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Want to know what the Bible says about Cursing Your Parents? Here are 21 Bible verses about Cursing Your 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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Leviticus 20:9 NIV
“‘Anyone who curses their father or mother is to be put to death. Because they have cursed their father or mother, their blood will be on their own head.
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Matthew 15:4 NIV
For God said, ‘Honor your father and mother’ and ‘Anyone who curses their father or mother is to be put to death.’
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Exodus 21:15 NIV
“Anyone who attacks their father or mother is to be put to death.
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Proverbs 20:20 NIV
If someone curses their father or mother,
    their lamp will be snuffed out in pitch darkness.
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Exodus 21:17 NIV
“Anyone who curses their father or mother is to be put to death.
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Proverbs 30:11 NIV
“There are those who curse their fathers
    and do not bless their mothers;
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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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Deuteronomy 21:18-21 NIV
18 If someone has a stubborn and rebellious son who does not obey his father and mother and will not listen to them when they discipline him, 19 his father and mother shall take hold of him and bring him to the elders at the gate of his town. 20 They shall say to the elders, “This son of ours is stubborn and rebellious. He will not obey us. He is a glutton and a drunkard.” 21 Then all the men of his town are to stone him to death. You must purge the evil from among you. All Israel will hear of it and be afraid.
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Proverbs 22:6 NIV
Start children off on the way they should go,
    and even when they are old they will not turn from it.
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Deuteronomy 27:16 NIV
“Cursed is anyone who dishonors their father or mother.”
Then all the people shall say, “Amen!”
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Mark 7:10 NIV
For Moses said, ‘Honor your father and mother,’ and, ‘Anyone who curses their father or mother is to be put to death.’
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Leviticus 20:13 NIV
“‘If a man has sexual relations with a man as one does with a woman, both of them have done what is detestable. They are to be put to death; their blood will be on their own heads.
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James 3:10 NIV
Out of the same mouth come praise and cursing. My brothers and sisters, this should not be.
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Luke 14:26 NIV
“If anyone comes to me and does not hate father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters—yes, even their own life—such a person cannot be my disciple.
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Luke 1:37 NIV
For no word from God will ever fail.”
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Matthew 5:22 NIV
But I tell you that anyone who is angry with a brother or sister will be subject to judgment. Again, anyone who says to a brother or sister, ‘Raca,’ is answerable to the court. And anyone who says, ‘You fool!’ will be in danger of the fire of hell.
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Ephesians 4:29 NIV
Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.
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Luke 23:34 NIV
Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.” And they divided up his clothes by casting lots.
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Exodus 20:7 NIV
“You shall not misuse the name of the Lord your God, for the Lord will not hold anyone guiltless who misuses his name.
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Malachi 3:6 NIV
“I the Lord do not change. So you, the descendants of Jacob, are not destroyed.
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