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Below are articles from the following dictionary:
Torrey's New Topical Textbook

Children: Christ Was an Example To

Luk 2:51; Jhn 19:26,27

Children: Are a Gift from God

Gen 33:5; Psa 127:3

Children: Are Capable of Glorifying God

Psa 8:2; 148:12,13; Mat 21:15,16

Children: Should Be

Brought to Christ

Mar 10:13-16

Brought early to the house of God

1Sa 1:24

Instructed in the ways of God

Deu 31:12,13; Pro 22:6

Judiciously trained

Pro 22:15; 29:17; Eph 6:4

Children: Should

Obey God

Deu 30:2

Fear God

Pro 24:21

Remember God

Ecc 12:1

Attend to parental teaching

Pro 1:8,9

Honour parents

Exd 20:12; Hbr 12:9

Fear parents

Lev 19:3

Obey parents

Pro 6:20; Eph 6:1

Take care of parents

1Ti 5:4

Honour the aged

Lev 19:32; 1Pe 5:5

Not imitate bad parents

Eze 20:18

Children: An Heritage from the Lord

Psa 113:9; 127:3

Children: Not to Have

Considered an affliction

Gen 15:2,3; Jer 22:30

A reproach in Israel

1Sa 1:6,7; Luk 1:25

Children: Anxiety of the Jews For

Gen 30:1; 1Sa 1:5,8

Children: Often Prayed For

1Sa 1:10,11; Luk 1:13

Children: Often Given in Answer to Prayer

Gen 25:21; 1Sa 1:27; Luk 1:13

Children: Treatment Of, after Birth, Noticed

Eze 16:4

Children: Mostly Nursed by the Mothers

1Sa 1:22; 1Ki 3:21; Psa 22:9; Sgs 8:1

Children: Weaning Of, a Time of Joy and Feasting

Gen 21:8; 1Sa 1:24

Children: Circumcised on the Eighth Day

Phl 3:5

Children: Named at Circumcision

Luk 1:59; 2:21

Children: Were Named

After relatives

Luk 1:59,61

From remarkable events

Gen 21:3,6; 18:13; Exd 2:10; 18:3,4

From circumstances connected with their birth

Gen 25:25,26; 35:18; 1Ch 4:9

Often by God

Isa 8:3; Hsa 1:4,6,9

Often numerous

2Ki 10:1; 1Ch 4:27

Numerous, considered an especial blessing

Psa 115:14; 127:4,5

Sometimes born when parents were old

Gen 15:3,6; 17:17; Luk 1:18

Children: Male

If first born, belonged to God and were redeemed

Exd 13:12,13,15

Birth of, announced to the father by a messenger

Jer 20:15

Under the care of tutors, till they came of age

2Ki 10:1; Gal 4:1,2

Usefully employed

1Sa 9:3; 17:15

Inherited the possessions of their father

Deu 21:16,17; Luk 12:13,14

Received the blessing of their father before his death

Gen 27:1-4; 48:15; 49:1-33

Children: Female

Taken care of by nurses

Gen 35:8

Usefully employed

Gen 24:13; Exd 2:16

Inherited property in default of sons

Num 27:1-8; Jos 17:1-6

Children: Fondness and Care of Mothers For

Exd 2:2-10; 1Sa 2:19; 1Ki 3:27; Isa 49:15; 1Th 2:7,8

Children: Of God's People, Holy

Ezr 9:2; 1Cr 7:14

Children: Of God's People, Interested in the Promises

Deu 29:29; Act 2:39

Children: Prosperity of, greatly depended on obedience of parents

Deu 4:40; 12:25,28; Psa 128:1-3

Children: Frequently Bore the Curse of Parents

Exd 20:5; Psa 109:9,10

Children: Were Required

To honour their parents

Exd 20:12

To attend to instruction

Deu 4:9; 11:19

To submit to discipline

Pro 29:17; Hbr 12:9

To respect the aged

Lev 19:32

Children: Mode of Giving Public Instruction To

Luk 2:46; Act 22:3

Children: Power of Parents Over, during the Patriarchal Age

Gen 9:24,25; 21:14; 38:24

Children: Often Wicked and Rebellious

2Ki 2:23

Children: Rebellious, Punished by the Civil Power

Exd 21:15-17; Deu 21:18-21

Children: Sometimes devoted their property to avoid supporting parents

Mat 15:5; Mar 7:11,12

Children: Could Demand Their Portion during Father's Life

Luk 15:12

Children: Amusements Of

Zec 8:5; Mat 11:16,17

Children: Casting Out of Weak, &c Alluded To

Eze 16:5

Children: Inhuman Practice of Offering to Idols

2Ki 17:31; 2Ch 28:3; 33:6

Children: Illegitimate

Had no inheritance

Gen 21:10,14; Gal 4:30

Not cared for by the father

Hbr 12:8

Excluded from the congregation

Deu 23:2

Sometimes sent away with gifts

Gen 25:6

Despised by their brethren

Jdg 11:2

Children: Destruction Of, a Punishment

Lev 26:22; Eze 9:6; Luk 19:44

Children: Grief Occasioned by Loss Of

Gen 37:35; 44:27-29; 2Sa 13:37; Jer 6:26; 31:15

Children: Resignation Manifested at Loss Of

Lev 10:19,20; 2Sa 12:18-23; Job 1:19-21


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