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Parents: Receive Their Children from God

Gen 33:5; 1Sa 1:27; Psa 127:3

Parents: Their Duty to Their Children Is

To love them

Tts 2:4

To bring them to Christ

Mat 19:13,14

To train them up for God

Pro 22:6; Eph 6:4

To instruct them in God's word

Deu 4:9; 11:19; Isa 38:19

To tell them of God's judgments

Joe 1:3

To tell them of the miraculous works of God

Exd 10:2; Psa 78:4

To command them to obey God

Deu 32:46; 1Ch 28:9

To bless them

Gen 48:15; Hbr 11:20

To pity them

Psa 103:13

To provide for them

Job 42:15; 2Cr 12:14; 1Ti 5:8

To rule them

1Ti 3:4,12

To correct them

Pro 13:24; 19:18; 23:13; 29:17; Hbr 12:7

Not to provoke them

Eph 6:4; Col 3:21

Not to make unholy connections for them

Gen 24:1-4; 28:1,2

Parents: Wicked Children, a Cause of Grief To

Pro 10:1; 17:25

Parents: Should Pray for Their Children

For their spiritual welfare

Gen 17:18; 1Ch 29:19

When in temptation

Job 1:5

When in sickness

2Sa 12:16; Mar 5:23; Jhn 4:46,49

Parents: When Faithful

Are blessed by their children

Pro 31:28

Leave a blessing to their children

Psa 112:2; Pro 11:21; Isa 65:23

Parents: Sins Of, Visited on Their Children

Exd 20:5; Isa 14:20; Lam 5:7

Parents: Negligence Of, Sorely Punished

1Sa 3:13

Parents: When Wicked

Instruct their children in evil

Jer 9:14; 1Pe 1:18

Set a bad example to their children

Eze 20:18; Amo 2:4

Parents: Good - Exemplified


Gen 18:19


Gen 44:20,30


Gen 48:13-20

Mother of Moses

Exd 2:2,3


Jdg 13:8


1Sa 1:28


2Sa 18:5,33


2Ki 4:19,20


Job 1:5

Mother of Lemuel

Pro 31:1


Jhn 4:49

Lois and Eunice

2Ti 1:5

Parents: Bad - Exemplified

Mother of Micah

Jdg 17:3


1Sa 3:13


1Sa 20:33


2Ch 22:3


2Ch 33:6


Mar 6:24

Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
1 Strong's Number: g1118 Greek: goneus


"a begetter, a father" (akin to ginomai, "to come into being, become"), is used in the plural in the NT, Mat 10:21; Mar 13:12; six times in Luke (in Luk 2:43, RV, "His parents," AV, "Joseph and His mother"); six in John; elsewhere, Rom 1:30; 2Cr 12:14 (twice); Eph 6:1; Col 3:20; 2Ti 3:2.

2 Strong's Number: g4269 Greek: progonos


an adjective signifying "born before" (pro, before, and ginomai, see No. 1), is used as a noun, in the plural,

(a) of ancestors, "forefathers," 2Ti 1:3;

(b) of living "parents," 1Ti 5:4.

3 Strong's Number: g3962 Greek: pater


"a father," is used in Hbr 11:23, in the plural, of both father and mother, the "parents" of Moses.

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