'Honour' in the Bible
My soul, come not into their council; Mine honour, be not united with their assembly; For in their anger they slew men, And in their wantonness houghed oxen.
Honour thy father and thy mother, that thy days may be prolonged in the land that Jehovah thy God giveth thee.
Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment; thou shalt not respect the person of the lowly, nor honour the person of the great; in righteousness shalt thou judge thy neighbour.
Before the hoary head thou shalt rise up, and shalt honour the face of an old man; and thou shalt fear thy God: I am Jehovah.
for very highly will I honour thee, and whatever thou shalt say to me will I do; come therefore, I pray thee, curse me this people.
And Balak said to Balaam, Did I not earnestly send to thee to call thee? why didst thou not come to me? am I not surely able to honour thee?
And now flee thou to thy place; I said I would very highly honour thee, and behold, Jehovah has kept thee back from honour.
And thou shalt put of thine honour upon him, that the whole assembly of the children of Israel may obey him.
Honour thy father and thy mother, as Jehovah thy God hath commanded thee; that thy days may be prolonged, and that it may be well with thee in the land which Jehovah thy God giveth thee.
so that he should make thee high above all the nations which he hath made, in praise and in name and in honour; and that thou shouldest be a holy people to Jehovah thy God, as he hath said.
Wherefore Jehovah the God of Israel saith, I said indeed, Thy house and the house of thy father should walk before me for ever. But now Jehovah saith, Be it far from me; for them that honour me I will honour, and they that despise me shall be lightly esteemed.
And he said to him, Behold now, a man of God is in this city, and the man is held in honour; all that he says comes surely to pass. Let us now go thither: perhaps he will shew us the way that we should go.
And he said, I have sinned; honour me now, I pray thee, before the elders of my people, and before Israel, and turn again with me, that I may worship Jehovah thy God.
And I will make myself yet more vile than thus, and will be base in mine own sight; and of the handmaids that thou hast spoken of, of them shall I be had in honour.
And the princes of the children of Ammon said to Hanun their lord, Is it, in thine eyes, to honour thy father that David has sent comforters to thee? Is it not to search the city and to spy it out, and to overthrow it, that David has sent his servants to thee?
And the princes of the children of Ammon said to Hanun, Is it, in thine eyes, to honour thy father that David has sent comforters to thee? Is it not to search and overthrow, and to spy out the land that his servants are come to thee?
And he died in a good old age, full of days, riches, and honour; and Solomon his son reigned in his stead.
And God said to Solomon, Because this was in thy heart, and thou hast not asked riches, wealth, or honour, nor the life of them that hate thee, neither yet hast asked long life; but hast asked for thyself wisdom and knowledge, that thou mayest judge my people, over whom I have made thee king:
wisdom and knowledge are granted unto thee; and I will give thee riches and wealth and honour, such as none of the kings have had that have been before thee, neither shall any after thee have the like.
And Jehovah established the kingdom in his hand; and all Judah gave gifts to Jehoshaphat; and he had riches and honour in abundance.
And Jehoshaphat had riches and honour in abundance; and he allied himself with Ahab by marriage.
and they withstood Uzziah the king, and said to him, It is not for thee, Uzziah, to burn incense to Jehovah, but for the priests the sons of Aaron, that are consecrated to burn incense. Go out of the sanctuary; for thou hast transgressed; neither shall it be for thine honour from Jehovah Elohim.
And Hezekiah had very much riches and honour; and he made himself treasuries for silver, and for gold, and for precious stones, and for spices, and for shields, and for all manner of pleasant vessels;
And Hezekiah slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the highest place of the sepulchres of the sons of David; and all Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem did him honour at his death. And Manasseh his son reigned in his stead.
and when the king's edict which he shall make shall be heard throughout his realm for it is great all the wives shall give to their husbands honour, from the greatest to the least.
And the king said, What honour and dignity has been done to Mordecai for this? And the king's servants that attended upon him said, Nothing has been done for him.
So Haman came in. And the king said to him, What is to be done with the man whom the king delights to honour? Now Haman thought in his heart, To whom would the king delight to do honour more than to me?
And Haman answered the king, For the man whom the king delights to honour,
and let the apparel and horse be delivered into the hand of one of the king's most noble princes, and let them array the man whom the king delights to honour, and cause him to ride on the horse through the street of the city, and proclaim before him, Thus shall it be done to the man whom the king delights to honour!
And Haman took the apparel and the horse, and arrayed Mordecai, and caused him to ride through the street of the city, and proclaimed before him, Thus shall it be done to the man whom the king delights to honour!
The Jews had light, and joy, and gladness, and honour.
His sons come to honour, and he knoweth it not; and they are brought low, and he perceiveth it not.
Terrors are turned against me; they pursue mine honour as the wind; and my welfare is passed away like a cloud.
Nevertheless, man being in honour abideth not: he is like the beasts that perish.
Man that is in honour, and understandeth not, is like the beasts that perish.
He shall call upon me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble, I will deliver him and honour him.
He scattereth abroad, he giveth to the needy; his righteousness abideth for ever: his horn shall be exalted with honour.
To execute upon them the judgment written. This honour have all his saints. Hallelujah!
Honour Jehovah with thy substance, and with the first-fruits of all thine increase;
Length of days is in her right hand; in her left hand riches and honour.
Exalt her, and she shall promote thee; she shall bring thee to honour when thou dost embrace her.
lest thou give thine honour unto others, and thy years unto the cruel;
Riches and honour are with me; durable wealth and righteousness.
A gracious woman retaineth honour; and the violent retain riches.
The fear of Jehovah is the discipline of wisdom, and before honour goeth humility.
Before destruction the heart of man is haughty; and before honour goeth humility.
It is an honour for a man to cease from strife; but every fool rusheth into it.
He that followeth after righteousness and mercy findeth life, righteousness, and honour.
The reward of humility and the fear of Jehovah is riches, and honour, and life.
As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, so honour beseemeth not a fool.
As a bag of gems in a stoneheap, so is he that giveth honour to a fool.
A man's pride bringeth him low; but the humble in spirit shall obtain honour.
one to whom God giveth riches, wealth, and honour, and he wanteth nothing for his soul of all that he desireth, yet God giveth him not power to eat thereof, but a stranger eateth it: this is vanity, and a sore evil.
Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to stink and ferment; so a little folly is weightier than wisdom and honour.
And the Lord saith, Forasmuch as this people draw near with their mouth, and honour me with their lips, but their heart is removed far from me, and their fear of me is a commandment taught of men;
If thou turn back thy foot from the sabbath, from doing thy pleasure on my holy day, and call the sabbath a delight, the holy day of Jehovah, honourable; and thou honour him, not doing thine own ways, nor finding thine own pleasure, nor speaking idle words;
And out of them shall proceed thanksgiving, and the voice of them that make merry: and I will multiply them, and they shall not be diminished; and I will honour them, and they shall not be small.
But if ye shew the dream and its interpretation, ye shall receive of me gifts and rewards and great honour; therefore shew me the dream and its interpretation.
Now I Nebuchadnezzar praise and extol and honour the King of the heavens, all whose works are truth, and his paths judgment: and those that walk in pride he is able to abase.
And in his place shall stand up a vile person, to whom they shall not give the honour of the kingdom; but he shall come in peaceably and obtain the kingdom by flatteries.
And in his place will he honour the +god of fortresses; and a +god whom his fathers knew not will he honour with gold and silver, and with precious stones and pleasant things.
A son honoureth his father, and a servant his master: if then I be a father, where is mine honour? and if I be a master, where is my fear? saith Jehovah of hosts unto you, priests, that despise my name. But ye say, Wherein have we despised thy name?
And they were offended in him. And Jesus said to them, A prophet is not without honour, unless in his country and in his house.
For God commanded saying, Honour father and mother; and, He that speaks ill of father or mother, let him die the death.
and he shall in no wise honour his father or his mother; and ye have made void the commandment of God on account of your traditional teaching.
This people honour me with the lips, but their heart is far away from me;
Honour thy father and thy mother, and Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.
But he answering said to them, Well did Esaias prophesy concerning you hypocrites, as it is written, This people honour me with their lips, but their heart is far away from me.
For Moses said, Honour thy father and thy mother; and, he who speaks ill of father or mother, let him surely die.
Thou knowest the commandments: Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Do not defraud, Honour thy father and mother.
But when thou hast been invited, go and put thyself down in the last place, that when he who has invited thee comes, he may say to thee, Friend, go up higher: then shalt thou have honour before all that are lying at table with thee;
Thou knowest the commandments: Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Honour thy father and thy mother.
for Jesus himself bore witness that a prophet has no honour in his own country.
that all may honour the Son, even as they honour the Father. He who honours not the Son, honours not the Father who has sent him.
Jesus answered, I have not a demon; but I honour my Father, and ye dishonour me.
If any one serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there also shall be my servant. And if any one serve me, him shall the Father honour.
But a certain man, a Pharisee, named Gamaliel, a teacher of the law, held in honour of all the people, rose up in the council, and commanded to put the men out for a short while,
And on a set day, clothed in royal apparel and sitting on the elevated seat of honour, Herod made a public oration to them.
to them who, in patient continuance of good works, seek for glory and honour and incorruptibility, life eternal.
but glory and honour and peace to every one that works good, both to Jew first and to Greek:
Or has not the potter authority over the clay, out of the same lump to make one vessel to honour, and another to dishonour?
as to brotherly love, kindly affectioned towards one another: as to honour, each taking the lead in paying it to the other:
Render to all their dues: to whom tribute is due, tribute; to whom custom, custom; to whom fear, fear; to whom honour, honour.
and those parts of the body which we esteem to be the more void of honour, these we clothe with more abundant honour; and our uncomely parts have more abundant comeliness;
but our comely parts have not need. But God has tempered the body together, having given more abundant honour to the part that lacked;
Honour thy father and thy mother, which is the first commandment with a promise,
Receive him therefore in the Lord with all joy, and hold such in honour;
(which have indeed an appearance of wisdom in voluntary worship, and humility, and harsh treatment of the body, not in a certain honour,) to the satisfaction of the flesh.
that each of you know how to possess his own vessel in sanctification and honour,
Now to the King of the ages, the incorruptible, invisible, only God, honour and glory to the ages of ages. Amen.
Honour widows who are really widows;
Let the elders who take the lead among the saints well be esteemed worthy of double honour, specially those labouring in word and teaching;
Let as many bondmen as are under yoke count their own masters worthy of all honour, that the name of God and the teaching be not blasphemed.
who only has immortality, dwelling in unapproachable light; whom no man has seen, nor is able to see; to whom be honour and eternal might. Amen.
But in a great house there are not only gold and silver vessels, but also wooden and earthen; and some to honour, and some to dishonour.
If therefore one shall have purified himself from these, in separating himself from them, he shall be a vessel to honour, sanctified, serviceable to the Master, prepared for every good work.
Thou hast made him some little inferior to the angels; thou hast crowned him with glory and honour, and hast set him over the works of thy hands;
but we see Jesus, who was made some little inferior to angels on account of the suffering of death, crowned with glory and honour; so that by the grace of God he should taste death for every thing.
For he has been counted worthy of greater glory than Moses, by how much he that has built it has more honour than the house.
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