'Father' in the Bible
and having heard that Archelaus doth reign over Judea instead of Herod his father, he was afraid to go thither, and having been divinely warned in a dream, he withdrew to the parts of Galilee,
and do not think to say in yourselves, A father we have -- Abraham, for I say to you, that God is able out of these stones to raise children to Abraham,
And having advanced thence, he saw other two brothers, James of Zebedee, and John his brother, in the boat with Zebedee their father, refitting their nets, and he called them,
and they, immediately, having left the boat and their father, did follow him.
so let your light shine before men, that they may see your good works, and may glorify your Father who is in the heavens.
that ye may be sons of your Father in the heavens, because His sun He doth cause to rise on evil and good, and He doth send rain on righteous and unrighteous.
ye shall therefore be perfect, as your Father who is in the heavens is perfect.
Take heed your kindness not to do before men, to be seen by them, and if not -- reward ye have not from your Father who is in the heavens;
that thy kindness may be in secret, and thy Father who is seeing in secret Himself shall reward thee manifestly.
But thou, when thou mayest pray, go into thy chamber, and having shut thy door, pray to thy Father who is in secret, and thy Father who is seeing in secret, shall reward thee manifestly.
be ye not therefore like to them, for your Father doth know those things that ye have need of before your asking him;
thus therefore pray ye: 'Our Father who art in the heavens! hallowed be Thy name.
For, if ye may forgive men their trespasses He also will forgive you -- your Father who is in the heavens;
but if ye may not forgive men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.
that thou mayest not appear to men fasting, but to thy Father who is in secret, and thy Father, who is seeing in secret, shall reward thee manifestly.
look to the fowls of the heaven, for they do not sow, nor reap, nor gather into storehouses, and your heavenly Father doth nourish them; are not ye much better than they?
for all these do the nations seek for, for your heavenly Father doth know that ye have need of all these;
if, therefore, ye being evil, have known good gifts to give to your children, how much more shall your Father who is in the heavens give good things to those asking him?
'Not every one who is saying to me Lord, lord, shall come into the reign of the heavens; but he who is doing the will of my Father who is in the heavens.
And another of his disciples said to him, 'Sir, permit me first to depart and to bury my father;'
for ye are not the speakers, but the Spirit of your Father that is speaking in you.
'And 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 an assar? and one of them shall not fall on the ground without your Father;
'Every one, therefore, who shall confess in me before men, I also will confess in him before my Father who is in the heavens;
and whoever shall deny me before men, I also will deny him before my Father who is in the heavens.
for I came to set a man at variance against his father, and a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law,
'He who is loving father or mother above me, is not worthy of me, and he who is loving son or daughter above me, is not worthy of me,
At that time Jesus answering said, 'I do confess to Thee, Father, Lord of the heavens and of the earth, that thou didst hide these things from wise and understanding ones, and didst reveal them to babes.
Yes, Father, because so it was good pleasure before Thee.
All things were delivered to me by my Father, and none doth know the Son, except the Father, nor doth any know the Father, except the Son, and he to whom the Son may wish to reveal Him.
for whoever may do the will of my Father who is in the heavens, he is my brother, and sister, and mother.'
Then shall the righteous shine forth as the sun in the reign of their Father. He who is having ears to hear -- let him hear.
for God did command, saying, Honour thy father and mother; and, He who is speaking evil of father or mother -- let him die the death;
but ye say, Whoever may say to father or mother, An offering is whatever thou mayest be profited by me; --
and he may not honour his father or his mother, and ye did set aside the command of God because of your tradition.
And he answering said, 'Every plant that my heavenly Father did not plant shall be rooted up;
And Jesus answering said to him, 'Happy art thou, Simon Bar-Jona, because flesh and blood did not reveal 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 messengers, and then he will reward each, according to his work.
Beware! -- ye may not despise one of these little ones, for I say to you, that their messengers in the heavens do always behold the face of my Father who is in the heavens,
so it is not will in presence of your Father who is in the heavens, that one of these little ones may perish.
Again, I say to you, that, if two of you may agree on the earth concerning anything, whatever they may ask -- it shall be done to them from my Father who is in the heavens,
so also my heavenly Father will do to you, if ye may not forgive each one his brother from your hearts their trespasses.'
and said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and cleave to his wife, and they shall be -- the two -- for one flesh?
honour thy father and mother, and, thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.'
and every one who left houses, or brothers, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or fields, for my name's sake, an hundredfold shall receive, and life age-during shall inherit;
And he saith to them, 'Of my cup indeed ye shall drink, and with the baptism that I am baptized with ye shall be baptized; but to sit on my right hand and on my left is not mine to give, but -- to those for whom it hath been prepared by my father.'
which of the two did the will of the father?' They say to him, 'The first.' Jesus saith to them, 'Verily I say to you, that the tax-gatherers and the harlots do go before you into the reign of God,
and ye may not call any your father on the earth, for one is your Father, who is in the heavens,
And concerning that day and the hour no one hath known -- not even the messengers of the heavens -- except my Father only;
'Then shall the king say to those on his right hand, Come ye, the blessed of my Father, inherit the reign that hath been prepared for you from the foundation of the world;
and I say to you, that I may not drink henceforth on this produce of the vine, till that day when I may drink it with you new in the reign of my Father.'
And having gone forward a little, he fell on his face, praying, and saying, 'My Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me; nevertheless, not as I will, but as Thou.'
Again, a second time, having gone away, he prayed, saying, 'My Father, if this cup cannot pass away from me except I drink it, Thy will be done;'
dost thou think that I am not able now to call upon my Father, and He will place beside me more than twelve legions of messengers?
having gone, then, disciple all the nations, (baptizing them -- to the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit,
and immediately he called them, and, having left their father Zebedee in the boat with the hired servants, they went away after him.
and they were laughing at him. And he, having put all forth, doth take the father of the child, and the mother, and those with him, and goeth in where the child is lying,
for Moses said, Honour thy father and thy mother; and, He who is speaking evil of father or mother -- let him die the death;
and ye say, If a man may say to father or to mother, Korban (that is, a gift), is whatever thou mayest be profited out of mine,
and no more do ye suffer him to do anything for his father or for his mother,
for whoever may be ashamed of me, and of my words, in this adulterous and sinful generation, the Son of Man also shall be ashamed of him, when he may come in the glory of his Father, with the holy messengers.'
And he questioned his father, 'How long time is it since this came to him?' and he said, 'From childhood,
and immediately the father of the child, having cried out, with tears said, 'I believe, sir; be helping mine unbelief.'
on this account shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall cleave unto his wife,
the commands thou hast known: Thou mayest not commit adultery, Thou mayest do no murder, Thou mayest not steal, Thou mayest not bear false witness, Thou mayest not defraud, Honour thy father and mother.'
And Jesus answering said, 'Verily I say to you, there is no one who left house, or brothers, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or fields, for my sake, and for the good news',
blessed is the coming reign, in the name of the Lord, of our father David; Hosanna in the highest.'
'And whenever ye may stand praying, forgive, if ye have anything against any one, that your Father also who is in the heavens may forgive you your trespasses;
and, if ye do not forgive, neither will your Father who is in the heavens forgive your trespasses.'
'And brother shall deliver up brother to death, and father child, and children shall rise up against parents, and shall put them to death,
And concerning that day and the hour no one hath known -- not even the messengers who are in the heaven, not even the Son -- except the Father.
and he said, 'Abba, Father; all things are possible to Thee; make this cup pass from me; but, not what I will, but what Thou.'
And they impress a certain one passing by -- Simon, a Cyrenian, coming from the field, the father of Alexander and Rufus -- that he may bear his cross,
he shall be great, and Son of the Highest he shall be called, 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 were calling him by the name of his father, Zacharias,
and they were making signs to his father, what he would wish him to be called,
And Zacharias his father was filled with the Holy Spirit, and did prophesy, saying,
An oath that He sware to Abraham our father,
And, having seen him, they were amazed, and his mother said unto him, 'Child, why didst thou thus to us? lo, thy father and I, sorrowing, were seeking thee.'
And he said unto them, 'Why is it that ye were seeking me? did ye not know that in the things of my Father it behoveth me to be?'
make, therefore, fruits worthy of the reformation, and begin not to say within yourselves, We have a father -- Abraham; for I say to you, that God is able out of these stones to raise children to Abraham;
be ye therefore merciful, as also your Father is merciful.
And having come to the house, he suffered no one to go in, except Peter, and James, and John, and the father of the child, and the mother;
and as he is yet coming near, the demon rent him, and tore him sore, and Jesus rebuked the unclean spirit, and healed the youth, and gave him back to his father.
And he said unto another, 'Be following me;' and he said, 'Sir, permit me, having gone away, first to bury my father;'
In that hour was Jesus glad in the Spirit, and said, 'I do confess to thee, Father, Lord of the heaven and of the earth, that Thou didst hide these things from wise men and understanding, and didst reveal them to babes; yes, Father, because so it became good pleasure before Thee.
All things were delivered up to me by my Father, and no one doth know who the Son is, except the Father, and who the Father is, except the Son, and he to whom the Son may wish to reveal Him.'
And he said to them, 'When ye may pray, say ye: Our Father who art in the heavens; hallowed be Thy name: Thy reign come; Thy will come to pass, as in heaven also on earth;
And of which of you -- the father -- if the son shall ask a loaf, a stone will he present to him? and if a fish, will he instead of a fish, a serpent present to him?
If, then, ye, being evil, have known good gifts to be giving to your children, how much more shall the Father who is from heaven give the Holy Spirit to those asking Him!'
for all these things do the nations of the world seek after, and your Father hath known that ye have need of these things;
'Fear not, little flock, because your Father did delight to give you the reign;
a father shall be divided against a son, and a son against a father, a mother against a daughter, and a daughter against a mother, a mother-in-law against her daughter-in-law, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law.'
'If any one doth come unto me, and doth not hate his own father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brothers, and sisters, and yet even his own life, he is not able to be my disciple;
and the younger of them said to the father, Father, give me the portion of the substance falling to me, and he divided to them the living.
'And having come to himself, he said, How many hirelings of my father have a superabundance of bread, and I here with hunger am perishing!
having risen, I will go on unto my father, and will say to him, Father, I did sin -- to the heaven, and before thee,
'And having risen, he went unto his own father, and he being yet far distant, his father saw him, and was moved with compassion, and having ran he fell upon his neck and kissed him;
and the son said to him, Father, I did sin -- to the heaven, and before thee, and no more am I worthy to be called thy son.
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