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
Whoever robs his father or his mother and says, It is no sin; he shall be a companion to a 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 Jehovah has spoken, I have nursed and brought up sons, and they have rebelled against Me.

Obey the voice

Deuteronomy 27:16
Cursed is he who thinks lightly of his father or his mother. And all the people shall say, Amen.
Exodus 20:12
Honor your father and your mother, so that your days may be long upon the land which Jehovah your God gives you.
Exodus 21:15
And he that strikes his father or his mother shall surely be put to death.
Leviticus 19:3
You shall each man revere his mother and his father, and keep My sabbaths. I am Jehovah your God.
Leviticus 21:9
And the daughter of any priest, if she profanes herself by going whoring, she profanes her father. She shall be burned with fire.
Proverbs 15:5
A fool despises his father's instruction, but he who listens to correction is wise.
Proverbs 20:20
Whoever curses his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in deep darkness.
Ezekiel 22:7
In you they have despised father and mother. In your midst they have dealt with the stranger by oppression. In you they oppressed the orphan and the widow.

When they

Deuteronomy 8:5
And you have known with your heart, that, as a man chastens his son, so Jehovah your God chastens you.
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 who spares his rod hates his son, but he who loves him chastens him early.
Proverbs 19:18
Chasten your son while there is hope, and do not set your soul on making him die.
Proverbs 22:15
Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.
Proverbs 23:13
Do not withhold correction from a boy, for if you beat him with the rod, he will not die.
Proverbs 29:17
Correct your son, and he shall give you rest; yea, he shall give delight to your soul.
Hebrews 12:9
Furthermore we have had fathers of our flesh who corrected us, and we gave them reverence. Shall we not much rather be in subjection to the Father of spirits and live?

Will not

Isaiah 1:5
Why should you be stricken any more? You will revolt more and more; the whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint.
Jeremiah 5:3
O Jehovah, are not Your eyes on the truth? You have stricken them, but they have not grieved; You have destroyed them, but they have refused to receive correction; they have made their faces harder than rock; they have refused to return.
Jeremiah 31:18
I have surely heard Ephraim mourning to himself, saying, You have chastised me, and I was chastised, as a bull not broken in; turn me, and I shall be turned. For You are Jehovah my God.
Ezekiel 24:13
In your defilement is wickedness. Because I have purged you and you were not purged, you shall not be purged from your defilement any more, until I have caused My fury to cease on you.
Amos 4:11
I have overthrown some among you, as God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah, and you were like a firebrand plucked out of the burning; yet you have not returned to Me, says Jehovah.

General references

Deuteronomy 27:16
Cursed is he who thinks lightly of his father or his mother. And all the people shall say, Amen.
Proverbs 6:20
My son, keep your father's commandments, and do not forsake the law of your mother;