Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References


Genesis 28:7
And that Jacob had done as his father and mother said and had gone to Paddan-aram;
Genesis 37:13
And Israel said to Joseph, Are not your brothers with the flock in Shechem? come, I will send you to them. And he said to him, Here am I.
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.
Deuteronomy 21:18
If a man has a son who is hard-hearted and uncontrolled, who gives no attention to the voice of his father and mother, and will not be ruled by them, though they give him punishment:
1 Samuel 17:20
And David got up early in the morning, and, giving the sheep into the care of a keeper, took the things and went as Jesse had said; and he came to the lines where the carts were, when the army was going out to the fight giving their war-cry.
Esther 2:20
Esther had still said nothing of her family or her people, as Mordecai had given her orders; for Esther did what Mordecai said, as when she was living with him.
Proverbs 1:8
My son, give ear to the training of your father, and do not give up the teaching of your mother:
Proverbs 6:20
My son, keep the rule of your father, and have in memory the teaching of your mother:
Proverbs 23:22
Give ear to your father whose child you are, and do not keep honour from your mother when she is old.
Proverbs 30:11
There is a generation who put a curse on their father, and do not give a blessing to their mother.
Jeremiah 35:14
The orders which Jonadab, the son of Rechab, gave to his sons to take no wine, are done, and to this day they take no wine, for they do the orders of their father: but I have sent my words to you, getting up early and sending them, and you have not given ear to me.
Luke 2:51
And he went down with them and came to Nazareth; and did as he was ordered: and his mother kept all these words in her heart.
Colossians 3:20
Children, do the orders of your fathers and mothers in all things, for this is pleasing to the Lord.


Ephesians 6:5
Servants, do what is ordered by those who are your natural masters, having respect and fear for them, with all your heart, as to Christ;
Romans 16:2
That you will take her in kindly, after the way of the saints, as one who is the Lord's, and give her help in anything in which she may have need of you: because she has been a help to a great number and to myself.
1 Corinthians 15:58
For this cause, my dear brothers, be strong in purpose and unmoved, ever giving yourselves to the work of the Lord, because you are certain that your work is not without effect in the Lord.
Colossians 3:16
Let the word of Christ be in you in all wealth of wisdom; teaching and helping one another with songs of praise and holy words, making melody to God with grace in your hearts.
1 Peter 2:13
Keep all the laws of men because of the Lord; those of the king, who is over all,


Nehemiah 9:13
And you came down on Mount Sinai, and your voice came to them from heaven, giving them right decisions and true laws, good rules and orders:
Job 33:27
He makes a song, saying, I did wrong, turning from the straight way, but he did not give me the reward of my sin.
Psalm 19:8
The orders of the Lord are right, making glad the heart: the rule of the Lord is holy, giving light to the eyes.
Psalm 119:75
I have seen, O Lord, that your decisions are right, and that in unchanging faith you have sent trouble on me.
Hosea 14:9
He who is wise will see these things; he who has good sense will have knowledge of them. For the ways of the Lord are straight, and the upright will go in them, but sinners will be falling in them.
Romans 7:12
But the law is holy, and its orders are holy, upright, and good.
Romans 12:2
And let not your behaviour be like that of this world, but be changed and made new in mind, so that by experience you may have knowledge of the good and pleasing and complete purpose of God.
1 Timothy 5:4
But if any widow has children or children's children, let these see that it is right to take care of their family and their fathers and mothers: for this is pleasing in the eyes of God.

General references

Genesis 27:8
Now, my son, do what I say.
Genesis 28:7
And that Jacob had done as his father and mother said and had gone to Paddan-aram;
Genesis 50:12
So his sons did as he had given them orders to do:
Numbers 30:5
But if her father, hearing of it, makes her take back her word, then the oaths or the undertakings she has given will have no force; and she will have forgiveness from the Lord, because her oath was broken by her father.
Ruth 2:23
So she kept near the servant-girls of Boaz to take up the grain till the cutting of the early grain and the cutting of the late grain were ended; and she went on living with her mother-in-law.
Proverbs 6:20
My son, keep the rule of your father, and have in memory the teaching of your mother:

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