'Honour' in the Bible
Let my soul not enter into their secret; nor let my honour join their assembly; for in their anger they slew a man, and in their own will they dug down a wall.
Honour thy father and thy mother that thy days may be lengthened upon the land which the LORD thy God gives thee.
neither shalt thou honour a poor man in his cause.
And thou shalt make holy garments for Aaron, thy brother, for honour and for beauty.
And for Aaron's sons thou shalt make coats; thou shalt also make girdles for them, and tiaras shalt thou make for them, for honour and for beauty.
Thou shalt rise up before grey hair and honour the face of the elder and fear thy God. I am the LORD.
for I will without a doubt honour thee greatly, and I will do whatever thou sayest unto me; come therefore, I pray thee, curse me this people.
And Balak said unto Balaam, Did I not earnestly send unto thee to call thee? Why hast thou not come unto me? Am I not able indeed to promote thee to honour?
Therefore, now flee thou to thy place; I said that I would honour thee; but, behold, the LORD has deprived thee of honour.
Honour thy father and thy mother, as the LORD thy God has commanded thee; that thy days may be prolonged and that it may go well with thee, in the land which the LORD thy God gives thee.
And she said, I will surely go with thee, but thy honour shall not be in the way that thou goest; for the LORD shall sell Sisera into the hand of a woman. And Deborah arose and went with Barak to Kedesh.
And Manoah said unto the angel of the LORD, What is thy name that when thy words come to pass we may honour thee?
Then he said, I have sinned; yet honour me now, I pray thee, before the elders of my people and before Israel and turn again with me that I may worship the LORD thy God.
And I will yet be more vile than thus and will be base in my own sight and before the maidservants whom thou hast spoken of, of them shall I be had in honour.
And the princes of the sons of Ammon said unto Hanun their lord, Does it appear unto thee that David has sent comforters unto thee to honour thy father? Has not David rather sent his slaves unto thee to search the city and to spy it out and to overthrow it?
He had more honour than the thirty, but he did not attain to the first three. And David put him in his council.
Of the three, he obtained the most honour in this second group of three, for he was their prince; however, he did not attain to the first three.
Thine, O LORD, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the victory and the honour, for all things in the heavens and in the earth are thine; thine is the kingdom, O LORD, and thou art exalted as head above all.
Now Jehoshaphat had riches and honour in abundance, and married into the family of Ahab.
And Hezekiah had exceedingly great riches and honour, and he made himself treasures of silver and of gold and of precious stones and of spices and of shields and of all manner of pleasant vessels,
And Hezekiah slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the chiefest 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.
Blessed be the LORD God of our fathers, who has put such a thing as this in the king's heart, to honour the house of the LORD which is in Jerusalem,
to show them the riches of the glory of his kingdom and the honour of beauty of his greatness for many days, even one hundred and eighty days.
And this sentence which the king shall make shall be heard throughout all his empire, although it is great, and all the wives shall give their husbands honour, from the greatest to the least.
And the king said, What honour and dignity has been done unto Mordecai for this? Then the king's servants who ministered unto him answered, Nothing has been done for him.
So Haman came in. And the king said unto him, What shall be done unto 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 myself?
And Haman answered the king, For the man whom the king delights to honour,
and let this apparel and horse be delivered to the hand of one of the king's most noble princes, that he may clothe the man whom the king delights to honour and bring him on horseback through the street of the city, and proclaim before him, Thus shall it be done to the man whom the king delights to honour.
Then Haman took the apparel and the horse and clothed Mordecai and brought him on horseback through the plaza of the city and caused it to be proclaimed before him, Thus shall be done unto the man whom the king delights to honour.
The Jews had light and gladness and joy and honour.
He will reprove you severely, if in secret you give him such honour.
Let the enemy persecute my soul, and take it; let him tread down my life upon the earth and lay my honour in the dust. Selah.
His glory is great in thy saving health; honour and beauty hast thou laid upon him.
Nevertheless man will not abide forever in honour; he is like the beasts that are cut off.
Man that is in honour that does not understand is like the beasts that are cut off.
Honour and majesty are before him; strength and beauty are in his sanctuary.
Bless the LORD, O my soul. O LORD my God, thou art very great; thou art clothed with honour and majesty,
Honour the LORD with thy substance and with the firstfruits of all thine increase:
Length of days is in her right hand and in her left hand riches and honour.
Grow in wisdom, and she shall promote thee; she shall bring thee to honour when thou hast embraced her.
lest thou give thine honour unto others and thy years unto the cruel,
Riches and honour are with me, yea, durable riches and righteousness.
The gracious woman retains honour, and strong men retain riches.
The fear of the LORD is the instruction of wisdom, and before honour is humility.
Children's children are the crown of old men, and the honour of the children are their fathers.
Before being broken, the heart of man is haughty, and before coming into honour, comes being brought to humility.
It is an honour for a man to cease from strife, but every fool will be meddling.
He that follows after righteousness and mercy shall find life, righteousness, and honour.
Riches and honour and life are the remuneration of humility and of the fear of the LORD.
It is the glory of God to conceal the word, but the honour of kings is to search out the word.
As snow in summer and as rain in harvest, so honour is not suited for a fool.
As he that binds the stone in the sling, so is he that gives honour to a fool.
A man's pride shall bring him low, but honour shall uphold the humble in spirit.
A man to whom God has given riches, wealth, and honour so that he lacks nothing for his soul of all that he desires, yet God does not give him power to eat of it, but the strangers eat it; this is vanity, and it is an evil disease.
Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a stinking savour: likewise a small act of folly unto him that is esteemed for wisdom and honour.
In that day the branch of the LORD shall be for beauty and glory and the fruit of the earth for greatness and honour to those that are freed of Israel.
Therefore the Lord said, Forasmuch as this people sacrifice unto me and honour me with their lips, but have removed their heart far from me, and their worship with which they honour me was taught by the commandment of men:
It shall blossom abundantly and shall also praise and sing for joy; the honour of Lebanon shall be given unto it, the beauty of Carmel and Sharon. They shall see the glory of the LORD and the beauty of our God.
Because thou wast precious in my sight, thou wast worthy of honour, and I have loved thee.
The beast of the field shall honour me, the dragons and the owls because I give waters in the wilderness and rivers in the desert to give drink to my people, my chosen.
Lift up thine eyes round about, and behold: all these gather themselves together, and come to thee. As I live, saith the LORD, thou shalt surely clothe thyself with them all, as with a garment of honour and shalt be girded by them as a bride.
If thou turn away thy foot from the sabbath, from doing thy will on my holy day; and call the sabbath the delightful, holy, glorious day of the LORD; and shalt honour him by not doing thine own ways, nor seeking thine own will, nor speaking thine own words:
The glory of Lebanon shall come unto thee, the fir tree, the pine tree, and the box together, to beautify the place of my sanctuary; and I will honour the place of my feet.
For as the girdle cleaves to the loins of a man, so I have caused to cleave unto me the whole house of Israel and the whole house of Judah, saith the LORD; that they might be unto me for a people and for fame, and for a praise, and for honour; but they did not hear.
There is a conspiracy of her prophets in the midst thereof, like a roaring lion ravening the prey; they have devoured souls; they have taken treasures and honour; they have made her many widows in the midst thereof.
But if ye show the dream and its interpretation, ye shall receive of me gifts and rewards and great honour: therefore show me the dream, and its interpretation.
Nebuchadnezzar spoke and said unto them, Is it true, O Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, that ye do not honour my gods, nor worship the statue of gold which I have set up?
But if not, be it known unto thee, O king, that we will not worship thy god, nor honour the statue which thou hast raised up.
And a vile person shall succeed in his place, to whom they shall not give the honour of the kingdom: nevertheless he shall come in with peace and obtain the kingdom by flatteries.
But in his place shall he honour the god of fortresses, , a god whom his fathers did not know; he shall honour it with gold and silver and precious stones and with things of great price.
According to their greatness, so did they sin against me; therefore I will change their honour into shame.
Take the spoil of silver, take the spoil of gold, for there is no end of the riches; honour, more than all the desirable furniture.
Thou hast filled thyself with dishonour instead of honour; drink thou also, and thy foreskin shall be uncovered; the cup of the LORD's right hand shall be turned unto thee, and shameful vomit shall fall upon thy glory.
My anger is kindled against the pastors, and I will visit the he goats, for the LORD of the hosts shall visit his flock, the house of Judah, and shall make them as his horse of honour in the battle.
The son honours his father and the slave his master; if then I am a father, where is my honour? and if I am a master, where is my fear? said the LORD of the hosts unto you, O priests, that despise my name. And ye say, In what have we despised thy name?
And they were offended in him. But Jesus said unto them, A prophet is not without honour except in his own country and in his own house.
For God commanded, saying, Honour thy father and mother, and, He that curses father or mother, let him die without recourse.
and now has no need to honour his father or his mother with succour. Thus ye have made the commandment of God of no effect by your tradition.
Honour thy father and thy mother, and, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.
For Moses said, Honour thy father and thy mother, and, Whosoever curses father or mother shall most definitely die.
Thou knowest the commandments: Do not commit adultery, Do not murder, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Defraud not, Honour thy father and mother.
Thou knowest the commandments, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not murder, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Honour thy father and thy mother.
For Jesus himself testified that a prophet has no honour in his own country.
that everyone should honour the Son, even as they honour the Father. He that does not honour the Son does not honour the Father who has sent him.
Jesus answered, I do not have a demon; but I honour my Father, and ye do dishonour me.
If anyone serves me, let them follow me; and where I am, there shall my servant be also; the one that serves me, will my Father honour.
to those who persevered in well doing, glory and honour and incorruption, to those who seek eternal life;
but glory, honour, and peace to everyone that works good, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.
Has not the potter power over the clay, of the same lump to make one vessel unto honour and another unto dishonour?
loving one another with brotherly love, with honour preferring one another;
Render therefore to all their dues: tribute to whom tribute is due; custom to whom custom; fear to whom fear; honour to whom honour.
and those members of the body which we think to be more vile, these we dress with more abundant honour; and those in us who are more indecent have more honesty.
For those in us who are more honest need nothing, but God has ordered the body together, having given more abundant honour to that one which lacked,
through honour and dishonour, through evil report and good report; as deceivers, and yet as men of the truth;
Honour thy father and mother (which is the first commandment with a promise),
Therefore unto the King forever, immortal, invisible, the only wise God, be honour and glory for ever and ever. Amen.
Honour widows that are widows indeed.
Let the elders that govern well be counted worthy of double honour, especially those who labour in the word and doctrine.
Let all that are under the yoke of slavery count their own masters worthy of all honour, that the name of God and his doctrine not be blasphemed.
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