'Honor' in the Bible
And he said to Sarah, “Look, I am giving your brother 1,000 pieces of silver. It is a verification of your honor to all who are with you. You are fully vindicated.”
“God has given me a good gift,” Leah said. “This time my husband will honor me because I have borne six sons for him,” and she named him Zebulun.
They answered, “Your servant our father is well. He is still alive.” And they bowed down to honor him.
It was a night of vigil in honor of the Lord, because He would bring them out of the land of Egypt. This same night is in honor of the Lord, a night vigil for all the Israelites throughout their generations.
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.
“Celebrate a festival in My honor three times a year.
“You are to rise in the presence of the elderly and honor the old. Fear your God; I am Yahweh.
You must keep My Sabbaths and revere My sanctuary; I am Yahweh.
for I will greatly honor you and do whatever you ask me. So please come and put a curse on these people for me!’”
Honor your father and your mother, as the Lord your God has commanded you, so that you may live long and so that you may prosper in the land the Lord your God is giving you.
“I will go with you,” she said, “but you will receive no honor on the road you are about to take, because the Lord will sell Sisera into a woman’s hand.” So Deborah got up and went with Barak to Kedesh.
Then Manoah said to Him, “What is Your name, so that we may honor You when Your words come true?”
He raises the poor from the dustand lifts the needy from the garbage pile.He seats them with noblemenand gives them a throne of honor.For the foundations of the earth are the Lord’s;He has set the world on them.
“Therefore, this is the declaration of the Lord, the God of Israel:‘Although I saidyour family and your ancestral housewould walk before Me forever,the Lord now says, “No longer!”I will honor those who honor Me,but those who despise Me will be disgraced.
Saul said, “I have sinned. Please honor me now before the elders of my people and before Israel. Come back with me so I can bow in worship to the Lord your God.”
In addition, I will give you what you did not ask for: both riches and honor, so that no man in any kingdom will be your equal during your entire life.
Honor His holy name;let the hearts of those who seek Yahweh rejoice.
Riches and honor come from You, and You are the ruler of everything. Power and might are in Your hand, and it is in Your hand to make great and to give strength to all.
He died at a ripe old age, full of days, riches, and honor, and his son Solomon became king in his place.
He was buried in his own tomb that he had made for himself in the city of David. They laid him out in a coffin that was full of spices and various mixtures of prepared ointments; then they made a great fire in his honor.
So the Lord established the kingdom in his hand. Then all Judah brought him tribute, and he had riches and honor in abundance.
Now Jehoshaphat had riches and honor in abundance, and he made an alliance with Ahab through marriage.
This continued day after day until two full years passed. Then his intestines came out because of his disease, and he died from severe illnesses. But his people did not hold a fire in his honor like the fire in honor of his fathers.
They took their stand against King Uzziah and said, “Uzziah, you have no right to offer incense to the Lord—only the consecrated priests, the descendants of Aaron, have the right to offer incense. Leave the sanctuary, for you have acted unfaithfully! You will not receive honor from the Lord God.”
Hezekiah rested with his fathers and was buried on the ascent to the tombs of David’s descendants. All Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem paid him honor at his death. His son Manasseh became king in his place.
The decree the king issues will be heard throughout his vast kingdom, so all women will honor their husbands, from the least to the greatest.”
The king inquired, “What honor and special recognition have been given to Mordecai for this act?”The king’s personal attendants replied, “Nothing has been done for him.”
Haman entered, and the king asked him, “What should be done for the man the king wants to honor?”Haman thought to himself, “Who is it the king would want to honor more than me?”
Haman told the king, “For the man the king wants to honor:
Put the garment and the horse under the charge of one of the king’s most noble officials. Have them clothe the man the king wants to honor, parade him on the horse through the city square, and proclaim before him, ‘This is what is done for the man the king wants to honor.’”
So Haman took the garment and the horse. He clothed Mordecai and paraded him through the city square, crying out before him, “This is what is done for the man the king wants to honor.”
and the Jews celebrated with gladness, joy, and honor.
If his sons receive honor, he does not know it;if they become insignificant, he is unaware of it.
You have closed their minds to understanding,therefore You will not honor them.
He has stripped me of my honorand removed the crown from my head.
Adorn yourself with majesty and splendor,and clothe yourself with honor and glory.
How long, exalted men, will my honor be insulted?How long will you love what is worthlessand pursue a lie?Selah
may an enemy pursue and overtake me;may he trample me to the groundand leave my honor in the dust.Selah
You made him little less than Godand crowned him with glory and honor.
You who fear Yahweh, praise Him!All you descendants of Jacob, honor Him!All you descendants of Israel, revere Him!
Call on Me in a day of trouble;I will rescue you, and you will honor Me.”
My mouth is full of praiseand honor to You all day long.
You will increase my honorand comfort me once again.
All the nations You have madewill come and bow down before You, Lord,and will honor Your name.
I will praise You with all my heart, Lord my God,and will honor Your name forever.
When he calls out to Me, I will answer him;I will be with him in trouble.I will rescue him and give him honor.
Honor His holy name;let the hearts of those who seek Yahweh rejoice.
He distributes freely to the poor;his righteousness endures forever.His horn will be exalted in honor.
I will praise You every day;I will honor Your name forever and ever.
carrying out the judgment decreed against them.This honor is for all His godly people.Hallelujah!
Honor the Lord with your possessionsand with the first produce of your entire harvest;
Long life is in her right hand;in her left, riches and honor.
The wise will inherit honor,but He holds up fools to dishonor.
Cherish her, and she will exalt you;if you embrace her, she will honor you.
With me are riches and honor,lasting wealth and righteousness.
A gracious woman gains honor,but violent men gain only riches.
The fear of the Lord is what wisdom teaches,and humility comes before honor.
Before his downfall a man’s heart is proud,but humility comes before honor.
The one who pursues righteousness and faithful lovewill find life, righteousness, and honor.
The result of humility is fear of the Lord,along with wealth, honor, and life.
Like snow in summer and rain at harvest,honor is inappropriate for a fool.
Giving honor to a foolis like binding a stone in a sling.
A person’s pride will humble him,but a humble spirit will gain honor.
Strength and honor are her clothing,and she can laugh at the time to come.
God gives a man riches, wealth, and honor so that he lacks nothing of all he desires for himself, but God does not allow him to enjoy them. Instead, a stranger will enjoy them. This is futile and a sickening tragedy.
Dead flies make a perfumer’s oil ferment and stink;so a little folly outweighs wisdom and honor.
Nevertheless, the gloom of the distressed land will not be like that of the former times when He humbled the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali. But in the future He will bring honor to the Way of the Sea, to the land east of the Jordan, and to Galilee of the nations.
I will drive him, like a peg, into a firm place. He will be a throne of honor for his father’s house.
Therefore, in the east honor the Lord!In the islands of the westhonor the name of Yahweh,the God of Israel.
Therefore, a strong people will honor You.The cities of violent nations will fear You.
The Lord said:Because these people approach Me with their mouthsto honor Me with lip-service—yet their hearts are far from Me,and their worship consists of man-made ruleslearned by rote—
For when he sees his children,the work of My hands within his nation,they will honor My name,they will honor the Holy One of Jacoband stand in awe of the God of Israel.
The animals of the field will honor Me,jackals and ostriches,because I provide water in the wilderness,and rivers in the desert,to give drink to My chosen people.
I will delay My anger for the honor of My name,and I will restrain Myself for your benefit and for My praise,so that you will not be destroyed.
“If you keep from desecrating the Sabbath,from doing whatever you want on My holy day;if you call the Sabbath a delight,and the holy day of the Lord honorable;if you honor it, not going your own ways,seeking your own pleasure, or talking too much;
Yes, the islands will wait for Mewith the ships of Tarshish in the lead,to bring your children from far away,their silver and gold with them,for the honor of the Lord your God,the Holy One of Israel,who has glorified you.
You know,Lord;remember me and take note of me.Avenge me against my persecutors.In Your patience, don’t take me away.Know that I suffer disgrace for Your honor.
Thanksgiving will come out of them,a sound of celebration.I will multiply them, and they will not decrease;I will honor them, and they will not be insignificant.
I will honor the holiness of My great name, which has been profaned among the nations—the name you have profaned among them. The nations will know that I am Yahweh”—the declaration of the Lord God—“when I demonstrate My holiness through you in their sight.
But if you make the dream and its interpretation known to me, you’ll receive gifts, a reward, and great honor from me. So make the dream and its interpretation known to me.”
Instead, he will honor a god of fortresses—a god his fathers did not know—with gold, silver, precious stones, and riches.
He will deal with the strongest fortresses with the help of a foreign god. He will greatly honor those who acknowledge him, making them rulers over many and distributing land as a reward.
The more they multiplied,the more they sinned against Me.I will change their honor into disgrace.
“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 Yahweh of Hosts to you priests, who despise My name.”Yet you ask: “How have we despised Your name?”
If you don’t listen, and if you don’t take it to heart to honor My name,” says Yahweh of Hosts, “I will send a curse among you, and I will curse your blessings. In fact, I have already begun to curse them because you are not taking it to heart.
And they were offended by Him.But Jesus said to them, “A prophet is not without honor except in his hometown and in his household.”
For God said:Honor your father and your mother;and,The one who speaks evil of father or mothermust be put to death.
he does not have to honor his father.’ In this way, you have revoked God’s word because of your tradition.
These peoplehonor Me with their lips,but their heart is far from Me.
honor your father and your mother;and love your neighbor as yourself.
They love the place of honor at banquets, the front seats in the synagogues,
Then Jesus said to them, “A prophet is not without honor except in his hometown, among his relatives, and in his household.”
He answered them, “Isaiah prophesied correctly about you hypocrites, as it is written:These people honorMe with their lips,but their heart is far from Me.
For Moses said:Honor your father and your mother;andWhoever speaks evil of father or mothermust be put to death.
You know the commandments:Do not murder;do not commit adultery;do not steal;do not bear false witness;do not defraud;honoryour father and mother.”
the front seats in the synagogues, and the places of honor at banquets.
You know the commandments:Do not commit adultery;do not murder;do not steal;do not bear false witness;honor your father and mother.”
“Beware of the scribes, who want to go around in long robes and who love greetings in the marketplaces, the front seats in the synagogues, and the places of honor at banquets.
Jesus Himself testified that a prophet has no honor in his own country.
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