'Respect' in the Bible
"Each of you is to respect his mother and father. You are to keep My Sabbaths; I am the Lord your God.
Then Moses became angry and said to the Lord, "Don't respect their offering. I have not taken one donkey from them or mistreated a single one of them."
a ruthless nation, showing no respect for the old and not sparing the young.
the Ammonite leaders said to Hanun their lord, "Just because David has sent men with condolences for you, do you really believe he's showing respect for your father? Instead, hasn't David sent his emissaries in order to scout out the city, spy on it, and overthrow it?"
Elisha responded, "As the Lord of Hosts lives, I stand before Him. If I did not have respect for King Jehoshaphat of Judah, I would not look at you; I wouldn't take notice of you.
the Ammonite leaders said to Hanun, "Just because David has sent men with condolences for you, do you really believe he's showing respect for your father? Instead, hasn't David sent his emissaries in order to scout out, overthrow, and spy on the land?"
According to the ordinances of his father David, he appointed the divisions of the priests over their service, of the Levites over their responsibilities to offer praise and to minister before the priests following the daily requirement, and of the gatekeepers by their divisions with respect to each gate, for this had been the command of David, the man of God.
He was buried in the city of David with the kings because he had done [what was] good in Israel with respect to God and His temple.
Princes are hung up by their hands; elders are shown no respect.
Finally, he sent his son to them. 'They will respect my son,' he said.
"He still had one to send, a beloved son. Finally he sent him to them, saying, 'They will respect my son.'
"There was a judge in one town who didn't fear God or respect man.
"For a while he was unwilling, but later he said to himself, 'Even though I don't fear God or respect man,
"Then the owner of the vineyard said, 'What should I do? I will send my beloved son. Perhaps they will respect him.'
Then Paul stood in the middle of the Areopagus and said: "Men of Athens! I see that you are extremely religious in every respect.
Pay your obligations to everyone: taxes to those you owe taxes, tolls to those you owe tolls, respect to those you owe respect, and honor to those you owe honor.
But each person should examine his own work, and then he will have a reason for boasting in himself alone, and not in respect to someone else.
To sum up, each one of you is to love his wife as himself, and the wife is to respect her husband.
Deacons, likewise, should be worthy of respect, not hypocritical, not drinking a lot of wine, not greedy for money,
Wives, too, must be worthy of respect, not slanderers, self-controlled, faithful in everything.
All who are under the yoke as slaves must regard their own masters to be worthy of all respect, so that God's name and His teaching will not be blasphemed.
Older men are to be self-controlled, worthy of respect, sensible, and sound in faith, love, and endurance.
Household slaves, submit yourselves to your masters with all respect, not only to the good and gentle but also to the cruel.
However, do this with gentleness and respect, keeping your conscience clear, so that when you are accused, those who denounce your Christian life will be put to shame.
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