Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

Children, obey your parents in the Lord [that is, accept their guidance and discipline as His representatives], for this is right [for obedience teaches wisdom and self-discipline].

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

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: for this is right. 2 Honor thy father and mother (which is the first commandment with promise),


Cross References

Proverbs 6:20

My son, keep the commandment of thy father, And forsake not the law of thy mother:

Proverbs 23:22

Hearken unto thy father that begat thee, And despise not thy mother when she is old.

Proverbs 1:8

My son, hear the instruction of thy father, And forsake not the law of thy mother:

Genesis 28:7

And that Jacob obeyed his father and his mother, and was gone to Paddan-aram.

Genesis 37:13

And Israel said unto Joseph, Are not thy brethren feeding the flock in Shechem? Come, and I will send thee unto them. And he said to him, Here am I.

Leviticus 19:3

Ye shall fear every man his mother, and his father; and ye shall keep my sabbaths: I am Jehovah your God.

Deuteronomy 21:18

If a man have a stubborn and rebellious son, that will not obey the voice of his father, or the voice of his mother, and, though they chasten him, will not hearken unto them;

1 Samuel 17:20

And David rose up early in the morning, and left the sheep with a keeper, and took, and went, as Jesse had commanded him; and he came to the place of the wagons, as the host which was going forth to the fight shouted for the battle.

Nehemiah 9:13

Thou camest down also upon mount Sinai, and spakest with them from heaven, and gavest them right ordinances and true laws, good statutes and commandments,

Esther 2:20

Esther had not yet made known her kindred nor her people; as Mordecai had charged her: for Esther did the commandment of Mordecai, like as when she was brought up with him.

Job 33:27

He singeth before men, and saith, I have sinned, and perverted that which was right, And it profited me not:

Psalm 19:8

The precepts of Jehovah are right, rejoicing the heart: The commandment of Jehovah is pure, enlightening the eyes.

Psalm 119:75

I know, O Jehovah, that thy judgments are righteous, And that in faithfulness thou hast afflicted me.

Psalm 119:128

Therefore I esteem all thy precepts concerning all things to be right; And I hate every false way.

Proverbs 30:11

There is a generation that curse their father, And bless not their mother.

Proverbs 30:17

The eye that mocketh at his father, And despiseth to obey his mother, The ravens of the valley shall pick it out, And the young eagles shall eat it.

Jeremiah 35:14

The words of Jonadab the son of Rechab, that he commanded his sons, not to drink wine, are performed; and unto this day they drink none, for they obey their father's commandment: but I have spoken unto you, rising up early and speaking; and ye have not hearkened unto me.

Hosea 14:9

Who is wise, that he may understand these things? prudent, that he may know them? for the ways of Jehovah are right, and the just shall walk in them; but transgressors shall fall therein.

Luke 2:51

And he went down with them, and came to Nazareth; and he was subject unto them: and his mother kept all these'sayings in her heart.

Romans 7:12

So that the law is holy, and the commandment holy, and righteous, and good.

Romans 12:2

And be not fashioned according to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, and ye may prove what is the good and acceptable and perfect will of God.

Romans 16:2

that ye receive her in the Lord, worthily of the saints, and that ye assist her in whatsoever matter she may have need of you: for she herself also hath been a helper of many, and of mine own self.

1 Corinthians 15:58

Wherefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labor is not vain in the Lord.

Ephesians 6:5-6

Servants, be obedient unto them that according to the flesh are your masters, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart, as unto Christ;

Colossians 3:16-17

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly; in all wisdom teaching and admonishing one another with psalms and hymns and'spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts unto God.

Colossians 3:20-25

Children, obey your parents in all things, for this is well-pleasing in the Lord.

1 Timothy 5:4

But if any widow hath children or grandchildren, let them learn first to show piety towards their own family, and to requite their parents: for this is acceptable in the sight of God.

1 Peter 2:13

Be subject to every ordinance of man for the Lord's sake: whether to the king, as supreme;

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