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 took the heavens and the earth to witness against you this day, that perishing, ye shall perish to-morrow from the land which ye are passing over Jordan there to possess it: ye shall not prolong the days upon it, but being destroyed, ye shall be destroyed.
Deuteronomy 25:15
A stone complete and just shall be to thee; an ephah complete and just
Deuteronomy 32:47
For it is not an empty word for you, but it is your life; and in this word ye shall prolong the days upon the land which ye pass through Jordan there to inherit it
Proverbs 3:16
Length of days in her right hand; in her left, riches and honor.

General references

Genesis 9:23
And Shem and Japheth will take a garment and they will put upon their two shoulders, and will go backwards and will cover the nakedness of their father: and their faces backwards, and they will not see the nakedness of their father.
Genesis 28:7
And Jacob will hear to his father, and to his mother, and will go to Padan Aram.
Genesis 50:12
And his sons will do to him thus according to what he commanded them.
Deuteronomy 27:16
Cursed he making light of his father and his mother: and all the people said, Amen.
Ephesians 6:2
Honour thy father and mother; (which is the first command with solemn promise;)