Disrespect For Old Age

Most Relevant Verses

2 Kings 2:23

He went up from Jericho to Bethel. On the way, young [maturing and accountable] boys came out of the city and mocked him and said to him, Go up [in a whirlwind], you baldhead! Go up, you baldhead!

Isaiah 3:5

And the people shall be oppressed, each one by another, and each one by his neighbor; the child shall behave himself proudly and with insolence against the old man, and the lowborn against the honorable [person of rank].

Job 30:1

But now they who are younger than I have me in derision, whose fathers I disdained to set with the dogs of my flock.

Lamentations 5:12

They hung princes by their hands; the persons of elders were not respected.

Deuteronomy 28:50

A nation of unyielding countenance who will not regard the person of the old or show favor to the young,

Isaiah 47:6

I was angry with My people, I profaned My inheritance [Judah]; and I gave them into your hand [Babylon]. You showed them no mercy; upon the old people you made your yoke very heavy.