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Want to know what the Bible says about Caring For Elderly Parents? Here are 87 Bible verses about Caring For Elderly Parents from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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1 Timothy 5:8 NIV
Anyone who does not provide for their relatives, and especially for their own household, has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
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1 Timothy 5:4 NIV
But if a widow has children or grandchildren, these should learn first of all to put their religion into practice by caring for their own family and so repaying their parents and grandparents, for this is pleasing to God.
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Exodus 20:12 NIV
“Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you.
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Leviticus 19:32 NIV
“‘Stand up in the presence of the aged, show respect for the elderly and revere your God. I am the Lord.
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Deuteronomy 5:16 NIV
“Honor your father and your mother, as the Lord your God has commanded you, so that you may live long and that it may go well with you in the land the Lord your God is giving you.
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Ephesians 6:2-3 NIV
2 “Honor your father and mother”—which is the first commandment with a promise— 3 “so that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth.”
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1 Timothy 5:1 NIV
Do not rebuke an older man harshly, but exhort him as if he were your father. Treat younger men as brothers,
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James 1:27 NIV
Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.
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2 Timothy 3:2 NIV
People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy,
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Proverbs 23:22 NIV
Listen to your father, who gave you life,
    and do not despise your mother when she is old.
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1 Timothy 5:1-2 NIV
5 Do not rebuke an older man harshly, but exhort him as if he were your father. Treat younger men as brothers, 2 older women as mothers, and younger women as sisters, with absolute purity.
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1 Timothy 5:16 NIV
If any woman who is a believer has widows in her care, she should continue to help them and not let the church be burdened with them, so that the church can help those widows who are really in need.
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John 19:25-27 NIV
25 Near the cross of Jesus stood his mother, his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. 26 When Jesus saw his mother there, and the disciple whom he loved standing nearby, he said to her, “Woman, here is your son,” 27 and to the disciple, “Here is your mother.” From that time on, this disciple took her into his home.
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Ephesians 6:2 NIV
“Honor your father and mother”—which is the first commandment with a promise—
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Isaiah 46:4 NIV
Even to your old age and gray hairs
    I am he, I am he who will sustain you.
I have made you and I will carry you;
    I will sustain you and I will rescue you.
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Ephesians 6:1 NIV
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.
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1 Timothy 5:3 NIV
Give proper recognition to those widows who are really in need.
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Ephesians 4:32 NIV
Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.
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Ephesians 6:4 NIV
Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.
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Revelation 21:4 NIV
‘He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death’ or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.”
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