'Father' in the Bible
but having heard that 'Archelaus reigns over Judaea, instead of Herod his father,' he was afraid to go there; and having been divinely instructed in a dream, he went away into the parts of Galilee,
And do not think to say within yourselves, We have Abraham for our father; for I say unto you, that God is able of these stones to raise up children to Abraham.
And going on thence he saw other two brothers, James the son of Zebedee and John his brother, in the ship with Zebedee their father, mending their trawl-nets, and he called them;
and they, having left the ship and their father, immediately followed him.
Let your light thus shine before men, so that they may see your upright works, and glorify your Father who is in the heavens.
that ye may be the sons of your Father who is in the heavens; for he makes his sun rise on evil and good, and sends rain on just and unjust.
Be ye therefore perfect as your heavenly Father is perfect.
Take heed not to do your alms before men to be seen of them, otherwise ye have no reward with your Father who is in the heavens.
so that thine alms may be in secret, and thy Father who sees in secret will render it to thee.
But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy chamber, and having shut thy door, pray to thy Father who is in secret, and thy Father who sees in secret will render it to thee.
Be not ye therefore like them, for your Father knows of what things ye have need before ye beg anything of him.
Thus therefore pray ye: Our Father who art in the heavens, let thy name be sanctified,
For if ye forgive men their offences, your heavenly Father also will forgive you yours,
but if ye do not forgive men their offences, neither will your Father forgive your offences.
so that thou mayest not appear fasting unto men, but to thy Father who is in secret; and thy Father who sees in secret shall render it to thee.
Look at the birds of the heaven, that they sow not, nor reap, nor gather into granaries, and your heavenly Father nourishes them. Are ye not much more excellent than they?
for all these things the nations seek after; for your heavenly Father knows that ye have need of all these things.
If therefore ye, being wicked, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much rather shall your Father who is in the heavens give good things to them that ask of him?
Not every one who says to me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of the heavens, but he that does the will of my Father who is in the heavens.
But another of his disciples said to him, Lord, suffer me first to go away and bury my father.
For ye are not the speakers, but the Spirit of your Father which speaks in you.
But brother shall deliver up brother to death, and father child; and children shall rise up against parents and shall put them to death;
Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing? and one of them shall not fall to the ground without your Father;
Every one therefore who shall confess me before men, I also will confess him before my Father who is in the heavens.
But whosoever shall deny me before men, him will I also deny before my Father who is in the heavens.
For I have come to set a man at variance with his father, and the daughter with her mother, and the daughter-in-law with her mother-in-law;
He who loves father or mother above me is not worthy of me; and he who loves son or daughter above me is not worthy of me.
At that time, Jesus answering said, I praise thee, Father, Lord of the heaven and of the earth, that thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them to babes.
Yea, Father, for thus has it been well-pleasing in thy sight.
All things have been delivered to me by my Father, and no one knows the Son but the Father, nor does any one know the Father, but the Son, and he to whom the Son may be pleased to reveal him.
for whosoever shall do the will of my Father who is in the heavens, he is my brother, and sister, and mother.
Then the righteous shall shine forth as the sun in the kingdom of their Father. He that has ears, let him hear.
For God commanded saying, Honour father and mother; and, He that speaks ill of father or mother, let him die the death.
But ye say, Whosoever shall say to his father or mother, It is a gift, whatsoever it be by which received from me thou wouldest be profited:
and he shall in no wise honour his father or his mother; and ye have made void the commandment of God on account of your traditional teaching.
But he answering said, Every plant which my heavenly Father has not planted shall be rooted up.
And Jesus answering said to him, Blessed art thou, Simon Bar-jona, for flesh and blood has not revealed it to thee, but my Father who is in the heavens.
For the Son of man is about to come in the glory of his Father with his angels, and then he will render to each according to his doings.
See that ye do not despise one of these little ones; for I say unto you that their angels in the heavens continually behold the face of my Father who is in the heavens.
So it is not the will of your Father who is in the heavens that one of these little ones should perish.
Again I say to you, that if two of you shall agree on the earth concerning any matter, whatsoever it may be that they shall ask, it shall come to them from my Father who is in the heavens.
Thus also my heavenly Father shall do to you if ye forgive not from your hearts every one his brother.
and said, On account of this a man shall leave father and mother, and shall be united to his wife, and the two shall be one flesh?
Honour thy father and thy mother, and Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.
And every one who has left houses, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my name's sake, shall receive a hundredfold, and shall inherit life eternal.
And he says to them, Ye shall drink indeed my cup, but to sit on my right hand and on my left, is not mine to give, but to those for whom it is prepared of my Father.
Which of the two did the will of the father? They say to him, The first. Jesus says to them, Verily I say unto you that the tax-gatherers and the harlots go into the kingdom of God before you.
And call not any one your father upon the earth; for one is your Father, he who is in the heavens.
But of that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of the heavens, but my Father alone.
Then shall the King say to those on his right hand, Come, blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the world's foundation:
But I say to you, that I will not at all drink henceforth of this fruit of the vine, until that day when I drink it new with you in the kingdom of my Father.
And going forward a little he fell upon his face, praying and saying, My Father, if it be possible let this cup pass from me; but not as I will, but as thou wilt.
Again going away a second time he prayed saying, My Father, if this cannot pass from me unless I drink it, thy will be done.
Or thinkest thou that I cannot now call upon my Father, and he will furnish me more than twelve legions of angels?
Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptising them to the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit;
and straightway he called them; and leaving their father Zebedee in the ship with the hired servants, they went away after him.
And they derided him. But he, having put them all out, takes with him the father of the child, and the mother, and those that were with him, and enters in where the child was lying.
For Moses said, Honour thy father and thy mother; and, he who speaks ill of father or mother, let him surely die.
But ye say, If a man say to his father or his mother, It is corban (that is, gift), whatsoever thou mightest have profit from me by ...
And ye no longer suffer him to do anything for his father or his mother;
For whosoever shall be ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, of him shall the Son of man also be ashamed when he shall come in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.
And he asked his father, How long a time is it that it has been like this with him? And he said, From childhood;
And immediately the father of the young child crying out said with tears, I believe, help mine unbelief.
For this cause a man shall leave his father and mother and shall be united to his wife,
Thou knowest the commandments: Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Do not defraud, Honour thy father and mother.
Jesus answering said, Verily I say to you, There is no one who has left house, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my sake and for the sake of the gospel,
Blessed be the coming kingdom of our father David. Hosanna in the highest!
And when ye stand praying, forgive if ye have anything against any one, that your Father also who is in the heavens may forgive you your offences.
But if ye do not forgive, neither will your Father who is in the heavens forgive your offences.
But brother shall deliver up brother to death, and father child; and children shall rise up against parents, and cause them to be put to death.
But of that day or of that hour no one knows, neither the angels who are in heaven, nor the Son, but the Father.
And he said, Abba, Father, all things are possible to thee: take away this cup from me; but not what I will, but what thou wilt.
And they compel to go with them a certain passer-by, Simon, a Cyrenian, coming from the field, the father of Alexander and Rufus, that he might carry his cross.
He shall be great, and shall be called Son of the Highest; and the Lord God shall give him the throne of David his father;
And it came to pass on the eighth day they came to circumcise the child, and they called it after the name of his father, Zacharias.
And they made signs to his father as to what he might wish it to be called.
And Zacharias his father was filled with the Holy Spirit, and prophesied, saying,
the oath which he swore to Abraham our father,
And his father and mother wondered at the things which were said concerning him.
And when they saw him they were amazed: and his mother said to him, Child, why hast thou dealt thus with us? behold, thy father and I have sought thee distressed.
Produce therefore fruits worthy of repentance; and begin not to say in yourselves, We have Abraham for our father, for I say unto you that God is able of these stones to raise up children to Abraham.
Be ye therefore merciful, even as your Father also is merciful.
And when he came to the house he suffered no one to go in but Peter and John and James and the father of the child and the mother.
For whosoever shall have been ashamed of me and of my words, of him will the Son of man be ashamed when he shall come in his glory, and in that of the Father, and of the holy angels.
But as he was yet coming, the demon tore him and dragged him all together. And Jesus rebuked the unclean spirit, and healed the child and gave him back to his father.
And he said to another, Follow me. But he said, Lord, allow me to go first and bury my father.
In the same hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit and said, I praise thee, Father, Lord of the heaven and of the earth, that thou hast hid these things from wise and prudent, and hast revealed them to babes: yea, Father, for thus has it been well-pleasing in thy sight.
All things have been delivered to me by my Father, and no one knows who the Son is but the Father, and who the Father is but the Son, and he to whomsoever the Son is pleased to reveal him.
And he said to them, When ye pray, say, Father, thy name be hallowed; thy kingdom come;
But of whom of you that is a father shall a son ask bread, and the father shall give him a stone? or also a fish, and instead of a fish shall give him a serpent?
If therefore ye, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much rather shall the Father who is of heaven give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him?
for all these things do the nations of the world seek after, and your Father knows that ye have need of these things;
Fear not, little flock, for it has been the good pleasure of your Father to give you the kingdom.
father against son, and son against father; mother against daughter, and daughter against mother; a mother-in-law against her daughter-in-law, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law.
If any man come to me, and shall not hate his own father and mother, and wife, and children, and brothers, and sisters, yea, and his own life too, he cannot be my disciple;
and the younger of them said to his father, Father, give to me the share of the property that falls to me. And he divided to them what he was possessed of.
I will rise up and go to my father, and I will say to him, Father, I have sinned against heaven and before thee;
And he rose up and went to his own father. But while he was yet a long way off, his father saw him, and was moved with compassion, and ran, and fell upon his neck, and covered him with kisses.
And the son said to him, Father, I have sinned against heaven and before thee; I am no longer worthy to be called thy son.
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