'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.
Let your light so shine before men that they may see your good works and glorify your Father who is in the heavens.
that ye may be sons of your Father who is in the heavens, for he makes his sun to rise on the evil and on the good and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.
Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father who is in the heavens is perfect.
Take heed not to do your alms before men, to be seen of them; otherwise, ye have no reward of your Father who is in the heavens.
that thine alms may be in secret; and thy Father who sees in secret, he shall reward thee openly.
But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy chamber, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father who is in secret; and thy Father who sees in secret shall reward thee openly.
Be not ye therefore like unto them, for your Father knows what things ye have need of before ye ask him.
Ye, therefore, are to pray like this: Our Father who art in the heavens, Hallowed be thy name.
For if ye set men free from their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also set you free;
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.
Behold the fowls of the air, for they sow not, neither do they reap nor gather into barns, yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are ye not much better than they?
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?
Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of the heavens, but he that doeth the will of my Father who is in the heavens.
And another of his 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 who speaks in you.
And brother shall deliver up brother unto death, and the father the child, and children shall rise up against their parents and cause them to be put to death.
Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing? And one of them shall not fall on the ground without your Father.
Whosoever therefore shall confess me before men, him will I also confess 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 against his father, and the daughter against her mother, and the daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law.
He that loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me, and he that loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.
At that time Jesus answered and said, I praise thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise and understanding and hast revealed them unto children.
Even so, Father, for thus it was pleasing in thy sight.
All things are delivered unto me of my Father, and no one has known the Son but the Father, neither has anyone known the Father except the Son and he unto whom the Son will reveal him.
For whosoever shall do the will of my Father who is in the heavens, the same is my brother and sister and mother.
Then shall the righteous shine forth as the sun in the kingdom of their Father. He who has ears to hear, let him hear.
For God commanded, saying, Honour thy father and mother, and, He that curses father or mother, let him die without recourse.
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.
For the Son of man shall come in the glory of his Father with his angels, and then he shall reward everyone according to their works.
Take heed that ye despise not one of these little ones; for I say unto you, That in the heavens their angels always behold the face of my Father who is in the heavens.
Even 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 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 said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother and shall be joined to his wife, and they shall be two in one flesh.
Honour thy father and thy mother, and, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.
And every one that has forsaken houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or wife or children or lands for my name's sake shall receive a hundredfold and shall inherit eternal life.
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.
But of that day and hour no one knows, no, not even the angels of the heavens, but my Father only.
Then shall the King say unto those on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world;
And he went a little further and fell on his face, praying and saying, O my Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me; nevertheless not as I will, but as thou wilt.
He went away again the second time and prayed, saying, O my Father, if this cup may not pass away from me except I drink it, thy will be done.
Thinkest thou that I cannot now pray to my Father, and he shall presently give me more than twelve legions of angels?
Go ye therefore and teach all nations, baptizing them in 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 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.
For Moses said, Honour thy father and thy mother, and, Whosoever curses father or mother shall most definitely die.
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,
Whosoever therefore shall be ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, of him also shall the Son of man be ashamed when he comes in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.
And Jesus asked his father, How long ago is it since this came unto him? And he said, Of a child.
And straightway the father of the child crying out with tears, said, Lord, I believe; help thou my unbelief.
For this cause shall a man leave his father and his mother and shall join to his wife;
Thou knowest the commandments: Do not commit adultery, Do not murder, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Defraud not, Honour thy father and mother.
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
blessed be the kingdom of our father David, that comes in the name of the Lord; Hosanna in the highest.
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.
Now the brother shall deliver the brother unto death, and the father the son; and children shall rise up against their parents and shall kill them.
But of that day and that hour no one knows, no, not even the angels who are in the heaven, neither the Son, but only the Father.
And he said, Abba, Father, all things are possible unto thee; take away this cup from me; nevertheless not what I will, but what thou wilt.
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,
of the oath which he made to our father Abraham,
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.
Be ye therefore merciful, as your Father also is merciful.
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.
In that same hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent and hast revealed them unto babes; even so, Father; for so it seemed good in thy sight.
All things are delivered to me of my Father, and no one knows who the Son is, but the Father, and who the Father is, but the Son and he to whom the Son will reveal him.
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?
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 those that ask him?
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.
If anyone comes to me and does not hate his father and mother and wife and children and brethren and sisters, and even his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.
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 he arose and came to his father. But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him and was moved with compassion and ran and fell on his neck and kissed him.
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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