38 Bible Verses about Honor Thy Father And Thy Mother

Exodus 20:12 ESV / 118 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.

Deuteronomy 5:16 ESV / 98 helpful votes

“‘Honor your father and your mother, as the Lord your God commanded you, that your days may be long, and that it may go well with you in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.

Ephesians 6:1-4 ESV / 89 helpful votes

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise), “that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.” Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

Proverbs 23:22 ESV / 69 helpful votes

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

Matthew 15:4 ESV / 53 helpful votes

For God commanded, ‘Honor your father and your mother,’ and, ‘Whoever reviles father or mother must surely die.’

Ephesians 6:1 ESV / 52 helpful votes

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.

Ephesians 6:2 ESV / 41 helpful votes

“Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise),

Luke 18:20 ESV / 37 helpful votes

You know the commandments: ‘Do not commit adultery, Do not murder, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Honor your father and mother.’”

Proverbs 30:17 ESV / 32 helpful votes

The eye that mocks a father and scorns to obey a mother will be picked out by the ravens of the valley and eaten by the vultures.

Proverbs 20:20 ESV / 24 helpful votes

If one curses his father or his mother, his lamp will be put out in utter darkness.

Colossians 3:20-21 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord. Fathers, do not provoke your children, lest they become discouraged.

Proverbs 19:26 ESV / 20 helpful votes

He who does violence to his father and chases away his mother is a son who brings shame and reproach.

Leviticus 19:32 ESV / 20 helpful votes

“You shall stand up before the gray head and honor the face of an old man, and you shall fear your God: I am the Lord.

Exodus 21:17 ESV / 19 helpful votes

“Whoever curses his father or his mother shall be put to death.

Proverbs 29:17 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Discipline your son, and he will give you rest; he will give delight to your heart.

1 Timothy 5:4 ESV / 17 helpful votes

But if a widow has children or grandchildren, let them first learn to show godliness to their own household and to make some return to their parents, for this is pleasing in the sight of God.

Luke 14:26 ESV / 17 helpful votes

“If anyone comes to me and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple.

Proverbs 17:6 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Grandchildren are the crown of the aged, and the glory of children is their fathers.

Proverbs 17:25 ESV / 15 helpful votes

A foolish son is a grief to his father and bitterness to her who bore him.

Matthew 19:19 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Honor your father and mother, and, You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”

Proverbs 15:20 ESV / 12 helpful votes

A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish man despises his mother.

John 19:25-27 ESV / 11 helpful votes

But standing by the cross of Jesus were his mother and his mother's sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple whom he loved standing nearby, he said to his mother, “Woman, behold, your son!” Then he said to the disciple, “Behold, your mother!” And from that hour the disciple took her to his own home.

Proverbs 1:8 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

Exodus 21:15 ESV / 11 helpful votes

“Whoever strikes his father or his mother shall be put to death.

Exodus 10:1-29 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Then the Lord said to Moses, “Go in to Pharaoh, for I have hardened his heart and the heart of his servants, that I may show these signs of mine among them, and that you may tell in the hearing of your son and of your grandson how I have dealt harshly with the Egyptians and what signs I have done among them, that you may know that I am the Lord.” So Moses and Aaron went in to Pharaoh and said to him, “Thus says the Lord, the God of the Hebrews, ‘How long will you refuse to humble yourself before me? Let my people go, that they may serve me. For if you refuse to let my people go, behold, tomorrow I will bring locusts into your country, and they shall cover the face of the land, so that no one can see the land. And they shall eat what is left to you after the hail, and they shall eat every tree of yours that grows in the field, ...

Ezekiel 22:7 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Father and mother are treated with contempt in you; the sojourner suffers extortion in your midst; the fatherless and the widow are wronged in you.

Deuteronomy 27:16 ESV / 9 helpful votes

“‘Cursed be anyone who dishonors his father or his mother.’ And all the people shall say, ‘Amen.’

Exodus 20:5 ESV / 9 helpful votes

You shall not bow down to them or serve them, for I the Lord your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and the fourth generation of those who hate me,

Matthew 19:29 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or lands, for my name's sake, will receive a hundredfold and will inherit eternal life.

Isaiah 3:12 ESV / 7 helpful votes

My people—infants are their oppressors, and women rule over them. O my people, your guides mislead you and they have swallowed up the course of your paths.

Proverbs 28:24 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Whoever robs his father or his mother and says, “That is no transgression,” is a companion to a man who destroys.

Proverbs 19:13 ESV / 7 helpful votes

A foolish son is ruin to his father, and a wife's quarreling is a continual dripping of rain.

Genesis 3:16 ESV / 7 helpful votes

To the woman he said, “I will surely multiply your pain in childbearing; in pain you shall bring forth children. Your desire shall be for your husband, and he shall rule over you.”

Luke 2:51 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And he went down with them and came to Nazareth and was submissive to them. And his mother treasured up all these things in her heart.

Proverbs 30:11 ESV / 6 helpful votes

There are those who curse their fathers and do not bless their mothers.

Psalm 100:5 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For the Lord is good; his steadfast love endures forever, and his faithfulness to all generations.

Genesis 2:24 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.

John 3:16 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

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