Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


If a man have a stubborn and rebellious son, which will not obey the voice of his father, or the voice of his mother, and that, when they have chastened him, will not hearken unto them:

General references

Bible References

Have a stubborn

Proverbs 28:24
He who takes from his father or his mother what is theirs by right, and says, It is no sin; is the same as a taker of life.
Proverbs 30:11
There is a generation who put a curse on their father, and do not give a blessing to their mother.
Isaiah 1:2
Give ear, O heavens, and you, O earth, to the word which the Lord has said: I have taken care of my children till they became men, but their hearts have been turned away from me.

Obey the voice

Deuteronomy 27:16
Cursed is he who does not give honour to his father or mother. And let all the people say, So be it.
Exodus 20:12
Give honour to your father and to your mother, so that your life may be long in the land which the Lord your God is giving you.
Exodus 21:15
Any man who gives a blow to his father or his mother is certainly to be put to death.
Leviticus 19:3
Let every man give honour to his mother and to his father and keep my Sabbaths: I am the Lord your God.
Leviticus 21:9
And if the daughter of a priest makes herself common and by her loose behaviour puts shame on her father, let her be burned with fire.
Proverbs 15:5
A foolish man puts no value on his father's training; but he who has respect for teaching has good sense.
Proverbs 20:20
If anyone puts a curse on his father or his mother, his light will be put out in the blackest night.
Ezekiel 22:7
In you they have had no respect for father and mother; in you they have been cruel to the man from a strange land; in you they have done wrong to the child without a father and to the widow.

When they

Deuteronomy 8:5
Keep in mind this thought, that as a son is trained by his father, so you have been trained by the Lord your God.
2 Samuel 7:14
I will be to him a father and he will be to me a son: if he does wrong, I will give him punishment with the rod of men and with the blows of the children of men;
Proverbs 13:24
He who keeps back his rod is unkind to his son: the loving father gives punishment with care.
Proverbs 19:18
Give your son training while there is hope; let not your heart be purposing his death.
Proverbs 22:15
Foolish ways are deep-seated in the heart of a child, but the rod of punishment will send them far from him.
Proverbs 23:13
Do not keep back training from the child: for even if you give him blows with the rod, it will not be death to him.
Proverbs 29:17
Give your son training, and he will give you rest; he will give delight to your soul.
Hebrews 12:9
And again, if the fathers of our flesh gave us punishment and had our respect, how much more will we be under the authority of the Father of spirits, and have life?

Will not

Isaiah 1:5
Why will you have more and more punishment? why keep on in your evil ways? Every head is tired and every heart is feeble.
Jeremiah 5:3
O Lord, do not your eyes see good faith? you have given them punishment, but they were not troubled; you have sent destruction on them, but they did not take your teaching to heart: they have made their faces harder than a rock; they would not come back.
Jeremiah 31:18
Certainly Ephraim's words of grief have come to my ears, You have given me training and I have undergone it like a young cow unused to the yoke: let me be turned and come back, for you are the Lord my God.
Ezekiel 24:13
As for your unclean purpose: because I have been attempting to make you clean, but you have not been made clean from it, you will not be made clean till I have let loose my passion on you in full measure.
Amos 4:11
And I have sent destruction among you, as when God sent destruction on Sodom and Gomorrah, and you were like a burning stick pulled out of the fire: and still you have not come back to me, says the Lord.

General references

Deuteronomy 27:16
Cursed is he who does not give honour to his father or mother. And let all the people say, So be it.
Proverbs 6:20
My son, keep the rule of your father, and have in memory the teaching of your mother:

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