311 occurrences

'Father' in the Bible

But when he heard that Archelaus was reigning over Judea in place of his father Herod, he was afraid to go there. Then after being warned by God in a dream, he left for the regions of Galilee,

and do not suppose that you can say to yourselves, 'We have Abraham for our father'; for I say to you that from these stones God is able to raise up children to Abraham.

Going on from there He saw two other brothers, James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother, in the boat with Zebedee their father, mending their nets; and He called them.

Immediately they left the boat and their father, and followed Him.

"But if you do not forgive others, then your Father will not forgive your transgressions.

so that your fasting will not be noticed by men, but by your Father who is in secret; and your Father who sees what is done in secret will reward you.

"For the Gentiles eagerly seek all these things; for your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things.

"If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give what is good to those who ask Him!

Another of the disciples said to Him, "Lord, permit me first to go and bury my father."

"Yes, Father, for this way was well-pleasing in Your sight.

"But you say, 'Whoever says to his father or mother, "Whatever I have that would help you has been given to God,"

he is not to honor his father or his mother.' And by this you invalidated the word of God for the sake of your tradition.

But He answered and said, "Every plant which My heavenly Father did not plant shall be uprooted.

And Jesus said to him, "Blessed are you, Simon Barjona, because flesh and blood did not reveal this to you, but My Father who is in heaven.

"My heavenly Father will also do the same to you, if each of you does not forgive his brother from your heart."

He said to them, "My cup you shall drink; but to sit on My right and on My left, this is not Mine to give, but it is for those for whom it has been prepared by My Father."

"Which of the two did the will of his father?" They said, "The first." Jesus said to them, "Truly I say to you that the tax collectors and prostitutes will get into the kingdom of God before you.

"Do not call anyone on earth your father; for One is your Father, He who is in heaven.

Immediately He called them; and they left their father Zebedee in the boat with the hired servants, and went away to follow Him.

They began laughing at Him. But putting them all out, He took along the child's father and mother and His own companions, and entered the room where the child was.

but you say, 'If a man says to his father or his mother, whatever I have that would help you is Corban (that is to say, given to God),'

you no longer permit him to do anything for his father or his mother;

And He asked his father, "How long has this been happening to him?" And he said, "From childhood.

Jesus said, "Truly I say to you, there is no one who has left house or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or farms, for My sake and for the gospel's sake,

"Whenever you stand praying, forgive, if you have anything against anyone, so that your Father who is in heaven will also forgive you your transgressions.

["But if you do not forgive, neither will your Father who is in heaven forgive your transgressions."]

They pressed into service a passer-by coming from the country, Simon of Cyrene (the father of Alexander and Rufus), to bear His cross.

"He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High; and the Lord God will give Him the throne of His father David;

And it happened that on the eighth day they came to circumcise the child, and they were going to call him Zacharias, after his father.

And they made signs to his father, as to what he wanted him called.

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

And His father and mother were amazed at the things which were being said about Him.

When they saw Him, they were astonished; and His mother said to Him, "Son, why have You treated us this way? Behold, Your father and I have been anxiously looking for You."

"Therefore bear fruits in keeping with repentance, and do not begin to say to yourselves, 'We have Abraham for our father,' for I say to you that from these stones God is able to raise up children to Abraham.

When He came to the house, He did not allow anyone to enter with Him, except Peter and John and James, and the girl's father and mother.

"For whoever is ashamed of Me and My words, the Son of Man will be ashamed of him when He comes in His glory, and the glory of the Father and of the holy angels.

While he was still approaching, the demon slammed him to the ground and threw him into a convulsion. But Jesus rebuked the unclean spirit, and healed the boy and gave him back to his father.

And He said to another, "Follow Me." But he said, "Lord, permit me first to go and bury my father."

"All things have been handed over to Me by My Father, and no one knows who the Son is except the Father, and who the Father is except the Son, and anyone to whom the Son wills to reveal Him."

"For all these things the nations of the world eagerly seek; but your Father knows that you need these things.

"They will be divided, father against son and son against father, mother against daughter and daughter against mother, mother-in-law against daughter-in-law and daughter-in-law against mother-in-law."

"The younger of them said to his father, 'Father, give me the share of the estate that falls to me ' So he divided his wealth between them.

'I will get up and go to my father, and will say to him, "Father, I have sinned against heaven, and in your sight;

"And the son said to him, 'Father, I have sinned against heaven and in your sight; I am no longer worthy to be called your son.'

"But the father said to his slaves, 'Quickly bring out the best robe and put it on him, and put a ring on his hand and sandals on his feet;

"And he said to him, 'Your brother has come, and your father has killed the fattened calf because he has received him back safe and sound.'

"But he became angry and was not willing to go in; and his father came out and began pleading with him.

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Strong's
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



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