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 to witness against you today the heaven and the earth, that you will perish soon and completely from the land that you [are] crossing the Jordan into it to take possession of it; {you will not live long on it}, but you will be completely destroyed.
Deuteronomy 25:15
[Rather] a full and honest weight shall be {for your use}; there shall be for you a full and honest {measure}, so that your days on the land that Yahweh your God [is] giving to you may be long.
Deuteronomy 32:47
for it [is] not a trifling matter among you, but it [is] your life, and through this word {you will live long in the land} that you [are about] to cross the Jordan [to get] there to take possession of it."
Proverbs 3:16
Length of days [is] in her right hand; in her left hand [are] riches and honor.

General references

Genesis 9:23
Then Shem and Japheth took a garment, and the two of them put [it] on [their] shoulders and, walking backward, they covered the nakedness of their father. And their faces [were turned] backward, so that they did not see the nakedness of their father.
Genesis 28:7
and [that] Jacob listened to his father and to his mother and went to Paddan-Aram.
Genesis 50:12
Thus his sons did to him just as he had instructed them.
Deuteronomy 27:16
'Cursed be the one who dishonors his father or his mother.' And all of the people shall say, 'Amen.'
Ephesians 6:2
"Honor your father and mother" (which is the first commandment with a promise),