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56 Bible Verses about Respect

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1 Corinthians 12:23

Those parts of the body which we think to be less honorable, on those we bestow more abundant honor; and our unpresentable parts have more abundant propriety;

James 2:9

But if you show partiality, you commit sin, being convicted by the law as transgressors.

James 2:3

and you pay special attention to him who wears the fine clothing, and say, "Sit here in a good place;" and you tell the poor man, "Stand there," or "Sit by my footstool;"

Deuteronomy 28:50

a nation of fierce facial expressions, that shall not respect the person of the old, nor show favor to the young,

1 Thessalonians 4:12

that you may walk properly toward those who are outside, and may have need of nothing.

Numbers 16:15

Moses was very angry, and said to Yahweh, "Don't respect their offering: I have not taken one donkey from them, neither have I hurt one of them."

Malachi 1:6

"A son honors his father, and a servant his master. If I am a father, then where is my honor? And if I am a master, where is the respect due me? Says Yahweh of Armies to you, priests, who despise my name. You say, 'How have we despised your name?'

Mark 14:59

Even so, their testimony did not agree.

Romans 13:7

Give therefore to everyone what you owe: taxes to whom taxes are due; customs to whom customs; respect to whom respect; honor to whom honor.

Luke 18:2

saying, "There was a judge in a certain city who didn't fear God, and didn't respect man.

Daniel 11:37

Neither shall he regard the gods of his fathers, nor the desire of women, nor regard any god; for he shall magnify himself above all.

Proverbs 28:21

To show partiality is not good; yet a man will do wrong for a piece of bread.

Genesis 4:5

but he didn't respect Cain and his offering. Cain was very angry, and the expression on his face fell.

Deuteronomy 1:17

You shall not show partiality in judgment; you shall hear the small and the great alike; you shall not be afraid of the face of man; for the judgment is God's: and the cause that is too hard for you, you shall bring to me, and I will hear it.

Leviticus 19:15

"'You shall do no injustice in judgment: you shall not be partial to the poor, nor show favoritism to the great; but you shall judge your neighbor in righteousness.

Romans 3:2

Much in every way! Because first of all, they were entrusted with the oracles of God.

From Thematic Bible


Respect » Due to rulers

1 Samuel 24:6

He said to his men, "Yahweh forbid that I should do this thing to my lord, Yahweh's anointed, to put forth my hand against him, since he is Yahweh's anointed."

Jude 1:8

Yet in the same way, these also in their dreaming defile the flesh, despise authority, and slander celestial beings.

Respect » Due to religious leaders

Respect » Due to the aged

Job 32:6

Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite answered, "I am young, and you are very old; Therefore I held back, and didn't dare show you my opinion.

1 Timothy 5:1-2

Don't rebuke an older man, but exhort him as a father; the younger men as brothers; the elder women as mothers; the younger as sisters, in all purity.

Respect » To one another

Respect » Who the lord does not respect

Job 37:23-24

We can't reach the Almighty. He is exalted in power. In justice and great righteousness, he will not oppress. Therefore men revere him. He doesn't regard any who are wise of heart."

Respect » Who the lord respects

Psalm 138:6

For though Yahweh is high, yet he looks after the lowly; but the proud, he knows 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 sit in the lowest place, so that when he who invited you comes, he may tell you, 'Friend, move up higher.' Then you will be honored in the presence of all who sit at the table with you.

Respect » To rulers

Proverbs 25:6

Don't exalt yourself in the presence of the king, or claim a place among great men;

Topics on Respect

Attitudes Of Respect

5;10;12-13

Now, Israel, what does Yahweh your God require of you, but to fear Yahweh your God, to walk 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

"'You shall rise up before the gray head, and honor the face of an old man, and you shall fear your God. I am Yahweh.

Respect For People

2;20;12

"Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land which Yahweh your God gives you.

Respect, For Environment

19;24;1-2

The earth is Yahweh's, with its fullness; the world, and those who dwell therein.

Respect, For God's Character

19;29;2

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

Respect, For Human Beings

1;9;5-6

I will surely require your blood of your lives. At the hand of every animal I will require it. At the hand of man, even at the hand of every man's brother, I will require the life of man.

Self Respect

40;22;39

A second likewise is this, 'You shall love your neighbor as yourself.'