35 Bible Verses About Breaking Generational Curses

Exodus 20:5 – Sins of the Fathers

You shall not bow down to them or worship them; for I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God, punishing the children for the sin of the parents to the third and fourth generation of those who hate me.

Exodus 34:7 – Bearing Iniquity

keeping steadfast love for the thousandth generation, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, yet by no means clearing the guilty, but visiting the iniquity of the parents upon the children and the children’s children, to the third and the fourth generation.

Deuteronomy 24:16 – Individual Accountability

Fathers shall not be put to death for their children, nor children put to death for their fathers; each is to die for his own sin.

Jeremiah 31:29 – Individual Accountability

In those days people will no longer say, ‘The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children’s teeth are set on edge.’

Ezekiel 18:20 – Your Account for Your Sins

The one who sins is the one who will die. The child will not share the guilt of the parent, nor will the parent share the guilt of the child. The righteousness of the righteous will be credited to them, and the wickedness of the wicked will be charged against them.

John 8:36 – Freedom in Christ

So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.

Galatians 3:13 – Redeemed from the Curse

Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us, for it is written: “Cursed is everyone who is hung on a pole.”

Ephesians 4:31-32 – Forgiveness and Kindness

Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice. Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.

1 John 1:9 – Confession and Forgiveness

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

1 Corinthians 6:9-11 – Washed, Sanctified, Justified

Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men who practice homosexuality, nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God. And such were some of you. But you were washed, you were sanctified, you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of our God.

Galatians 5:1 – Stand Firm in Freedom

For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery.

Luke 4:18 – Freedom and Release

“The Spirit of the Lord is upon me because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed.

Romans 8:1 – No Condemnation

There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.

2 Corinthians 5:17 – New Creation

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.

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Psalm 103:12 – Removal of Transgressions

As far as the east is from the west, so far does he remove our transgressions from us.

Romans 6:23 – Gift of Eternal Life

For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Philippians 4:13 – Strength in Christ

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Isaiah 54:17 – No Weapon Shall Prosper

no weapon that is fashioned against you shall succeed, and you shall refute every tongue that rises against you in judgment. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord and their vindication from me, declares the Lord.

Psalm 34:17 – Hearing the Righteous

When the righteous cry for help, the Lord hears and delivers them out of all their troubles.

James 5:16 – Prayer for Healing

Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.

Isaiah 1:18 – Sins Washed White as Snow

Come now, let us settle the matter,” says the Lord. “Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red as crimson, they shall be like wool.

Isaiah 61:1 – Good News to the Afflicted

The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me, because the Lord has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners,

Romans 10:13 – Call upon the Lord

For “everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.”

James 1:17 – Every Good and Perfect Gift

Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.

Proverbs 3:5-6 – Trust in the Lord

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding;in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.

John 3:16 – God’s Love for the World

For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.

Proverbs 16:3 – Commit to the Lord

Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans.

Psalm 91:1-2 – Safe in God’s Presence

Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.”

Isaiah 40:31 – Renewed Strength

But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.

Philippians 4:19 – Supply All Your Needs

And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

Matthew 11:28-30 – Finding Rest in Christ

Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.

Psalm 46:1 – God is Our Refuge

God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.

Romans 8:28 – All Things Work for Good

And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.

Psalm 27:1 – The Lord is my Light

The Lord is my light and my salvation— whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life— of whom shall I be afraid?

Psalm 16:8 – I Have Set the Lord Always Before Me

I have set the Lord always before me. Because he is at my right hand, I will not be shaken.

1 Peter 5:7 – Cast Your Anxieties on Him

Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.

Isaiah 26:3 – Perfect Peace

You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you.

Psalm 34:4 – Delivered from Fear

I sought the Lord, and he answered me; he delivered me from all my fears.

Proverbs 18:10 – Strong Tower

The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous run to it and are safe.

Matthew 7:7-8 – Ask, Seek, and Knock

“Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.

Psalm 119:105 – God’s Word as a Lamp

Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path.

Psalm 55:22 – Cast Your Burden on the Lord

Cast your burden on the Lord, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.

Isaiah 43:2 – Passing Through Waters and Fire

When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze.

Psalm 121:7-8 – Protected by the Lord

The Lord will keep you from all harm—he will watch over your life; the Lord will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore.