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
Whosoever robs his father or his mother and says, It is no transgression; the same is the companion of the destroyer.
Proverbs 30:11
There is a generation that curses their father, and does not bless their mother.
Isaiah 1:2
Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth, for the LORD speaks, I have nourished and brought up sons, and they have rebelled against me.

Obey the voice

Deuteronomy 27:16
Cursed is he that dishonours his father or his mother. And all the people shall say, Amen.
Exodus 20:12
Honour thy father and thy mother that thy days may be lengthened upon the land which the LORD thy God gives thee.
Exodus 21:15
And he that smites his father or his mother shall be surely put to death.
Leviticus 19:3
Ye shall fear, every man his mother and his father and keep my sabbaths. I AM your God.
Leviticus 21:9
And the daughter of the man who is a priest, if she begins to fornicate, she profanes her father; she shall be burnt with fire.
Proverbs 15:5
The fool despises his father's chastening, but he that regards reproof shall become prudent.
Proverbs 20:20
Whosoever curses his father or his mother, his fire shall be put out in obscure darkness.
Ezekiel 22:7
In thee they have despised father and mother; in the midst of thee they have dealt by oppression with the stranger; in thee they have vexed the fatherless and the widow.

When they

Deuteronomy 8:5
And know in thine heart, that as a man chastens his son, so the LORD thy God chastens thee.
2 Samuel 7:14
I will be his father, and he shall be my son. If he commits iniquity, I will chasten him with the rod of men and with the stripes of the sons of men;
Proverbs 13:24
He that cuts short chastening hates his son, but he that loves him chastens him early.
Proverbs 19:18
Chasten thy son while there is hope, but do not stir up thy soul to destroy him.
Proverbs 22:15
Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child, but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.
Proverbs 23:13
Do not withhold correction from the child; for if thou shall beat him with the rod, he shall not die.
Proverbs 29:17
Correct thy son, and he shall give thee rest; he shall give delight unto thy soul.
Hebrews 12:9
Furthermore, we have had fathers of our flesh who corrected us, and we gave them reverence; is it not much better to be in subjection to the Father of spirits, and we shall live?

Will not

Isaiah 1:5
Why should I chastise you any more? Ye will revolt more and more; every head is sick, and every heart faint.
Jeremiah 5:3
O LORD, are not thine eyes upon the truth? Thou hast stricken them, but they did not feel it; thou hast consumed them, but they have refused to receive chastisement; they have made their faces harder than a rock; they have refused to return.
Jeremiah 31:18
I have surely heard Ephraim bemoaning himself thus, Thou hast afflicted me, and I was chastised as an indomitable bullock: turn thou me, and I shall be turned; for thou art the LORD my God.
Ezekiel 24:13
In thy perverse filthiness thou shalt die because I have cleansed thee, and thou didst not cleanse thyself from thy uncleanness; thou shalt never cleanse thyself again, until I have caused my fury to rest upon thee.
Amos 4:11
I have overthrown some of you as God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah, and ye were as a firebrand plucked out of the fire; and ye never returned unto me, said the LORD.

General references

Deuteronomy 27:16
Cursed is he that dishonours his father or his mother. And all the people shall say, Amen.
Proverbs 6:20
My son, keep thy father's commandment and forsake not the law of thy mother: