Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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.

Amplified

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

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, for this is just. 2 Honour thy father and thy mother, which is the first commandment with a promise,


Cross References

Proverbs 6:20

My son, observe thy father's commandment, and forsake not the teaching 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

Hear, my son, the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the teaching of thy mother;

Genesis 28:7

and that Jacob had obeyed his father and his mother, and was gone to Padan-Aram.

Genesis 37:13

And Israel said to Joseph, Do not thy brethren feed the flock at Shechem? Come, that I may send thee to them. And he said to him, Here am I.

Leviticus 19:3

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

Deuteronomy 21:18

If a man have an unmanageable and rebellious son, who hearkeneth not unto the voice of his father, nor unto the voice of his mother, and they have chastened him, but he hearkeneth not unto them;

1 Samuel 17:20

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

Nehemiah 9:13

And thou camest down on mount Sinai, and didst speak with them from the heavens, and gavest them right judgments and true laws, good statutes and commandments.

Esther 2:20

(Esther, as Mordecai had charged her, had not yet made known her birth nor her people; for Esther did what Mordecai told her, like as when she was brought up with him.)

Job 33:27

He will sing before men, and say, I have sinned, and perverted what was right, and it hath not been requited to me;

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, Jehovah, that thy Judgments are righteousness, and that in faithfulness thou hast afflicted me.

Psalm 119:128

Therefore I regard all thy precepts concerning all things to be right: I hate every false path.

Proverbs 30:11

There is a generation that curseth their father, and doth not bless their mother;

Proverbs 30:17

The eye that mocketh at a father, and despiseth to obey a 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 to this day they have drunk none, for they have obeyed their father's commandment. But I have spoken unto you, rising early and speaking, and ye have not hearkened unto me.

Hosea 14:9

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

Luke 2:51

And he went down with them and came to Nazareth, and he was in subjection to them. And his mother kept all these things in her heart.

Romans 7:12

So that the law indeed is holy, and the commandment holy, and just, and good.

Romans 12:2

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

Romans 16:2

that ye may receive her in the Lord worthily of saints, and that ye may assist her in whatever matter she has need of you; for she also has been a helper of many, and of myself.

1 Corinthians 15:58

So then, my beloved brethren, be firm, immovable, abounding always in the work of the Lord, knowing that your toil is not in vain in the Lord.

Ephesians 6:5-6

Bondmen, obey masters according to flesh, with fear and trembling, in simplicity of your heart as to the Christ;

Colossians 3:16-17

Let the word of the Christ dwell in you richly, in all wisdom teaching and admonishing one another, in psalms, hymns, spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to 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 have children or descendants, let them learn first to be pious as regards their own house, and to render a return on their side to their parents; for this is acceptable in the sight of God.

1 Peter 2:13

Be in subjection therefore to every human institution for the Lord's sake; whether to the king as supreme,

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