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Want to know what the Bible says about Respecting Parents? Here are 90 Bible verses about Respecting 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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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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Ephesians 6:1-4 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.”
4 Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.
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Proverbs 1:8 NIV
Listen, my son, to your father’s instruction
    and do not forsake your mother’s teaching.
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Colossians 3:20 NIV
Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord.
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Ephesians 6:1 NIV
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.
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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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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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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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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 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 13:24 NIV
Whoever spares the rod hates their children,
    but the one who loves their children is careful to discipline them.
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Proverbs 29:15 NIV
A rod and a reprimand impart wisdom,
    but a child left undisciplined disgraces its mother.
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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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Proverbs 19:20 NIV
Listen to advice and accept discipline,
    and at the end you will be counted among the wise.
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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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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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Ephesians 6:2 NIV
“Honor your father and mother”—which is the first commandment with a promise—
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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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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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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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