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Bible Concordances

Torrey's Topical Textbook

Children

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  • Christ was an example to
    Luke 2:51; John 19:26,27

  • Are a gift from God
    Genesis 33:5; Psalm 127:3

  • Are capable of glorifying God
    Psalm 8:2; 148:12,13; Matthew 21:15,16

  • SHOULD BE
    • Brought to Christ
      Mark 10:13-16
    • Brought early to the house of God
      1 Samuel 1:24
    • Instructed in the ways of God
      Deuteronomy 31:12,13; Proverbs 22:6
    • Judiciously trained
      Proverbs 22:15; 29:17; Ephesians 6:4

  • SHOULD
    • Obey God
      Deuteronomy 30:2
    • Fear God
      Proverbs 24:21
    • Remember God
      Ecclesiastes 12:1
    • Attend to parental teaching
      Proverbs 1:8,9
    • Honour parents
      Exodus 20:12; Hebrews 12:9
    • Fear parents
      Leviticus 19:3
    • Obey parents
      Proverbs 6:20; Ephesians 6:1
    • Take care of parents
      1 Timothy 5:4
    • Honour the aged
      Leviticus 19:32; 1 Peter 5:5
    • Not imitate bad parents
      Ezekiel 20:18

  • An heritage from the Lord
    Psalm 113:9; 127:3

  • NOT TO HAVE
    • Considered an affliction
      Genesis 15:2,3; Jeremiah 22:30
    • A reproach in Israel
      1 Samuel 1:6,7; Luke 1:25

  • Anxiety of the Jews for
    Genesis 30:1; 1 Samuel 1:5,8

  • Often prayed for
    1 Samuel 1:10,11; Luke 1:13

  • Often given in answer to prayer
    Genesis 25:21; 1 Samuel 1:27; Luke 1:13

  • Treatment of, after birth, noticed
    Ezekiel 16:4

  • Mostly nursed by the mothers
    1 Samuel 1:22; 1 Kings 3:21; Psalm 22:9; Song of Solomon 8:1

  • Weaning of, a time of joy and feasting
    Genesis 21:8; 1 Samuel 1:24

  • Circumcised on the eighth day
    Philippians 3:5

  • Named at circumcision
    Luke 1:59; 2:21

  • WERE NAMED
    • After relatives
      Luke 1:59,61
    • From remarkable events
      Genesis 21:3,6; 18:13; Exodus 2:10; 18:3,4
    • From circumstances connected with their birth
      Genesis 25:25,26; 35:18; 1 Chronicles 4:9
    • Often by God
      Isaiah 8:3; Hosea 1:4,6,9
    • Often numerous
      2 Kings 10:1; 1 Chronicles 4:27
    • Numerous, considered an especial blessing
      Psalm 115:14; 127:4,5
    • Sometimes born when parents were old
      Genesis 15:3,6; 17:17; Luke 1:18

  • MALE
    • If first born, belonged to God and were redeemed
      Exodus 13:12,13,15
    • Birth of, announced to the father by a messenger
      Jeremiah 20:15
    • Under the care of tutors, till they came of age
      2 Kings 10:1; Galatians 4:1,2
    • Usefully employed
      1 Samuel 9:3; 17:15
    • Inherited the possessions of their father
      Deuteronomy 21:16,17; Luke 12:13,14
    • Received the blessing of their father before his death
      Genesis 27:1-4; 48:15; 49:1-33

  • FEMALE
    • Taken care of by nurses
      Genesis 35:8
    • Usefully employed
      Genesis 24:13; Exodus 2:16
    • Inherited property in default of sons
      Numbers 27:1-8; Joshua 17:1-6

  • Fondness and care of mothers for
    Exodus 2:2-10; 1 Samuel 2:19; 1 Kings 3:27; Isaiah 49:15; 1 Thessalonians 2:7,8

  • Of God's people, holy
    Ezra 9:2; 1 Corinthians 7:14

  • Of God's people, interested in the promises
    Deuteronomy 29:29; Acts 2:39

  • Prosperity of, greatly depended on obedience of parents
    Deuteronomy 4:40; 12:25,28; Psalm 128:1-3

  • Frequently bore the curse of parents
    Exodus 20:5; Psalm 109:9,10

  • WERE REQUIRED
    • To honour their parents
      Exodus 20:12
    • To attend to instruction
      Deuteronomy 4:9; 11:19
    • To submit to discipline
      Proverbs 29:17; Hebrews 12:9
    • To respect the aged
      Leviticus 19:32

  • Mode of giving public instruction to
    Luke 2:46; Acts 22:3

  • Power of parents over, during the patriarchal age
    Genesis 9:24,25; 21:14; 38:24

  • Often wicked and rebellious
    2 Kings 2:23

  • Rebellious, punished by the civil power
    Exodus 21:15-17; Deuteronomy 21:18-21

  • Sometimes devoted their property to avoid supporting parents
    Matthew 15:5; Mark 7:11,12

  • Could demand their portion during father's life
    Luke 15:12

  • Amusements of
    Zechariah 8:5; Matthew 11:16,17

  • Casting out of weak, &c alluded to
    Ezekiel 16:5

  • Inhuman practice of offering to idols
    2 Kings 17:31; 2 Chronicles 28:3; 33:6

  • ILLEGITIMATE
    • Had no inheritance
      Genesis 21:10,14; Galatians 4:30
    • Not cared for by the father
      Hebrews 12:8
    • Excluded from the congregation
      Deuteronomy 23:2
    • Sometimes sent away with gifts
      Genesis 25:6
    • Despised by their brethren
      Judges 11:2

  • Destruction of, a punishment
    Leviticus 26:22; Ezekiel 9:6; Luke 19:44

  • Grief occasioned by loss of
    Genesis 37:35; 44:27-29; 2 Samuel 13:37; Jeremiah 6:26; 31:15

  • Resignation manifested at loss of
    Leviticus 10:19,20; 2 Samuel 12:18-23; Job 1:19-21

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Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Children'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ttt/c/children.html. 1897.

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