'Honor' in the Bible
Moses said to Pharaoh, "I give you the honor of setting the time that I should pray for you, and for your servants, and for your people, that the frogs be destroyed from you and your houses, and remain in the river only."
I will harden Pharaoh's heart, and he will follow after them; and I will get honor over Pharaoh, and over all his armies; and the Egyptians shall know that I am Yahweh." They did so.
I, behold, I will harden the hearts of the Egyptians, and they shall go in after them: and I will get myself honor over Pharaoh, and over all his armies, over his chariots, and over his horsemen.
The Egyptians shall know that I am Yahweh, when I have gotten myself honor over Pharaoh, over his chariots, and over his horsemen."
"Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land which Yahweh your God gives you.
"'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.
for I will promote you to very great honor, and whatever you say to me I will do. Please come therefore, and curse this people for me.'"
Balak said to Balaam, "Didn't I earnestly send to you to call you? Why didn't you come to me? Am I not able indeed to promote you to honor?"
Therefore now flee you to your place! I thought to promote you to great honor; but, behold, Yahweh has kept you back from honor."
You shall put of your honor on him, that all the congregation of the children of Israel may obey.
"Honor your father and your mother, as Yahweh your God commanded you; that your days may be long, and that it may go well with you, in the land which Yahweh your God gives you.
and to make you high above all nations that he has made, in praise, and in name, and in honor; and that you may be a holy people to Yahweh your God, as he has spoken.
She said, "I will surely go with you: nevertheless, the journey that you take shall not be for your honor; for Yahweh will sell Sisera into the hand of a woman." Deborah arose, and went with Barak to Kedesh.
"But the olive tree said to them, 'Should I leave my fatness, with which by me they honor God and man, and go to wave back and forth over the trees?'
Manoah said to the angel of Yahweh, "What is your name, that when your words happen, we may honor you?"
Why do you kick at my sacrifice and at my offering, which I have commanded in [my] habitation, and honor your sons above me, to make yourselves fat with the best of all the offerings of Israel my people?'
"Therefore Yahweh, the God of Israel, says, 'I said indeed that your house, and the house of your father, should walk before me forever.' But now Yahweh says, 'Be it far from me; for those who honor me I will honor, and those who despise me shall be lightly esteemed.
He said to him, "See now, there is in this city a man of God, and he is a man who is held in honor. All that he says comes surely to pass. Now let us go there. Perhaps he can tell us concerning our journey whereon we go."
Then he said, "I have sinned: yet please honor me now before the elders of my people, and before Israel, and come back with me, that I may worship Yahweh your God."
I will be yet more vile than this, and will be base in my own sight. But of the handmaids of whom you have spoken, they shall honor me."
I have also given you that which you have not asked, both riches and honor, so that there shall not be any among the kings like you, all your days.
Honor and majesty are before him. Strength and gladness are in his place.
What can David say yet more to you concerning the honor which is done to your servant? For you know your servant.
Both riches and honor come from you, and you rule over all; and in your hand is power and might; and it is in your hand to make great, and to give strength to all.
He died in a good old age, full of days, riches, and honor: and Solomon his son reigned in his place.
God said to Solomon, "Because this was in your heart, and you have not asked riches, wealth, or honor, nor the life of those who hate you, neither yet have asked long life; but have asked wisdom and knowledge for yourself, that you may judge my people, over whom I have made you king:
wisdom and knowledge is granted to you. I will give you riches, wealth, and honor, such as none of the kings have had who have been before you; neither shall there any after you have the like."
Therefore Yahweh established the kingdom in his hand; and all Judah brought to Jehoshaphat tribute; and he had riches and honor in abundance.
Now Jehoshaphat had riches and honor in abundance; and he joined affinity with Ahab.
and they resisted Uzziah the king, and said to him, "It isn't for you, Uzziah, to burn incense to Yahweh, but for the priests the sons of Aaron, who are consecrated to burn incense. Go out of the sanctuary; for you have trespassed; neither shall it be for your honor from Yahweh God."
Hezekiah had exceeding much riches and honor: and he provided him treasuries for silver, and for gold, and for precious stones, and for spices, and for shields, and for all kinds of goodly vessels;
Hezekiah slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the ascent of the tombs of the sons of David: and all Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem did him honor at his death. Manasseh his son reigned in his place.
He displayed the riches of his glorious kingdom and the honor of his excellent majesty many days, even one hundred eighty days.
When the king's decree which he shall make is published throughout all his kingdom (for it is great), all the wives will give their husbands honor, both great and small."
The king said, "What honor and dignity has been bestowed on Mordecai for this?" Then the king's servants who attended him said, "Nothing has been done for him."
So Haman came in. The king said to him, "What shall be done to the man whom the king delights to honor?" Now Haman said in his heart, "Who would the king delight to honor more than myself?"
Haman said to the king, "For the man whom the king delights to honor,
Let the clothing and the horse be delivered to the hand of one of the king's most noble princes, that they may array the man whom the king delights to honor with them, and have him ride on horseback through the city square, and proclaim before him, 'Thus shall it be done to the man whom the king delights to honor!'"
Then Haman took the clothing and the horse, and arrayed Mordecai, and had him ride through the city square, and proclaimed before him, "Thus shall it be done to the man whom the king delights to honor!"
The Jews had light, gladness, joy, and honor.
His sons come to honor, and he doesn't know it. They are brought low, but he doesn't perceive it of them.
Terrors have turned on me. They chase my honor as the wind. My welfare has passed away as a cloud.
"Now deck yourself with excellency and dignity. Array yourself with honor and majesty.
For you have made him a little lower than God, and crowned him with glory and honor.
His glory is great in your salvation. You lay honor and majesty on him.
So the king will desire your beauty, honor him, for he is your lord.
Call on me in the day of trouble. I will deliver you, and you will honor me."
With God is my salvation and my honor. The rock of my strength, and my refuge, is in God.
My mouth shall be filled with your praise, with your honor all the day.
Increase my honor, and comfort me again.
Honor your covenant, for haunts of violence fill the dark places of the earth.
He will call on me, and I will answer him. I will be with him in trouble. I will deliver him, and honor him.
Honor and majesty are before him. Strength and beauty are in his sanctuary.
Bless Yahweh, my soul. Yahweh, my God, you are very great. You are clothed with honor and majesty.
His work is honor and majesty. His righteousness endures forever.
He has dispersed, he has given to the poor. His righteousness endures forever. His horn will be exalted with honor.
Of the glorious majesty of your honor, of your wondrous works, I will meditate.
Let the saints rejoice in honor. Let them sing for joy on their beds.
to execute on them the written judgment. All his saints have this honor. Praise Yah!
Honor Yahweh with your substance, with the first fruits of all your increase:
Length of days is in her right hand. In her left hand are riches and honor.
Esteem her, and she will exalt you. She will bring you to honor, when you embrace her.
lest you give your honor to others, and your years to the cruel one;
With me are riches, honor, enduring wealth, and prosperity.
A gracious woman obtains honor, but violent men obtain riches.
The fear of Yahweh teaches wisdom. Before honor is humility.
Before destruction the heart of man is proud, but before honor is humility.
It is an honor for a man to keep aloof from strife; but every fool will be quarreling.
He who follows after righteousness and kindness finds life, righteousness, and honor.
The result of humility and the fear of Yahweh is wealth, honor, and life.
It is not good to eat much honey; nor is it honorable to seek one's own honor.
Like snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, so honor is not fitting for a fool.
As one who binds a stone in a sling, so is he who gives honor to a fool.
A man's pride brings him low, but one of lowly spirit gains honor.
a man to whom God gives riches, wealth, and honor, so that he lacks nothing for his soul of all that he desires, yet God gives him no power to eat of it, but an alien eats it. This is vanity, and it is an evil disease.
Dead flies cause the oil of the perfumer to send forth an evil odor; so does a little folly outweigh wisdom and honor.
The Lord said, "Because this people draws near with their mouth and with their lips to honor me, but they have removed their heart far from me, and their fear of me is a commandment of men which has been taught;
The animals of the field shall honor me, the jackals and the ostriches; because I give water in the wilderness and rivers in the desert, to give drink to my people, my chosen,
One will say, 'I am Yahweh's;' and another will be called by the name of Jacob; and another will write with his hand 'to Yahweh,' and honor the name of Israel."
"If you turn away your foot from the Sabbath, from doing your pleasure on my holy day; and call the Sabbath a delight, [and] the holy of Yahweh honorable; and shall honor it, not doing your own ways, nor finding your own pleasure, nor speaking [your own] words:
But if you show the dream and its interpretation, you shall receive of me gifts and rewards and great honor: therefore show me the dream and its interpretation.
Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and extol and honor the King of heaven; for all his works are truth, and his ways justice; and those who walk in pride he is able to abase.
In his place shall stand up a contemptible person, to whom they had not given the honor of the kingdom: but he shall come in time of security, and shall obtain the kingdom by flatteries.
But in his place shall he honor the god of fortresses; and a god whom his fathers didn't know shall he honor with gold, and silver, and with precious stones, and pleasant things.
Behold, at that time I will deal with all those who afflict you, and I will save those who are lame, and gather those who were driven away. I will give them praise and honor, whose shame has been in all the earth.
At that time will I bring you in, and at that time will I gather you; for I will give you honor and praise among all the peoples of the earth, when I restore your fortunes before your eyes, says Yahweh.
For thus says Yahweh of Armies: 'For honor he has sent me to the nations which plundered you; for he who touches you touches the apple of his eye.
"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?'
They were offended by him. But Jesus said to them, "A prophet is not without honor, except in his own country, and in his own house."
For God commanded, 'Honor your father and your mother,' and, 'He who speaks evil of father or mother, let him be put to death.'
he shall not honor his father or mother.' You have made the commandment of God void because of your tradition.
'These people draw near to me with their mouth, and honor me with their lips; but their heart is far from me.
Honor your father and mother.' And, 'You shall love your neighbor as yourself.'"
and love the place of honor at feasts, the best seats in the synagogues,
Jesus said to them, "A prophet is not without honor, except in his own country, and among his own relatives, and in his own house."
For Moses said, 'Honor your father and your mother;' and, 'He who speaks evil of father or mother, let him be put to death.'
You know the commandments: 'Do not murder,' 'Do not commit adultery,' 'Do not steal,' 'Do not give false testimony,' 'Do not defraud,' 'Honor your father and mother.'"
You know the commandments: 'Don't commit adultery,' 'Don't murder,' 'Don't steal,' 'Don't give false testimony,' 'Honor your father and your mother.'"
For Jesus himself testified that a prophet has no honor in his own country.
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