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Theasaurus: Honour

48 Bible Verses about honour

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Proverbs 8:18

Riches and honor are with me, enduring wealth and righteousness (uprightness in every area and relation, and right standing with God).

Proverbs 8:19

My fruit is better than gold, yes, than refined gold, and my increase than choice silver.

Proverbs 3:17

Her ways are highways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace.

Psalm 49:20

A man who is held in honor and understands not is like the beasts that perish.

Proverbs 4:8

Prize Wisdom highly and exalt her, and she will exalt and promote you; she will bring you to honor when you embrace her.

Revelation 7:12

Amen! (So be it!) they cried. Blessing and glory and majesty and splendor and wisdom and thanks and honor and power and might [be ascribed] to our God to the ages and ages (forever and ever, throughout the eternities of the eternities)! Amen! (So be it!)

Revelation 5:12

Saying in a loud voice, Deserving is the Lamb, Who was sacrificed, to receive all the power and riches and wisdom and might and honor and majesty (glory, splendor) and blessing!

1 Samuel 2:30

Therefore the Lord, the God of Israel, says, I did promise that your house and that of your father [forefather Aaron] should go in and out before Me forever. But now the Lord says, Be it far from Me. For those who honor Me I will honor, and those who despise Me shall be lightly esteemed.

2 Peter 1:17

For when He was invested with honor and glory from God the Father and a voice was borne to Him by the [splendid] Majestic Glory [in the bright cloud that overshadowed Him, saying], This is My beloved Son in Whom I am well pleased and delight,

Revelation 5:13

And I heard every created thing in heaven and on earth and under the earth [in Hades, the place of departed spirits] and on the sea and all that is in it, crying out together, To Him Who is seated on the throne and to the Lamb be ascribed the blessing and the honor and the majesty (glory, splendor) and the power (might and dominion) forever and ever (through the eternities of the eternities)!

Proverbs 21:21

He who earnestly seeks after and craves righteousness, mercy, and loving-kindness will find life in addition to righteousness (uprightness and right standing with God) and honor.

Malachi 1:6

A son honors his father, and a servant his master. If then I am a Father, where is My honor? And if I am a Master, where is the [reverent] fear due Me? says the Lord of hosts to you, O priests, who despise My name. You say, How and in what way have we despised Your name?

Psalm 66:2

Sing forth the honor and glory of His name; make His praise glorious!

Deuteronomy 26:19

And He will make you high above all nations which He has made, in praise and in fame and in honor, and that you shall be a holy people to the Lord your God, as He has spoken.

1 Corinthians 12:23

And those [parts] of the body which we consider rather ignoble are [the very parts] which we invest with additional honor, and our unseemly parts and those unsuitable for exposure are treated with seemliness (modesty and decorum),

Psalm 149:9

To execute upon them the judgment written. He [the Lord] is the honor of all His saints. Praise the Lord! (Hallelujah!)

1 Timothy 5:3

[Always] treat with great consideration and give aid to those who are truly widowed (solitary and without support).

Psalm 8:5

Yet You have made him but a little lower than God [or heavenly beings], and You have crowned him with glory and honor.

John 5:23

So that all men may give honor (reverence, homage) to the Son just as they give honor to the Father. [In fact] whoever does not honor the Son does not honor the Father, Who has sent Him.

2 Timothy 2:20

But in a great house there are not only vessels of gold and silver, but also [utensils] of wood and earthenware, and some for honorable and noble [use] and some for menial and ignoble [use].

Matthew 13:57

And they took offense at Him [they were repelled and hindered from acknowledging His authority, and caused to stumble]. But Jesus said to them, A prophet is not without honor except in his own country and in his own house.

Romans 9:21

Has the potter no right over the clay, to make out of the same mass (lump) one vessel for beauty and distinction and honorable use, and another for menial or ignoble and dishonorable use?

From Thematic Bible


Honour » Due to God

Psalm 57:5

Be exalted, O God, above the heavens! Let Your glory be over all the earth!

Honour » Earthly » Wisdom and virtue lead to

Proverbs 21:21

He who earnestly seeks after and craves righteousness, mercy, and loving-kindness will find life in addition to righteousness (uprightness and right standing with God) and honor.

Romans 2:10

But glory and honor and [heart] peace shall be awarded to everyone who [habitually] does good, the Jew first and also the Greek (Gentile).

Honour » Earthly » Offered as a bribe

1 Chronicles 29:28

He died in a good old age [his seventy-first year], full and satisfied with days, riches, and honor. Solomon his son reigned in his stead.

Numbers 22:17

For I will promote you to very great honor and I will do whatever you tell me; so come, I beg of you, curse this people for me.

2 Chronicles 17:5

Therefore the Lord established the kingdom in his hand; and all Judah brought tribute to Jehoshaphat, and he had great riches and honor.

2 Chronicles 32:27

And Hezekiah had very great wealth and honor, and he made for himself treasuries for silver, gold, precious stones, spices, shields, and all kinds of attractive vessels,

Honour » Examples of » From God

1 Kings 3:13

I have also given you what you have not asked, both riches and honor, so that there shall not be any among the kings equal to you all your days.

Ecclesiastes 6:2

A man to whom God has given riches, possessions, and honor, so that he lacks nothing for his soul of all that he might desire, yet God does not give him the power or capacity to enjoy them [things which are gifts from God], but a stranger [in whom he has no interest succeeds him and] consumes and enjoys them. This is vanity (emptiness, falsity, and futility); it is a sore affliction!

Daniel 5:18

O king, the Most High God gave Nebuchadnezzar your father a kingdom and greatness and glory and majesty;

Honour » Due to religious leaders

Philippians 2:29

Welcome him [home] then in the Lord with all joy, and honor and highly appreciate men like him,

Hebrews 13:7

Remember your leaders and superiors in authority [for it was they] who brought to you the Word of God. Observe attentively and consider their manner of living (the outcome of their well-spent lives) and imitate their faith ( their conviction that God exists and is the Creator and Ruler of all things, the Provider and Bestower of eternal salvation through Christ, and their leaning of the entire human personality on God in absolute trust and confidence in His power, wisdom, and goodness).

Honour » Earthly » Given to Christ

Luke 4:15

And He Himself conducted [ a course of] teaching in their synagogues, being recognized and honored and praised by all.

Mark 11:8

And many [of the people] spread their garments on the road, and others [scattered a layer of] leafy branches which they had cut from the fields.

Luke 19:35

And they brought it to Jesus; then they threw their garments over the colt and set Jesus upon it.

John 12:13

So they took branches of palm trees and went out to meet Him. And as they went, they kept shouting, Hosanna! Blessed is He and praise to Him Who comes in the name of the Lord, even the King of Israel!

Revelation 5:13

And I heard every created thing in heaven and on earth and under the earth [in Hades, the place of departed spirits] and on the sea and all that is in it, crying out together, To Him Who is seated on the throne and to the Lamb be ascribed the blessing and the honor and the majesty (glory, splendor) and the power (might and dominion) forever and ever (through the eternities of the eternities)!

Honour » Due the aged

Job 32:6

Then Elihu son of Barachel the Buzite said, I am young, and you are aged; for that reason I was timid and restrained and dared not declare my opinion to you.

1 Timothy 5:1-2

Do not sharply censure or rebuke an older man, but entreat and plead with him as [you would with] a father. Treat younger men like brothers; [Treat] older women like mothers [and] younger women like sisters, in all purity.

Honour » Examples of » Jesus

Luke 2:51

And He went down with them and came to Nazareth and was [habitually] obedient to them; and his mother kept and closely and persistently guarded all these things in her heart.

John 19:25-26

But by the cross of Jesus stood His mother, His mother's sister, Mary the [wife] of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. So Jesus, seeing His mother there, and the disciple whom He loved standing near, said to His mother, [ Dear] woman, See, [here is] your son!

Honour » Examples of » Sons of jonadab

Jeremiah 35:8

And we have obeyed the voice of Jonadab son of Rechab, our father, in all that he charged us, to drink no wine all our days -- "we, our wives, our sons, and our daughters -- "

Honour » Examples of » Elisha

1 Kings 19:20

He left the oxen and ran after Elijah and said, Let me kiss my father and mother, and then I will follow you. And he [testing Elisha] said, Go on back. What have I done to you? [Settle it for yourself.]

Honour » Examples of » Joseph

Genesis 41:12

And there was there with us a young man, a Hebrew, servant to the captain of the guard and chief executioner; and we told him our dreams, and he interpreted them to us, to each man according to the significance of his dream.

Honour » Examples of » David

1 Samuel 22:3

And David went from there to Mizpah of Moab; and he said to the king of Moab, Let my father [of Moabite descent] and my mother, I pray you, come out [of Judah] and be with you till I know what God will do for me.

Honour » Examples of » Solomon

1 Kings 2:19

So Bathsheba went to King Solomon to speak to him for Adonijah. The king rose to meet her, bowed to her, sat down on his throne, and caused a seat to be set at his right hand for her, the king's mother.

Honour » Earthly » Transitory

Honour » Earthly » A king's gift

Daniel 2:6

But if you show the dream and its interpretation, you shall receive from me gifts and rewards and great honor. So show me the dream and the interpretation of it.

Honour » Earthly » A hindrance to faith

John 5:44

How is it possible for you to believe [how can you learn to believe], you who [are content to seek and] receive praise and honor and glory from one another, and yet do not seek the praise and honor and glory which come from Him Who alone is God?

Honour » Earthly » A tribute to success or wealth

Topics on Honour

Honour The Honourable

2;20;12

Regard (treat with honor, due obedience, and courtesy) your father and mother, that your days may be long in the land the Lord your God gives you.

Losing Honour

18;19;9

He has stripped me of my glory and taken the crown from my head.

People Have Honour

19;8;5

Yet You have made him but a little lower than God [or heavenly beings], and You have crowned him with glory and honor.

Seeking Honour

20;25;27

It is not good to eat much honey; so for men to seek glory, their own glory, causes suffering and is not glory.

Source Of Honour

20;3;16

Length of days is in her right hand, and in her left hand are riches and honor.