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  • Proverbs 22:6
    Train up a child in the way he should go,
    And when he is old he will not depart from it.

     
  • Ephesians 6:4
    And you, fathers, do not provoke your children to wrath, but bring them up in the training and admonition of the Lord.
     
  • Deuteronomy 6:4-9
    "Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God, the LORD is one! You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your strength. 'And these words which I command you today shall be in your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, when you walk by the way, when you lie down, and when you rise up. You shall bind them as a sign on your hand, and they shall be as frontlets between your eyes. You shall write them on the doorposts of your house and on your gates.
     
  • Exodus 20:12
    "Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long upon the land which the LORD your God is giving you.

     
  • Leviticus 19:2-3
    "Speak to all the congregation of the children of Israel, and say to them: "You shall be holy, for I the LORD your God am holy. "Every one of you shall revere his mother and his father, and keep My Sabbaths: I am the LORD your God.
     
  • Ephesians 6:1-2
    Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. "Honor your father and mother," which is the first commandment with promise:
     
  • Colossians 3:20-21
    Children, obey your parents in all things, for this is well pleasing to the Lord. Fathers, do not provoke your children, lest they become discouraged.
     
  • Isaiah 3:4-5
    " I will give children to be their princes,
    And babes shall rule over them.
    The people will be oppressed,
    Every one by another and every one by his neighbor;
    The child will be insolent toward the elder,
    And the base toward the honorable."

     
  • Malachi 2:13-16
    And this is the second thing you do:
    You cover the altar of the LORD with tears,
    With weeping and crying;
    So He does not regard the offering anymore,
    Nor receive it with goodwill from your hands.
    Yet you say, "For what reason?"
    Because the LORD has been witness
    Between you and the wife of your youth,
    With whom you have dealt treacherously;
    Yet she is your companion
    And your wife by covenant.
    But did He not make them one,
    Having a remnant of the Spirit?
    And why one?
    He seeks godly offspring.
    Therefore take heed to your spirit,
    And let none deal treacherously with the wife of his youth.
    "For the LORD God of Israel says
    That He hates divorce,
    For it covers one's garment with violence,"
    Says the LORD of hosts.
    "Therefore take heed to your spirit,
    That you do not deal treacherously."

     
  • Exodus 21:15
    "And he who strikes his father or his mother shall surely be put to death.
     
  • Exodus 21:17
    "And he who curses his father or his mother shall surely be put to death.
     
  • Psalm 127:3-5
    Behold, children are a heritage from the LORD,
    The fruit of the womb is a reward.
    Like arrows in the hand of a warrior,
    So are the children of one's youth.
    Happy is the man who has his quiver full of them;
    They shall not be ashamed,
    But shall speak with their enemies in the gate.

     
  • Genesis 18:19
    For I have known him, in order that he may command his children and his household after him, that they keep the way of the LORD, to do righteousness and justice, that the LORD may bring to Abraham what He has spoken to him.'
     
  • Proverbs 1:7-8
    The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge,
    But fools despise wisdom and instruction. My son, hear the instruction of your father,
    And do not forsake the law of your mother;

     
  • Proverbs 22:15
    Foolishness is bound up in the heart of a child;
    The rod of correction will drive it far from him.

     
  • Isaiah 1:4
    Alas, sinful nation,
    A people laden with iniquity,
    A brood of evildoers,
    Children who are corrupters!
    They have forsaken the LORD,
    They have provoked to anger
    The Holy One of Israel,
    They have turned away backward.

     
  • Isaiah 3:12
    As for My people, children are their oppressors,
    And women rule over them.
    O My people! Those who lead you cause you to err,
    And destroy the way of your paths."
     
  • Deuteronomy 11:19
    You shall teach them to your children, speaking of them when you sit in your house, when you walk by the way, when you lie down, and when you rise up.
     
  • Deuteronomy 21:18-21
    'If a man has a stubborn and rebellious son who will not obey the voice of his father or the voice of his mother, and who, when they have chastened him, will not heed them, then his father and his mother shall take hold of him and bring him out to the elders of his city, to the gate of his city. And they shall say to the elders of his city, 'This son of ours is stubborn and rebellious; he will not obey our voice; he is a glutton and a drunkard.' Then all the men of his city shall stone him to death with stones; so you shall put away the evil from among you, and all Israel shall hear and fear.
     
  • Proverbs 20:20
    Whoever curses his father or his mother,
    His lamp will be put out in deep darkness.

     
  • Proverbs 29:18
    Where there is no revelation, the people cast off restraint;
    But happy is he who keeps the law.

     
  • Ezekiel 18:20
    The soul who sins shall die. The son shall not bear the guilt of the father, nor the father bear the guilt of the son. The righteousness of the righteous shall be upon himself, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon himself.
     
  • Matthew 6:24
    “No one can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the other, or else he will be loyal to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon.
     
  • John 15:5
    "I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing.
     
  • 1 Corinthians 13:11
    When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child; but when I became a man, I put away childish things.
     
  • Galatians 5:19-21
    Now the works of the flesh are evident, which are: adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lewdness, idolatry, sorcery, hatred, contentions, jealousies, outbursts of wrath, selfish ambitions, dissensions, heresies, envy, murders, drunkenness, revelries, and the like; of which I tell you beforehand, just as I also told you in time past, that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.
     
  • 2 Timothy 3:1-5
    But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come: For men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, unloving, unforgiving, slanderers, without self-control, brutal, despisers of good, traitors, headstrong, haughty, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, having a form of godliness but denying its power. And from such people turn away!
     
  • Genesis 2:24
    Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.
     
  • Deuteronomy 4:9-10
    Only take heed to yourself, and diligently keep yourself, lest you forget the things your eyes have seen, and lest they depart from your heart all the days of your life. And teach them to your children and your grandchildren, especially concerning the day you stood before the LORD your God in Horeb, when the LORD said to me, "Gather the people to Me, and I will let them hear My words, that they may learn to fear Me all the days they live on the earth, and that they may teach their children."
     
  • Deuteronomy 5:16
    'Honor your father and your mother, as the LORD your God has commanded you, that your days may be long, and that it may be well with you in the land which the LORD your God is giving you.

     
  • 1 Kings 1:5-6
    Then Adonijah the son of Haggith exalted himself, saying, “I will be king”; and he prepared for himself chariots and horsemen, and fifty men to run before him. (And his father had not rebuked him at any time by saying, “Why have you done so?” He was also very good-looking. His mother had borne him after Absalom.)
     
  • Psalm 34:11
    Come, you children, listen to me;
    I will teach you the fear of the LORD.

     
  • Proverbs 4:1
    Hear, my children, the instruction of a father,
    And give attention to know understanding;

     
  • Proverbs 13:24
    He who spares his rod hates his son,
    But he who loves him disciplines him promptly.

     
  • Proverbs 19:18
    Chasten your son while there is hope,
    And do not set your heart on his destruction.

     
  • Proverbs 20:11
    Even a child is known by his deeds,
    Whether what he does is pure and right.

     
  • Proverbs 23:13
    Do not withhold correction from a child,
    For if you beat him with a rod, he will not die.

     
  • Proverbs 29:15
    The rod and rebuke give wisdom,
    But a child left to himself brings shame to his mother.

     
  • Proverbs 30:17
    The eye that mocks his father,
    And scorns obedience to his mother,
    The ravens of the valley will pick it out,
    And the young eagles will eat it.

     
  • Ecclesiastes 11:9-10
    Rejoice, O young man, in your youth,
    And let your heart cheer you in the days of your youth;
    Walk in the ways of your heart,
    And in the sight of your eyes;
    But know that for all these
    God will bring you into judgment.
    Therefore remove sorrow from your heart,
    And put away evil from your flesh,
    For childhood and youth are vanity.
     
  • Ecclesiastes 12:13-14
    Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter:
    Fear God and keep His commandments,
    For this is man's all.
    For God will bring every work into judgment,
    Including every secret thing,
    Whether good or evil.
     
  • Ezekiel 18:4
    " Behold, all souls are Mine;
    The soul of the father
    As well as the soul of the son is Mine;
    The soul who sins shall die.

     
  • Ezekiel 18:14
    If, however, he begets a son
    Who sees all the sins which his father has done,
    And considers but does not do likewise;

     
  • Ezekiel 18:18
    As for his father,
    Because he cruelly oppressed,
    Robbed his brother by violence,
    And did what is not good among his people,
    Behold, he shall die for his iniquity.
     
  • Hosea 4:6
    My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge.
    Because you have rejected knowledge,
    I also will reject you from being priest for Me;
    Because you have forgotten the law of your God,
    I also will forget your children.

     
  • 1 Corinthians 7:14
    For the unbelieving husband is sanctified by the wife, and the unbelieving wife is sanctified by the husband; otherwise your children would be unclean, but now they are holy.
     
  • Ephesians 5:21-22
    submitting to one another in the fear of God. Wives, submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord.
     
  • Titus 2:1-6
    But as for you, speak the things which are proper for sound doctrine: that the older men be sober, reverent, temperate, sound in faith, in love, in patience; the older women likewise, that they be reverent in behavior, not slanderers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things— that they admonish the young women to love their husbands, to love their children, to be discreet, chaste, homemakers, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God may not be blasphemed. Likewise, exhort the young men to be sober-minded,
     
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