'Honourable' in the Bible
And the young man deferred not to do the thing, because he had delight in Jacob's daughter: and he was more honourable than all the house of his father.
And Balak sent yet again princes, more, and more honourable than they.
And he said unto him, Behold now, there is in this city a man of God, and he is an honourable man; all that he saith cometh surely to pass: now let us go thither; peradventure he can shew us our way that we should go.
Then Ahimelech answered the king, and said, And who is so faithful among all thy servants as David, which is the king's son in law, and goeth at thy bidding, and is honourable in thine house?
Was he not most honourable of three? therefore he was their captain: howbeit he attained not unto the first three.
He was more honourable than the thirty, but he attained not to the first three. And David set him over his guard.
Now Naaman, captain of the host of the king of Syria, was a great man with his master, and honourable, because by him the LORD had given deliverance unto Syria: he was also a mighty man in valour, but he was a leper.
And Jabez was more honourable than his brethren: and his mother called his name Jabez, saying, Because I bare him with sorrow.
Of the three, he was more honourable than the two; for he was their captain: howbeit he attained not to the first three.
Behold, he was honourable among the thirty, but attained not to the first three: and David set him over his guard.
But as for the mighty man, he had the earth; and the honourable man dwelt in it.
Kings' daughters were among thy honourable women: upon thy right hand did stand the queen in gold of Ophir.
His work is honourable and glorious: and his righteousness endureth for ever.
The captain of fifty, and the honourable man, and the counseller, and the cunning artificer, and the eloquent orator.
And the people shall be oppressed, every one by another, and every one by his neighbour: the child shall behave himself proudly against the ancient, and the base against the honourable.
Therefore my people are gone into captivity, because they have no knowledge: and their honourable men are famished, and their multitude dried up with thirst.
The ancient and honourable, he is the head; and the prophet that teacheth lies, he is the tail.
Who hath taken this counsel against Tyre, the crowning city, whose merchants are princes, whose traffickers are the honourable of the earth?
The LORD of hosts hath purposed it, to stain the pride of all glory, and to bring into contempt all the honourable of the earth.
The LORD is well pleased for his righteousness' sake; he will magnify the law, and make it honourable.
Since thou wast precious in my sight, thou hast been honourable, and I have loved thee: therefore will I give men for thee, and people for thy life.
If thou turn away thy foot from the sabbath, from doing thy pleasure on my holy day; and call the sabbath a delight, the holy of the LORD, honourable; and shalt honour him, not doing thine own ways, nor finding thine own pleasure, nor speaking thine own words:
Yet was she carried away, she went into captivity: her young children also were dashed in pieces at the top of all the streets: and they cast lots for her honourable men, and all her great men were bound in chains.
Joseph of Arimathaea, an honourable counseller, which also waited for the kingdom of God, came, and went in boldly unto Pilate, and craved the body of Jesus.
When thou art bidden of any man to a wedding, sit not down in the highest room; lest a more honourable man than thou be bidden of him;
But the Jews stirred up the devout and honourable women, and the chief men of the city, and raised persecution against Paul and Barnabas, and expelled them out of their coasts.
Therefore many of them believed; also of honourable women which were Greeks, and of men, not a few.
We are fools for Christ's sake, but ye are wise in Christ; we are weak, but ye are strong; ye are honourable, but we are despised.
And those members of the body, which we think to be less honourable, upon these we bestow more abundant honour; and our uncomely parts have more abundant comeliness.
Marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge.