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6 Bible Verses about Disrespect For Old Age

Most Relevant Verses

2 Kings 2:23

Then he went up from there to Bethel; and as he was going up by the way, young lads came out from the city and mocked him and said to him, “Go up, you baldhead; go up, you baldhead!”

Isaiah 3:5

And the people will be oppressed,
Each one by another, and each one by his neighbor;
The youth will storm against the elder
And the inferior against the honorable.

Job 30:1

“But now those younger than I mock me,
Whose fathers I disdained to put with the dogs of my flock.

Lamentations 5:12

Princes were hung by their hands;
Elders were not respected.

Deuteronomy 28:50

a nation of fierce countenance who will have no respect for the old, nor show favor to the young.

Isaiah 47:6

“I was angry with My people,
I profaned My heritage
And gave them into your hand.
You did not show mercy to them,
On the aged you made your yoke very heavy.

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