Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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.

American Standard Version

Children, obey your parents in the 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.

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 your father and mother," which is the first commandment accompanied by a promise, namely,


Cross References

Proverbs 6:20

My child, guard the commands of your father and do not forsake the instruction of your mother.

Proverbs 23:22

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

Proverbs 1:8

Listen, my child, to the instruction from your father, and do not forsake the teaching from your mother.

Genesis 28:7

Jacob obeyed his father and mother and left for Paddan Aram.

Genesis 37:13

Israel said to Joseph, "Your brothers are grazing the flocks near Shechem. Come, I will send you to them." "I'm ready," Joseph replied.

Leviticus 19:3

Each of you must respect his mother and his father, and you must keep my Sabbaths. I am the Lord your God.

Deuteronomy 21:18

If a person has a stubborn, rebellious son who pays no attention to his father or mother, and they discipline him to no avail,

1 Samuel 17:20

So David got up early in the morning and entrusted the flock to someone else who would watch over it. After loading up, he went just as Jesse had instructed him. He arrived at the camp as the army was going out to the battle lines shouting its battle cry.

Nehemiah 9:13

"You came down on Mount Sinai and spoke with them from heaven. You provided them with just judgments, true laws, and good statutes and commandments.

Esther 2:20

Esther was still not divulging her lineage or her people, just as Mordecai had instructed her. Esther continued to do whatever Mordecai said, just as she had done when he was raising her.

Job 33:27

That person sings to others, saying: 'I have sinned and falsified what is right, but I was not punished according to what I deserved.

Psalm 19:8

The Lord's precepts are fair and make one joyful. The Lord's commands are pure and give insight for life.

Psalm 119:75

I know, Lord, that your regulations are just. You disciplined me because of your faithful devotion to me.

Psalm 119:128

For this reason I carefully follow all your precepts. I hate all deceitful actions.

Proverbs 30:11

There is a generation who curse their fathers and do not bless their mothers.

Proverbs 30:17

The eye that mocks at a father and despises obeying a mother -- the ravens of the valley will peck it out and the young vultures will eat it.

Jeremiah 35:14

Jonadab son of Rechab ordered his descendants not to drink wine. His orders have been carried out. To this day his descendants have drunk no wine because they have obeyed what their ancestor commanded them. But I have spoken to you over and over again, but you have not obeyed me!

Hosea 14:9

Who is wise? Let him discern these things! Who is discerning? Let him understand them! For the ways of the Lord are right; the godly walk in them, but in them the rebellious stumble.

Luke 2:51

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

Romans 7:12

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

Romans 12:2

Do not be conformed to this present world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may test and approve what is the will of God -- what is good and well-pleasing and perfect.

Romans 16:2

so that you may welcome her in the Lord in a way worthy of the saints and provide her with whatever help she may need from you, for she has been a great help to many, including me.

1 Corinthians 15:58

So then, dear brothers and sisters, be firm. Do not be moved! Always be outstanding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.

Ephesians 6:5-6

Slaves, obey your human masters with fear and trembling, in the sincerity of your heart as to Christ,

Colossians 3:16-17

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

Colossians 3:20-25

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

1 Timothy 5:4

But if a widow has children or grandchildren, they should first learn to fulfill their duty toward their own household and so repay their parents what is owed them. For this is what pleases God.

1 Peter 2:13

Be subject to every human institution for the Lord's sake, whether to a king as supreme

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