Parallel Verses

King James 2000

Honor your father and your mother: that your days may be long upon the land which the LORD your God gives you.

New American Standard Bible

"Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be prolonged in the land which the LORD your God gives you.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

Honor your father and your mother so that you may have a long life in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.

International Standard Version

"Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land that the LORD your God is giving you.

A Conservative Version

Honor thy father and thy mother, that thy days may be long in the land which LORD thy God gives thee.

American Standard Version

Honor thy father and thy mother, that thy days may be long in the land which Jehovah thy God giveth thee.

Amplified

Regard (treat with honor, due obedience, and courtesy) your father and mother, that your days may be long in the land the Lord your God gives you.

Bible in Basic English

Give honour to your father and to your mother, so that your life may be long in the land which the Lord your God is giving you.

Darby Translation

Honour thy father and thy mother, that thy days may be prolonged in the land that Jehovah thy God giveth thee.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Honour thy father and thy mother that thy days may be lengthened upon the land which the LORD thy God gives thee.

Julia Smith Translation

Honor thy father and thy mother, so that thy days shall be prolon upon the land which Jehovah thy gave to thee.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Honor your father and your mother, so that your days can be long on the land that Yahweh your God [is] giving you.

Modern King James verseion

Honor your father and your mother, so that your days may be long upon the land which Jehovah your God gives you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Honour thy father and thy mother, that thy days may be long in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.

NET Bible

"Honor your father and your mother, that you may live a long time in the land the Lord your God is giving to you.

New Heart English Bible

"Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land which the LORD your God gives you.

The Emphasized Bible

Honour thy father, and thy mother, - that thy days may be prolonged upon the soil, which Yahweh thy God is about to give unto thee.

Webster

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

World English Bible

"Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land which Yahweh your God gives you.

Youngs Literal Translation

'Honour thy father and thy mother, so that thy days are prolonged on the ground which Jehovah thy God is giving to thee.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
כּבד כּבד 
Kabad 
Usage: 114

and thy mother
אם 
'em 
Usage: 220

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

may be long
ארך 
'arak 
Usage: 34

upon the land
אדמה 
'adamah 
Usage: 225

which the Lord

Usage: 0

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

Images Exodus 20:12

Context Readings

The Ten Commandments

11 For in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them, and rested the seventh day: therefore the LORD blessed the sabbath day, and hallowed it. 12  Honor your father and your mother: that your days may be long upon the land which the LORD your God gives you. 13 You shall not kill.


Cross References

Leviticus 19:3

You shall fear every man his mother, and his father, and keep my sabbaths: I am the LORD your God.

Luke 18:20

You know the commandments, Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Honor your father and your mother.

Mark 7:10

For Moses said, Honor your father and your mother; and, Whoever curses father or mother, let him die the death:

Exodus 21:15

And he that strikes his father, or his mother, shall be surely put to death.

Exodus 21:17

And he that curses his father, or his mother, shall surely be put to death.

Leviticus 19:32

You shall rise up before the gray headed, and honor the face of the old man, and fear your God: I am the LORD.

Matthew 19:19

Honor your father and your mother: and, You shall love your neighbor as yourself.

Mark 10:19

You know the commandments, Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Defraud not, Honor your father and mother.

Ephesians 6:1-3

Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.

Colossians 3:20

Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing unto the Lord.

Deuteronomy 4:26

I call heaven and earth to witness against you this day, that you shall soon utterly perish from off the land which you go over Jordan to possess; you shall not prolong your days upon it, but shall utterly be destroyed.

Deuteronomy 4:40

You shall keep therefore his statutes, and his commandments, which I command you this day, that it may go well with you, and with your children after you, and that you may prolong your days upon the earth, which the LORD your God gives you, forever.

Deuteronomy 5:16

Honor your father and your mother, as the LORD your God has commanded you; that your days may be prolonged, and that it may go well with you, in the land which the LORD your God gives you.

Deuteronomy 25:15

But you shall have a perfect and just weight, a perfect and just measure shall you have: that your days may be lengthened in the land which the LORD your God gives you.

Deuteronomy 32:47

For it is not a vain thing for you; because it is your life: and through this thing you shall prolong your days in the land, which you go over Jordan to possess.

1 Kings 2:19

Bath-sheba therefore went unto king Solomon, to speak unto him for Adonijah. And the king rose up to meet her, and bowed himself unto her, and sat down on his throne, and caused a seat to be set for the king's mother; and she sat on his right hand.

2 Kings 2:12

And Elisha saw it, and he cried, My father, my father, the chariot of Israel, and the horsemen thereof. And he saw him no more: and he took hold of his own clothes, and tore them in two pieces.

Proverbs 1:8-9

My son, hear the instruction of your father, and forsake not the law of your mother:

Proverbs 3:16

Length of days is in her right hand; and in her left hand riches and honor.

Proverbs 15:5

A fool despises his father's instruction: but he that regards reproof is prudent.

Proverbs 20:20

Whosoever curses his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in utter darkness.

Proverbs 23:22-25

Hearken unto your father that begat you, and despise not your mother when she is old.

Proverbs 28:24

Whosoever robs his father or his mother, and says, It is no transgression; the same is the companion of a destroyer.

Proverbs 30:11

There is a generation that curses their father, and does not bless their mother.

Proverbs 30:17

The eye that mocks at his father, and despises to obey his mother, the ravens of the valley shall pick it out, and the young vultures shall eat it.

Malachi 1:6

A son honors his father, and a servant his master: if then I be a father, where is my honor? and if I be a master, where is my fear? says the LORD of hosts unto you, O priests, that despise my name. And you say, How have we despised your name?

Matthew 15:4-6

For God commanded, saying, Honor your father and mother: and, He that curses father or mother, let him die the death.

Ephesians 5:21

Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.

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