Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For Moses said, Honour thy father and thy mother; and, Whoso curseth father or mother, let him die the death:

Bible References


Mark 10:19
You know the commandments: 'Do not murder, do not commit adultery, do not steal, do not give false testimony, do not defraud, honor your father and mother.'"
Exodus 20:12
"Honor your father and your mother, so that your days can be long on the land that Yahweh your God [is] giving you.
Deuteronomy 5:16
'Honor your father and your mother, as Yahweh your God commanded you, so that it will be good for you {in the land} that Yahweh your God [is] giving to you.


Exodus 21:17
" 'And one who curses his father or his mother will surely be put to death.
Leviticus 20:9
" 'If [there is] {anyone} who curses his father or his mother, he shall surely be put to death; he has cursed his father and his mother--his blood [is] upon him.
Deuteronomy 27:16
'Cursed be the one who dishonors his father or his mother.' And all of the people shall say, 'Amen.'
Proverbs 20:20
He who curses his father and his mother, his lamp will be extinguished {in the midst of darkness}.
Proverbs 30:17
The eye [that] mocks a father and scorns the obedience of a mother-- the ravens of the valley will peck it out, and the offspring of vultures will eat it.
Matthew 15:4
For God said, 'Honor your father and your mother,' and 'The one who speaks evil of father or mother {must certainly die}.'

General references

Genesis 45:11
And I will provide for you there, because [there are] still five years of famine--lest you and your household and all that you have become destitute.'
Numbers 30:5
If her father forbids her on the day he hears [of it], all her vows or her pledges that she bound on herself will not stand, and Yahweh will forgive her because her father has forgiven her.
Ephesians 6:2
"Honor your father and mother" (which is the first commandment with a promise),