Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.

Bible References

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Deuteronomy 4:26
I call heaven and earth to witness against you this day, that ye shall soon utterly perish from off the land whereunto ye pass over the Jordan to possess it: ye shall not prolong your days on it, but shall be utterly destroyed.
Deuteronomy 25:15
A perfect and just weight shalt thou have; a perfect and just ephah shalt thou have; that thy days may be prolonged in the land that Jehovah thy God giveth thee.
Deuteronomy 32:47
For it is no vain word for you, but it is your life, and through this word ye shall prolong your days on the land whereunto ye pass over the Jordan to possess it.
Proverbs 3:16
Length of days is in her right hand; in her left hand riches and honour.

General references

Genesis 9:23
And Shem and Japheth took the upper garment and both laid it upon their shoulders, and went backwards, and covered the nakedness of their father. And their faces were turned away, that they saw not their father's nakedness.
Genesis 28:7
and that Jacob had obeyed his father and his mother, and was gone to Padan-Aram.
Genesis 50:12
And his sons did to him according as he had commanded them;
Deuteronomy 27:16
Cursed be he that slighteth his father or his mother! And all the people shall say, Amen.
Ephesians 6:2
Honour thy father and thy mother, which is the first commandment with a promise,