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56 Bible Verses about Respect

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1 Peter 2:18

Domestic slaves, be subject to your masters with all respect, not only to those [who are] good and gentle, but also to those [who are] unjust.

1 Corinthians 12:23

and [the parts] of the body which we think to be less honorable, these we clothe with more abundant honor, and our unpresentable [parts] come to have more abundant presentability,

James 2:9

But if you show partiality, you commit sin, [and thus] are convicted by the law as transgressors.

James 2:3

and you look favorably on the one wearing the fine clothing and you say, "Be seated here in a good place," and to the poor person you say, "You stand or be seated there by my footstool,"

Deuteronomy 28:50

{a grim-faced nation} {who does not show respect} to [the] old and [the] young [and] does not show pity.

1 Thessalonians 4:12

so that you may live decently toward those outside, and may have need of nothing.

Numbers 16:15

Then Moses became angry, and he said to Yahweh, "Do not notice their grain offering. I have not offered one donkey from them, and I have not mistreated one of them."

Malachi 1:6

"A son honors [his] father, and a slave his master; but if I [am] a father, where [is] my honor, and if I [am] a master, where [is] my reverence?" says Yahweh of hosts to you, O priests, {who despise} my name. "But you say, 'How have we despised your name?'

Mark 14:59

And their testimony was not even consistent about this.

Romans 13:7

Pay to everyone [what is] owed: [pay] taxes to whom taxes [are due]; [pay] customs duties to whom customs duties [are due]; [pay] respect to whom respect [is due]; [pay] honor to whom honor [is due].

Luke 18:2

saying, "There was a certain judge in a certain town who did not fear God and did not respect people.

Daniel 11:37

He will not pay respect to the gods of his ancestors, or to [the] darling of women, and not to any god will he pay respect, for he will consider himself great over all [gods].

Proverbs 28:21

{Showing partiality} [is] not good, and over a morsel of bread, a strong man will do wrong.

Genesis 4:5

but to Cain and to his offering he did not look with favor. And Cain became very angry, and his face fell.

Leviticus 26:9

And I will turn to you, and I will make you fruitful, and I will make you numerous; and I will keep my covenant with you.

Deuteronomy 1:17

You must not {be partial} {in your judgment}; hear [out] the small [person] as [also] the great [person]; {do not be intimidated by any person}, because the judgment [is] God's; and the case that is too difficult for you, bring [it] to me, and I will hear it [out].'

Leviticus 19:15

" 'You shall not do injustice in judgment; {you shall not show partiality to the powerless}; you shall not give preference {to the powerful}; you shall judge your fellow citizen with justice.

Romans 3:2

Much in every way. For first, that they were entrusted with the oracles of God.

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Respect » Due to rulers

1 Samuel 24:6

He said to his men, "Far be it from me in Yahweh, that I do this thing to my lord, to Yahweh's anointed one, by stretching out my hand against him! For he [is] the anointed one of Yahweh."

Jude 1:8

Despite that, in the same way also these [men], [because of their] dreams, defile the flesh and reject authority and blaspheme majestic beings.

Respect » Due to religious leaders

Philippians 2:29

Therefore welcome him in the Lord with all joy, and consider such [people] highly honored,

Respect » Due to the aged

Job 32:6

Then Elihu the son of Barakel the Buzite {spoke up} and said, "{I am young}, but you are old; therefore I feared and became afraid of explaining my knowledge to you.

1 Timothy 5:1-2

Do not rebuke an older man, but appeal to [him] as a father, younger men as brothers, older women as mothers, younger women as sisters, with all purity.

Respect » To one another

Respect » Who the lord does not respect

Job 37:23-24

[As for] Shaddai, we cannot attain him; [he is] exalted [in] power, and he does not oppress justice and abundant righteousness. Therefore people revered him; he does not regard any {who think that they are wise}."

Respect » Who the lord respects

Psalm 138:6

Though Yahweh [is] high, yet he sees [the] lowly, but [the] proud he perceives at a distance.

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 at the table in the last place, so that when the one who invited you comes, he will say to you, 'Friend, move up higher.' Then it will be an honor to you in the presence of all those who are reclining at the table with you.

Respect » To rulers

Proverbs 25:6

Do not promote yourself before the king, and in the place of the great ones do not stand.

Topics on Respect

Attitudes Of Respect

5;10;12-13

And now, Israel, what [is] Yahweh your God asking from you, except to revere Yahweh your God, to go in all his ways and to love him and to serve Yahweh your God with all your heart and with all your soul,

Respect For Old People

3;19;32

" '{Before} old age you shall get up, and you shall show respect for an old person; and you shall revere your God; I [am] Yahweh.

Respect For People

2;20;12

"Honor your father and your mother, so that your days can be long on the land that Yahweh your God [is] giving you.

Respect, For Environment

19;24;1-2

The earth is Yahweh's, with its fullness, [the] world and those who live in it,

Respect, For God's Character

19;29;2

Ascribe to Yahweh the glory {due} his name. Worship Yahweh in holy array.

Respect, For Human Beings

1;9;5-6

And {your lifeblood} I will require; from {every animal} I will require it. And from the hand of humankind, from the hand of [each] man to his brother I will require the life of humankind.

Self Respect

40;22;39

And the second [is] like it: 'You shall love your neighbor as yourself.'