And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell; but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.'
Children's children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are their fathers.
But the mercy of the LORD is from everlasting to everlasting upon them that fear Him, and His righteousness unto children's children;
To such as keep His covenant, and to those that remember His precepts to do them.
Hear, my son, the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the teaching of thy mother;
For they shall be a chaplet of grace unto thy head, and chains about thy neck.
Enjoy life with the wife whom thou lovest all the days of the life of thy vanity, which He hath given thee under the sun, all the days of thy vanity; for that is thy portion in life, and in thy labour wherein thou labourest under the sun.
Prepare thy work without, and make it fit for thyself in the field; and afterwards build thy house.
And God blessed them; and God said unto them: 'Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it; and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that creepeth upon the earth.'
A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.
Train up a child in the way he should go, and even when he is old, he will not depart from it.
There are friends that one hath to his own hurt; but there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.
The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father; but a foolish son is the grief of his mother.
Honour thy father and thy mother, that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.
And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be upon thy heart;
and thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thy house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up.
Thine own friend, and thy father's friend, forsake not; neither go into thy brother's house in the day of thy calamity; better is a neighbour that is near than a brother far off.
He that is greedy of gain troubleth his own house; but he that hateth gifts shall live.
My son, keep the commandment of thy father, and forsake not the teaching of thy mother;
Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife, and they shall be one flesh.
My son, if thy heart be wise, my heart will be glad, even mine;
3 Lo, children are a heritage of the LORD; the fruit of the womb is a reward.
4 As arrows in the hand of a mighty man, so are the children of one's youth.
5 Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them; they shall not be put to shame, when they speak with their enemies in the gate.
The LORD our God be with us, as He was with our fathers; let Him not leave us, nor forsake us;
He that troubleth his own house shall inherit the wind; and the foolish shall be servant to the wise of heart.
The father of the righteous will greatly rejoice; and he that begetteth a wise child will have joy of him.
Can a woman forget her sucking child, that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? Yea, these may forget, yet will not I forget thee.
Behold, I have graven thee upon the palms of My hands; thy walls are continually before Me.
A Song of Ascents; of David. Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!