Old Age, Attitudes To
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'You shall rise up before the grayheaded and honor the aged, and you shall revere your God; I am the LORD.
You younger men, likewise, be subject to your elders; and all of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, for GOD IS OPPOSED TO THE PROUD, BUT GIVES GRACE TO THE HUMBLE.
'Every one of you shall reverence his mother and his father, and you shall keep My sabbaths; I am the LORD your God.
Listen to your father who begot you, And do not despise your mother when she is old.
"Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be prolonged in the land which the LORD your God gives you.
'If there is anyone who curses his father or his mother, he shall surely be put to death; he has cursed his father or his mother, his bloodguiltiness is upon him.
The eye that mocks a father And scorns a mother, The ravens of the valley will pick it out, And the young eagles will eat it.
"For God said, 'HONOR YOUR FATHER AND MOTHER,' and, 'HE WHO SPEAKS EVIL OF FATHER OR MOTHER IS TO BE PUT TO DEATH.'
"For Moses said, 'HONOR YOUR FATHER AND YOUR MOTHER'; and, 'HE WHO SPEAKS EVIL OF FATHER OR MOTHER, IS TO BE PUT TO DEATH';
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.
Children, be obedient to your parents in all things, for this is well-pleasing to the Lord.
So Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite spoke out and said, "I am young in years and you are old; Therefore I was shy and afraid to tell you what I think.
King Rehoboam consulted with the elders who had served his father Solomon while he was still alive, saying, "How do you counsel me to answer this people?"
Then King Rehoboam consulted with the elders who had served his father Solomon while he was still alive, saying, "How do you counsel me to answer this people?"
And even when I am old and gray, O God, do not forsake me, Until I declare Your strength to this generation, Your power to all who are to come.
I have been young and now I am old, Yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken Or his descendants begging bread.
"Go and gather the elders of Israel together and say to them, 'The LORD, the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, has appeared to me, saying, "I am indeed concerned about you and what has been done to you in Egypt.
Then Moses and Aaron went and assembled all the elders of the sons of Israel;
"But if there is a man who hates his neighbor and lies in wait for him and rises up against him and strikes him so that he dies, and he flees to one of these cities,
then the girl's father and her mother shall take and bring out the evidence of the girl's virginity to the elders of the city at the gate.
"But if the man does not desire to take his brother's wife, then his brother's wife shall go up to the gate to the elders and say, 'My husband's brother refuses to establish a name for his brother in Israel; he is not willing to perform the duty of a husband's brother to me.'
The elders who rule well are to be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who work hard at preaching and teaching.
It is a trustworthy statement: if any man aspires to the office of overseer, it is a fine work he desires to do.
For this reason I left you in Crete, that you would set in order what remains and appoint elders in every city as I directed you,
Is anyone among you sick? Then he must call for the elders of the church and they are to pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord;
Therefore, I exhort the elders among you, as your fellow elder and witness of the sufferings of Christ, and a partaker also of the glory that is to be revealed,
"I kept looking Until thrones were set up, And the Ancient of Days took His seat; His vesture was like white snow And the hair of His head like pure wool His throne was ablaze with flames, Its wheels were a burning fire.
"I kept looking in the night visions, And behold, with the clouds of heaven One like a Son of Man was coming, And He came up to the Ancient of Days And was presented before Him.
Before the mountains were born Or You gave birth to the earth and the world, Even from everlasting to everlasting, You are God.
"Thus says the LORD, the King of Israel and his Redeemer, the LORD of hosts: 'I am the first and I am the last, And there is no God besides Me.
- Age, Glories Of
- Ancient Of Days
- Bad Children
- Children, Attitude to Parents
- Children, Duties Of
- Children, attitudes towards
- Death Penalty For Violence
- Disrespect For Old Age
- Fathers, Responsibilities Of
- Honouring Parents
- Law, Ten Commandments
- Love, And The World
- Loving Your Mother
- Maturity, Physical
- Mothers, Responsibilities Of
- Not Honouring Parents
- Old Age, Attainment Of