7 Bible Verses about Parent Advice

Proverbs 13:1 ESV / 14 helpful votes

A wise son hears his father's instruction, but a scoffer does not listen to rebuke.

Proverbs 1:8 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 23:22 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 19:18 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Discipline your son, for there is hope; do not set your heart on putting him to death.

Exodus 20:12 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.

Matthew 23:13-15 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you shut the kingdom of heaven in people's faces. For you neither enter yourselves nor allow those who would enter to go in. Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you travel across sea and land to make a single proselyte, and when he becomes a proselyte, you make him twice as much a child of hell as yourselves.

James 3:17 ESV / 2 helpful votes

But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, open to reason, full of mercy and good fruits, impartial and sincere.

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