Here are 33 Bible verses about father’s responsibilities from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.
Matthew 8:21 KJV
And another of his disciples said unto him, Lord, suffer me first to go and bury my father.
Leviticus 20:9 KJV
For every one that curseth his father or his mother shall be surely put to death: he hath cursed his father or his mother; his blood shall be upon him.
Galatians 3:26 KJV
For ye are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus.
Isaiah 22:24 KJV
And they shall hang upon him all the glory of his father’s house, the offspring and the issue, all vessels of small quantity, from the vessels of cups, even to all the vessels of flagons.
Exodus 22:22 KJV
Ye shall not afflict any widow, or fatherless child.
1 Timothy 5:4 KJV
But if any widow have children or nephews, let them learn first to shew piety at home, and to requite their parents: for that is good and acceptable before God.
John 6:38 KJV
For I came down from heaven, not to do mine own will, but the will of him that sent me.
Matthew 12:50 KJV
For whosoever shall do the will of my Father which is in heaven, the same is my brother, and sister, and mother.
Jeremiah 31:29 KJV
In those days they shall say no more, The fathers have eaten a sour grape, and the children’s teeth are set on edge.
Ephesians 6:1 KJV
Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.
1 Kings 3:7 KJV
And now, O LORD my God, thou hast made thy servant king instead of David my father: and I am but a little child: I know not how to go out or come in.
Matthew 15:4 KJV
For God commanded, saying, Honour thy father and mother: and, He that curseth father or mother, let him die the death.
Ezekiel 18:19 KJV
Yet say ye, Why? doth not the son bear the iniquity of the father? When the son hath done that which is lawful and right, and hath kept all my statutes, and hath done them, he shall surely live.
Jeremiah 29:6 KJV
Take ye wives, and beget sons and daughters; and take wives for your sons, and give your daughters to husbands, that they may bear sons and daughters; that ye may be increased there, and not diminished.
1 Corinthians 11:3 KJV
But I would have you know, that the head of every man is Christ; and the head of the woman is the man; and the head of Christ is God.
Proverbs 27:10 KJV
Thine own friend, and thy father’s friend, forsake not; neither go into thy brother’s house in the day of thy calamity: for better is a neighbour that is near than a brother far off.
Esther 2:7 KJV
And he brought up Hadassah, that is, Esther, his uncle’s daughter: for she had neither father nor mother, and the maid was fair and beautiful; whom Mordecai, when her father and mother were dead, took for his own daughter.
Acts 1:7 KJV
And he said unto them, It is not for you to know the times or the seasons, which the Father hath put in his own power.
Numbers 18:1 KJV
And the LORD said unto Aaron, Thou and thy sons and thy father’s house with thee shall bear the iniquity of the sanctuary: and thou and thy sons with thee shall bear the iniquity of your priesthood.
Proverbs 17:6 KJV
Children’s children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are their fathers.
Matthew 19:29 KJV
And every one that hath forsaken houses, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my name’s sake, shall receive an hundredfold, and shall inherit everlasting life.
1 John 2:14 KJV
I have written unto you, fathers, because ye have known him that is from the beginning. I have written unto you, young men, because ye are strong, and the word of God abideth in you, and ye have overcome the wicked one.
John 4:34 KJV
Jesus saith unto them, My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.
John 6:40 KJV
And this is the will of him that sent me, that every one which seeth the Son, and believeth on him, may have everlasting life: and I will raise him up at the last day.
Ezekiel 18:14 KJV
Now, lo, if he beget a son, that seeth all his father’s sins which he hath done, and considereth, and doeth not such like,
Leviticus 20:11 KJV
And the man that lieth with his father’s wife hath uncovered his father’s nakedness: both of them shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.
1 Chronicles 9:33 KJV
And these are the singers, chief of the fathers of the Levites, who remaining in the chambers were free: for they were employed in that work day and night.
Matthew 15:6 KJV
And honour not his father or his mother, he shall be free. Thus have ye made the commandment of God of none effect by your tradition.
2 Corinthians 12:14 KJV
Behold, the third time I am ready to come to you; and I will not be burdensome to you: for I seek not yours, but you: for the children ought not to lay up for the parents, but the parents for the children.
Colossians 3:21 KJV
Fathers, provoke not your children to anger, lest they be discouraged.
Luke 1:59 KJV
And it came to pass, that on the eighth day they came to circumcise the child; and they called him Zacharias, after the name of his father.
Exodus 22:17 KJV
If her father utterly refuse to give her unto him, he shall pay money according to the dowry of virgins.
Ezekiel 18:2 KJV
What mean ye, that ye use this proverb concerning the land of Israel, saying, The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children’s teeth are set on edge?