The Lord is the Father.
They shall come with weeping, and with supplications will I lead them: I will cause them to walk by the rivers of waters in a straight way, wherein they shall not stumble: for I am a father to Israel, and Ephraim is my firstborn.
But now, O LORD, thou art our father; we are the clay, and thou our potter; and we all are the work of thy hand.
Doubtless thou art our father, though Abraham be
ignorant of us, and Israel acknowledge us not: thou, O LORD, art our
father, our redeemer; thy name is from everlasting.
Do ye thus requite the LORD, O foolish people
and unwise? is not he thy father that hath bought thee? hath he not
made thee, and established thee?
1 Chronicles 29:10
Wherefore David blessed the LORD before all
the congregation: and David said, Blessed be thou, LORD God of
Israel our father, for ever and ever.
But I said, How shall I put thee among the
children, and give thee a pleasant land, a goodly heritage of the
hosts of nations? and I said, Thou shalt call me, My father; and
shalt not turn away from me.
A son honoureth his father, and a servant his
master: if then I be a father, where is mine honour? and if I be a
master, where is my fear? saith the LORD of hosts unto you, O
priests, that despise my name. And ye say, Wherein have we despised
Have we not all one father? hath not one God
created us? why do we deal treacherously every man against his
brother, by profaning the covenant of our fathers?
For whom the LORD loveth he correcteth; even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.
For whom the LORD loveth he correcteth; even as a
father the son in whom he delighteth.
Like as a father pitieth his children, so the LORD pitieth them that fear him.
Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth: for the LORD hath
spoken, I have nourished and brought up children, and they have
rebelled against me.
And thou shalt say unto Pharaoh, Thus saith the
LORD, Israel is my son, even my firstborn: And I say unto thee, Let
my son go, that he may serve me: and if thou refuse to let him go,
behold, I will slay thy son, even thy firstborn.
Ye are the children of the LORD your God: ye
shall not cut yourselves, nor make any baldness between your eyes
for the dead.
When Israel was a child, then I loved him, and called
my son out of Egypt.
I have said, Ye are gods;
and all of you are children of the most High.
And the angel answered and said unto her, The Holy
Ghost shall come upon thee, and the power of the Highest shall
overshadow thee: therefore also that holy thing which shall be born
of thee shall be called the Son of God.