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33 Bible Verses About Loving Your Parents

Here are 33 Bible verses about loving your parents from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Exodus 20:12 KJV

Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.

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Malachi 1:6 KJV

A son honoureth his father, and a servant his master: if then I be a father, where is mine honour? and if I be a master, where is my fear? saith the LORD of hosts unto you, O priests, that despise my name. And ye say, Wherein have we despised thy name?

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Ephesians 6:2 KJV

A son honoureth his father, and a servant his master: if then I be a father, where is mine honour? and if I be a master, where is my fear? saith the LORD of hosts unto you, O priests, that despise my name. And ye say, Wherein have we despised thy name?

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Matthew 7:11 KJV

Honour thy father and mother; (which is the first commandment with promise;)

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Matthew 10:35 KJV

If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your Father which is in heaven give good things to them that ask him?

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Colossians 3:21 KJV

For I am come to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against her mother, and the daughter in law against her mother in law.

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Proverbs 3:2 KJV

Fathers, provoke not your children to anger, lest they be discouraged.

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2 John 1:6 KJV

For length of days, and long life, and peace, shall they add to thee.

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Psalms 27:10 KJV

And this is love, that we walk after his commandments. This is the commandment, That, as ye have heard from the beginning, ye should walk in it.

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Leviticus 19:3 KJV

When my father and my mother forsake me, then the LORD will take me up.

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2 Corinthians 12:14 KJV

Ye shall fear every man his mother, and his father, and keep my sabbaths: I am the LORD your God.

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Proverbs 15:20 KJV

Behold, the third time I am ready to come to you; and I will not be burdensome to you: for I seek not yours, but you: for the children ought not to lay up for the parents, but the parents for the children.

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Matthew 10:37 KJV

A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish man despiseth his mother.

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Ephesians 6:4 KJV

He that loveth father or mother more than me is not worthy of me: and he that loveth son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.

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Deuteronomy 5:16 KJV

And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.

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Proverbs 23:24 KJV

Honour thy father and thy mother, as the LORD thy God hath commanded thee; that thy days may be prolonged, and that it may go well with thee, in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.

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Proverbs 17:6 KJV

The father of the righteous shall greatly rejoice: and he that begetteth a wise child shall have joy of him.

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Matthew 19:19 KJV

Children’s children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are their fathers.

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1 John 4:21 KJV

Honour thy father and thy mother: and, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.

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1 John 3:1 KJV

And this commandment have we from him, That he who loveth God love his brother also.

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Psalms 69:8 KJV

Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew him not.

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Proverbs 23:22 KJV

I am become a stranger unto my brethren, and an alien unto my mother’s children.

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Matthew 15:4 KJV

Hearken unto thy father that begat thee, and despise not thy mother when she is old.

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Proverbs 10:1 KJV

For God commanded, saying, Honour thy father and mother: and, He that curseth father or mother, let him die the death.

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Luke 14:26 KJV

The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother.

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Ephesians 6:1 KJV

If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.

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1 Peter 2:17 KJV

Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.

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Colossians 3:19 KJV

Honour all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honour the king.

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Colossians 3:20 KJV

Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them.

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Ephesians 6:3 KJV

Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing unto the Lord.

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Proverbs 1:8 KJV

That it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live long on the earth.

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Malachi 4:6 KJV

My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother:

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Proverbs 4:3 KJV

And he shall turn the heart of the fathers to the children, and the heart of the children to their fathers, lest I come and smite the earth with a curse.

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