33 Bible Verses about Loving Your Parents
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Honor your father and mother (which is the first commandment with a promise),
“Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be prolonged in the land which the Lord your God gives you.
For God said, ‘Honor your father and mother,’ and, ‘He who speaks evil of father or mother is to be put to death.’
Honor your father and mother; and You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”
“He who loves father or mother more than Me is not worthy of Me; and he who loves son or daughter more than Me is not worthy of Me.
Children, be obedient to your parents in all things, for this is well-pleasing to the Lord.
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.
‘Honor your father and your mother, as the Lord your God has commanded you, that your days may be prolonged and that it may go well with you on the land which the Lord your God gives you.
“If anyone comes to Me, and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be My disciple.
Here for this third time I am ready to come to you, and I will not be a burden to you; for I do not seek what is yours, but you; for children are not responsible to save up for their parents, but parents for their children.
For my father and my mother have forsaken me,
But the Lord will take me up.
Every one of you shall reverence his mother and his father, and you shall keep My sabbaths; I am the Lord your God.
Fathers, do not exasperate your children, so that they will not lose heart.
Listen to your father who begot you,
And do not despise your mother when she is old.
Hear, my son, your father’s instruction
And do not forsake your mother’s teaching;
See how great a love the Father has bestowed on us, that we would be called children of God; and such we are. For this reason the world does not know us, because it did not know Him.
And this is love, that we walk according to His commandments. This is the commandment, just as you have heard from the beginning, that you should walk in it.
A wise son makes a father glad,
But a foolish man despises his mother.
Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.
For length of days and years of life
And peace they will add to you.
Husbands, love your wives and do not be embittered against them.
He will restore the hearts of the fathers to their children and the hearts of the children to their fathers, so that I will not come and smite the land with a curse.”
Honor all people, love the brotherhood, fear God, honor the king.
The father of the righteous will greatly rejoice,
And he who sires a wise son will be glad in him.
I have become estranged from my brothers
And an alien to my mother’s sons.
And this commandment we have from Him, that the one who loves God should love his brother also.
Grandchildren are the crown of old men,
And the glory of sons is their fathers.
For I came to set a man against his father, and a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law;
“‘A son honors his father, and a servant his master. Then if I am a father, where is My honor? And if I am a master, where is My respect?’ says the Lord of hosts to you, O priests who despise My name. But you say, ‘How have we despised Your name?’
The proverbs of Solomon.
A wise son makes a father glad,
But a foolish son is a grief to his mother.
If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give what is good to those who ask Him!
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