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Numbers 14:18 ESV / 356 helpful votes
â€˜The Lord is slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love, forgiving iniquity and transgression, but he will by no means clear the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children, to the third and the fourth generation.â€™
Exodus 20:5 ESV / 288 helpful votes
You shall not bow down to them or serve them, for I the Lord your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and the fourth generation of those who hate me,
Ezekiel 18:20 ESV / 265 helpful votes
The soul who sins shall die. The son shall not suffer for the iniquity of the father, nor the father suffer for the iniquity of the son. The righteousness of the righteous shall be upon himself, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon himself.
Deuteronomy 24:16 ESV / 208 helpful votes
â€œFathers shall not be put to death because of their children, nor shall children be put to death because of their fathers. Each one shall be put to death for his own sin.
Galatians 3:13 ESV / 191 helpful votes
Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for usâ€”for it is written, â€œCursed is everyone who is hanged on a treeâ€â€”
John 9:1-3 ESV / 170 helpful votes
As he passed by, he saw a man blind from birth. And his disciples asked him, â€œRabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?â€ Jesus answered, â€œIt was not that this man sinned, or his parents, but that the works of God might be displayed in him.
John 8:36 ESV / 166 helpful votes
So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.
Ezekiel 18:1-32 ESV / 151 helpful votes
The word of the Lord came to me: â€œWhat do you mean by repeating this proverb concerning the land of Israel, â€˜The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children’s teeth are set on edgeâ€™? As I live, declares the Lord God, this proverb shall no more be used by you in Israel. 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. â€œIf a man is righteous and does what is just and rightâ€” …
Ezekiel 18:19-20 ESV / 146 helpful votes
â€œYet you say, â€˜Why should not the son suffer for the iniquity of the father?â€™ When the son has done what is just and right, and has been careful to observe all my statutes, he shall surely live. The soul who sins shall die. The son shall not suffer for the iniquity of the father, nor the father suffer for the iniquity of the son. The righteousness of the righteous shall be upon himself, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon himself.
Leviticus 26:39-42 ESV / 120 helpful votes
And those of you who are left shall rot away in your enemies’ lands because of their iniquity, and also because of the iniquities of their fathers they shall rot away like them. â€œBut if they confess their iniquity and the iniquity of their fathers in their treachery that they committed against me, and also in walking contrary to me, so that I walked contrary to them and brought them into the land of their enemiesâ€”if then their uncircumcised heart is humbled and they make amends for their iniquity, then I will remember my covenant with Jacob, and I will remember my covenant with Isaac and my covenant with Abraham, and I will remember the land.
Exodus 34:6-7 ESV / 113 helpful votes
The Lord passed before him and proclaimed, â€œThe Lord, the Lord, a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness, keeping steadfast love for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, but who will by no means clear the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children and the children’s children, to the third and the fourth generation.â€
Exodus 34:7 ESV / 112 helpful votes
Keeping steadfast love for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, but who will by no means clear the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children and the children’s children, to the third and the fourth generation.â€
Genesis 12:3 ESV / 112 helpful votes
I will bless those who bless you, and him who dishonors you I will curse, and in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed.â€
Galatians 3:10 ESV / 110 helpful votes
For all who rely on works of the law are under a curse; for it is written, â€œCursed be everyone who does not abide by all things written in the Book of the Law, and do them.â€
2 Corinthians 5:17 ESV / 108 helpful votes
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.
Deuteronomy 28:1-68 ESV / 108 helpful votes
â€œAnd if you faithfully obey the voice of the Lord your God, being careful to do all his commandments that I command you today, the Lord your God will set you high above all the nations of the earth. And all these blessings shall come upon you and overtake you, if you obey the voice of the Lordyour God. Blessed shall you be in the city, and blessed shall you be in the field. Blessed shall be the fruit of your womb and the fruit of your ground and the fruit of your cattle, the increase of your herds and the young of your flock. Blessed shall be your basket and your kneading bowl. …
Deuteronomy 5:9 ESV / 104 helpful votes
You shall not bow down to them or serve them; for I the Lord your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and fourth generation of those who hate me,
John 8:32 ESV / 97 helpful votes
And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.â€
Hosea 4:6 ESV / 87 helpful votes
My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge; because you have rejected knowledge, I reject you from being a priest to me. And since you have forgotten the law of your God, I also will forget your children.
Mark 11:24 ESV / 86 helpful votes
Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.
Jeremiah 17:5 ESV / 79 helpful votes
Thus says the Lord: â€œCursed is the man who trusts in man and makes flesh his strength, whose heart turns away from the Lord.
2 Chronicles 25:4 ESV / 76 helpful votes
But he did not put their children to death, according to what is written in the Law, in the Book of Moses, where the Lord commanded, â€œFathers shall not die because of their children, nor children die because of their fathers, but each one shall die for his own sin.â€
Proverbs 26:2 ESV / 71 helpful votes
Like a sparrow in its flitting, like a swallow in its flying, a curse that is causeless does not alight.
Exodus 20:4-6 ESV / 68 helpful votes
â€œYou shall not make for yourself a carved image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth. You shall not bow down to them or serve them, for I the Lord your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and the fourth generation of those who hate me, but showing steadfast love to thousands of those who love me and keep my commandments.
Romans 8:1 ESV / 63 helpful votes
There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.
James 4:7 ESV / 62 helpful votes
Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
Deuteronomy 30:19 ESV / 57 helpful votes
I call heaven and earth to witness against you today, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and curse. Therefore choose life, that you and your offspring may live,
2 Corinthians 5:17-19 ESV / 50 helpful votes
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come. All this is from God, who through Christ reconciled us to himself and gave us the ministry of reconciliation; that is, in Christ God was reconciling the world to himself, not counting their trespasses against them, and entrusting to us the message of reconciliation.
Psalm 103:17 ESV / 49 helpful votes
But the steadfast love of the Lord is from everlasting to everlasting on those who fear him, and his righteousness to children’s children,
Romans 8:1-2 ESV / 48 helpful votes
There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death.
Ezekiel 18:2 ESV / 47 helpful votes
â€œWhat do you mean by repeating this proverb concerning the land of Israel, â€˜The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children’s teeth are set on edgeâ€™?
Exodus 20:5-6 ESV / 47 helpful votes
You shall not bow down to them or serve them, for I the Lord your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and the fourth generation of those who hate me, but showing steadfast love to thousands of those who love me and keep my commandments.
Acts 16:31 ESV / 46 helpful votes
And they said, â€œBelieve in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household.â€
Exodus 20:6 ESV / 45 helpful votes
But showing steadfast love to thousands of those who love me and keep my commandments.
Luke 13:3 ESV / 44 helpful votes
No, I tell you; but unless you repent, you will all likewise perish.
Jeremiah 17:7 ESV / 43 helpful votes
â€œBlessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, whose trust is the Lord.
Jeremiah 31:29 ESV / 38 helpful votes
In those days they shall no longer say: â€œâ€˜The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children’s teeth are set on edge.â€™
Deuteronomy 28:15-68 ESV / 38 helpful votes
â€œBut if you will not obey the voice of the Lord your God or be careful to do all his commandments and his statutes that I command you today, then all these curses shall come upon you and overtake you. Cursed shall you be in the city, and cursed shall you be in the field. Cursed shall be your basket and your kneading bowl. Cursed shall be the fruit of your womb and the fruit of your ground, the increase of your herds and the young of your flock. Cursed shall you be when you come in, and cursed shall you be when you go out. …
2 Timothy 3:16 ESV / 36 helpful votes
All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,
Galatians 3:29 ESV / 36 helpful votes
And if you are Christ’s, then you are Abraham’s offspring, heirs according to promise.
Deuteronomy 7:9 ESV / 36 helpful votes
Know therefore that the Lord your God is God, the faithful God who keeps covenant and steadfast love with those who love him and keep his commandments, to a thousand generations,
Genesis 4:6-8 ESV / 34 helpful votes
The Lord said to Cain, â€œWhy are you angry, and why has your face fallen? If you do well, will you not be accepted? And if you do not do well, sin is crouching at the door. Its desire is for you, but you must rule over it.â€ Cain spoke to Abel his brother. And when they were in the field, Cain rose up against his brother Abel and killed him.
Romans 12:14 ESV / 33 helpful votes
Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them.
Romans 12:1-2 ESV / 33 helpful votes
I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.
Proverbs 22:6 ESV / 33 helpful votes
Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.
Ephesians 6:1-24 ESV / 32 helpful votes
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. â€œHonor your father and motherâ€ (this is the first commandment with a promise), â€œthat it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.â€ Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord. Slaves, obey your earthly masters with fear and trembling, with a sincere heart, as you would Christ, …
Revelation 22:3 ESV / 30 helpful votes
No longer will there be anything accursed, but the throne of God and of the Lamb will be in it, and his servants will worship him.
John 10:10 ESV / 30 helpful votes
The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.
Lamentations 5:7 ESV / 30 helpful votes
Our fathers sinned, and are no more; and we bear their iniquities.
Numbers 23:8 ESV / 30 helpful votes
How can I curse whom God has not cursed? How can I denounce whom the Lord has not denounced?
Matthew 25:41 ESV / 25 helpful votes
â€œThen he will say to those on his left, â€˜Depart from me, you cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels.
Nehemiah 1:6 ESV / 25 helpful votes
Let your ear be attentive and your eyes open, to hear the prayer of your servant that I now pray before you day and night for the people of Israel your servants, confessing the sins of the people of Israel, which we have sinned against you. Even I and my father’s house have sinned.
Exodus 34:1-35 ESV / 25 helpful votes
The Lord said to Moses, â€œCut for yourself two tablets of stone like the first, and I will write on the tablets the words that were on the first tablets, which you broke. Be ready by the morning, and come up in the morning to Mount Sinai, and present yourself there to me on the top of the mountain. No one shall come up with you, and let no one be seen throughout all the mountain. Let no flocks or herds graze opposite that mountain.â€ So Moses cut two tablets of stone like the first. And he rose early in the morning and went up on Mount Sinai, as the Lord had commanded him, and took in his hand two tablets of stone. The Lord descended in the cloud and stood with him there, and proclaimed the name of the Lord. …
Daniel 9:16 ESV / 23 helpful votes
â€œO Lord, according to all your righteous acts, let your anger and your wrath turn away from your city Jerusalem, your holy hill, because for our sins, and for the iniquities of our fathers, Jerusalem and your people have become a byword among all who are around us.
Hebrews 11:24-31 ESV / 22 helpful votes
By faith Moses, when he was grown up, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh’s daughter, choosing rather to be mistreated with the people of God than to enjoy the fleeting pleasures of sin. He considered the reproach of Christ greater wealth than the treasures of Egypt, for he was looking to the reward. By faith he left Egypt, not being afraid of the anger of the king, for he endured as seeing him who is invisible. By faith he kept the Passover and sprinkled the blood, so that the Destroyer of the firstborn might not touch them. …
John 7:49 ESV / 22 helpful votes
But this crowd that does not know the law is accursed.â€
Mark 11:21 ESV / 22 helpful votes
And Peter remembered and said to him, â€œRabbi, look! The fig tree that you cursed has withered.â€
Psalm 118:17 ESV / 21 helpful votes
I shall not die, but I shall live, and recount the deeds of the Lord.
Acts 10:38 ESV / 20 helpful votes
How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power. He went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with him.
Luke 22:20 ESV / 20 helpful votes
And likewise the cup after they had eaten, saying, â€œThis cup that is poured out for you is the new covenant in my blood.
Jeremiah 31:29-31 ESV / 19 helpful votes
In those days they shall no longer say: â€œâ€˜The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children’s teeth are set on edge.â€™ But everyone shall die for his own sin. Each man who eats sour grapes, his teeth shall be set on edge. â€œBehold, the days are coming, declares the Lord, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and the house of Judah,
1 John 1:9 ESV / 18 helpful votes
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
Ephesians 6:12 ESV / 18 helpful votes
For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places.
Romans 8:2 ESV / 18 helpful votes
For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death.
Genesis 8:21 ESV / 18 helpful votes
And when the Lord smelled the pleasing aroma, the Lord said in his heart, â€œI will never again curse the ground because of man, for the intention of man’s heart is evil from his youth. Neither will I ever again strike down every living creature as I have done.
Isaiah 53:5 ESV / 16 helpful votes
But he was wounded for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with his stripes we are healed.
Numbers 14:19-20 ESV / 16 helpful votes
Please pardon the iniquity of this people, according to the greatness of your steadfast love, just as you have forgiven this people, from Egypt until now.â€ Then the Lord said, â€œI have pardoned, according to your word.
Joshua 7:1-26 ESV / 15 helpful votes
But the people of Israel broke faith in regard to the devoted things, for Achan the son of Carmi, son of Zabdi, son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, took some of the devoted things. And the anger of the Lord burned against the people of Israel. Joshua sent men from Jericho to Ai, which is near Beth-aven, east of Bethel, and said to them, â€œGo up and spy out the land.â€ And the men went up and spied out Ai. And they returned to Joshua and said to him, â€œDo not have all the people go up, but let about two or three thousand men go up and attack Ai. Do not make the whole people toil up there, for they are few.â€ So about 3,000 men went up there from the people. And they fled before the men of Ai, and the men of Ai killed about thirty-six of their men and chased them before the gate as far as Shebarim and struck them at the descent. And the hearts of the people melted and became as water. …
Deuteronomy 11:26-28 ESV / 15 helpful votes
â€œSee, I am setting before you today a blessing and a curse: the blessing, if you obey the commandments of the Lord your God, which I command you today, and the curse, if you do not obey the commandments of the Lord your God, but turn aside from the way that I am commanding you today, to go after other gods that you have not known.
Galatians 3:8-22 ESV / 14 helpful votes
And the Scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, preached the gospel beforehand to Abraham, saying, â€œIn you shall all the nations be blessed.â€ So then, those who are of faith are blessed along with Abraham, the man of faith. For all who rely on works of the law are under a curse; for it is written, â€œCursed be everyone who does not abide by all things written in the Book of the Law, and do them.â€ Now it is evident that no one is justified before God by the law, for â€œThe righteous shall live by faith.â€ But the law is not of faith, rather â€œThe one who does them shall live by them.â€ …
Romans 9:3 ESV / 14 helpful votes
For I could wish that I myself were accursed and cut off from Christ for the sake of my brothers, my kinsmen according to the flesh.
John 15:1-27 ESV / 14 helpful votes
â€œI am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser. Every branch in me that does not bear fruit he takes away, and every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, that it may bear more fruit. Already you are clean because of the word that I have spoken to you. Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me. I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing. …
Jeremiah 32:18 ESV / 14 helpful votes
You show steadfast love to thousands, but you repay the guilt of fathers to their children after them, O great and mighty God, whose name is the Lord of hosts,
Proverbs 22:8-16 ESV / 14 helpful votes
Whoever sows injustice will reap calamity, and the rod of his fury will fail. Whoever has a bountiful eye will be blessed, for he shares his bread with the poor. Drive out a scoffer, and strife will go out, and quarreling and abuse will cease. He who loves purity of heart, and whose speech is gracious, will have the king as his friend. The eyes of the Lord keep watch over knowledge, but he overthrows the words of the traitor. …
Psalm 105:37 ESV / 14 helpful votes
Then he brought out Israel with silver and gold, and there was none among his tribes who stumbled.
Psalm 51:1-52:9 ESV / 14 helpful votes
To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David, when Nathan the prophet went to him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba. Have mercy on me, O God, according to your steadfast love; according to your abundant mercy blot out my transgressions. Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin! For I know my transgressions, and my sin is ever before me. Against you, you only, have I sinned and done what is evil in your sight, so that you may be justified in your words and blameless in your judgment. Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, and in sin did my mother conceive me. …
Deuteronomy 23:2 ESV / 14 helpful votes
â€œNo one born of a forbidden union may enter the assembly of the Lord. Even to the tenth generation, none of his descendants may enter the assembly of the Lord.
Genesis 21:1-22:24 ESV / 14 helpful votes
The Lord visited Sarah as he had said, and the Lord did to Sarah as he had promised. And Sarah conceived and bore Abraham a son in his old age at the time of which God had spoken to him. Abraham called the name of his son who was born to him, whom Sarah bore him, Isaac. And Abraham circumcised his son Isaac when he was eight days old, as God had commanded him. Abraham was a hundred years old when his son Isaac was born to him. …
Matthew 15:13 ESV / 13 helpful votes
He answered, â€œEvery plant that my heavenly Father has not planted will be rooted up.
Numbers 23:20-21 ESV / 13 helpful votes
Behold, I received a command to bless: he has blessed, and I cannot revoke it. He has not beheld misfortune in Jacob, nor has he seen trouble in Israel. The Lord their God is with them, and the shout of a king is among them.
Genesis 25:1-27:46 ESV / 13 helpful votes
Abraham took another wife, whose name was Keturah. She bore him Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak, and Shuah. Jokshan fathered Sheba and Dedan. The sons of Dedan were Asshurim, Letushim, and Leummim. The sons of Midian were Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida, and Eldaah. All these were the children of Keturah. Abraham gave all he had to Isaac. …
Romans 9:16-10:10 ESV / 12 helpful votes
So then it depends not on human will or exertion, but on God, who has mercy. For the Scripture says to Pharaoh, â€œFor this very purpose I have raised you up, that I might show my power in you, and that my name might be proclaimed in all the earth.â€ So then he has mercy on whomever he wills, and he hardens whomever he wills. You will say to me then, â€œWhy does he still find fault? For who can resist his will?â€ But who are you, O man, to answer back to God? Will what is molded say to its molder, â€œWhy have you made me like this?â€ …
John 14:6 ESV / 12 helpful votes
Jesus said to him, â€œI am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.
Matthew 19:29-20:15 ESV / 12 helpful votes
And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or lands, for my name’s sake, will receive a hundredfold and will inherit eternal life. But many who are first will be last, and the last first. â€œFor the kingdom of heaven is like a master of a house who went out early in the morning to hire laborers for his vineyard. After agreeing with the laborers for a denarius a day, he sent them into his vineyard. And going out about the third hour he saw others standing idle in the marketplace, …
Matthew 5:17-20 ESV / 12 helpful votes
â€œDo not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them. For truly, I say to you, until heaven and earth pass away, not an iota, not a dot, will pass from the Law until all is accomplished. Therefore whoever relaxes one of the least of these commandments and teaches others to do the same will be called least in the kingdom of heaven, but whoever does them and teaches them will be called great in the kingdom of heaven. For I tell you, unless your righteousness exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.
Malachi 3:6 ESV / 12 helpful votes
â€œFor I the Lord do not change; therefore you, O children of Jacob, are not consumed.
Hosea 4:6-6:5 ESV / 12 helpful votes
My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge; because you have rejected knowledge, I reject you from being a priest to me. And since you have forgotten the law of your God, I also will forget your children. The more they increased, the more they sinned against me; I will change their glory into shame. They feed on the sin of my people; they are greedy for their iniquity. And it shall be like people, like priest; I will punish them for their ways and repay them for their deeds. They shall eat, but not be satisfied; they shall play the whore, but not multiply, because they have forsaken the Lord to cherish …
1 Kings 21:20-29 ESV / 12 helpful votes
Ahab said to Elijah, â€œHave you found me, O my enemy?â€ He answered, â€œI have found you, because you have sold yourself to do what is evil in the sight of the Lord. Behold, I will bring disaster upon you. I will utterly burn you up, and will cut off from Ahab every male, bond or free, in Israel. And I will make your house like the house of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, and like the house of Baasha the son of Ahijah, for the anger to which you have provoked me, and because you have made Israel to sin. And of Jezebel the Lord also said, â€˜The dogs shall eat Jezebel within the walls of Jezreel.â€™ Anyone belonging to Ahab who dies in the city the dogs shall eat, and anyone of his who dies in the open country the birds of the heavens shall eat.â€ …
1 Kings 14:1-31 ESV / 12 helpful votes
At that time Abijah the son of Jeroboam fell sick. And Jeroboam said to his wife, â€œArise, and disguise yourself, that it not be known that you are the wife of Jeroboam, and go to Shiloh. Behold, Ahijah the prophet is there, who said of me that I should be king over this people. Take with you ten loaves, some cakes, and a jar of honey, and go to him. He will tell you what shall happen to the child.â€ Jeroboam’s wife did so. She arose and went to Shiloh and came to the house of Ahijah. Now Ahijah could not see, for his eyes were dim because of his age. And the Lord said to Ahijah, â€œBehold, the wife of Jeroboam is coming to inquire of you concerning her son, for he is sick. Thus and thus shall you say to her.â€ When she came, she pretended to be another woman. …
Judges 11:1-12:15 ESV / 12 helpful votes
Now Jephthah the Gileadite was a mighty warrior, but he was the son of a prostitute. Gilead was the father of Jephthah. And Gilead’s wife also bore him sons. And when his wife’s sons grew up, they drove Jephthah out and said to him, â€œYou shall not have an inheritance in our father’s house, for you are the son of another woman.â€ Then Jephthah fled from his brothers and lived in the land of Tob, and worthless fellows collected around Jephthah and went out with him. After a time the Ammonites made war against Israel. And when the Ammonites made war against Israel, the elders of Gilead went to bring Jephthah from the land of Tob. …
Deuteronomy 5:8-10 ESV / 12 helpful votes
â€œâ€˜You shall not make for yourself a carved image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is on the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth. You shall not bow down to them or serve them; for I the Lord your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and fourth generation of those who hate me, but showing steadfast love to thousands of those who love me and keep my commandments.
Numbers 5:11-22 ESV / 12 helpful votes
And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying, â€œSpeak to the people of Israel, If any man’s wife goes astray and breaks faith with him, if a man lies with her sexually, and it is hidden from the eyes of her husband, and she is undetected though she has defiled herself, and there is no witness against her, since she was not taken in the act, and if the spirit of jealousy comes over him and he is jealous of his wife who has defiled herself, or if the spirit of jealousy comes over him and he is jealous of his wife, though she has not defiled herself, then the man shall bring his wife to the priest and bring the offering required of her, a tenth of an ephah of barley flour. He shall pour no oil on it and put no frankincense on it, for it is a grain offering of jealousy, a grain offering of remembrance, bringing iniquity to remembrance. …
Exodus 29:29 ESV / 12 helpful votes
â€œThe holy garments of Aaron shall be for his sons after him; they shall be anointed in them and ordained in them.
Hebrews 2:14 ESV / 11 helpful votes
Since therefore the children share in flesh and blood, he himself likewise partook of the same things, that through death he might destroy the one who has the power of death, that is, the devil,
Numbers 16:32 ESV / 11 helpful votes
And the earth opened its mouth and swallowed them up, with their households and all the people who belonged to Korah and all their goods.
2 Corinthians 11:4 ESV / 10 helpful votes
For if someone comes and proclaims another Jesus than the one we proclaimed, or if you receive a different spirit from the one you received, or if you accept a different gospel from the one you accepted, you put up with it readily enough.
Exodus 13:1-22 ESV / 10 helpful votes
The Lord said to Moses, â€œConsecrate to me all the firstborn. Whatever is the first to open the womb among the people of Israel, both of man and of beast, is mine.â€ Then Moses said to the people, â€œRemember this day in which you came out from Egypt, out of the house of slavery, for by a strong hand the Lord brought you out from this place. No leavened bread shall be eaten. Today, in the month of Abib, you are going out. And when the Lord brings you into the land of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Amorites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites, which he swore to your fathers to give you, a land flowing with milk and honey, you shall keep this service in this month. …
Genesis 48:1-49:33 ESV / 10 helpful votes
After this, Joseph was told, â€œBehold, your father is ill.â€ So he took with him his two sons, Manasseh and Ephraim. And it was told to Jacob, â€œYour son Joseph has come to you.â€ Then Israel summoned his strength and sat up in bed. And Jacob said to Joseph, â€œGod Almighty appeared to me at Luz in the land of Canaan and blessed me, and said to me, â€˜Behold, I will make you fruitful and multiply you, and I will make of you a company of peoples and will give this land to your offspring after you for an everlasting possession.â€™ And now your two sons, who were born to you in the land of Egypt before I came to you in Egypt, are mine; Ephraim and Manasseh shall be mine, as Reuben and Simeon are. …
Genesis 9:1-29 ESV / 10 helpful votes
And God blessed Noah and his sons and said to them, â€œBe fruitful and multiply and fill the earth. The fear of you and the dread of you shall be upon every beast of the earth and upon every bird of the heavens, upon everything that creeps on the ground and all the fish of the sea. Into your hand they are delivered. Every moving thing that lives shall be food for you. And as I gave you the green plants, I give you everything. But you shall not eat flesh with its life, that is, its blood. And for your lifeblood I will require a reckoning: from every beast I will require it and from man. From his fellow man I will require a reckoning for the life of man. …
1 John 4:4 ESV / 8 helpful votes
Little children, you are from God and have overcome them, for he who is in you is greater than he who is in the world.