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48 Bible Verses About Parents Being Wrong

Here are 48 Bible verses about parents being wrong from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Matthew 5:45 KJV

That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.

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Proverbs 28:24 KJV

Whoso robbeth his father or his mother, and saith, It is no transgression; the same is the companion of a destroyer.

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Leviticus 19:3 KJV

Whoso robbeth his father or his mother, and saith, It is no transgression; the same is the companion of a destroyer.

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Colossians 3:20 KJV

Ye shall fear every man his mother, and his father, and keep my sabbaths: I am the LORD your God.

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2 Corinthians 12:13 KJV

Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing unto the Lord.

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2 Corinthians 6:18 KJV

For what is it wherein ye were inferior to other churches, except it be that I myself was not burdensome to you? forgive me this wrong.

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Ephesians 6:4 KJV

And will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.

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Luke 21:16 KJV

And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.

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Colossians 3:25 KJV

And ye shall be betrayed both by parents, and brethren, and kinsfolks, and friends; and some of you shall they cause to be put to death.

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Proverbs 15:20 KJV

But he that doeth wrong shall receive for the wrong which he hath done: and there is no respect of persons.

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Psalms 69:8 KJV

A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish man despiseth his mother.

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Proverbs 23:13 KJV

I am become a stranger unto my brethren, and an alien unto my mother’s children.

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Hebrews 12:7 KJV

Withhold not correction from the child: for if thou beatest him with the rod, he shall not die.

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Proverbs 13:1 KJV

If ye endure chastening, God dealeth with you as with sons; for what son is he whom the father chasteneth not?

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Proverbs 17:25 KJV

A wise son heareth his father’s instruction: but a scorner heareth not rebuke.

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Jeremiah 12:6 KJV

A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitterness to her that bare him.

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Numbers 14:18 KJV

For even thy brethren, and the house of thy father, even they have dealt treacherously with thee; yea, they have called a multitude after thee: believe them not, though they speak fair words unto thee.

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Genesis 37:2 KJV

The LORD is longsuffering, and of great mercy, forgiving iniquity and transgression, and by no means clearing the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation.

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2 Corinthians 12:14 KJV

These are the generations of Jacob. Joseph, being seventeen years old, was feeding the flock with his brethren; and the lad was with the sons of Bilhah, and with the sons of Zilpah, his father’s wives: and Joseph brought unto his father their evil report.

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Matthew 18:10 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.

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Proverbs 30:17 KJV

Take heed that ye despise not one of these little ones; for I say unto you, That in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father which is in heaven.

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2 Samuel 7:14 KJV

The eye that mocketh at his father, and despiseth to obey his mother, the ravens of the valley shall pick it out, and the young eagles shall eat it.

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Proverbs 22:6 KJV

I will be his father, and he shall be my son. If he commit iniquity, I will chasten him with the rod of men, and with the stripes of the children of men:

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1 Peter 2:12 KJV

Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.

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Leviticus 20:9 KJV

Having your conversation honest among the Gentiles: that, whereas they speak against you as evildoers, they may by your good works, which they shall behold, glorify God in the day of visitation.

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Genesis 31:29 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.

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Colossians 3:21 KJV

It is in the power of my hand to do you hurt: but the God of your father spake unto me yesternight, saying, Take thou heed that thou speak not to Jacob either good or bad.

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Ezekiel 20:18 KJV

Fathers, provoke not your children to anger, lest they be discouraged.

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Proverbs 19:18 KJV

But I said unto their children in the wilderness, Walk ye not in the statutes of your fathers, neither observe their judgments, nor defile yourselves with their idols:

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Proverbs 27:10 KJV

Chasten thy son while there is hope, and let not thy soul spare for his crying.

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Proverbs 20:11 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.

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Ephesians 6:1 KJV

Even a child is known by his doings, whether his work be pure, and whether it be right.

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Lamentations 5:7 KJV

Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.

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2 Chronicles 30:7 KJV

Our fathers have sinned, and are not; and we have borne their iniquities.

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Luke 12:53 KJV

And be not ye like your fathers, and like your brethren, which trespassed against the LORD God of their fathers, who therefore gave them up to desolation, as ye see.

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1 Timothy 5:1 KJV

The father shall be divided against the son, and the son against the father; the mother against the daughter, and the daughter against the mother; the mother in law against her daughter in law, and the daughter in law against her mother in law.

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1 Samuel 2:25 KJV

Rebuke not an elder, but intreat him as a father; and the younger men as brethren;

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Isaiah 7:16 KJV

If one man sin against another, the judge shall judge him: but if a man sin against the LORD, who shall intreat for him? Notwithstanding they hearkened not unto the voice of their father, because the LORD would slay them.

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Jeremiah 31:29 KJV

For before the child shall know to refuse the evil, and choose the good, the land that thou abhorrest shall be forsaken of both her kings.

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Exodus 21:15 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.

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Matthew 23:9 KJV

And he that smiteth his father, or his mother, shall be surely put to death.

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Proverbs 22:15 KJV

And call no man your father upon the earth: for one is your Father, which is in heaven.

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Proverbs 29:15 KJV

Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.

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1 John 3:10 KJV

The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame.

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Ezekiel 18:20 KJV

In this the children of God are manifest, and the children of the devil: whosoever doeth not righteousness is not of God, neither he that loveth not his brother.

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Matthew 15:4 KJV

The soul that sinneth, it shall die. The son shall not bear the iniquity of the father, neither shall the father bear the iniquity of the son: the righteousness of the righteous shall be upon him, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon him.

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John 9:3 KJV

For God commanded, saying, Honour thy father and mother: and, He that curseth father or mother, let him die the death.

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Isaiah 3:12 KJV

Jesus answered, Neither hath this man sinned, nor his parents: but that the works of God should be made manifest in him.

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