Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Furthermore we have had fathers of our flesh which corrected us, and we gave them reverence: shall we not much rather be in subjection unto the Father of spirits, and live?
That which has birth from the flesh is flesh, and that which has birth from the Spirit is spirit.
But being a prophet, and having in mind the oath which God had given to him, that of the fruit of his body one would take his place as a king,
About his Son who, in the flesh, came from the family of David,
For I have a desire to take on myself the curse for my brothers, my family in the flesh:
It is for your training that you undergo these things; God is acting to you as a father does to his sons; for what son does not have punishment from his father?
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.
Let every man give honour to his mother and to his father and keep my Sabbaths: I am the Lord your God.
If a man has a son who is hard-hearted and uncontrolled, who gives no attention to the voice of his father and mother, and will not be ruled by them, though they give him punishment:
Cursed is he who does not give honour to his father or mother. And let all the people say, So be it.
The eye which makes sport of a father, and sees no value in a mother when she is old will be rooted out by the ravens of the valley, and be food for the young eagles.
In you they have had no respect for father and mother; in you they have been cruel to the man from a strange land; in you they have done wrong to the child without a father and to the widow.
Children, do what is ordered by your fathers and mothers in the Lord: for this is right.
Shall we not
A son gives honour to his father, and a servant has fear of his master: if then I am a father, where is my honour? and if I am a master, where is the fear of me? says the Lord of armies to you, O priests, who give no value to my name. And you say, How have we not given value to your name?
For this cause be ruled by God; but make war on the Evil One and he will be put to flight before you.
1 Peter 5:6
For this cause make yourselves low under the strong hand of God, so that when the time comes you may be lifted up;
Then falling down on their faces they said, O God, the God of the spirits of all flesh, because of one man's sin will your wrath be moved against all the people?
Let the Lord, the God of the spirits of all flesh, put a man at the head of this people,
In whose hand is the soul of every living thing, and the breath of all flesh of man.
And the dust goes back to the earth as it was, and the spirit goes back to God who gave it.
God the Lord, even he who made the heavens, measuring them out on high; stretching out the earth, and giving its produce; he who gives breath to the people on it, and life to those who go about on it, says:
For I will not give punishment for ever, or be angry without end: for from me breath goes out; and I it was who made the souls.
The word of the Lord about Israel. The Lord by whom the heavens are stretched out and the bases of the earth put in place, and the spirit of man formed inside him, has said:
But death is to come to me in this land, I may not go over Jordan: but you will go over and take that good land for your heritage.
Then I will send punishment on them for their sin; my rod will be the reward of their evil-doing.
Cursed is he who says to a father, To what are you giving life? or to a woman, What are you in birth-pains with?