This is a dream of contrary in a peculiar way, for if you dreamed of beating, or being beaten by, friends or loved ones, it is a fortunate omen for personal or family affairs; however, if strangers were involved, it is a warning not to procrastinate in dealing with current domestic problems.
If the dream concerned the beating of animals or carpets, it indicates difficulties arising from lack of organization which are within your power to overcome if you concentrate.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
To see your father in your dream, symbolizes authority and protection. It suggests that you need to be more self-reliant.
A dream that your father is dead forewarns that you need to proceed with caution in conducting your business.
To dream that your father is trying to hurt or kill you, it could reflect a real-life concern about how your father relates to you. Perhaps he has been restricting you in some way, or behaving in a way that threatens your emotional happiness.... My Dream Interpretation