Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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.

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, for this is the right thing to do. 2 "Honor your father and mother"" (This is a very important commandment with a promise.)


Cross References

Proverbs 6:20

Keep your father's commands, my son, and never forsake your mother's rules,

Proverbs 23:22

Listen to the one who fathered you, and don't despise your mother in her old age.

Proverbs 1:8

My son, listen to your father's instruction, and do not let go of your mother's teaching.

Genesis 28:7

After Jacob had obeyed his father and mother's instructions to set out for Paddan-aram,

Genesis 37:13

And Israel instructed Joseph, "Your brothers are tending the flock in Shechem. Come here, because I'm going to send you to them." "Here I am!" he responded.

Leviticus 19:3

"Each of you is to fear his mother and father. "Observe my Sabbaths. I am the LORD your God.

Deuteronomy 21:18

"If a man has a stubborn son who does not obey his parents, and although they try to discipline him, he still refuses to pay attention to them,

1 Samuel 17:20

David got up early in the morning, left the sheep with a keeper, took the supplies, and went as Jesse had directed him. He arrived at the encampment as the army was going out to the battle line, shouting the battle cry.

Nehemiah 9:13

"You also came down to Mount Sinai, spoke with them from heaven, and gave them impartial regulations, true laws, statutes, and good commands.

Esther 2:20

Now Esther had not declared her heritage or her people, just as Mordecai had instructed her, for Esther did what Mordecai told her just as she had done when she was raised by him.

Job 33:27

"He'll sing to mankind with these words: "I've sinned. I have twisted what is right. Yet he has not repaid me like I deserve.

Psalm 19:8

The precepts of the LORD are upright, making the heart rejoice. The commandment of the LORD is pure, giving light to the eyes.

Psalm 119:75

I know, LORD, that your decrees are just, and that you have rightfully humbled me.

Psalm 119:128

I truly consider all of your precepts all of them to be just, while I despise every false way. Peyh

Proverbs 30:11

Some people curse their fathers and won't bless their mothers.

Proverbs 30:17

The eye that mocks a father and looks with a disobedient attitude at a mother the valley ravens will pluck it out; and vultures will eat it.

Jeremiah 35:14

"But what Rechab's son Jonadab commanded his sons about not drinking wine is observed, and they haven't drunk wine until this day. Indeed, they obey the commands of their ancestor. But I've spoken to you again and again, and you haven't obeyed me.

Hosea 14:9

Whoever is wise, let him understand these things. Whoever is discerning, let him know them. For the ways of the LORD are right: the righteous follow his example, but the rebellious stumble in them.

Luke 2:51

Then he went back with them, returning to Nazareth and remaining in submission to them. His mother continued to treasure all these things in her heart.

Romans 7:12

So then, the Law itself is holy, and the rule is holy, just, and good.

Romans 12:2

Do not be conformed to this world, but continuously be transformed by the renewing of your minds so that you may be able to determine what God's will is what is proper, pleasing, and perfect.

Romans 16:2

Welcome her in the Lord as is appropriate for saints, and provide her with anything she may need from you, for she has assisted many people, including me.

1 Corinthians 15:58

Therefore, my dear brothers, be steadfast, unmovable, always excelling in the work of the Lord, because you know that the work that you do for the Lord isn't wasted.

Ephesians 6:5-6

Slaves, obey your earthly masters with fear, trembling, and sincerity, as when you obey the Messiah.

Colossians 3:16-17

Let the word of the Messiah inhabit you richly with wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another with psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, and singing to God with thankfulness 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, they must first learn to respect their own family by repaying their parents, for this is pleasing in God's sight.

1 Peter 2:13

For the Lord's sake submit yourselves to every human authority: whether to the king as supreme,

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