Father, Mortal See also Family; Parents; Patriarch, Patriarchal; Patriarchal Blessings A sacred title referring to a man who has begotten or legally adopted a child. Honor thy father and thy mother, Ex. 20:12 (Deut. 5:16; Matt. 19:19; Mosiah 13:20). A father will correct a son in whom he delights, Prov. 3:12. Fathers, provoke not your children to wrath, Eph. 6:1–4. I was taught somewhat in all the learning of my father, 1 Ne. 1:1. My father was a just man—for he taught me, Enos 1:1. Alma prayed for his son, Mosiah 27:14. Alma gave commandments to his sons, Alma 36–42. Helaman named his sons after their forebears, Hel. 5:5–12. Mormon was always mindful of his son in his prayers, Moro. 8:2–3. Great things may be required at the hand of fathers, D&C 29:48. Every man is obliged to provide for his own family, D&C 75:28. He commanded me to go to my father, JS—H 1:49.