplished the days, we departed and went on our journey. They all, with wives and children, brought us on our way until we were out of the city. Kneeling down on the beach, we prayed.

They have been informed about you, that you teach all the Jews who are among the Gentiles to forsake Moses, telling them not to circumcise their children neither to walk after the customs.

Neither, because they are Abraham's seed, are they all children. But, "In Isaac will your seed be called."

"It will be that in the place where it was said to them, 'You are not my people,' There they will be called 'children of the living God.'"

Isaiah cries concerning Israel, "If the number of the children of Israel are as the sand of the sea, it is the remnant who will be saved;

But if the service of death, written engraved on stones, came with glory, so that the children of Israel could not look steadfastly on the face of Moses for the glory of his face; which was passing away:

and not as Moses, who put a veil on his face, that the children of Israel wouldn't look steadfastly on the end of that which was passing away.

Now in return, I speak as to my children, you also be open wide.

that he might redeem those who were under the law, that we might receive the adoption of children.

These things contain an allegory, for these are two covenants. One is from Mount Sinai, bearing children to bondage, which is Hagar.

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Root Form
Definition
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בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

שׁכל 
Shakol 
Usage: 23

בּן 
Ben (Aramaic) 
children , son , young, of the captives
Usage: 11

בּת 
Bath 
Usage: 587

זכוּר 
Zakuwr 
Usage: 4

טף 
Taph 
Usage: 42

יליד 
Yaliyd 
Usage: 13

נער 
Na`ar 
Usage: 239

עויל 
`aviyl 
Usage: 3

עלל עולל 
`owlel 
Usage: 21

עלל 
`alal 
Usage: 19

שׁכול 
Sh@kowl 
Usage: 3

שׁכּל שׁכּוּל 
Shakkuwl 
Usage: 7

ἄτεκνος 
Ateknos 
Usage: 3

τεκνίον 
Teknion 
Usage: 8

τεκνογονέω 
Teknogoneo 
Usage: 1

τεκνοτροφέω 
Teknotropheo 
Usage: 1

υἱοθεσία 
Huiothesia 
Usage: 5