30 Important Bible Verses About Fathers And Sons

Genesis 27:3 – The Blessing of a Father to His Son

“Now then, get your equipment – your quiver and bow – and go out to the open country to hunt some wild game for me.”

Proverbs 15:20 – A Wise Son loves His Father

“A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish man despises his mother.”

Proverbs 23:24 – The Father of a Righteous Son

“The father of a righteous son will rejoice greatly, and one who fathers a wise son will delight in him.”

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Proverbs 3:11 – The Disciplining of a Son by His Heavenly Father

“My son, do not despise the LORD’s discipline, and do not resent his rebuke.”

1 Timothy 5:4 – Honoring Fathers and Sons

“But if a widow has children or grandchildren, let them first learn to show godliness to their own household and to make some return to their parents, for this is pleasing in the sight of God.”

Ephesians 6:1-4 – Fathers and Sons in the Lord

“Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise), “that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.” Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.”

Psalm 103:13 – A Father’s Compassion for His Children

“As a father shows compassion to his children, so the LORD shows compassion to those who fear him.”

3 John 1:4 – The Joy of a Father in His Children

“I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth.”

Proverbs 20:7 – The Faithfulness of a Righteous Father

“The righteous who walks in his integrity—blessed are his children after him!”

John 14:23 – The Father and Son Revealed Through Obedience

“Jesus answered him, “If anyone loves me, he will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him.”

Proverbs 17:6 – The Glory of Sons are Fathers

“Grandchildren are the crown of the aged, and the glory of children is their fathers.”

Proverbs 29:17 – The Discipline of a Son by His Father

“Discipline your son, and he will give you rest; he will give delight to your heart.”

Exodus 20:12 – Honor Your Father and Mother

“Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the LORD your God is giving you.”

Proverbs 4:1-4 – A Father’s Teaching to His Son

“Hear, O sons, a father’s instruction, and be attentive, that you may gain insight, for I give you good precepts; do not forsake my teaching. When I was a son with my father, tender, the only one in the sight of my mother, he taught me and said to me, ‘Let your heart hold fast my words; keep my commandments, and live.'”

Proverbs 23:15-16 – The Joy of a Father in a Wise Son

“My son, if your heart is wise, my heart too will be glad. My inmost being will exult when your lips speak what is right.”

Proverbs 1:8-9 – A Father’s Instruction and a Son’s Adornment

“Hear, my son, your father’s instruction, and forsake not your mother’s teaching, for they are a graceful garland for your head and pendants for your neck.”

Proverbs 10:1 – The Blessing of a Wise Son

“The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish son is a sorrow to his mother.”

Proverbs 13:1 – A Wise Son Hears His Father’s Instruction

“A wise son hears his father’s instruction, but a scoffer does not listen to rebuke.”

Proverbs 17:21 – The Joy of a Father from a Foolish Son

“To have a fool for a son brings grief; there is no joy for the father of a fool.”

Malachi 4:6 – The Restoration of Fathers and Sons

“He will turn the hearts of the fathers to their children, and the hearts of the children to their fathers; or else I will come and strike the land with a curse.”

Proverbs 13:24 – A Father’s Discipline

“Whoever spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is diligent to discipline him.”

Proverbs 19:27 – Cease to Hear Instruction and Stray from Knowledge

“Cease to hear instruction, my son, and you will stray from the words of knowledge.”

Deuteronomy 6:6-7 – Teach Your Children

“And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise.”

Proverbs 4:10 – A Father’s Teaching

“Hear, my son, and accept my words, that the years of your life may be many.”

Proverbs 13:22 – The Wealth of a Righteous Man for His Grandchildren

“A good man leaves an inheritance to his children’s children, but the sinner’s wealth is laid up for the righteous.”

Proverbs 3:1-2 – A Son Keeping His Father’s Commandments

“My son, do not forget my teaching, but let your heart keep my commandments, for length of days and years of life and peace they will add to you.”

Proverbs 22:6 – Training a Child in the Way He Should Go

“Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.”

Ephesians 6:2-3 – The Commandment with a Promise

“Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise), “that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.”

Proverbs 20:20 – Cursed be a Son Who Reviles His Father

“If one curses his father or his mother, his lamp will be put out in utter darkness.”

Proverbs 29:15 – The Rod and Reproof Give Wisdom

“The rod and reproof give wisdom, but a child left to himself brings shame to his mother.”

Proverbs 30:17 – The Eye that Scorns His Father

“The eye that mocks a father and scorns to obey a mother will be picked out by the ravens of the valley and eaten by the vultures.”

Proverbs 19:18 – Discipline Your Son While There is Hope

“Discipline your son, for there is hope; do not set your heart on putting him to death.”

Matthew 7:9-11 – The Father Gives Good Gifts

“Or which one of you, if his son asks him for bread, will give him a stone? Or if he asks for a fish, will give him a serpent? If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask him!”

Nehemiah 2:12 – The Father’s Love

“And I arose in the night, I and a few men with me. And I told no one what my God had put into my heart to do for Jerusalem. There was no animal with me but the one on which I rode.”

Proverbs 6:20 – Do Not Forsake Your Father’s Teaching

“My son, keep your father’s commandment, and forsake not your mother’s teaching.”

Proverbs 23:22 – Give Attention to Your Father’s Words

“Listen to your father who gave you life, and do not despise your mother when she is old.”

Hebrews 12:7 – The Lord’s Discipline as a Son

“It is for discipline that you have to endure. God is treating you as sons. For what son is there whom his father does not discipline?”

1 Corinthians 4:15 – You Have Countless Guides in Christ

“For though you have countless guides in Christ, you do not have many fathers. For I became your father in Christ Jesus through the gospel.”

Genesis 21:23 – The Lord as Witness between a Father and Son

“Now therefore swear to me here by God that you will not deal falsely with me or with my descendants or with my posterity, but as I have dealt kindly with you, so you will deal with me and with the land where you have sojourned.”

2 Kings 4:19 – The Death of a Son

“He said to his father, ‘My head, my head!’ The father said to his servant, ‘Carry him to his mother.'”

Joshua 7:16 – Joshua Confronts Achan

“So Joshua rose early in the morning and brought Israel near tribe by tribe, and the tribe of Judah was taken.”

2 Samuel 9:6 – Jonathan’s Son Preserved

“And Mephibosheth the son of Jonathan, son of Saul, came to David and fell on his face and paid homage. And David said, ‘Mephibosheth!’ And he answered, ‘Behold, I am your servant.'”

Matthew 26:61 – False Witnesses against Jesus

“and said, ‘This man said, ‘I am able to destroy the temple of God, and to rebuild it in three days.'”

Genesis 37:32 – Joseph’s Robe of Many Colors

“They took Joseph’s robe and slaughtered a male goat and dipped the robe in the blood.”

Leviticus 21:9 – The Daughter of a Priest

“And the daughter of any priest, if she profanes herself by whoring, profanes her father; she shall be burned with fire.”

Luke 19:9 – Zacchaeus the Tax Collector

“And Jesus said to him, ‘Today salvation has come to this house, since he also is a son of Abraham.'”

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