Bible verses about "fathers day" | AKJV

Exodus 20:12

12 Honor your father and your mother: that your days may be long on the land which the LORD your God gives you.

Deuteronomy 1:29-31

29 Then I said to you, Dread not, neither be afraid of them. 30 The LORD your God which goes before you, he shall fight for you, according to all that he did for you in Egypt before your eyes; 31 And in the wilderness, where you have seen how that the LORD your God bore you, as a man does bear his son, in all the way that you went, until you came into this place.

Proverbs 20:7

7 The just man walks in his integrity: his children are blessed after him.

Proverbs 14:26

26 In the fear of the LORD is strong confidence: and his children shall have a place of refuge.

Proverbs 22:6

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

Proverbs 23:22

22 Listen to your father that begat you, and despise not your mother when she is old.

Matthew 23:9

9 And call no man your father on the earth: for one is your Father, which is in heaven.

Genesis 18:19

19 For I know him, that he will command his children and his household after him, and they shall keep the way of the LORD, to do justice and judgment; that the LORD may bring on Abraham that which he has spoken of him.

Proverbs 23:24

24 The father of the righteous shall greatly rejoice: and he that begets a wise child shall have joy of him.

Proverbs 17:6

6 Children's children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are their fathers.

Proverbs 3:11-12

11 My son, despise not the chastening of the LORD; neither be weary of his correction: 12 For whom the LORD loves he corrects; even as a father the son in whom he delights.

Malachi 4:6

6 And he shall turn the heart of the fathers to the children, and the heart of the children to their fathers, lest I come and smite the earth with a curse.

Ephesians 6:4

4 And, you fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.

Ephesians 6:1-4

1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right. 2 Honor your father and mother; which is the first commandment with promise; 3 That it may be well with you, and you may live long on the earth. 4 And, you fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.

Psalms 103:13

13 Like as a father pities his children, so the LORD pities them that fear him.

Psalms 127:3-5

3 See, children are an heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward. 4 As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man; so are children of the youth. 5 Happy is the man that has his quiver full of them: they shall not be ashamed, but they shall speak with the enemies in the gate.

Colossians 3:21

21 Fathers, provoke not your children to anger, lest they be discouraged.

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