20 Bible Verses About Father and Daughter Relationships

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Today we will be dealing with 20 bible verses about father and daughter relationship. The father and daughter relationship can be viewed from the standpoint of when the daughter is still in the house as a young girl. The scripture recorded that a young lady living in the house is subjected to her father. Whatever decision she will make whether now or later must be subjected to her father’s approval. Until she is dutifully betrothed to a man as a wife, the father must take full responsibility for her. This is a type of relationship that the scripture admonishes that a father must have with their daughter.


When we follow the precept from the scripture, we will discover that it is not like a relationship thing, it is more or less like responsibility. The father owes his daughter a duty of care and the daughter also owes the father a duty of care. Whatever thing she must do must be with the approval of the father. That’s why it is important for fathers, especially Christian fathers to present themselves as good role model for their daughters. There are so many young women who would pray they marry a man like their father because they would not want to be treated the same way their father treated their mothers.


Ephesians 6:4 And you, fathers, do not provoke your children to wrath but bring them up in the training and admonition of the Lord. Fathers are considered to be the disciplinarian in the family. While they discharge this duty to ensure that their female Children are properly brought up with the right norms, they must do it with love. So many children have been provoked to anger by their parents. The scripture cautioned the fathers not to provoke their children to anger. They must be a perfect example of love and peace. To better understand this, we have compiled a list of 20 bible verses about father and daughter relationships.


1. Numbers 30:16

These are the statutes which the Lord commanded Moses, as between a man and his wife, and as between a father and his daughter, while she is in her youth in her father’s house.


2. Luke 12:53

They will be divided, father against son and son against father, mother against daughter and daughter against mother, mother-in-law against daughter-in-law and daughter-in-law against mother-in-law.”


3. Jeremiah 29:6

Take wives and become the fathers of sons and daughters, and take wives for your sons and give your daughters to husbands, that they may bear sons and daughters; and multiply there and do not decrease


4. Genesis 19:8

Now behold, I have two daughters who have not had relations with man; please let me bring them out to you, and do to them whatever you like; only do nothing to these men, inasmuch as they have come under the shelter of my roof.”



5. Esther 2:7

He was bringing up Hadassah, that is Esther, his uncle’s daughter, for she had no father or mother. Now the young lady was beautiful of form and face, and when her father and her mother died, Mordecai took her as his own daughter.


6. Leviticus 18:9

The nakedness of your sister, either your father’s daughter or your mother’s daughter, whether born at home or born outside, their nakedness you shall not uncover.


7. Deuteronomy 22:21

then they shall bring out the girl to the doorway of her father’s house, and the men of her city shall stone her to death because she has committed an act of folly in Israel by playing the harlot in her father’s house; thus you shall purge the evil from among you.


8. 1 Corinthians 4:17

For this reason I have sent to you Timothy, who is my beloved and faithful child in the Lord, and he will remind you of my ways which are in Christ, just as I teach everywhere in every church.


9. Ephesians 6:4

“Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.”


10. 2 Samuel 7:14-15

“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.”


11. Proverbs 4:11-12

“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.”


12. Luke 15:20

“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.”


13. Psalm 127:3-5 

Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the children of one’s youth. Blessed is the man who fills his quiver with them! He shall not be put to shame when he speaks with his enemies in the gate.


14. Psalm 103:13 

As a father shows compassion to his children, so the Lord shows compassion to those who fear him.


15. Proverbs 23:22 

Listen to your father who gave you life, and do not despise your mother when she is old.


16. Malachi 4:6

And he will turn the hearts of fathers to their children and the hearts of children to their fathers, lest I come and strike the land with a decree of utter destruction.”


17. Ezekiel 16:57

Before your wickedness was uncovered? Now you have become an object of reproach for the daughters of Syria and all those around her, and for the daughters of the Philistines, those all around who despise you.


18. Joshua 24:15

And if it is evil in your eyes to serve the Lord, choose this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your fathers served in the region beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you dwell. But as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.


19. Ephesians 6:2

“Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise),


20. Jeremiah 29:6

Take wives and have sons and daughters; take wives for your sons, and give your daughters in marriage, that they may bear sons and daughters; multiply there, and do not decrease.


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