32 Bible Verses about Respecting Parents
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Honor your father and mother (which is the first commandment with a promise),
For God said, ‘Honor your father and mother,’ and, ‘He who speaks evil of father or mother is to be put to death.’
“Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be prolonged in the land which the Lord your God gives you.
‘Honor your father and your mother, as the Lord your God has commanded you, that your days may be prolonged and that it may go well with you on the land which the Lord your God gives you.
“‘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?’
Every one of you shall reverence his mother and his father, and you shall keep My sabbaths; I am the Lord your God.
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.
Honor your father and mother; and You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”
For Moses said, ‘Honor your father and your mother’; and, ‘He who speaks evil of father or mother, is to be put to death’;
Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.
Honor all people, love the brotherhood, fear God, honor the king.
‘You shall rise up before the grayheaded and honor the aged, and you shall revere your God; I am the Lord.
Fathers, do not exasperate your children, so that they will not lose heart.
Listen to your father who begot you,
And do not despise your mother when she is old.
but if any widow has children or grandchildren, they must first learn to practice piety in regard to their own family and to make some return to their parents; for this is acceptable in the sight of God.
A wise son makes a father glad,
But a foolish man despises his mother.
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.
Hear, my son, your father’s instruction
And do not forsake your mother’s teaching;
My son, observe the commandment of your father
And do not forsake the teaching of your mother;
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;
the older women as mothers, and the younger women as sisters, in all purity.
Be devoted to one another in brotherly love; give preference to one another in honor;
‘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.
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.
Do not sharply rebuke an older man, but rather appeal to him as a father, to the younger men as brothers,
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 know the commandments, ‘Do not commit adultery, Do not murder, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Honor your father and mother.’”
For length of days and years of life
And peace they will add to you.
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