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Want to know what the Bible says about Fathers And Children? Here are 65 Bible verses about Fathers And Children from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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Ephesians 6:4 NIV
Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.
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Colossians 3:21 NIV
Fathers, do not embitter your children, or they will become discouraged.
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Malachi 4:6 NIV
He will turn the hearts of the parents to their children, and the hearts of the children to their parents; or else I will come and strike the land with total destruction.”
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Proverbs 22:6 NIV
Start children off on the way they should go,
    and even when they are old they will not turn from it.
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3 John 1:4 NIV
I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth.
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Ephesians 6:1-4 NIV
6 Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. 2 “Honor your father and mother”—which is the first commandment with a promise— 3 “so that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth.”
4 Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.
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Exodus 20:12 NIV
“Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you.
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Ephesians 6:1 NIV
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.
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Isaiah 54:13 NIV
All your children will be taught by the Lord,
    and great will be their peace.
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Proverbs 23:24 NIV
The father of a righteous child has great joy;
    a man who fathers a wise son rejoices in him.
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Proverbs 3:11-12 NIV
11 My son, do not despise the Lord’s discipline,
    and do not resent his rebuke,
12 because the Lord disciplines those he loves,
    as a father the son he delights in.
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James 5:16 NIV
Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.
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1 Timothy 3:4-5 NIV
4 He must manage his own family well and see that his children obey him, and he must do so in a manner worthy of full respect. 5 (If anyone does not know how to manage his own family, how can he take care of God’s church?)
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Proverbs 13:24 NIV
Whoever spares the rod hates their children,
    but the one who loves their children is careful to discipline them.
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Proverbs 23:22 NIV
Listen to your father, who gave you life,
    and do not despise your mother when she is old.
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Proverbs 22:15 NIV
Folly is bound up in the heart of a child,
    but the rod of discipline will drive it far away.
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Proverbs 1:8-9 NIV
8 Listen, my son, to your father’s instruction
    and do not forsake your mother’s teaching.
9 They are a garland to grace your head
    and a chain to adorn your neck.
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Joshua 1:9 NIV
Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”
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Hebrews 12:7 NIV
Endure hardship as discipline; God is treating you as his children. For what children are not disciplined by their father?
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Matthew 7:9-11 NIV
9 “Which of you, if your son asks for bread, will give him a stone? 10 Or if he asks for a fish, will give him a snake? 11 If you, then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good gifts to those who ask him!
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