Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


There is a generation that curseth their father, and doth not bless their mother.

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A generation

Proverbs 30:12
[There is] a generation [that is] pure in its own eyes, but from its filthiness it will not be cleansed.
Matthew 3:7
But [when he] saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said to them, "Offspring of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath?
1 Peter 2:9
But you [are] a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for [God's] possession, so that you may proclaim the virtues of the one who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light,

That curseth

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.
Proverbs 20:20
He who curses his father and his mother, his lamp will be extinguished {in the midst of darkness}.
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 21:20
and they shall say to the elders of his city, 'This our son [is] stubborn and rebellious; {he does not obey us}, [and] he is a glutton and a drunkard.'
Deuteronomy 27:16
'Cursed be the one who dishonors his father or his mother.' And all of the people shall say, 'Amen.'
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}.'
Mark 7:10
For Moses said, 'Honor your father and your mother,' and, 'The one who speaks evil of father or mother {must certainly die}.'


1 Timothy 5:4
But if any widow has children or grandchildren, they must learn to show profound respect for their own household first, and to pay back recompense to their parents, for this is pleasing in the sight of God.

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Proverbs 6:20
My child, keep [the] commandment of your father, and do not disregard [the] instruction of your mother.