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31 Bible Verses About Ancestors

Here are 31 Bible verses about ancestors from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Deuteronomy 30:20 KJV

That thou mayest love the LORD thy God, and that thou mayest obey his voice, and that thou mayest cleave unto him: for he is thy life, and the length of thy days: that thou mayest dwell in the land which the LORD sware unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give them.

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Hebrews 7:10 KJV

For he was yet in the loins of his father, when Melchisedec met him.

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John 6:58 KJV

This is that bread which came down from heaven: not as your fathers did eat manna, and are dead: he that eateth of this bread shall live for ever.

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Acts 26:6 KJV

And now I stand and am judged for the hope of the promise made of God unto our fathers:

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Deuteronomy 29:13 KJV

That he may establish thee to day for a people unto himself, and that he may be unto thee a God, as he hath said unto thee, and as he hath sworn unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.

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Deuteronomy 1:8 KJV

Behold, I have set the land before you: go in and possess the land which the LORD sware unto your fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, to give unto them and to their seed after them.

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Proverbs 22:28 KJV

Remove not the ancient landmark, which thy fathers have set.

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John 4:12 KJV

Art thou greater than our father Jacob, which gave us the well, and drank thereof himself, and his children, and his cattle?

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Mark 11:10 KJV

Blessed be the kingdom of our father David, that cometh in the name of the Lord: Hosanna in the highest.

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Matthew 23:32 KJV

Fill ye up then the measure of your fathers.

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Leviticus 26:42 KJV

Then will I remember my covenant with Jacob, and also my covenant with Isaac, and also my covenant with Abraham will I remember; and I will remember the land.

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Genesis 10:21 KJV

Unto Shem also, the father of all the children of Eber, the brother of Japheth the elder, even to him were children born.

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Amos 2:4 KJV

Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Judah, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because they have despised the law of the LORD, and have not kept his commandments, and their lies caused them to err, after the which their fathers have walked:

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John 6:49 KJV

Your fathers did eat manna in the wilderness, and are dead.

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Deuteronomy 5:3 KJV

The LORD made not this covenant with our fathers, but with us, even us, who are all of us here alive this day.

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Matthew 23:30 KJV

And say, If we had been in the days of our fathers, we would not have been partakers with them in the blood of the prophets.

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Leviticus 26:45 KJV

But I will for their sakes remember the covenant of their ancestors, whom I brought forth out of the land of Egypt in the sight of the heathen, that I might be their God: I am the LORD.

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Acts 28:17 KJV

And it came to pass, that after three days Paul called the chief of the Jews together: and when they were come together, he said unto them, Men and brethren, though I have committed nothing against the people, or customs of our fathers, yet was I delivered prisoner from Jerusalem into the hands of the Romans.

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Romans 11:28 KJV

As concerning the gospel, they are enemies for your sakes: but as touching the election, they are beloved for the fathers’ sakes.

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Luke 1:72 KJV

To perform the mercy promised to our fathers, and to remember his holy covenant;

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John 6:31 KJV

Our fathers did eat manna in the desert; as it is written, He gave them bread from heaven to eat.

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Genesis 9:19 KJV

These are the three sons of Noah: and of them was the whole earth overspread.

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Joshua 17:1 KJV

There was also a lot for the tribe of Manasseh; for he was the firstborn of Joseph; to wit, for Machir the firstborn of Manasseh, the father of Gilead: because he was a man of war, therefore he had Gilead and Bashan.

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Ezekiel 2:3 KJV

And he said unto me, Son of man, I send thee to the children of Israel, to a rebellious nation that hath rebelled against me: they and their fathers have transgressed against me, even unto this very day.

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Romans 9:5 KJV

Whose are the fathers, and of whom as concerning the flesh Christ came, who is over all, God blessed for ever. Amen.

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John 4:20 KJV

Our fathers worshipped in this mountain; and ye say, that in Jerusalem is the place where men ought to worship.

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1 Kings 19:3-4 KJV

And when he saw that, he arose, and went for his life, and came to Beer-sheba, which belongeth to Judah, and left his servant there.

But he himself went a day’s journey into the wilderness, and came and sat down under a juniper tree: and he requested for himself that he might die; and said, It is enough; now, O LORD, take away my life; for I am not better than my fathers.

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John 7:22 KJV

Moses therefore gave unto you circumcision; (not because it is of Moses, but of the fathers;) and ye on the sabbath day circumcise a man.

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Ezekiel 16:3 KJV

And say, Thus saith the Lord GOD unto Jerusalem; Thy birth and thy nativity is of the land of Canaan; thy father was an Amorite, and thy mother an Hittite.

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Numbers 32:11 KJV

Surely none of the men that came up out of Egypt, from twenty years old and upward, shall see the land which I sware unto Abraham, unto Isaac, and unto Jacob; because they have not wholly followed me:

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James 2:21 KJV

Was not Abraham our father justified by works, when he had offered Isaac his son upon the altar?

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