'Honor' in the Bible
I've made Pharaoh's heart stubborn so he will pursue them. But I'll receive honor by means of Pharaoh and his army, so that the Egyptians will know that I am the LORD." So this is what the Israelis did.
Even now I'm hardening the heart of the Egyptians so they'll go after the Israelis. Then I'll receive honor by means of Pharaoh and all his army, his chariots, and his horsemen.
Then the Egyptians will know that I am the LORD when I receive honor by means of Pharaoh, his chariots, and his horsemen."
"Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land that the LORD your God is giving you.
"You are not to be unjust in deciding a case. You are not to show partiality to the poor or honor the great. Instead, decide the case of your neighbor with righteousness."
"Rise in the presence of the aged and honor the elderly face-to-face. "Fear your God. I am the LORD.
Now get out of here! I had promised you that I would definitely honor you, but now the LORD has kept me from doing that!"
""Honor your father and your mother, just as the LORD your God commanded you, so that you will live long and things will go well for you in the land that the LORD your God is giving you.
She responded, "I will surely go with you, but the road that you're about to take will not lead to honor for you. The LORD will sell Sisera into the hands of a woman." Then Deborah got up and went with Barak toward Kedesh.
He raises the poor up from the dust, he lifts up the needy from the trash heap to make them sit with princes and inherit a seat of honor. Indeed the pillars of the earth belong to the LORD, and he has set the world on them.
Why, then, do all of you show contempt for my sacrifice and offering that I've commanded for my dwelling? And you honor your sons more than me in order to fatten yourselves from the best of all the offerings of my people Israel.'
"Therefore, the LORD God of Israel has declared, "I did, in fact, say that your family and your ancestor's family would walk before me forever,' but now the LORD declares, "Far be it from me! The one who honors me I'll honor, and the one who despises me is to be treated with contempt.
"I've sinned," Saul said. "But please honor me now before the elders of my people and before Israel, and return with me so I may worship the LORD your God."
I'm going to act more shamelessly than this, even to humbling myself in my own eyes. Now as to the women staff members about whom you have spoken, they are to hold me in honor!"
I'm also giving you what you haven't requested: both riches and honor, so that no other king will be comparable to you during your lifetime.
In the eighteenth year of the reign of King Josiah, this Passover was observed in Jerusalem to honor the LORD.
Jabez enjoyed more honor than his relatives his mother named him Jabez, she said, "because I bore him in pain."
Both wealth and honor proceed from you, and you are ruling over them all. You control power you control who is made great, and how everyone becomes strong.
He died at a good old age, having lived a full life, replete with riches and honor, and with his son Solomon reigning in his place.
God told Solomon, "Since you had this in mind, to ask neither to focus on riches, wealth, honor, or the lives of those who hate you, nor have you requested a long life, but instead you have asked for wisdom and knowledge for yourself, so that you may rule my people over whom I have established you as king,
wisdom and knowledge have been granted to you. Furthermore, I will give you riches, wealth, and honor such as none of the kings owned who lived before you and none after you are to ever attain their equal."
and he was buried in his own tomb that he had prepared for himself in the City of David. He was laid out on a bier that had been filled with various spices prepared by morticians, and the mourners built a massive bonfire to honor his memory.
After Jehoshaphat had become wealthy and was enjoying abundant honor, he allied himself to Ahab.
and they opposed King Uzziah. "Uzziah, it's not for you to burn incense to the LORD," they told him, "but for the priests to do, Aaron's descendants who are consecrated to burn incense. Leave the sanctuary now, because you have been unfaithful and won't receive any honor from the LORD God."
Hezekiah received immense wealth and honor. He built treasuries for himself to store silver, gold, precious stones, spices, shields, and all sorts of valuable items,
When the edict of the king that he issues is heard throughout his kingdom for it's vast then all the women will give honor to their husbands, from the greatest to the least important."
The king put on a great banquet for all his officials and ministers to honor Esther. He declared a holiday for the provinces and gave generous gifts.
If I've found favor with the king and if it pleases the king to grant my petition and to honor my request, let the king and Haman come to the banquet that I'll prepare for them tomorrow, and then I'll do what the king has said."
So the king asked, "What honor and distinction was bestowed on Mordecai for this?" The young men who served the king answered, "Nothing was done for him."
After Haman came in, the king asked him, "What should be done for the man whom the king desires to honor?"
Haman told himself, "Whom would the king desire to honor more than me?" Haman answered the king, "For a man whom the king desires to honor,
Then give the robes and the horse to one of the king's most noble officials. Let them put the robes on the man whom the king desires to honor, and let them put him on the horse in the main square of the city. Then let them announce in front of him, "This is what is done for the man whom the king desires to honor.'"
So Haman took the clothes and the horse, dressed Mordecai, and put him on the horse in the main square of the city. He cried out in front of him, "This is what is done for the man whom the king desires to honor."
For the Jewish people, there was light and joy, gladness and honor.
No one remembers him anywhere in the land; no one names streets in his honor.
"He has stripped me of my honor; he has stolen the crown off my head!
My greatest fears have overcome me; my honor is assaulted as though by a wind storm; my prosperity evaporates like a morning cloud."
then, let my enemy pursue me, let him overtake me, and let him trample my life to the ground. Interlude Let him put my honor into the dust.
You made him a little less than divine, but you crowned him with glory and honor.
His glory is great because of your deliverance, you have given him honor and majesty.
Strap your sword to your side, mighty warrior, along with your honor and majesty.
But you have given a banner to those who fear you, so they may display it in honor of truth. Interlude
You will increase my honor and comfort me once again.
You will guide me with your wise advice, and later you will receive me with honor.
All the nations that you have established will come and worship you, my Lord. They will honor your name.
I will praise you, Lord my God, with my whole being; and I will honor your name continuously.
When he calls out to me, I will answer him. I will be with him in his distress. I will deliver him, and I will honor him.
He gives generously to the poor; his righteousness endures forever; his horn is exalted in honor.
and executing the judgment written against them. This is honor for all the ones he loves. Hallelujah!
Honor the LORD with your wealth and with the first of all your produce,
Long life is in her right hand, and in her left are riches and honor.
The wise will inherit honor, but he holds fools up for ridicule.
Prize her and she will exalt you. Indeed, if you embrace her, she will honor you.
so that you don't give your honor to others, and waste your best years;
Wealth and honor accompany me, as do enduring wealth and righteousness.
A gracious woman attains honor, but ruthless men attain wealth.
Poverty and shame are for those who ignore correction, but whoever listens to instruction gains honor.
The fear of the LORD teaches wisdom, and humility precedes honor.
Before a man's downfall, his mind is arrogant, but humility precedes honor.
Avoiding strife brings a man honor, but every fool is quarrelsome.
Whoever pursues righteousness and gracious love finds life, righteousness, and honor.
The reward of humility is the fear of the LORD, along with wealth, honor, and life.
Like snowfall in summer or rain at harvest time, so honor is inappropriate for a fool.
Tying a stone to a sling that's what giving honor to a fool is.
A person's pride will bring about his downfall, but the humble in spirit will gain honor.
a man to whom God gives wealth, riches, and honor, so that he lacks none of his heart's desires but God does not give him the capability to enjoy them. Instead, a stranger consumes them. This is pointless and a grievous affliction.
As dead flies cause the perfumer's ointment to stink, so also does a little foolishness to one's reputation of wisdom and honor.
Foolishness is given great honor, while the prosperous sit in lowly places.
At that time, men will look upon their Maker, and their eyes will honor the Holy One of Israel.
I'll set him like a peg into a secure place; he will become a throne of honor to his father's house.
"But you have enlarged the nation, LORD; you have enlarged the nation. You have gained honor; you have extended all the borders of the land.
Then the Lord said: "Because these people draw near with their mouths and honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me, worship of me has become merely like rules taught by human beings.
Wild animals, jackals, and owls will honor me because I provide water in the desert and streams in the wilderness to give drink to my people, my chosen ones,
"If you keep your feet from trampling the Sabbath, from pursuing your own interests on my holy day, if you call the Sabbath a delight and the LORD's holy day honorable; and if you honor it by not going your own ways and seeking your own pleasure or speaking merely idle words,
Thanksgiving and the sounds of laughter will come out of them. I'll cause them to increase in numbers and not decrease. I'll honor them and not make them insignificant.
The LORD himself separated them; he will do nothing more for them. They did not respect their own priests; they did not honor their elders.
But if you do relate the dream to me as well as its meaning, you'll receive gifts, rewards, and great honor from me. Therefore reveal the dream to me, along with its meaning."
Then King Nebuchadnezzar fell on his face before Daniel, paid honor to him, and commanded that an offering and incense be presented on his behalf.
At that moment I recovered my sanity, and my honor and majesty returned to me, for the sake of my kingdom. My advisors and officials sought me out, my throne was restored, and even more greatness than I had before was added to me.
"You've exalted yourself against the Lord of heaven. "You've had the vessels from his Temple brought into your presence. "And you, your officials, and your wives and mistresses drank wine from them. "You praised gods of silver, gold, bronze, iron, wood, and stone, which can't see, hear, or demonstrate knowledge. "But you didn't honor God, who holds in his power your very life and all your ways.
He'll take action against the strongest fortresses. With the help of a foreign god, he'll recognize those who honor him, making them rule over many, and he'll parcel out the land for a profit.
They are terrible and fearsome; their brand of justice and sense of honor derive only from themselves!
"Watch how I deal with everyone who oppresses you! At that time I will rescue the one who is lame, and I will draw to me the one who has been driven away. I will honor them with praise and with a good reputation in every land where they have been put to shame.
"A son honors his father and a servant his master. So if I'm a father, where is my honor? And if I'm a master, where is my respect?" says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies to you priests who are despising my name. "But you ask, "How have we despised your name?'
"If you don't listen, and if you don't choose to give honor to my name," says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, "then I'll curse both you and your blessings. I've even cursed them already, because none of you are taking it to heart.
Then those who feared the LORD talked with each other. The LORD listened and took note, and a scroll of remembrance was written in his presence about those who fear the LORD and honor His name.
But Jesus told them, "A prophet is without honor only in his hometown and in his own home." He did not perform many miracles there because of their unbelief.
Because God said, "You are to honor your father and your mother,' and, "Whoever curses father or mother must certainly be put to death.'
does not have to honor his father.' Because of your tradition, then, you have disregarded the authority of God's word.
"These people honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me.
Jesus said, ""You must not murder, you must not commit adultery, you must not steal, you must not give false testimony, honor your father and mother,' and, "you must love your neighbor as yourself.'"
They love to have the places of honor at festivals, the best seats in the synagogues,
Jesus had been telling them, "A prophet is without honor only in his hometown, among his relatives, and in his own home."
He told them, "Isaiah was right when he prophesied about you hypocrites. As it is written, "These people honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me.
Because Moses said, "Honor your father and your mother,' and, "Whoever curses his father or mother must certainly be put to death.'
You know the commandments: "Never murder.' "Never commit adultery.' "Never steal.' "Never give false testimony.' "Never cheat.' "Honor your father and mother.'"
and to have the best seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at banquets.
How terrible it will be for you Pharisees! You love to have the places of honor in the synagogues and to be greeted in the marketplaces.
When Jesus noticed how the guests were choosing the places of honor, he told them a parable.
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