1 Blessed is every one that fears the LORD; that walks in his ways.
2 For you shall eat the labour of yours hands: happy shall you be, and it shall be well with you.
3 Your wife shall be as a fruitful vine by the sides of yours house: your children like olive plants round about your table.
4 Behold, that thus shall the man be blessed that fears the LORD.
And these words, which I command you this day, shall be in yours heart:
And you shall teach them diligently unto your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in yours house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise up.
Therefore God give you of the dew of heaven, and the fatness of the earth, and plenty of corn and wine:
Let people serve you, and nations bow down to you: be lord over your brethren, and let your mother's sons bow down to you: cursed be every one that curses you, and blessed be he that blesses you.
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 moves upon the earth.
But if any widow have children or nephews, let them learn first to show piety at home, and to requite their parents: for that is good and acceptable before God.
A woman when she is in travail has sorrow, because her hour has come: but as soon as she is delivered of the child, she remembers no more the anguish, for joy that a man is born into the world.
And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favour with God and man.
He that spares his rod hates his son: but he that loves him chastens him early.
Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.
Honour your father and mother; which is the first commandment with promise;
That it may be well with you, and you may live long on the earth.
But when Jesus saw it, he was much displeased, and said unto them, Suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God.
Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.
If all of you endure chastening, God deals with you as with sons; for what son is he whom the father chastens not?
But if all of you be without chastisement, whereof all are partakers, then are all of you bastards, and not sons.
Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.
I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.
He is ever merciful, and lends; and his seed is blessed.
Hear, all of you children, the instruction of a father, and attend to know understanding.
Blessed shall be the fruit of your body, and the fruit of your ground, and the fruit of your cattle, the increase of your cattle, and the flocks of your sheep.
Lo, children are an heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward.
As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man; so are children of the youth.
Happy is the man that has his quiver full of them: they shall not be ashamed, but they shall speak with the enemies in the gate.
The LORD bless you, and keep you:
The LORD make his face shine upon you, and be gracious unto you:
The LORD lift up his countenance upon you, and give you peace.
For I will pour water upon him that is thirsty, and floods upon the dry ground: I will pour my spirit upon your seed, and my blessing upon yours offspring:
And they shall spring up as among the grass, as willows by the water courses.
The just man walks in his integrity: his children are blessed after him.
And all your children shall be taught of the LORD; and great shall be the peace of your children.
If all of you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your Father which is in heaven give good things to them that ask him?
And they shall be my people, and I will be their God:
And I will give them one heart, and one way, that they may fear me for ever, for the good of them, and of their children after them:
Like a father pities his children, so the LORD pities them that fear him.
Behold, what manner of love (o. agape) the Father has bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knows us not, because it knew him not.
Children's children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are their fathers.
The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself brings his mother to shame.
Moreover your little ones, which all of you said should be a prey, and your children, which in that day had no knowledge between good and evil, they shall go in thither, and unto them will I give it, and they shall possess it.
Before I formed you in the belly I knew you; and before you came forth out of the womb I sanctified you, and I ordained you a prophet unto the nations.
13 For you have possessed my reins: you have covered me in my mother's womb.
14 I will praise you; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvellous are your works; and that my soul knows right well.
15 My substance was not hid from you, when I was made in secret, and curiously wrought in the low parts of the earth.
16 Yours eyes did see my substance, yet being imperfect; and in your book all my members were written, which in continuance were fashioned, when as yet there was none of them.
Honour your father and your mother: that your days may be long upon the land which the LORD your God gives you.
That our sons may be as plants grown up in their youth; that our daughters may be as corner stones, polished after the embodiment of a palace:
The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a glad father: but a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother.
I was cast upon you from the womb: you are my God from my mother's belly.
Fathers, provoke not your children to anger, lest they be discouraged.
And, all of you fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.
Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing unto the Lord.
Withhold not correction from the child: for if you beat him with the rod, he shall not die.
We will not hide them from their children, showing to the generation to come the praises of the LORD, and his strength, and his wonderful works that he has done.
You shall be blessed above all people: there shall not be male or female barren among you, or among your cattle.
Blessed is every one that fears the LORD; that walks in his ways.
For you shall eat the labour of yours hands: happy shall you be, and it shall be well with you.
Your wife shall be as a fruitful vine by the sides of yours house: your children like olive plants round about your table.
His seed shall be mighty upon earth: the generation of the upright shall be blessed.