the sins of the fathers are visited upon the children

idiom

used to say that children often suffer for the bad things their parents do

Dictionary Entries Near the sins of the fathers are visited upon the children

the singular

the sins of the fathers are visited upon the children

thesis

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“The sins of the fathers are visited upon the children.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20sins%20of%20the%20fathers%20are%20visited%20upon%20the%20children. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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