312 occurrences

'Father' in the Bible

But when he heard that Archelaus reigned in Judaea in the place of his father Herod, he was afraid to go there; notwithstanding, being warned by divine revelation in dreams, he withdrew into the parts of Galilee,

and think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham as our father, for I say unto you that God is able to raise up children unto Abraham of these stones.

And going on from there, he saw another two brothers, James the son of Zebedee and John his brother, in a ship with Zebedee their father, mending their nets, and he called them.

And they immediately left the ship and their father and followed him.

but if ye do not set men free from their trespasses, neither will your Father set you free from your trespasses.

that thou appear not unto men to fast, but unto thy Father who is in secret; and thy Father, who sees in secret, shall reward thee openly.

For the Gentiles seek after all these things.) For your heavenly Father knows 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 the heavens give good things to those that ask him?

And another of his disciples said unto him, Lord, suffer me first to go and bury my father.

For I have come 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.

Even so, Father, for thus it was pleasing in thy sight.

But ye say, Whosoever shall say to his father or his mother, Whatever I might have helped thee with is already my offering unto God,

and now has no need to honour his father or his mother with succour. Thus ye have made the commandment of God of no effect by your tradition.

But he answered and said, Every plant which my heavenly Father has not planted shall be rooted up.

And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon son of Jonah, for flesh and blood has not revealed it unto thee, but my Father who is in the heavens.

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 the heavens.

So likewise shall my heavenly Father do also unto you unless from your hearts ye forgive every one his brother their trespasses.

And he said unto them, Ye shall drink indeed of my cup and be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with; but to sit on my right hand and on my left is not mine to give, but it shall be given to those for whom it is prepared of my Father.

Which of the two did the will of his father? They say unto him, The first. Jesus said unto them, Verily I say unto you, That the publicans and the harlots go ahead of you into the kingdom of God.

And call no one your father upon the earth, for one is your Father, who is in the heavens.

And straightway he called them; and leaving their father Zebedee in the ship with the hired servants, they went after him.

And they laughed him to scorn. But when he had put them all out, he took the father and the mother of the damsel and those that were with him and entered in where the damsel was lying.

But ye say, It is enough if a man shall say to his father or mother, It is all Corban, (that is to say, my gift to God) whatever with which thou mightest be profited by me.

And ye suffer him to do no more for his father or for his mother,

And Jesus asked his father, How long ago is it since this came unto him? And he said, Of a child.

And answering him, Jesus said, Verily I say unto you, There is no one that has left house or brethren or sisters or father or mother or wife or children or lands for my sake and the gospel's

And when ye are praying, forgive if ye have anything against anyone, so that your Father who is in the heavens will also forgive you your trespasses.

For if ye do not forgive, neither will your Father who is in the heavens forgive your trespasses.

And they compel one Simon, a Cyrenian, who passed by coming out of the country, the father of Alexander and Rufus, to bear his cross .

He shall be great and shall be called the Son of the Highest, and the Lord God shall give unto him the throne of his father David;

And it came to pass that on the eighth day they came to circumcise the child, and they called him Zacharias after the name of his father.

And they communicated with signs to his father, asking how he would have him called.

And his father Zacharias was filled with the Holy Spirit and prophesied, saying,

And when they saw him, they were amazed; and his mother said unto him, Son, why hast thou thus dealt with us? Behold, thy father and I have sought thee sorrowing.

Bring forth therefore fruits worthy of repentance and begin not 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 unto Abraham.

And when he came into the house, he allowed no one to go in except Peter and James and John and the father and the mother of the maiden.

And as he was yet a coming, the demon threw him down into convulsions; but Jesus rebuked the unclean spirit and healed the child and delivered him again to his father.

And he said unto another, Follow me. But he said, Lord, allow me first to go and bury my father.

And he said unto them, When ye pray, say, Our Father who art in the heavens, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, as in heaven, so also in the earth.

If a son shall ask bread of any of you that is a father, will he give him a stone? or if he ask a fish, will he for a fish give him a serpent?

For all these things do the Gentiles of the world seek after, and your Father knows that ye have need of these things.

The father shall be divided against the son and the son against the father, the mother against the daughter and the daughter against the mother, the mother-in-law against her daughter- in-law and the daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law.

and the younger of them said to his father, Father, give me the portion of the estate that falls to me. And he divided unto them his living.

I will arise and go to my father and will say unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven and before thee

And the son said unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven and in thy sight and am no longer worthy to be called thy son.

But the father said to his slaves, Bring forth the best robe and put it on him and put a ring on his hand and shoes on his feet

And he said unto him, Thy brother is come, and thy father has killed the fatted calf because he has received him safe and sound.

And he was angry and would not go in, therefore his father came out and intreated him.

And he, answering, said to his father, Behold, these many years I have served thee, neither at any time have I transgressed thy commandment; and yet thou never gavest me a kid that I might make merry with my friends.

And he cried and said, Father Abraham, have mercy on me and send Lazarus that he may dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue; for I am tormented in this flame.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
יתום 
Yathowm 
Usage: 42

πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

πατρῷος 
Patroos 
of fathers , of the fathers
Usage: 3

H1
אב 
'ab 
Usage: 1214

H2
אב 
'ab (Aramaic) 
Usage: 9

אמן 
'aman 
Usage: 108

דּד דּוד 
Dowd 
Usage: 61

דּודה 
Dowdah 
Usage: 3

חם 
Cham 
father in law
Usage: 4

ἀπάτωρ 
Apator 
Usage: 1

ὀρφανός 
Orphanos 
Usage: 1

πατραλῴας 
Patraloas 
murder of a father
Usage: 1

πατρικός 
Patrikos 
of fathers
Usage: 1

πενθερός 
Pentheros 
father in law
Usage: 1