Cristian was the prime evidence that sent his biological father to jail for fathering him.
Much has happened since, including Edwards finally admitting to fathering a child.
But in the book, Assange admits to fathering “other children born to people I cared about.”
Arnold Schwarzenegger confessed to fathering a child with his housekeeper after being confronted by The Los Angeles Times.
Arnold Schwarzenegger confessed to fathering a child with his housekeeper after confronted by the Los Angeles Times.
Land, left idle, produced nothing; even natural products were worthless until man's fathering work gave them value.
Who, after all, could blame him for fathering thoughts that ranching was not all it was supposed to be?
By fathering I mean that He has not only brought us into existence, but He has sent us forth, provides for us, watches over us.
In my language the Syndic is a father-image which does a good job of fathering.
The work has overflowed so that the home was instrumental in fathering the Shawbridge Boys Farm.
Old English fæder "father, male ancestor," from Proto-Germanic *fader (cf. Old Saxon fadar, Old Frisian feder, Dutch vader, Old Norse faðir, Old High German fater, German vater), from PIE *pəter (cf. Sanskrit pitar-, Greek pater, Latin pater, Old Persian pita, Old Irish athir "father"), presumably from baby-speak sound like pa.
The classic example of Grimm's Law, where PIE "p-" becomes Germanic "f-." Spelling with -th- (15c.) reflects widespread phonetic shift in Middle English that turned -der to -ther in many words; spelling caught up to pronunciation in 1500s (cf. burden, murder).
c.1400, from father (n.). Related: Fathered; fathering.
a name applied (1) to any ancestor (Deut. 1:11; 1 Kings 15:11; Matt. 3:9; 23:30, etc.); and (2) as a title of respect to a chief, ruler, or elder, etc. (Judg. 17:10; 18:19; 1 Sam. 10:12; 2 Kings 2:12; Matt. 23:9, etc.). (3) The author or beginner of anything is also so called; e.g., Jabal and Jubal (Gen. 4:20, 21; comp. Job 38:28). Applied to God (Ex. 4:22; Deut. 32:6; 2 Sam. 7:14; Ps. 89:27, 28, etc.). (1.) As denoting his covenant relation to the Jews (Jer. 31:9; Isa. 63:16; 64:8; John 8:41, etc.). (2.) Believers are called God's "sons" (John 1:12; Rom. 8:16; Matt. 6:4, 8, 15, 18; 10:20, 29). They also call him "Father" (Rom. 1:7; 1 Cor. 1:3; 2 Cor. 1:2; Gal. 1:4)