'Father' in the Bible
But when he heard that Archelaus was reigning over Judaea in the room of his father Herod, he was afraid to go thither; and being warned of God in a dream, he withdrew into the parts of Galilee,
and think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father: for I say unto you, that God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham.
And going on from thence he saw two other brethren, James the'son of Zebedee, and John his brother, in the boat with Zebedee their father, mending their nets; and he called them.
And they straightway left the boat and their father, and followed him.
Even so let your light shine before men; that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.
that ye may be sons of your Father who is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sendeth rain on the just and the unjust.
Ye therefore shall be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.
Take heed that ye do not your righteousness before men, to be seen of them: else ye have no reward with your Father who is in heaven.
that thine alms may be in secret: and thy Father who seeth in secret shall recompense thee.
But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thine inner chamber, and having shut thy door, pray to thy Father who is in secret, and thy Father who seeth in secret shall recompense thee.
Be not therefore like unto them: for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of, before ye ask him.
After this manner therefore pray ye. Our Father who art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name.
For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.
But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.
that thou be not seen of men to fast, but of thy Father who is in secret: and thy Father, who seeth in secret, shall recompense thee.
Behold the birds of the heaven, that they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; and your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are not ye of much more value then they?
For after all these things do the Gentiles seek; for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things.
If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your Father who is in heaven give good things to them that ask him?
Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father who is in heaven.
And another of the disciples said unto him, Lord, suffer me first to go and bury my father.
For it is not ye that speak, but the Spirit of your Father that speaketh in you.
And brother shall deliver up brother to death, and the father his child: and children shall rise up against parents, and cause them to be put to death.
Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? and not one of them shall fall on the ground without your Father:
Every one therefore who shall confess me before men, him will I also confess before my Father who is in heaven.
But whosoever shall deny me before men, him will I also deny before my Father who is in heaven.
For I came to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against her mother, and the daughter in law against her mother in law:
He that loveth father or mother more than me is not worthy of me; and he that loveth son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.
At that season Jesus answered and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou didst hide these things from the wise and understanding, and didst reveal them unto babes:
yea, Father, for so it was well-pleasing in thy sight.
All things have been delivered unto me of my Father: and no one knoweth the Son, save the Father; neither doth any know the Father, save the Son, and he to whomsoever the Son willeth to reveal him.
For whosoever shall do the will of my Father who is in heaven, he is my brother, and sister, and mother.
Then shall the righteous shine forth as the sun in the kingdom of their Father. He that hath ears, let him hear.
For God said, Honor thy father and thy mother: and, He that speaketh evil of father or mother, let him die the death.
But ye say, whosoever shall say to his father or his mother, That wherewith thou mightest have been profited by me is given to God ;
he shall not honor his father. And ye have made void the word of God because of your tradition.
But he answered and said, Every plant which my heavenly Father planted not, shall be rooted up.
And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Bar-jonah: for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father who is in heaven.
For the Son of man shall come in the glory of his Father with his angels; and then shall he render unto every man according to his deeds.
See that ye despise not one of these little ones; for I say unto you, that in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father who is in heaven.
Even so it is not the will of your Father who is in heaven, that one of these little ones should perish.
Again I say unto you, that if two of you shall agree on earth as touching anything that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father who is in heaven.
So shall also my heavenly Father do unto you, if ye forgive not every one his brother from your hearts.
and said, For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife; and the two shall become one flesh?
Honor thy father and mother; and, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself.
And every one that hath left houses, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or children, or lands, for my name's sake, shall receive a hundredfold, and shall inherit eternal life.
He saith unto them, My cup indeed ye shall drink: but to sit on my right hand, and on my left hand, is not mine to give; but it is for them for whom it hath been prepared of my Father.
Which of the two did the will of his father? They say, The first. Jesus saith unto them, Verily I say unto you, that the publicans and the harlots go into the kingdom of God before you.
And call no man your father on the earth: for one is your Father, even he who is in heaven.
But of that day and hour knoweth no one, not even the angels of heaven, neither the Son, but the Father only.
Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world:
But I say unto you, I shall not drink henceforth of this fruit of the vine, until that day when I drink it new with you in my Father's kingdom.
And he went forward a little, and fell on his face, and prayed, saying, My Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass away from me: nevertheless, not as I will, but as thou wilt.
Again a second time he went away, and prayed, saying, My Father, if this cannot pass away, except I drink it, thy will be done.
Or thinkest thou that I cannot beseech my Father, and he shall even now send me more than twelve legions of angels?
Go ye therefore, and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them into the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit:
And straightway he called them: and they left their father Zebedee in the boat with the hired servants, and went after him.
And they laughed him to scorn. But he, having put them all forth, taketh the father of the child and her mother and them that were with him, and goeth in where the child was.
For Moses said, Honor thy father and thy mother; and, He that speaketh evil of father or mother, let him die the death:
but ye say, If a man shall say to his father or his mother, That wherewith thou mightest have been profited by me is Corban, that is to say, Given to God ;
ye no longer suffer him to do aught for his father or his mother;
For whosoever shall be ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, the Son of man also shall be ashamed of him, when he cometh in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.
And he asked his father, How long time is it since this hath come unto him? And he said, From a child.
Straightway the father of the child cried out, and said, I believe; help thou mine unbelief.
For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife;
Thou knowest the commandments, Do not kill, Do not commit adultery, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Do not defraud, Honor thy father and mother.
Jesus said, Verily I say unto you, There is no man that hath left house, or brethren, or sisters, or mother, or father, or children, or lands, for my sake, and for the gospel's sake,
Blessed is the kingdom that cometh, the kingdom of our father David: Hosanna in the highest.
And whensoever ye stand praying, forgive, if ye have aught against any one; that your Father also who is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses.
But if ye do not forgive, neither will your Father who is in heaven forgive your trespasses.
And brother shall deliver up brother to death, and the father his child; and children shall rise up against parents, and cause them to be put to death.
But of that day or that hour knoweth no one, not even the angels in heaven, neither the Son, but the Father.
And he said, Abba, Father, all things are possible unto thee; remove this cup from me: howbeit not what I will, but what thou wilt.
And they compel one passing by, Simon of Cyrene, coming from the country, the father of Alexander and Rufus, to go with them , that he might bear his cross.
He shall be great, and shall be called the Son of the Most High: and the Lord God shall give unto him the throne of his father David:
And it came to pass on the eighth day, that they came to circumcise the child; and they would have called him Zacharias, after the name of the father.
And they made signs to his father, what he would have him called.
And his father Zacharias was filled with the Holy Spirit, and prophesied, saying,
The oath which he spake unto Abraham our father,
And his father and his mother were marvelling at the things which were spoken concerning him;
And when they saw him, they were astonished; and his mother said unto him, Son, why hast thou thus dealt with us? behold, thy father and I sought thee sorrowing.
And he said unto them, How is it that ye sought me? knew ye not that I must be in my Father's house?
Bring forth therefore fruits worthy of repentance, and begin not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father: for I say unto you, that God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham.
Be ye merciful, even as your Father is merciful.
And when he came to the house, he suffered not any man to enter in with him, save Peter, and John, and James, and the father of the maiden and her mother.
For whosoever shall be ashamed of me and of my words, of him shall the Son of man be ashamed, when he cometh in his own glory, and the glory of the Father, and of the holy angels.
And as he was yet a coming, the demon dashed him down, and tare him grievously. But Jesus rebuked the unclean spirit, and healed the boy, and gave him back to his father.
And he said unto another, Follow me. But he said, Lord, suffer me first to go and bury my father.
In that same hour he rejoiced in the Holy Spirit, and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou didst hide these things from the wise and understanding, and didst reveal them unto babes: yea, Father; for so it was well-pleasing in thy sight.
All things have been delivered unto me of my Father: and no one knoweth who the Son is, save the Father; and who the Father is, save the Son, and he to whomsoever the Son willeth to reveal him .
And he said unto them, When ye pray, say, Father, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come.
And of which of you that is a father shall his son ask a loaf, and he give him a stone? or a fish, and he for a fish give him a serpent?
If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him?
For all these things do the nations of the world seek after: but your Father knoweth that ye have need of these things.
Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom.
They shall be divided, father against son, and son against father; mother against daughter, and daughter against her mother; mother in law against her daughter in law, and daughter in law against her mother in law.
If any man cometh unto me, and hateth not his own father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.
and the younger of them said to his father, Father, give me the portion of thy'substance that falleth to me. And he divided unto them his living.
But when he came to himself he said, How many hired servants of my father's have bread enough and to spare, and I perish here with hunger!
I will arise and go to my father, and will say unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven, and in thy sight:
And he arose, and came to his father. But while he was yet afar off, his father saw him, and was moved with compassion, and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him.
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