Parent Child Relationship Bible Verses



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EPHESIANS 6:4In the Bible Verse Meaning

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

PROVERBS 22:6In the Bible Verse Meaning

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

EPHESIANS 6:1–24Verses in the Bible

  • 1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.
    Ephesians 6:1 Meaning
  • 2 Honour thy father and mother; (which is the first commandment with promise;)
    Ephesians 6:2 Meaning
  • 3 That it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live long on the earth.
    Ephesians 6:3 Meaning
  • 4 And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.
    Ephesians 6:4 Meaning
  • 5 Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart, as unto Christ;
    Ephesians 6:5 Meaning
  • 6 Not with eyeservice, as menpleasers; but as the servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart;
    Ephesians 6:6 Meaning
  • 7 With good will doing service, as to the Lord, and not to men:
    Ephesians 6:7 Meaning
  • 8 Knowing that whatsoever good thing any man doeth, the same shall he receive of the Lord, whether he be bond or free.
    Ephesians 6:8 Meaning
  • 9 And, ye masters, do the same things unto them, forbearing threatening: knowing that your Master also is in heaven; neither is there respect of persons with him.
    Ephesians 6:9 Meaning
  • 10 Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might.
    Ephesians 6:10 Meaning
  • 11 Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.
    Ephesians 6:11 Meaning
  • 12 For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.
    Ephesians 6:12 Meaning
  • 13 Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.
    Ephesians 6:13 Meaning
  • 14 Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness;
    Ephesians 6:14 Meaning
  • 15 And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace;
    Ephesians 6:15 Meaning
  • 16 Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked.
    Ephesians 6:16 Meaning
  • 17 And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:
    Ephesians 6:17 Meaning
  • 18 Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints;
    Ephesians 6:18 Meaning
  • 19 And for me, that utterance may be given unto me, that I may open my mouth boldly, to make known the mystery of the gospel,
    Ephesians 6:19 Meaning
  • 20 For which I am an ambassador in bonds: that therein I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak.
    Ephesians 6:20 Meaning
  • 21 But that ye also may know my affairs, and how I do, Tychicus, a beloved brother and faithful minister in the Lord, shall make known to you all things:
    Ephesians 6:21 Meaning
  • 22 Whom I have sent unto you for the same purpose, that ye might know our affairs, and that he might comfort your hearts.
    Ephesians 6:22 Meaning
  • 23 Peace be to the brethren, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
    Ephesians 6:23 Meaning
  • 24 Grace be with all them that love our Lord Jesus Christ in sincerity. Amen.
    Ephesians 6:24 Meaning

EXODUS 20:12In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 12 Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.

PHILIPPIANS 2:14In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 14 Do all things without murmurings and disputings:

COLOSSIANS 3:21In the Bible Verse Meaning

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

PROVERBS 13:24In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 24 He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.

PROVERBS 29:15In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 15 The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame.

HEBREWS 12:7–11Verses in the Bible

  • 7 If ye endure chastening, God dealeth with you as with sons; for what son is he whom the father chasteneth not?
    Hebrews 12:7 Meaning
  • 8 But if ye be without chastisement, whereof all are partakers, then are ye bastards, and not sons.
    Hebrews 12:8 Meaning
  • 9 Furthermore we have had fathers of our flesh which corrected us, and we gave them reverence: shall we not much rather be in subjection unto the Father of spirits, and live?
    Hebrews 12:9 Meaning
  • 10 For they verily for a few days chastened us after their own pleasure; but he for our profit, that we might be partakers of his holiness.
    Hebrews 12:10 Meaning
  • 11 Now no chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto them which are exercised thereby.
    Hebrews 12:11 Meaning

PROVERBS 23:13–14Verses in the Bible

  • 13 Withhold not correction from the child: for if thou beatest him with the rod, he shall not die.
    Proverbs 23:13 Meaning
  • 14 Thou shalt beat him with the rod, and shalt deliver his soul from hell.
    Proverbs 23:14 Meaning

JAMES 1:19In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 19 Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:

DEUTERONOMY 21:18–21Verses in the Bible

  • 18 If a man have a stubborn and rebellious son, which will not obey the voice of his father, or the voice of his mother, and that, when they have chastened him, will not hearken unto them:
    Deuteronomy 21:18 Meaning
  • 19 Then shall his father and his mother lay hold on him, and bring him out unto the elders of his city, and unto the gate of his place;
    Deuteronomy 21:19 Meaning
  • 20 And they shall say unto the elders of his city, This our son is stubborn and rebellious, he will not obey our voice; he is a glutton, and a drunkard.
    Deuteronomy 21:20 Meaning
  • 21 And all the men of his city shall stone him with stones, that he die: so shalt thou put evil away from among you; and all Israel shall hear, and fear.
    Deuteronomy 21:21 Meaning

PROVERBS 1:8–9Verses in the Bible

  • 8 My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother:
    Proverbs 1:8 Meaning
  • 9 For they shall be an ornament of grace unto thy head, and chains about thy neck.
    Proverbs 1:9 Meaning

PROVERBS 22:15In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 15 Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.

1 CORINTHIANS 4:21In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 21 What will ye? shall I come unto you with a rod, or in love, and in the spirit of meekness?

MALACHI 4:6In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 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.

PROVERBS 23:25In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 25 Thy father and thy mother shall be glad, and she that bare thee shall rejoice.

1 PETER 5:1–14Verses in the Bible

  • 1 The elders which are among you I exhort, who am also an elder, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and also a partaker of the glory that shall be revealed:
    1 Peter 5:1 Meaning
  • 2 Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind;
    1 Peter 5:2 Meaning
  • 3 Neither as being lords over God's heritage, but being ensamples to the flock.
    1 Peter 5:3 Meaning
  • 4 And when the chief Shepherd shall appear, ye shall receive a crown of glory that fadeth not away.
    1 Peter 5:4 Meaning
  • 5 Likewise, ye younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble.
    1 Peter 5:5 Meaning
  • 6 Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time:
    1 Peter 5:6 Meaning
  • 7 Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.
    1 Peter 5:7 Meaning
  • 8 Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:
    1 Peter 5:8 Meaning
  • 9 Whom resist stedfast in the faith, knowing that the same afflictions are accomplished in your brethren that are in the world.
    1 Peter 5:9 Meaning
  • 10 But the God of all grace, who hath called us unto his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that ye have suffered a while, make you perfect, stablish, strengthen, settle you.
    1 Peter 5:10 Meaning
  • 11 To him be glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.
    1 Peter 5:11 Meaning
  • 12 By Silvanus, a faithful brother unto you, as I suppose, I have written briefly, exhorting, and testifying that this is the true grace of God wherein ye stand.
    1 Peter 5:12 Meaning
  • 13 The church that is at Babylon, elected together with you, saluteth you; and so doth Marcus my son.
    1 Peter 5:13 Meaning
  • 14 Greet ye one another with a kiss of charity. Peace be with you all that are in Christ Jesus. Amen.
    1 Peter 5:14 Meaning

2 TIMOTHY 3:16In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 16 All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:

RUTH 1:1–22Verses in the Bible

  • 1 Now it came to pass in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land. And a certain man of Bethlehem-judah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons.
    Ruth 1:1 Meaning
  • 2 And the name of the man was Elimelech, and the name of his wife Naomi, and the name of his two sons Mahlon and Chilion, Ephrathites of Bethlehem-judah. And they came into the country of Moab, and continued there.
    Ruth 1:2 Meaning
  • 3 And Elimelech Naomi's husband died; and she was left, and her two sons.
    Ruth 1:3 Meaning
  • 4 And they took them wives of the women of Moab; the name of the one was Orpah, and the name of the other Ruth: and they dwelled there about ten years.
    Ruth 1:4 Meaning
  • 5 And Mahlon and Chilion died also both of them; and the woman was left of her two sons and her husband.
    Ruth 1:5 Meaning
  • 6 Then she arose with her daughters in law, that she might return from the country of Moab: for she had heard in the country of Moab how that the Lord had visited his people in giving them bread.
    Ruth 1:6 Meaning
  • 7 Wherefore she went forth out of the place where she was, and her two daughters in law with her; and they went on the way to return unto the land of Judah.
    Ruth 1:7 Meaning
  • 8 And Naomi said unto her two daughters in law, Go, return each to her mother's house: the Lord deal kindly with you, as ye have dealt with the dead, and with me.
    Ruth 1:8 Meaning
  • 9 The Lord grant you that ye may find rest, each of you in the house of her husband. Then she kissed them; and they lifted up their voice, and wept.
    Ruth 1:9 Meaning
  • 10 And they said unto her, Surely we will return with thee unto thy people.
    Ruth 1:10 Meaning
  • 11 And Naomi said, Turn again, my daughters: why will ye go with me? are there yet any more sons in my womb, that they may be your husbands?
    Ruth 1:11 Meaning
  • 12 Turn again, my daughters, go your way; for I am too old to have an husband. If I should say, I have hope, if I should have an husband also to night, and should also bear sons;
    Ruth 1:12 Meaning
  • 13 Would ye tarry for them till they were grown? would ye stay for them from having husbands? nay, my daughters; for it grieveth me much for your sakes that the hand of the Lord is gone out against me.
    Ruth 1:13 Meaning
  • 14 And they lifted up their voice, and wept again: and Orpah kissed her mother in law; but Ruth clave unto her.
    Ruth 1:14 Meaning
  • 15 And she said, Behold, thy sister in law is gone back unto her people, and unto her gods: return thou after thy sister in law.
    Ruth 1:15 Meaning
  • 16 And Ruth said, Intreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee: for whither thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge: thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God:
    Ruth 1:16 Meaning
  • 17 Where thou diest, will I die, and there will I be buried: the Lord do so to me, and more also, if ought but death part thee and me.
    Ruth 1:17 Meaning
  • 18 When she saw that she was stedfastly minded to go with her, then she left speaking unto her.
    Ruth 1:18 Meaning
  • 19 So they two went until they came to Bethlehem. And it came to pass, when they were come to Bethlehem, that all the city was moved about them, and they said, Is this Naomi?
    Ruth 1:19 Meaning
  • 20 And she said unto them, Call me not Naomi, call me Mara: for the Almighty hath dealt very bitterly with me.
    Ruth 1:20 Meaning
  • 21 I went out full, and the Lord hath brought me home again empty: why then call ye me Naomi, seeing the Lord hath testified against me, and the Almighty hath afflicted me?
    Ruth 1:21 Meaning
  • 22 So Naomi returned, and Ruth the Moabitess, her daughter in law, with her, which returned out of the country of Moab: and they came to Bethlehem in the beginning of barley harvest.
    Ruth 1:22 Meaning

JOHN 3:16–17Verses in the Bible

  • 16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
    John 3:16 Meaning
  • 17 For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.
    John 3:17 Meaning

GENESIS 2:24In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 24 Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.

PROVERBS 1:1–33Verses in the Bible

  • 1 The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel;
    Proverbs 1:1 Meaning
  • 2 To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding;
    Proverbs 1:2 Meaning
  • 3 To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, and judgment, and equity;
    Proverbs 1:3 Meaning
  • 4 To give subtilty to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion.
    Proverbs 1:4 Meaning
  • 5 A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels:
    Proverbs 1:5 Meaning
  • 6 To understand a proverb, and the interpretation; the words of the wise, and their dark sayings.
    Proverbs 1:6 Meaning
  • 7 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.
    Proverbs 1:7 Meaning
  • 8 My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother:
    Proverbs 1:8 Meaning
  • 9 For they shall be an ornament of grace unto thy head, and chains about thy neck.
    Proverbs 1:9 Meaning
  • 10 My son, if sinners entice thee, consent thou not.
    Proverbs 1:10 Meaning
  • 11 If they say, Come with us, let us lay wait for blood, let us lurk privily for the innocent without cause:
    Proverbs 1:11 Meaning
  • 12 Let us swallow them up alive as the grave; and whole, as those that go down into the pit:
    Proverbs 1:12 Meaning
  • 13 We shall find all precious substance, we shall fill our houses with spoil:
    Proverbs 1:13 Meaning
  • 14 Cast in thy lot among us; let us all have one purse:
    Proverbs 1:14 Meaning
  • 15 My son, walk not thou in the way with them; refrain thy foot from their path:
    Proverbs 1:15 Meaning
  • 16 For their feet run to evil, and make haste to shed blood.
    Proverbs 1:16 Meaning
  • 17 Surely in vain the net is spread in the sight of any bird.
    Proverbs 1:17 Meaning
  • 18 And they lay wait for their own blood; they lurk privily for their own lives.
    Proverbs 1:18 Meaning
  • 19 So are the ways of every one that is greedy of gain; which taketh away the life of the owners thereof.
    Proverbs 1:19 Meaning
  • 20 Wisdom crieth without; she uttereth her voice in the streets:
    Proverbs 1:20 Meaning
  • 21 She crieth in the chief place of concourse, in the openings of the gates: in the city she uttereth her words, saying,
    Proverbs 1:21 Meaning
  • 22 How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge?
    Proverbs 1:22 Meaning
  • 23 Turn you at my reproof: behold, I will pour out my spirit unto you, I will make known my words unto you.
    Proverbs 1:23 Meaning
  • 24 Because I have called, and ye refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no man regarded;
    Proverbs 1:24 Meaning
  • 25 But ye have set at nought all my counsel, and would none of my reproof:
    Proverbs 1:25 Meaning
  • 26 I also will laugh at your calamity; I will mock when your fear cometh;
    Proverbs 1:26 Meaning
  • 27 When your fear cometh as desolation, and your destruction cometh as a whirlwind; when distress and anguish cometh upon you.
    Proverbs 1:27 Meaning
  • 28 Then shall they call upon me, but I will not answer; they shall seek me early, but they shall not find me:
    Proverbs 1:28 Meaning
  • 29 For that they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of the Lord:
    Proverbs 1:29 Meaning
  • 30 They would none of my counsel: they despised all my reproof.
    Proverbs 1:30 Meaning
  • 31 Therefore shall they eat of the fruit of their own way, and be filled with their own devices.
    Proverbs 1:31 Meaning
  • 32 For the turning away of the simple shall slay them, and the prosperity of fools shall destroy them.
    Proverbs 1:32 Meaning
  • 33 But whoso hearkeneth unto me shall dwell safely, and shall be quiet from fear of evil.
    Proverbs 1:33 Meaning

JOHN 3:16In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

2 THESSALONIANS 1:1–12Verses in the Bible

  • 1 Paul, and Silvanus, and Timotheus, unto the church of the Thessalonians in God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ:
    2 Thessalonians 1:1 Meaning
  • 2 Grace unto you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
    2 Thessalonians 1:2 Meaning
  • 3 We are bound to thank God always for you, brethren, as it is meet, because that your faith groweth exceedingly, and the charity of every one of you all toward each other aboundeth;
    2 Thessalonians 1:3 Meaning
  • 4 So that we ourselves glory in you in the churches of God for your patience and faith in all your persecutions and tribulations that ye endure:
    2 Thessalonians 1:4 Meaning
  • 5 Which is a manifest token of the righteous judgment of God, that ye may be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which ye also suffer:
    2 Thessalonians 1:5 Meaning
  • 6 Seeing it is a righteous thing with God to recompense tribulation to them that trouble you;
    2 Thessalonians 1:6 Meaning
  • 7 And to you who are troubled rest with us, when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with his mighty angels,
    2 Thessalonians 1:7 Meaning
  • 8 In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ:
    2 Thessalonians 1:8 Meaning
  • 9 Who shall be punished with everlasting destruction from the presence of the Lord, and from the glory of his power;
    2 Thessalonians 1:9 Meaning
  • 10 When he shall come to be glorified in his saints, and to be admired in all them that believe (because our testimony among you was believed) in that day.
    2 Thessalonians 1:10 Meaning
  • 11 Wherefore also we pray always for you, that our God would count you worthy of this calling, and fulfil all the good pleasure of his goodness, and the work of faith with power:
    2 Thessalonians 1:11 Meaning
  • 12 That the name of our Lord Jesus Christ may be glorified in you, and ye in him, according to the grace of our God and the Lord Jesus Christ.
    2 Thessalonians 1:12 Meaning

PHILIPPIANS 3:14In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 14 I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.

DEUTERONOMY 33:9In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 9 Who said unto his father and to his mother, I have not seen him; neither did he acknowledge his brethren, nor knew his own children: for they have observed thy word, and kept thy covenant.


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