75 Best Bible Verses About Fathers To Make Him Feel Blessed



A father is your first guide, teacher, mentor, and hero. If you are looking for Bible verses about fathers, this post is for you. The verses are the words of God, and they can tell you something that you do not know yet. You can express how a loving father is a blessing to every child through them. A simple note of gratitude for your father can work magic whether you celebrate a special occasion like a birthday or Father’s Day. Read through a list of verses about fathers, share them with your father, and show him how much he means to you.

75 Bible Verses About Fathers

These profound verses encompass the beauty of fatherhood, its challenges, and the wonderful reward that it can be for both the man and his child.

  1.  “So he got up and went to his father. But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and was filled with compassion for him; he ran to his son, threw his arms around him and kissed him.”Luke 15:20
  1.  “There you saw how the Lord your God carried you, as a father carries his son, all the way you went until you reached this place.”-      Deuteronomy 1:31
  1.  “He will turn the hearts of the fathers to their children, and the hearts of the children to their fathers.”- Malachi 4:6
  1.  “Endure hardship as discipline; God is treating you as sons. For what son is not disciplined by his father?” – Hebrews 12:7
  1.  “Fathers encourage and comfort their children”- 1 Thessalonians 2:11–12
  1.  “Like arrows in the hands of a warrior are children born in one’s youth. Blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them. They will not be put to shame when they contend with their opponents in court.”- Psalm 127:3–5
  1.  “I will guide you in the way of wisdom and I will lead you in upright paths. When you walk, your steps will not be hampered, and when you run, you will not stumble.”- Proverbs 4:11-12
  1. “Blessed are the children of the righteous”- Proverbs 20:7
  1.  “Which of you, if his son asks for bread, will give him a stone? Or if he asks for a fish, will give him a snake? So if you who are evil know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good things to those who ask him!”- Matthew 7:9–11
  1.  “Children’s children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are their fathers.”- Proverbs 17:6
  1.  “For I have chosen him, so that he will direct his children and his household after him to keep the way of the Lord by doing what is right and just, so that the Lord will bring about for Abraham what he has promised him.”- Genesis 18:19‍
  1.  “A good man leaves an inheritance to his children’s children, but the sinner’s wealth is laid up for the righteous.”- Proverbs 13:22 ESV
  1.  “Listen, my sons, to a father’s instruction; pay attention and gain understanding. For I give you sound teaching; do not abandon my directive.”- Proverbs 4:1–2
  1. “The father of a righteous child has great joy; a man who fathers a wise son rejoices in him.”- Proverbs 23:24
  1.  “My son, do not despise the Lord’s discipline, and do not resent his rebuke, because the Lord disciplines those he loves, as a father the son he delights in.”- Proverbs 3:11-12‍
  1.  “Your wife will be like a fruitful vine within your house; your children will be like olive shoots around your table. Yes, this will be the blessing for the man who fears the Lord.”- Psalm 128:3-4‍
  1.  “Hear, O sons, a father’s instruction, and be attentive, that you may gain insight, for I give you good precepts; do not forsake my teaching. When I was a son with my father, tender, the only one in the sight of my mother, he taught me and said to me, “Let your heart hold fast my words; keep my commandments, and live. Get wisdom; get insight; do not forget, and do not turn away from the words of my mouth”- Proverbs 4:1-9 ESV
  1.  “For the Father’s discipline comes only from his passionate love and pleasure for you. Even when it seems like his correction is harsh, it’s still better than any father on earth gives to his child.” – Proverbs 3:11-12
  1.  “He established a testimony in Jacob and appointed a law in Israel, which he commanded our fathers to teach to their children, that the next generation might know them, the children yet unborn, and arise and tell them to their children, so that they should set their hope in God and not forget the works of God, but keep his commandments; and that they should not be like their fathers, a stubborn and rebellious generation, a generation whose heart was not steadfast, whose spirit was not faithful to God.”- Psalm 78:5-8 ESV
  1.  “Listen, my sons, to a father’s instruction; pay attention and gain understanding. I give you sound learning, so do not forsake my teaching. For I too was a son to my father, still tender, and cherished by my mother. Then he taught me, and he said to me, “Take hold of my words with all your heart; keep my commands, and you will live.”- Proverbs 4:1-4
  1.  “Listen to your father, who gave you life, and do not despise your mother when she is old.”- Proverbs 23:22
  1.  “Now the overseer is to be above reproach, faithful to his wife, temperate, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, able to teach, not given to drunkenness, not violent but gentle, not quarrelsome, not a lover of money. He must manage his own family well and see that his children obey him, and he must do so in a manner worthy of full respect.”- 1 Timothy 3:2-5
  1.  “I will be a father to him, and he’ll be a son to me. When he does wrong, I’ll discipline him in the usual ways, the pitfalls and obstacles of this mortal life. But I’ll never remove my gracious love from him.”- 2 Samuel 7:14-15
  1. “See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him.”- 1 John 3:1
  1.  “But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father, who is unseen. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.” – Matthew 6:6
  1. “I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one will snatch them out of my hand. My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all; no one can snatch them out of my Father’s hand. I and the Father are one.” – John 10:28-30
  1.  “As a father has compassion on his children, so the Lord has compassion on those who fear him.”- Psalm 103:13
  1.  “Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has been pleased to give you the kingdom.”- Luke 12:32
  1. “Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they?”- Matthew 6:26
  1.  “And I will be a father to you, and you shall be sons and daughters to me, says the Lord Almighty.”- 2 Corinthians 6:18
  1. “All things have been handed over to me by my Father, and no one knows the Son except the Father, and no one knows the Father except the Son and anyone to whom the Son chooses to reveal him.” Matthew 11:27 ESV
  1. “My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you?” – John 14:2
  1. “Do you think I cannot call on my Father, and he will at once put at my disposal more than twelve legions of angels?” – Matthew 26:53
  1. “Hear, my son, your father’s instruction, and forsake not your mother’s teaching.”- Proverbs 1:8
  1.  “But when you fast, anoint your head and wash your face, that your fasting may not be seen by others but by your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.” –Matthew 6:17-18 ESV
  1. “I am writing to you, fathers, because you know him who is from the beginning. I am writing to you, young men, because you have overcome the evil one. I write to you, children, because you know the Father.” –1 John 2:13 ESV
  1.  “Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly father is perfect.”- Matthew 5:48
  1.  “Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.”- Ephesians 6:4
  1. “Fathers, do not embitter your children, or they will become discouraged.” – Colossians 3:21
  1.  “Father of the fatherless and protector of widows is God in his holy habitation. God settles the solitary in a home; he leads out the prisoners to prosperity, but the rebellious dwell in a parched land.”- Psalm 68:5-6 ESV
  1. “And I will be a father to you, and you shall be sons and daughters to me, says the Lord Almighty.”- 2 Corinthians 6:18 ESV
  1.  “Your Father knows what you need before you ask him.”- Matthew 6:8

Quotes About God, Our Father

  1. “A fool spurns a parent’s discipline, but whoever heeds correction shows prudence.”- Proverbs 15:5
  1. “Honor your father and mother.”- Exodus 20:12
  1. “Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.”- Proverbs 22:6
  1.  “Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.” – Ephesians 6:1–3
  1. “The one who loves their children is careful to discipline them”- Proverbs 13:24
  1. “You are my hiding place; you will protect me from trouble and surround me with songs of deliverance.”- Psalm 32:7-8
  1.  “Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God.”- John 1:12
  1. “Whoever fears the Lord has a secret fortress, and for their children it will be a refuge.”- Proverbs 14:26‍
  1. “These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up. Tie them as symbols on your hands and bind them on your foreheads. Write them on the doorframes of your houses and on your gates.”- Deuteronomy 6:6-9
  1. “You know the commandments: ‘You shall not commit adultery, you shall not murder, you shall not steal, you shall not give false testimony, honor your father and mother. Luke 18:20i
  1. “But if serving the Lord seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your ancestors served beyond the Euphrates, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you are living. But as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord.” – Joshua 24:15
  1. “Discipline your son, for there is hope; do not set your heart on putting him to death.”- Proverbs 19:18 ESV
  1. “Jesus replied, ‘Anyone who loves me will obey my teaching. My Father will love them, and we will come to them and make our home with them’.”- John 14:23
  1. “Now if we are children, then we are heirs—heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ, if indeed we share in his sufferings in order that we may also share in his glory.”- Romans 8:17
  1. “His sons used to go and hold a feast in the house of each one on his day, and they would send and invite their three sisters to eat and drink with them. And when the days of the feast had run their course, Job would send and consecrate them, and he would rise early in the morning and offer burnt offerings according to the number of them all. For Job said, ‘It may be that My children have sinned, and cursed God in their hearts.’ Thus Job did continually.” – Job 1:4-5 ESV
  1. “For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.”- Isaiah 9:6
  1. “And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony.”- Colossians 3:14 ESV
  1. “Jesus answered, ‘I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me’.”- John 14:6
  1. “Do not love the world or anything in the world. If anyone loves the world, love for the Father is not in them.”- 1 John 2:15
  1. “And he passed in front of Moses, proclaiming, “The LORD, the LORD, the compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness, maintaining love to thousands, and forgiving wickedness, rebellion and sin. Yet he does not leave the guilty unpunished; he punishes the children and their children for the sin of the parents to the third and fourth generation.”- Exodus 34:6-7
  1. “Father, I want those you have given me to be with me where I am, and to see my glory, the glory you have given me because you loved me before the creation of the world.”- John 17:24
  1. “Your faith will be a refuge for your children”- Proverbs 14:26
  1.  “For you did not receive the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received the Spirit of adoption as sons, by whom we cry, ‘Abba! Father!’”- Romans 8:15 ESV
  1.  “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” – Joshua 1:9
  1. “Whoever has my commands and keeps them is the one who loves me. The one who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I too will love them and show myself to them.”- John 14:21
  1. “Whoever serves me must follow me; and where I am, my servant also will be. My Father will honor the one who serves me.” – John 12:26
  1. “He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all—how will he not also, along with him, graciously give us all things?”- Romans 8:32
  1. “For “‘In him we live and move and have our being’; as even some of your own poets have said, “‘For we are indeed his offspring.’ Being then God’s offspring, we ought not to think that the divine being is like gold or silver or stone, an image formed by the art and imagination of man.”- Acts 17:28-29 ESV
  1. “And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another advocate to help you and be with you forever.” – John 14:16
  1. “Yet for us there is but one God, the Father, from whom all things came and for whom we live.” –1 Corinthians 8:6
  1. “Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord.” – Colossians 3:20 ESV
  1. “For those who are led by the Spirit of God are the children of God.”- Romans 8:14
  1.  “O Lord you are our Father.  We are the clay, you are the potter; we are the work of your hands.” – Isaiah 64:8

Fathers have unique relationships with their children. They are pillars of physical and emotional support who bring a unique perspective to their children’s lives. They give their children the freedom to explore life and discover their personalities while standing behind guarding them if they need support. The loving bond between a father and his children is a blessed one. These Bible verses about fathers are great reminders of this extraordinary relationship, a beautiful gift in every child’s life. Share these with your father and make him feel loved and blessed.

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