Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 six days hath Jehovah made the heavens and the earth, the sea, and all that is in them, and resteth in the seventh day; therefore hath Jehovah blessed the Sabbath-day, and doth sanctify it. 12 'Honour thy father and thy mother, so that thy days are prolonged on the ground which Jehovah thy God is giving to thee. 13 'Thou dost not murder.


Cross References

Leviticus 19:3

Each his mother and his father ye do fear, and My sabbaths ye do keep; I am Jehovah your God.

Luke 18:20

the commands thou hast known: Thou mayest not commit adultery, Thou mayest do no murder, Thou mayest not steal, Thou mayest not bear false witness, Honour thy father and thy mother.'

Mark 7:10

for Moses said, Honour thy father and thy mother; and, He who is speaking evil of father or mother -- let him die the death;

Exodus 21:15

'And he who smiteth his father or his mother is certainly put to death.

Exodus 21:17

'And he who is reviling his father or his mother is certainly put to death.

Leviticus 19:32

At the presence of grey hairs thou dost rise up, and thou hast honoured the presence of an old man, and hast been afraid of thy God; I am Jehovah.

Matthew 19:19

honour thy father and mother, and, thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.'

Mark 10:19

the commands thou hast known: Thou mayest not commit adultery, Thou mayest do no murder, Thou mayest not steal, Thou mayest not bear false witness, Thou mayest not defraud, Honour thy father and mother.'

Ephesians 6:1-3

The children! obey your parents in the Lord, for this is righteous;

Colossians 3:20

the children! obey the parents in all things, for this is well-pleasing to the Lord;

Deuteronomy 4:26

I have caused to testify against you this day the heavens and the earth, that ye do perish utterly hastily from off the land whither ye are passing over the Jordan to possess it; ye do not prolong days upon it, but are utterly destroyed;

Deuteronomy 4:40

and thou hast kept His statutes and His commands which I am commanding thee to-day, so that it is well to thee, and to thy sons after thee, and so that thou prolongest days on the ground which Jehovah thy God is giving to thee -- all the days.'

Deuteronomy 5:16

'Honour thy father and thy mother, as Jehovah thy God hath commanded thee, so that thy days are prolonged, and so that it is well with thee, on the ground which Jehovah thy God is giving to thee.

Deuteronomy 25:15

Thou hast a stone complete and just, thou hast an ephah complete and just, so that they prolong thy days on the ground which Jehovah thy God is giving to thee;

Deuteronomy 32:47

for it is not a vain thing for you, for it is your life, and by this thing ye prolong days on the ground whither ye are passing over the Jordan to possess it.'

1 Kings 2:19

And Bath-Sheba cometh in unto king Solomon to speak to him for Adonijah, and the king riseth to meet her, and boweth himself to her, and sitteth on his throne, and placeth a throne for the mother of the king, and she sitteth at his right hand.

2 Kings 2:12

And Elisha is seeing, and he is crying, 'My father, my father, the chariot of Israel, and its horsemen;' and he hath not seen him again; and he taketh hold on his garments, and rendeth them into two pieces.

Proverbs 1:8-9

Hear, my son, the instruction of thy father, And leave not the law of thy mother,

Proverbs 3:16

Length of days is in her right hand, In her left are wealth and honour.

Proverbs 15:5

A fool despiseth the instruction of his father, And whoso is regarding reproof is prudent.

Proverbs 20:20

Whoso is vilifying his father and his mother, Extinguished is his lamp in blackness of darkness.

Proverbs 23:22-25

Hearken to thy father, who begat thee, And despise not thy mother when she hath become old.

Proverbs 28:24

Whoso is robbing his father, or his mother, And is saying, 'It is not transgression,' A companion he is to a destroyer.

Proverbs 30:11

A generation is, that lightly esteemeth their father, And their mother doth not bless.

Proverbs 30:17

An eye that mocketh at a father, And despiseth to obey a mother, Dig it out do ravens of the valley, And eat it do young eagles.

Malachi 1:6

A son honoureth a father, and a servant his master. And if I am a father, where is Mine honour? And if I am a master, where is My fear? Said Jehovah of Hosts to you, O priests, despising My name! And ye have said: 'In what have we despised Thy name?'

Matthew 15:4-6

for God did command, saying, Honour thy father and mother; and, He who is speaking evil of father or mother -- let him die the death;

Ephesians 5:21

subjecting yourselves to one another in the fear of God.

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