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56 Bible Verses about Respect

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1 Peter 2:18

Household slaves, submit yourselves to your masters with all respect, not only to the good and gentle but also to the cruel.

1 Corinthians 12:23

And those parts of the body that we think to be less honorable, we clothe these with greater honor, and our unpresentable parts have a better presentation.

James 2:9

But if you show favoritism, you commit sin and are convicted by the law as transgressors.

James 2:3

If you look with favor on the man wearing the fine clothes so that you say, "Sit here in a good place," and yet you say to the poor man, "Stand over there," or, "Sit here on the floor by my footstool,"

1 Thessalonians 4:12

so that you may walk properly in the presence of outsiders and not be dependent on anyone.

Numbers 16:15

Then Moses became angry and said to the Lord, "Don't respect their offering. I have not taken one donkey from them or mistreated a single one of them."

Malachi 1:6

"A son honors [his] father, and a servant his master. But if I am a father, where is My honor? And if I am a master, where is [your] fear of Me? says the Lord of Hosts to you priests, who despise My name." Yet you ask: "How have we despised Your name?"

Mark 14:59

Yet their testimony did not agree even on this.

Romans 13:7

Pay your obligations to everyone: taxes to those you owe taxes, tolls to those you owe tolls, respect to those you owe respect, and honor to those you owe honor.

Luke 18:2

"There was a judge in one town who didn't fear God or respect man.

Daniel 11:37

He will not show regard for the gods of his fathers, the god longed for by women, or for any other god, because he will magnify himself above all.

Proverbs 28:21

It is not good to show partiality- yet a man may sin for a piece of bread.

Deuteronomy 1:17

Do not show partiality when rendering judgment; listen to small and great alike. Do not be intimidated by anyone, for judgment belongs to God. Bring me any case too difficult for you, and I will hear it.

Romans 3:2

Considerable in every way. First, they were entrusted with the spoken words of God.

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Respect » Due to rulers

1 Samuel 24:6

He said to his men, "I swear before the Lord: I would never do such a thing to my lord, the Lord's anointed. [I will never] lift my hand against him, since he is the Lord's anointed."

Jude 1:8

Nevertheless, these dreamers likewise defile their flesh, despise authority, and blaspheme glorious beings.

Respect » Due to religious leaders

Respect » Due to the aged

Job 32:6

So Elihu son of Barachel the Buzite replied: I am young in years, while you are old; therefore I was timid and afraid to tell you what I know.

1 Timothy 5:1-2

Do not rebuke an older man, but exhort him as a father, younger men as brothers, older women as mothers, and with all propriety, the younger women as sisters.

Respect » To one another

Respect » Who the lord does not respect

Job 37:23-24

The Almighty-we cannot reach Him- He is exalted in power! In His justice and righteousness, He will not oppress. Therefore, men fear Him. He does not look favorably on any who are wise in heart.

Respect » Who the lord respects

Psalm 138:6

Though the Lord is exalted, He takes note of the humble; but He knows the haughty from afar.

Respect » Those that do not respect the proud

Respect » To the aged

Respect » To an army

Luke 14:10

"But when you are invited, go and recline in the lowest place, so that when the one who invited you comes, he will say to you, 'Friend, move up higher.' You will then be honored in the presence of all the other guests.

Respect » To rulers

Proverbs 25:6

Don't brag about yourself before the king, and don't stand in the place of the great;

Topics on Respect

Attitudes Of Respect

5;10;12-13

"And now, Israel, what does the Lord your God ask of you except to fear the Lord your God by walking in all His ways, to love Him, and to worship the Lord your God with all your heart and all your soul?

Respect For Old People

3;19;32

"You are to rise in the presence of the elderly and honor the old. Fear your God; I am the Lord.

Respect For People

2;20;12

Honor your father and your mother so that you may have a long life in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.

Respect, For Environment

19;24;1-2

The earth and everything in it, the world and its inhabitants, belong to the Lord;

Respect, For God's Character

19;29;2

Give the Lord the glory due His name; worship the Lord in the splendor of [His] holiness.

Respect, For Human Beings

1;9;5-6

I will require the life of every animal and every man for your life and your blood. I will require the life of each man's brother for a man's life.

Self Respect

40;22;39

The second is like it: Love your neighbor as yourself.

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