Father in the Bible
An idolatrous title of priests
- Judges 17:10 And Micah said unto him, Dwell with me, and be unto me a father and a priest, and I will give thee ten shekels of silver by the year, and a suit of apparel, and thy victuals. So the Levite went in.
Forbidden to be used as a title among the disciples
- Matthew 23:9 And call no man your father upon the earth: for one is your Father, which is in heaven.