Children, obey your parents in the Lord for this is right.
My child, guard the commands of your father and do not forsake the instruction of your mother.
Listen, my child, to the instruction from your father, and do not forsake the teaching from your mother.
Israel said to Joseph, "Your brothers are grazing the flocks near Shechem. Come, I will send you to them." "I'm ready," Joseph replied.
Each of you must respect his mother and his father, and you must keep my Sabbaths. I am the Lord your God.
If a person has a stubborn, rebellious son who pays no attention to his father or mother, and they discipline him to no avail,
So David got up early in the morning and entrusted the flock to someone else who would watch over it. After loading up, he went just as Jesse had instructed him. He arrived at the camp as the army was going out to the battle lines shouting its battle cry.
"You came down on Mount Sinai and spoke with them from heaven. You provided them with just judgments, true laws, and good statutes and commandments.
Esther was still not divulging her lineage or her people, just as Mordecai had instructed her. Esther continued to do whatever Mordecai said, just as she had done when he was raising her.
That person sings to others, saying: 'I have sinned and falsified what is right, but I was not punished according to what I deserved.
The Lord's precepts are fair and make one joyful. The Lord's commands are pure and give insight for life.
I know, Lord, that your regulations are just. You disciplined me because of your faithful devotion to me.
For this reason I carefully follow all your precepts. I hate all deceitful actions.
The eye that mocks at a father and despises obeying a mother -- the ravens of the valley will peck it out and the young vultures will eat it.
Jonadab son of Rechab ordered his descendants not to drink wine. His orders have been carried out. To this day his descendants have drunk no wine because they have obeyed what their ancestor commanded them. But I have spoken to you over and over again, but you have not obeyed me!
Who is wise? Let him discern these things! Who is discerning? Let him understand them! For the ways of the Lord are right; the godly walk in them, but in them the rebellious stumble.
Then he went down with them and came to Nazareth, and was obedient to them. But his mother kept all these things in her heart.
Do not be conformed to this present world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may test and approve what is the will of God -- what is good and well-pleasing and perfect.
so that you may welcome her in the Lord in a way worthy of the saints and provide her with whatever help she may need from you, for she has been a great help to many, including me.
So then, dear brothers and sisters, be firm. Do not be moved! Always be outstanding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.
Slaves, obey your human masters with fear and trembling, in the sincerity of your heart as to Christ,
Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and exhorting one another with all wisdom, singing psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, all with grace in your hearts to God.
Children, obey your parents in everything, for this is pleasing in the Lord.
But if a widow has children or grandchildren, they should first learn to fulfill their duty toward their own household and so repay their parents what is owed them. For this is what pleases God.