There is no greater source of inspiration than the Bible. More songs, psalms and memorable quotes are found in its pages than in any other book in the world. What better source for finding Father’s Day quotes for cards and letters? Rely on the Bible to bring you truly memorable, meaningful lines for your Sunday School class or yourself to use. Include these verses in paper or e-cards this Father’s Day.
- You might also like our printable Father’s Day Cards for children to color and give to dad.
I’ve included both the NIV and King James Version of each Father’s Day Bible verse. Click here to add your favorite verse to this list.
“He will turn the hearts of the fathers to their children, and the hearts of the children to their fathers; or else I will come and strike the land with a curse.” (NIV)
“And he shall turn the heart of the fathers to the children, and the heart of the children to their fathers, lest I come and smite the earth with a curse.” (KJV)
“We have heard with our ears, O God; our fathers have told us what you did in their days, in days long ago.” (NIV)
“We have heard with our ears, O God, our fathers have told us, [what] work thou didst in their days, in the times of old.” (KJV)
“The father of a righteous man has great joy; he who has a wise son delights in him.” (NIV)
“The father of the righteous shall greatly rejoice: and he that begetteth a wise [child] shall have joy of him.” (KJV)
“As a father has compassion on his children, so the LORD has compassion on those who fear him.” (NIV)
“Like as a father pitieth [his] children, [so] the LORD pitieth them that fear him.” (KJV)
“Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it.” (NIV)
“Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.” (KJV)
“The righteous man leads a blameless life; blessed are his children after him.” (NIV)
“The just [man] walketh in his integrity: his children [are] blessed after him.” (KJV)