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Want to know what the Bible says about Respect? Here are 128 Bible verses about Respect 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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Matthew 7:12 NIV
So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.
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Romans 12:10 NIV
Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves.
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1 Peter 2:17 NIV
Show proper respect to everyone, love the family of believers, fear God, honor the emperor.
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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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Titus 2:7 NIV
In everything set them an example by doing what is good. In your teaching show integrity, seriousness
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Philippians 2:3 NIV
Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves,
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Romans 13:2 NIV
Consequently, whoever rebels against the authority is rebelling against what God has instituted, and those who do so will bring judgment on themselves.
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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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1 Thessalonians 5:12-13 NIV
12 Now we ask you, brothers and sisters, to acknowledge those who work hard among you, who care for you in the Lord and who admonish you. 13 Hold them in the highest regard in love because of their work. Live in peace with each other.
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Romans 12:9-11 NIV
9 Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. 10 Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves. 11 Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord.
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Luke 14:10 NIV
But when you are invited, take the lowest place, so that when your host comes, he will say to you, ‘Friend, move up to a better place.’ Then you will be honored in the presence of all the other guests.
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Acts 10:34-35 NIV
34 Then Peter began to speak: “I now realize how true it is that God does not show favoritism 35 but accepts from every nation the one who fears him and does what is right.
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Colossians 3:25 NIV
Anyone who does wrong will be repaid for their wrongs, and there is no favoritism.
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1 Peter 3:7 NIV
Husbands, in the same way be considerate as you live with your wives, and treat them with respect as the weaker partner and as heirs with you of the gracious gift of life, so that nothing will hinder your prayers.
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Hebrews 13:7 NIV
Remember your leaders, who spoke the word of God to you. Consider the outcome of their way of life and imitate their faith.
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Ephesians 5:33 NIV
However, each one of you also must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband.
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1 Peter 3:15 NIV
But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect,
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Ephesians 6:1-3 NIV
6 Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. 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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Luke 6:31 NIV
Do to others as you would have them do to you.
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Matthew 19:19 NIV
honor your father and mother,’ and ‘love your neighbor as yourself.’
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