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56 Bible Verses about Respect
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Honor all people, love the brotherhood, fear God, honor the king.
Nevertheless, each individual among you also is to love his own wife even as himself, and the wife must see to it that she respects her husband.
Servants, be submissive to your masters with all respect, not only to those who are good and gentle, but also to those who are unreasonable.
Be devoted to one another in brotherly love; give preference to one another in honor;
but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you, yet with gentleness and reverence;
Therefore no one is to act as your judge in regard to food or drink or in respect to a festival or a new moon or a Sabbath day—
and that you esteem them very highly in love because of their work. Live in peace with one another.
Honor your father and mother (which is the first commandment with a promise),
and those members of the body which we deem less honorable, on these we bestow more abundant honor, and our less presentable members become much more presentable,
For he who does wrong will receive the consequences of the wrong which he has done, and that without partiality.
And masters, do the same things to them, and give up threatening, knowing that both their Master and yours is in heaven, and there is no partiality with Him.
Slaves, be obedient to those who are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in the sincerity of your heart, as to Christ;
and you pay special attention to the one who is wearing the fine clothes, and say, “You sit here in a good place,” and you say to the poor man, “You stand over there, or sit down by my footstool,”
If you address as Father the One who impartially judges according to each one’s work, conduct yourselves in fear during the time of your stay on earth;
Every one of you shall reverence his mother and his father, and you shall keep My sabbaths; I am the Lord your God.
Then Moses became very angry and said to the Lord, “Do not regard their offering! I have not taken a single donkey from them, nor have I done harm to any of them.”
“‘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?’
‘You shall rise up before the grayheaded and honor the aged, and you shall revere your God; I am the Lord.
Honor your father and mother; and You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”
My son, fear the Lord and the king;
Do not associate with those who are given to change,
Render to all what is due them: tax to whom tax is due; custom to whom custom; fear to whom fear; honor to whom honor.
and be subject to one another in the fear of Christ.
You husbands in the same way, live with your wives in an understanding way, as with someone weaker, since she is a woman; and show her honor as a fellow heir of the grace of life, so that your prayers will not be hindered.
For God said, ‘Honor your father and mother,’ and, ‘He who speaks evil of father or mother is to be put to death.’
the older women as mothers, and the younger women as sisters, in all purity.
How blessed is the man who has made the Lord his trust,
And has not turned to the proud, nor to those who lapse into falsehood.
You shall not show partiality in judgment; you shall hear the small and the great alike. You shall not fear man, for the judgment is God’s. The case that is too hard for you, you shall bring to me, and I will hear it.’
like newborn babies, long for the pure milk of the word, so that by it you may grow in respect to salvation,
Furthermore, we had earthly fathers to discipline us, and we respected them; shall we not much rather be subject to the Father of spirits, and live?
‘You shall do no injustice in judgment; you shall not be partial to the poor nor defer to the great, but you are to judge your neighbor fairly.
“Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be prolonged in the land which the Lord your God gives you.
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom,
And the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.
But we request of you, brethren, that you appreciate those who diligently labor among you, and have charge over you in the Lord and give you instruction,
yet, with respect to the promise of God, he did not waver in unbelief but grew strong in faith, giving glory to God,
Deacons likewise must be men of dignity, not double-tongued, or addicted to much wine or fond of sordid gain,
From Thematic Bible
Respect » Due to rulers
So he said to his men, “
Respect » Due to religious leaders
and that you esteem them very highly in love because of their work.
Respect » Due to the aged
Do not sharply rebuke an older man, but rather appeal to him as a father, to the younger men as brothers, the older women as mothers, and the younger women as sisters, in all purity.
Respect » To one another
Respect » Who the lord does not respect
"The Almighty--we cannot find Him; He is exalted in power And He will not do violence to justice and abundant righteousness. "Therefore men fear Him; He does not regard any who are wise of heart."
Respect » Who the lord respects
Respect » Those that do not respect the proud
Respect » To the aged
Respect » To an army
Respect » To rulers
Topics on Respect
Worship the Lord
- Authority, of human institutions
- Being Content
- Being Gay
- Brothers Love
- Children, attitudes towards
- Commitment, to God's people
- Fathers, Responsibilities Of
- Fear God!
- Fearing God
- God, Impartiality Of
- Honour The Honourable
- Honouring Parents
- Human Authority, Christian Response
- Love Fellow Christians!
- Love Marriage
- Loving Everyone
- Loving Your Mother
- Loving Your Parents
- Loving Your Wife
- Old Age, Attitudes To
- Parents Love
- Respect For People
- Respect, For Human Beings
- Respecting Authority
- Respecting Parents
- Respecting Your Body
- Reverence To God