Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
1 Timothy 5:2
the elder women too as mothers, and the younger women as sisters, with perfect modesty.
he shall be absolved from honouring his father'; and so you have abrogated God's Word for the sake of your tradition.
1 Thessalonians 2:6
nor did we seek glory either from you or from any other mere men, although we might have stood on our dignity as Christ's Apostles.
1 Peter 2:17
Honour every one. Love the brotherhood, fear God, honour the Emperor.
1 Peter 3:7
Married men, in the same way, live with your wives with a clear recognition of the fact that they are weaker than you. Yet, since you are heirs with them of God's free gift of Life, treat them with honour; so that your prayers may not be hindered.
1 Timothy 5:9
No widow is to be put on the roll who is under sixty years of age.
And just as He reached the gate of the town, they happened to be bringing out for burial a dead man who was his mother's only son; and she was a widow; and a great number of the townspeople were with her.
About this time, as the number of disciples was increasing, complaints were made by the Greek-speaking Jews against the Hebrews because their widows were habitually overlooked in the daily ministration.
So Peter rose and went with them. On his arrival they took him upstairs, and the widow women all came and stood by his side, weeping and showing him the underclothing and cloaks and garments of all kinds which Dorcas used to make while she was still with them.
The religious service which is pure and stainless in the sight of our God and Father is to visit fatherless children and widowed women in their time of trouble, and to keep one's own self unspotted from the world.
1 Timothy 5:4
But if a widow has children or grandchildren, let these learn first to show piety towards their own homes and to prove their gratitude to their parents; for this is well pleasing in the sight of God.
and then being a widow of eighty-four years. She was never absent from the Temple, but worshipped, by day and by night, with fasting and prayer.
Jesus saw Nathanael approaching, and said of him, "Look! here is a true Israelite, in whom there is no deceitfulness!"