Bible verses about "parenting" | LXX2012

Proverbs 19:18

18 Chasten your son, for so he shall be hopeful; and be not exalted in your soul to haughtiness.

Proverbs 1:8-9

8 Hear, [my] son, the instruction of your father, and reject not the rules of your mother. 9 For you shall receive for your head a crown of graces, and a chain of gold round your neck.

Deuteronomy 6:6-9

6 And these words, all that I command you this day, shall be in your heart and in your soul. 7 And you shall teach them to your children, and you shall speak of them sitting in the house, and walking by the way, and lying down, and rising up. 8 And you shall fasten them for a sign upon your hand, and it shall be immoveable before your eyes. 9 And you⌃ shall write them on the lintels of your houses and of your gates.

Proverbs 29:17

17 Chasten your son, and he shall give you rest; and he shall give honor to your soul.

Proverbs 23:13

13 Refrain not from chastening a child; for if you beat him with the rod, he shall not die.

Psalms 127:3

3 Your wife shall be as a fruitful vine on the sides of your house: your children as young olive-plants round about your table.

Proverbs 29:15

15 Stripes and reproofs give wisdom: but an erring child disgraces his parents.

Proverbs 13:24

24 He that spares the rod hates his son: but he that loves, carefully chastens [him].

Joshua 4:20-24

20 And Joshua set these twelve stones which he took out of Jordan, in Galgala, 21 saying, When your sons ask you, saying, What are these stones? 22 Tell your sons, that Israel went over this Jordan on dry land, 23 when the Lord our God had dried up the water of Jordan from before them, until they had passed over; as the Lord our God did to the Red Sea, which the Lord our God dried up from before us, until we passed over. 24 That all the nations of the earth might know, that the power of the Lord is mighty, and that you⌃ might worship the Lord our God in every work.

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