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221 Bible Verses about Respecting Your Parents

Want to know what the Bible says about Respecting Your Parents? Here are 221 Bible verses about Respecting 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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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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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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Proverbs 1:8 NIV
Listen, my son, to your father’s instruction
    and do not forsake your mother’s teaching.
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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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Exodus 21:17 NIV
“Anyone who curses their father or mother is to be put to death.
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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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Leviticus 19:3 NIV
“‘Each of you must respect your mother and father, and you must observe my Sabbaths. I am the Lord your God.
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Proverbs 30:17 NIV
“The eye that mocks a father,
    that scorns an aged mother,
will be pecked out by the ravens of the valley,
    will be eaten by the vultures.
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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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Hebrews 13:17 NIV
Have confidence in your leaders and submit to their authority, because they keep watch over you as those who must give an account. Do this so that their work will be a joy, not a burden, for that would be of no benefit to 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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Ephesians 6:2 NIV
“Honor your father and mother”—which is the first commandment with a promise—
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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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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 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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Proverbs 20:20 NIV
If someone curses their father or mother,
    their lamp will be snuffed out in pitch darkness.
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