Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


A son honoureth his father, and a servant his master: if then I be a father, where is mine honour? and if I be a master, where is my fear? saith the LORD of hosts unto you, O priests, that despise my name. And ye say, Wherein have we despised thy name?

Bible References

A servant

1 Timothy 6:1
Let as many servants as are under the yoke deem their own masters worthy of all honour, that the name of God and the doctrines be not defamed.
Titus 2:9
Servants to be subordinate to their own masters, to be pleasing in all things; not contradicting;
1 Peter 2:17
Honour all. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honour the king.

If then

Malachi 2:9
And also I set you despised and low to all the people, according as ye watch not my way, and lift up the face against the law.
Exodus 4:22
And say thou to Pharaoh, So said Jehovah, my first-born son is Israel.
Isaiah 1:2
Hear, ye heavens, and give ear thou earth, for Jehovah spake: for I caused to grow and lifted up sons, and they rebelled against me.
Isaiah 64:8
And now, O Jehovah, thou our Father; we the clay and thou forming us; and we all the work of thy hand.
Jeremiah 31:9
In weeping will they come, and I will lead them in mercies; I will cause them to go to the streams of waters in a straight way; they shall not stumble in it: for I was to Israel for a father, and Ephraim he is my first-born.
Matthew 6:9
Therefore so do ye pray: Our Father which in the heavens, Let thy name be declared holy.
Luke 6:36
Be ye therefore compassionate, as also your Father is compassionate.
1 Peter 1:17
And if ye call upon the Father, judging without distinction of persons according to the work of each, in fear be occupied in the time of your sojourning:

And if

Matthew 7:21
Not every one saying to me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of the heavens; but he doing the will of my Father who is in the heavens.
Luke 6:46
And why call ye me Lord, Lord, and do not what I say?
John 13:13
Ye call one Teacher and Lord: and ye say well; for I am.

O priests

Malachi 2:8
And ye departed out of the way; ye made many weak by the law; ye corrupted the covenant of Levi, said Jehovah of armies.
1 Samuel 2:28
And choosing him from all the tribes of Israel to me for priest, to bring up upon mine altar to burn incense, to lift up the ephod before me; and I gave to the house of thy father all the fires of the sons of Israel.
Jeremiah 5:30
Astonishment and horror was in the land.
Jeremiah 23:11
For also the prophets, also the priests were polluted; also in my house I found their evil, says Jehovah.
Ezekiel 22:26
Her priests did violence to my law, and they will profane my holy place: between the holy to the profane they separated not, and they did not make known between the unclean to the clean, and from my Sabbath they hid their eyes, and I shall be profaned in the midst of them.
Hosea 4:6
My people were cut off from not knowing: because thou didst reject knowledge and I will reject thee from being priest to me: and thou wilt forget the instructions of thy God; I will also forget thy sons, also I
Hosea 5:1
Hear this ye priests, and attend, ye house of Israel, and give ear, ye house of the king; for the judgment is to you, because ye were a snare to the watch tower and a net stretched out upon Tabor.

And ye

Malachi 2:14
And ye said, For what? For that Jehovah testified between thee and between the wife of thy youth, which thou didst deal faithlessly against her, and she thy companion and the wife of thy covenant
Malachi 3:7
For from the days of your fathers ye departed from my laws, and ye watched not. Turn back to me and I will turn back to you, said Jehovah of armies. And ye said, In what shall we turn back?
Jeremiah 2:21
And I planted thee a vine of purple grapes, wholly a true seed: and how didst thou turn to me the removings of a strange vine?
Hosea 12:8
And Ephraim will say, Surely I became rich, I found to me wealth: all my labors shall not be found to me iniquity which was sin.
Luke 10:29
And he, wishing to justify himself, said to Jesus, And who is my neighbor

General references

Isaiah 45:10
Wo to him saying to the father, What wilt thou beget? and to the woman, What wilt thou bring forth?
Jeremiah 35:16
For the sons of Jonadab son of Rechab raised up the commands of their father which be commanded them; and this people heard not to me.
Ezekiel 22:8
Thou didst despise my holy place, and thou didst profane my Sabbaths
Malachi 2:1
And now to you this command, O ye priests.
Luke 6:46
And why call ye me Lord, Lord, and do not what I say?
Ephesians 6:2
Honour thy father and mother; (which is the first command with solemn promise;)