Furthermore we have had fathers of our flesh who corrected us, and we gave them reverence: shall we not much rather be in subjection unto the Father of spirits, and live?
And they fell upon their faces, and said, O God, the God of the spirits of all flesh, shall one man sin, and will you be angry with all the congregation?
Honor your father and your mother: that your days may be long upon the land which the LORD your God gives you.
You shall fear every man his mother, and his father, and keep my sabbaths: I am the LORD your God.
If a man has a stubborn and rebellious son, who will not obey the voice of his father, or the voice of his mother, and when they have chastened him, will not hearken unto them:
Cursed be he that dishonors his father or his mother. And all the people shall say, Amen.
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.
O Lord, by these things men live, and in all these things is the life of my spirit: so will you restore me, and make me to live.
Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was: and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it.
Thus says God the LORD, he that created the heavens, and stretched them out; he that spread forth the earth, and that which comes out of it; he that gives breath unto the people upon it, and spirit to them that walk in it:
For I will not contend forever, neither will I be always angry: for the spirit should fail before me, and the souls which I have made.
In you have they made light of father and mother: in the midst of you have they dealt by oppression with the stranger: in you have they wronged the fatherless and the widow.
The burden of the word of the LORD concerning Israel, says the LORD, who stretches forth the heavens, and lays the foundation of the earth, and forms the spirit of man within him.
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?
Therefore being a prophet, and knowing that God had sworn with an oath to him, that of his descendants, according to the flesh, he would raise up Christ to sit on his throne;
Concerning his Son Jesus Christ our Lord, who was made of the descendants of David according to the flesh;
For I could wish that I myself were accursed from Christ for my brethren, my kinsmen according to the flesh:
Whose are the fathers, and of whom as concerning the flesh Christ came, who is over all, God blessed forever. Amen.
Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.
Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up.