20 Bible Verses about Not Honouring Parents
Most Relevant Verses
He must not go where there is any dead person; he must not defile himself even for his father and his mother.
He must not defile himself even for his father or his mother or his brother or his sister if they die, because the separation for his God is on his head.
There is a generation who curse their fathers and do not bless their mothers.
The one who curses his father and his mother, his lamp will be extinguished in the blackest darkness.
The eye that mocks at a father and despises obeying a mother -- the ravens of the valley will peck it out and the young vultures will eat it.
"Whoever treats his father or his mother disgracefully must surely be put to death.
"'If anyone curses his father and mother he must be put to death. He has cursed his father and mother; his blood guilt is on himself.
For God said, 'Honor your father and mother' and 'Whoever insults his father or mother must be put to death.'
For Moses said, 'Honor your father and your mother,' and, 'Whoever insults his father or mother must be put to death.'
"Whoever strikes his father or his mother must surely be put to death.
The one who robs his father and chases away his mother is a son who brings shame and disgrace.
Cursed is the one who disrespects his father and mother.' Then all the people will say, 'Amen!'
They have treated father and mother with contempt within you; they have oppressed the foreigner among you; they have wronged the orphan and the widow within you.
For a son thinks his father is a fool, a daughter challenges her mother, and a daughter-in-law her mother-in-law; a man's enemies are his own servants.
he does not need to honor his father.' You have nullified the word of God on account of your tradition.
But you say that if anyone tells his father or mother, 'Whatever help you would have received from me is corban' (that is, a gift for God),
then you no longer permit him to do anything for his father or mother.
"Whoever loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me, and whoever loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.
"If anyone comes to me and does not hate his own father and mother, and wife and children, and brothers and sisters, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple.
He said to his father and mother, "I have not seen him," and he did not acknowledge his own brothers or know his own children, for they kept your word, and guarded your covenant.
- Honouring (24 instances)
- Children, Attitude to Parents
- Children, Ungrateful
- Children, responsibilities to parents
- Dealing With Rebellious Children
- Death Of A Father
- Death Of A Mother
- Death Penalty For Violence
- Dishonouring Parents
- Fathers And Daughters
- Fathers Responsibilities
- Fathers, Responsibilities Of
- Loving Your Mother
- Loving Your Parents
- Mothers And Sons
- Mothers Love For Her Children
- Mothers, Responsibilities Of
- Old Age, Attitudes To
- Parents Being Wrong
- Parents Love