Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother”—which is the first commandment with a promise—“so that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth.”
- Ephesians 6:1-3
Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord.
- Colossians 3:20
You know the commandments: ‘You shall not commit adultery, you shall not murder, you shall not steal, you shall not give false testimony, honor your father and mother.’
- Luke 18:20
“Cursed is the man who dishonors his father or his mother.”
- Deuteronomy 27:16
” ‘Each of you must respect his mother and father’ “
- Leviticus 19:3
“Honor your father and your mother, as the Lord your God has commanded you.”
- Deuteronomy 5:16
My son, keep your father’s command and do not forsake your mother’s teaching.
- Proverbs 6:20
A wise son heeds his father’s instruction, but a mocker does not respond to rebukes.
- Proverbs 13:1
A fool spurns a parent’s discipline, but whoever heeds correction shows prudence.
- Proverbs 15:5
Even small children are known by their actions, so is their conduct really pure and upright?
- Proverbs 20:11
A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish son brings grief to his mother.
- Proverbs 10:1
My son, if sinners entice you, do not give in to them.
- Proverbs 1:10
A discerning son heeds instruction, but a companion of gluttons disgraces his father.
- Proverbs 28:7
“Now then, my children, listen to me; blessed are those who keep my ways. Listen to my instruction and be wise; do not disregard it.”
- Proverbs 8:32-33
My son, if your heart is wise, then my heart will be glad indeed; my inmost being will rejoice when your lips speak what is right.
- Proverbs 23:15-16
Listen to your father, who gave you life, and do not despise your mother when she is old.
- Proverbs 23:22
The father of a righteous child has great joy; he who has a wise son rejoices in him. May your father and mother rejoice; may she who gave you birth be joyful! My son, give me your heart and let your eyes delight in my ways.
- Proverbs 23:24-26