and if any widow has children or grandchildren, let them learn first to their own house to show piety, and to give back a recompense to the parents, for this is right and acceptable before God.
'The woman, when she may bear, has sorrow, because her hour did come, and when she may bear the child, no more does she remember the anguish, because of the joy that a man was born to the world.
and Jesus was advancing in wisdom, and in stature, and in favour with God and men.
1 The children! obey your parents in the Lord, for this is righteous;
2 honour your father and mother,
3 which is the first command with a promise, 'That it may be well with you, and you may live a long time upon the land.'
and Jesus having seen, was much displeased, and he said to them, 'Permit the children to come unto me, and forbid them not, for of such is the reign of God;
if chastening you endure, as to sons God bears Himself to you, for who is a son whom a father does not chasten?
and if you are apart from chastening, of which all have become partakers, then bastards are you, and not sons.
If, therefore, you being evil, have known good gifts to give to your children, how much more shall your Father whois in the heavens give good things to those asking him?
See you what love the Father has given to us, that children of God we may be called; because of this the world does not know us, because it did not know Him;
the fathers! vex not your children, lest they be discouraged.
And the fathers! provoke not your children, but nourish them in the instruction and admonition gentle correction, counsel of the Lord.
the children! obey the parents in all things, for this is well-pleasing to the Lord;