Bible Verses on God the Father


1 Corinthians 8:6

ESVYet for us there is one God, the Father, from whom are all things and for whom we exist, and one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom are all things and through whom we exist.
KJVBut to us there is but one God, the Father, of whom are all things, and we in him; and one Lord Jesus Christ, by whom are all things, and we by him.
NASByet for us there is but one God, the Father, from whom are all things and we exist for Him; and one Lord, Jesus Christ, by whom are all things, and we exist through Him.
NIVyet for us there is but one God, the Father, from whom all things came and for whom we live; and there is but one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom all things came and through whom we live.
NLTBut for us, There is one God, the Father, by whom all things were created, and for whom we live. And there is one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom all things were created, and through whom we live.
Scripture on God the Father

Ephesians 4:6

ESVOne God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all.
KJVOne God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in you all.
NASBone God and Father of all who is over all and through all and in all.
NIVone God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all.
NLTone God and Father of all, who is over all, in all, and living through all.
Bible verses about God the Father

Matthew 23:9

ESVAnd call no man your father on earth, for you have one Father, who is in heaven.
KJVAnd call no man your father upon the earth: for one is your Father, which is in heaven.
NASB“Do not call anyone on earth your father; for One is your Father, He who is in heaven.
NIVAnd do not call anyone on earth ‘father,’ for you have one Father, and he is in heaven.
NLTAnd don’t address anyone here on earth as ‘Father,’ for only God in heaven is your Father.

“Unless God is our Father, we are orphans. But God’s own Son has become our Older Brother. He comes through His Spirit, with His Father, to live with us. The Holy Spirit dwells in our lives, making us a suitable dwelling place to receive the Father and the Son! As a consequence, by the Spirit we learn that we are not abandoned and unloved, but rather that we are loved by the Father, by the Son, and lovingly cared for by the Holy Spirit (John 14:21).” ~ Sinclair Ferguson

Psalm 68:5

ESVFather of the fatherless and protector of widows is God in his holy habitation.
KJVA father of the fatherless, and a judge of the widows, is God in his holy habitation.
NASBA father of the fatherless and a judge for the widows, Is God in His holy habitation.
NIVA father to the fatherless, a defender of widows, is God in his holy dwelling.
NLTFather to the fatherless, defender of widows— this is God, whose dwelling is holy.

“We want, in fact, not so much a father in heaven as a grandfather in heaven: a senile benevolence who, as they say, ‘liked to see young people enjoying themselves’ and whose plan for the universe was simply that it might be truly said at the end of each day, ‘a good time was had by all.'” ~ C.S. Lewis

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Isaiah 64:8

ESVBut now, O Lord, you are our Father; we are the clay, and you are our potter; we are all the work of your hand.
KJVBut now, O LORD, thou art our father; we are the clay, and thou our potter; and we all are the work of thy hand.
NASBBut now, O LORD, You are our Father, We are the clay, and You our potter; And all of us are the work of Your hand.
NIVYet you, LORD, are our Father. We are the clay, you are the potter; we are all the work of your hand.
NLTAnd yet, O LORD, you are our Father. We are the clay, and you are the potter. We all are formed by your hand.

Malachi 2:10

ESVHave we not all one Father? Has not one God created us? Why then are we faithless to one another, profaning the covenant of our fathers?
KJVHave 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?
NASB“Do we not all have one father? Has not one God created us? Why do we deal treacherously each against his brother so as to profane the covenant of our fathers?
NIVDo we not all have one Father? Did not one God create us? Why do we profane the covenant of our ancestors by being unfaithful to one another?
NLTAre we not all children of the same Father? Are we not all created by the same God? Then why do we betray each other, violating the covenant of our ancestors?

Ephesians 1:3

ESVBlessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places,
KJVBlessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ:
NASBBlessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ,
NIVPraise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ.
NLTAll praise to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly realms because we are united with Christ.

James 1:7

ESVEvery good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.
KJVFor let not that man think that he shall receive any thing of the Lord.
NASBFor that man ought not to expect that he will receive anything from the Lord,
NIVThat person should not expect to receive anything from the Lord.
NLTSuch people should not expect to receive anything from the Lord.

Psalm 103:13

ESVAs a father shows compassion to his children, so the Lord shows compassion to those who fear him.
KJVLike as a father pitieth his children, so the LORD pitieth them that fear him.
NASBJust as a father has compassion on his children, So the LORD has compassion on those who fear Him.
NIVAs a father has compassion on his children, so the LORD has compassion on those who fear him;
NLTThe LORD is like a father to his children, tender and compassionate to those who fear him.

Isaiah 63:16

ESVFor you are our Father, though Abraham does not know us, and Israel does not acknowledge us; you, O Lord, are our Father, our Redeemer from of old is your name.
KJVDoubtless 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.
NASBFor You are our Father, though Abraham does not know us And Israel does not recognize us. You, O LORD, are our Father, Our Redeemer from of old is Your name.
NIVBut you are our Father, though Abraham does not know us or Israel acknowledge us; you, LORD, are our Father, our Redeemer from of old is your name.
NLTSurely you are still our Father! Even if Abraham and Jacob would disown us, LORD, you would still be our Father. You are our Redeemer from ages past.

1 Peter 1:3

ESVBlessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
KJVBlessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
NASBBlessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His great mercy has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
NIVPraise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
NLTAll praise to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. It is by his great mercy that we have been born again, because God raised Jesus Christ from the dead. Now we live with great expectation,

Daniel Isaiah Joseph

Daniel's seminary degree is in Exegetical Theology. He was a pastor for 10 years. As a professor, he has taught Bible and theology courses at two Christian universities. Please see the About page for details.

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