7 Bible Verses about Age Discrimination

1 Timothy 4:12 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.

1 Peter 5:5 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Likewise, you who are younger, be subject to the elders. Clothe yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another, for “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.”

Jeremiah 1:7 ESV / 9 helpful votes

But the Lord said to me, “Do not say, ‘I am only a youth’; for to all to whom I send you, you shall go, and whatever I command you, you shall speak.

Proverbs 23:22 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Listen to your father who gave you life, and do not despise your mother when she is old.

Proverbs 1:8 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Hear, my son, your father's instruction, and forsake not your mother's teaching,

Job 15:14-26 ESV / 4 helpful votes

What is man, that he can be pure? Or he who is born of a woman, that he can be righteous? Behold, God puts no trust in his holy ones, and the heavens are not pure in his sight; how much less one who is abominable and corrupt, a man who drinks injustice like water! “I will show you; hear me, and what I have seen I will declare (what wise men have told, without hiding it from their fathers, ...

Genesis 32:2 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And when Jacob saw them he said, “This is God's camp!” So he called the name of that place Mahanaim.

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