288 occurrences

'Father' in the Bible

Abraham was the father of Isaac; Isaac of Jacob; Jacob of Judah and his brothers.

Judah was the father (by Tamar)

After the Removal to Babylon Jeconiah had a son Shealtiel; Shealtiel was the father of Zerubbabel;

But hearing that Archelaus had succeeded his father Herod on the throne of Judaea, he was afraid to go there; and being instructed by God in a dream he withdrew into Galilee,

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

And they at once left the boat and their father, and followed Him.

that it may not be apparent to men that you are fasting, but to your Father who is in secret; and your Father--He who sees in secret--will recompense you.

For all these are questions that Gentiles are always asking; but your Heavenly Father knows that you need these things--all of them.

If you then, imperfect as you are, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in Heaven give good things to those who ask Him!

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

Yes, Father, for such has been Thy gracious will.

but you--this is what you say: 'If a man says to his father or mother, That is consecrated, whatever it is, which otherwise you should have received from me--

he shall be absolved from honouring his father'; and so you have abrogated God's Word for the sake of your tradition.

"Every plant," He replied, "which my Heavenly Father has not planted will be rooted up.

I also solemnly tell you that if two of you here on earth agree together concerning anything whatever that they shall ask, the boon will come to them from my Father who is in Heaven.

"In the same way my Heavenly Father will deal with you, if you do not all of you forgive one another from your hearts."

"You shall drink out of my cup," He said, "but a seat at my right hand or at my left it is not for me to allot, but it belongs to those for whom it has been prepared by my Father."

Which of the two did as his father desired?" "The first," they said. "I solemnly tell you,' replied Jesus, "that the tax-gatherers and the notorious sinners are entering the Kingdom of God in front of you.

And call no one on earth your Father, for One alone is your Father--the Heavenly Father.

They therefore left their father Zabdi in the boat with the hired men, and went and followed Him.

To this their reply is a scornful laugh. He, however, puts them all out, takes the child's father and mother and those He has brought with Him, and enters the room where the child lies.

And so you no longer allow him to do anything for his father or mother,

Then Jesus asked the father, "How long has he been like this?" "From early childhood," he said;

"In solemn truth I tell you," replied Jesus, "that there is no one who has forsaken house or brothers or sisters, or mother or father, or children or lands, for my sake and for the sake of the Good News,

But whenever you stand praying, if you have a grievance against any one, forgive it, so that your Father in Heaven may also forgive you your offences."

One Simon, a Cyrenaean, the father of Alexander and Rufus, was passing along, coming from the country: him they compelled to carry His cross.

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

They asked his father by signs what he wished him to be called.

And Zechariah his father was filled with the Holy Spirit, and spoke in a rapture of praise.

And while the child's father and mother were wondering at the words of Symeon concerning Him,

When they saw Him, they were smitten with amazement, and His mother said to Him, "My child, why have you behaved thus to us? Your father and I have been searching for you in anguish."

So He came to the house, but allowed no one to go in with Him but Peter and John and James and the girl's father and mother.

Now while the youth was coming, the spirit dashed him to the ground and cruelly convulsed him. But Jesus rebuked the foul spirit, and cured the youth and gave him back to his father.

"Follow me," He said to another. "Master," the man replied, "allow me first to go and bury my father."

And what father is there among you, who, if his son asks for a slice of bread, will offer him a stone? or if he asks for a fish, will instead of a fish offer him a snake?

For though the nations of the world pursue these things, as for you, your Father knows that you need them.

father against son and son against father; mother attacking daughter and daughter her mother, mother-in-law her daughter-in-law, and daughter-in-law her mother-in-law."

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

I will rise and go to my father, and will say to him, Father, I have sinned against Heaven and before you:

"'Father,' cried the son, 'I have sinned against Heaven and before you: no longer do I deserve to be called a son of yours.'

"But the father said to his servants, "'Fetch a good coat quickly--the best one--and put it on him; and bring a ring for his finger and shoes for his feet.

"'Your brother has come,' he replied; 'and your father has had the fat calf killed, because he has got him home safe and sound.'

"Then he was angry and would not go in. But his father came out and entreated him.

"'You my dear son,' said the father, 'are always with me, and all that is mine is also yours.

So he cried aloud, and said, "'Father Abraham, take pity on me and send Lazarus to dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue, for I am in agony in this flame.'

"'I entreat you then, father,' said he, 'to send him to my father's house.

"'No, father Abraham,' he pleaded; 'but if some one goes to them from the dead, they will repent.'

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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