25 Bible Verses About Parenting (NIV)

Bible Verses About

This is a hand-curated and ranked list of the most relevant Bible verses about Parenting (NIV). Verses are ranked by number of votes.

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Bible Verses About Parenting

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Proverbs 22:6

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

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Ephesians 6:4

4 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

21 Fathers, do not embitter your children, or they will become discouraged.

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132

Proverbs 13:24

24 He who spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is careful to discipline him.

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Psalm 127:3

3 Sons are a heritage from the LORD, children a reward from him.

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118

Proverbs 29:15

15 The rod of correction imparts wisdom, but a child left to himself disgraces his mother.

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Joshua 4:20-24

20 And Joshua set up at Gilgal the twelve stones they had taken out of the Jordan. 21 He said to the Israelites, "In the future when your descendants ask their fathers, 'What do these stones mean?' 22 tell them, 'Israel crossed the Jordan on dry ground.' 23 For the LORD your God dried up the Jordan before you until you had crossed over. The LORD your God did to the Jordan just what he had done to the Red Sea when he dried it up before us until we had crossed over. 24 He did this so that all the peoples of the earth might know that the hand of the LORD is powerful and so that you might always fear the LORD your God."

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104

Titus 2:7

7 In everything set them an example by doing what is good. In your teaching show integrity, seriousness

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101

Proverbs 29:17

17 Discipline your son, and he will give you peace; he will bring delight to your soul.

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90

Deuteronomy 6:6-9

6 These commandments that I give you today are to be upon your hearts. 7 Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up. 8 Tie them as symbols on your hands and bind them on your foreheads. 9 Write them on the doorframes of your houses and on your gates.

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78

Proverbs 1:8-9

8 Listen, my son, to your father's instruction and do not forsake your mother's teaching. 9 They will be a garland to grace your head and a chain to adorn your neck.

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76

Exodus 20:12

12 "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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Proverbs 23:13

13 Do not withhold discipline from a child; if you punish him with the rod, he will not die.

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Proverbs 19:18

18 Discipline your son, for in that there is hope; do not be a willing party to his death.

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Hebrews 12:7-11

7 Endure hardship as discipline; God is treating you as sons. For what son is not disciplined by his father? 8 If you are not disciplined (and everyone undergoes discipline), then you are illegitimate children and not true sons. 9 Moreover, we have all had human fathers who disciplined us and we respected them for it. How much more should we submit to the Father of our spirits and live! 10 Our fathers disciplined us for a little while as they thought best; but God disciplines us for our good, that we may share in his holiness. 11 No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it.

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56

Psalm 103:13

13 As a father has compassion on his children, so the LORD has compassion on those who fear him;

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53

1 Peter 5:3

3 not lording it over those entrusted to you, but being examples to the flock.

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52

1 Timothy 5:8

8 If anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for his immediate family, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.

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51

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 a promise-- 3 "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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46

Ephesians 6:1

1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.

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46

Psalm 127:3-5

3 Sons are a heritage from the LORD, children a reward from him. 4 Like arrows in the hands of a warrior are sons born in one's youth. 5 Blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them. They will not be put to shame when they contend with their enemies in the gate.

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44

Proverbs 22:15

15 Folly is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline will drive it far from him.

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43

Proverbs 23:13-14

13 Do not withhold discipline from a child; if you punish him with the rod, he will not die. 14 Punish him with the rod and save his soul from death.

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42

2 Corinthians 12:14

14 Now I am ready to visit you for the third time, and I will not be a burden to you, because what I want is not your possessions but you. After all, children should not have to save up for their parents, but parents for their children.

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Titus 2:4

4 Then they can train the younger women to love their husbands and children,

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