Parallel Verses

Amplified

Children, obey your parents in the Lord [as His representatives], for this is just and right.

New American Standard Bible

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.

King James Version

Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.

Holman Bible

Children, obey your parents as you would the Lord, because this is right.

International Standard Version

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is the right thing to do.

A Conservative Version

Children, obey your parents in Lord, for this is right.

American Standard Version

Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.

An Understandable Version

Children, you should obey your parents in the Lord [i.e., as part of your Christian responsibility], for this is the right thing to do.

Anderson New Testament

Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.

Bible in Basic English

Children, do what is ordered by your fathers and mothers in the Lord: for this is right.

Common New Testament

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Children, obey your christian parents: for this is the law.

Darby Translation

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is just.

Godbey New Testament

Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.

Goodspeed New Testament

Children, as Christians obey your parents, for that is right.

John Wesley New Testament

Children, obey your parents in the Lord; for this is right. Honour

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.

Julia Smith Translation

Children, listen to your parents in the Lord: for this is just.

King James 2000

Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.

Modern King James verseion

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Children, obey your fathers and mothers in the Lord: for so is it right.

Moffatt New Testament

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right;

Montgomery New Testament

Children, obey your parents in the Lord; for this is right.

NET Bible

Children, obey your parents in the Lord for this is right.

New Heart English Bible

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.

Noyes New Testament

Children, obey your parents in the Lord; for this is right.

Sawyer New Testament

Children, obey your parents in the Lord; for this is right.

The Emphasized Bible

Ye children, be obedient unto your parents in the Lord, for this is right:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

CHILDREN, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Children, obey your parents, as children of the Lord; for that is but right.

Webster

Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.

Weymouth New Testament

Children, be obedient to your parents as a Christian duty, for it is a duty.

Williams New Testament

Children, obey your parents, for this is right.

World English Bible

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.

Worrell New Testament

Children, obey your parents in the Lord; for this is right.

Worsley New Testament

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.

Youngs Literal Translation

The children! obey your parents in the Lord, for this is righteous;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
τέκνον 
Teknon 
Usage: 69

ὑπακούω 
Hupakouo 
Usage: 20

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

γονεύς 
Goneus 
Usage: 14

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

References

Fausets

Hastings

Images Ephesians 6:1

Context Readings

Children And Parents

1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord [as His representatives], for this is just and right. 2 Honor (esteem and value as precious) your father and your mother -- "this is the first commandment with a promise -- "


Cross References

Proverbs 6:20

My son, keep your father's [God-given] commandment and forsake not the law of [God] your mother [taught you].

Proverbs 23:22

Hearken to your father, who begot you, and despise not your mother when she is old.

Proverbs 1:8

My son, hear the instruction of your father; reject not nor forsake the teaching of your mother.

Genesis 28:7

And that Jacob obeyed his father and his mother and had gone to Padan-aram.

Genesis 37:13

[One day] Israel said to Joseph, Do not your brothers shepherd my flock at Shechem? Come, and I will send you to them. And he said, Here I am.

Leviticus 19:3

Each of you shall give due respect to his mother and his father, and keep My Sabbaths holy. I the Lord am your God.

Deuteronomy 21:18

If a man has a stubborn and rebellious son who will not obey the voice of his father or his mother and though they chasten him will not listen to them,

1 Samuel 17:20

So David rose up early next morning, left the sheep with a keeper, took the provisions, and went, as Jesse had commanded him. And he came to the encampment as the host going forth to the battleground shouted the battle cry.

Nehemiah 9:13

You came down also upon Mount Sinai and spoke with them from Heaven and gave them right ordinances and true laws, good statutes and commandments.

Esther 2:20

Now Esther had not yet revealed her nationality or her people, for she obeyed Mordecai's command to her [ to fear God and execute His commands] just as when she was being brought up by him.

Job 33:27

He looks upon other men or sings out to them, I have sinned and perverted that which was right, and it did not profit me, or He did not requite me [according to my iniquity]!

Psalm 19:8

The precepts of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of the Lord is pure and bright, enlightening the eyes.

Psalm 119:75

I know, O Lord, that Your judgments are right and righteous, and that in faithfulness You have afflicted me.

Psalm 119:128

Therefore I esteem as right all, yes, all Your precepts; I hate every false way.

Proverbs 30:11

There is a class of people who curse their fathers and do not bless their mothers.

Proverbs 30:17

The eye that mocks a father and scorns to obey a mother, the ravens of the valley will pick it out, and the young vultures will devour it.

Jeremiah 35:14

The command which Jonadab son of Rechab gave to his sons not to drink wine, has been carried out and established [as a custom for more than two hundred years]. To this day they drink no wine, but they have obeyed their father's command. But I, even I, have persistently spoken to you, but you have not listened to and obeyed Me.

Hosea 14:9

Who is wise, that he may understand these things? Prudent, that he may know them? For the ways of the Lord are right and the [uncompromisingly] just shall walk in them, but transgressors shall stumble and fall in them.

Luke 2:51

And He went down with them and came to Nazareth and was [habitually] obedient to them; and his mother kept and closely and persistently guarded all these things in her heart.

Romans 7:12

The Law therefore is holy, and [each] commandment is holy and just and good.

Romans 12:2

Do not be conformed to this world (this age), [fashioned after and adapted to its external, superficial customs], but be transformed (changed) by the [entire] renewal of your mind [by its new ideals and its new attitude], so that you may prove [for yourselves] what is the good and acceptable and perfect will of God, even the thing which is good and acceptable and perfect [in His sight for you].

Romans 16:2

That you may receive her in the Lord [with a Christian welcome], as saints (God's people) ought to receive one another. And help her in whatever matter she may require assistance from you, for she has been a helper of many including myself [shielding us from suffering].

1 Corinthians 15:58

Therefore, my beloved brethren, be firm (steadfast), immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord [always being superior, excelling, doing more than enough in the service of the Lord], knowing and being continually aware that your labor in the Lord is not futile [it is never wasted or to no purpose].

Ephesians 6:5-6

Servants (slaves), be obedient to those who are your physical masters, having respect for them and eager concern to please them, in singleness of motive and with all your heart, as [service] to Christ [Himself] -- "

Colossians 3:16-17

Let the word [spoken by] Christ (the Messiah) have its home [in your hearts and minds] and dwell in you in [all its] richness, as you teach and admonish and train one another in all insight and intelligence and wisdom [in spiritual things, and as you sing] psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, making melody to God with [His] grace in your hearts.

Colossians 3:20-25

Children, obey your parents in everything, for this is pleasing to the Lord.

1 Timothy 5:4

But if a widow has children or grandchildren, see to it that these are first made to understand that it is their religious duty [to defray their natural obligation to those] at home, and make return to their parents or grandparents [for all their care by contributing to their maintenance], for this is acceptable in the sight of God.

1 Peter 2:13

Be submissive to every human institution and authority for the sake of the Lord, whether it be to the emperor as supreme,

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