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82 Bible Verses About Obeying Parents

Here are 82 Bible verses about obeying parents from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Ephesians 6:1 KJV

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

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John 14:15 KJV

If ye love me, keep my commandments.

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Colossians 3:20 KJV

If ye love me, keep my commandments.

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Exodus 20:12 KJV

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

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Acts 5:29 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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1 John 1:9 KJV

Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men.

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1 John 2:4 KJV

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

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Ephesians 6:4 KJV

He that saith, I know him, and keepeth not his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him.

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Luke 14:26 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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Revelation 21:4 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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Colossians 3:21 KJV

And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.

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Ephesians 6:2 KJV

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

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John 3:16 KJV

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

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Proverbs 22:6 KJV

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

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Proverbs 1:8 KJV

Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.

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Luke 13:3 KJV

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

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Matthew 15:4 KJV

I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish.

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Deuteronomy 5:16 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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Acts 10:34 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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John 15:14 KJV

Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons:

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John 8:44 KJV

Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you.

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John 3:3 KJV

Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.

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Mark 16:16 KJV

Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.

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Proverbs 29:15 KJV

He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned.

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Proverbs 13:24 KJV

The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame.

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1 John 2:6 KJV

He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.

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Ephesians 6:17 KJV

He that saith he abideth in him ought himself also so to walk, even as he walked.

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Ephesians 6:3 KJV

And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:

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Galatians 3:26 KJV

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

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Romans 10:9 KJV

For ye are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus.

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Matthew 7:2 KJV

That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.

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Proverbs 23:22 KJV

For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again.

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Proverbs 6:20 KJV

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

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Genesis 3:16 KJV

My son, keep thy father’s commandment, and forsake not the law of thy mother:

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1 John 3:4 KJV

Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee.

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1 Peter 2:21 KJV

Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law: for sin is the transgression of the law.

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James 1:25 KJV

For even hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps:

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Romans 10:4 KJV

But whoso looketh into the perfect law of liberty, and continueth therein, he being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, this man shall be blessed in his deed.

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Romans 3:31 KJV

For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to every one that believeth.

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Romans 2:13 KJV

Do we then make void the law through faith? God forbid: yea, we establish the law.

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Acts 2:38 KJV

(For not the hearers of the law are just before God, but the doers of the law shall be justified.

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John 3:16-17 KJV

Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.

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Matthew 25:46 KJV

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.

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Proverbs 30:17 KJV

And these shall go away into everlasting punishment: but the righteous into life eternal.

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Proverbs 23:13-14 KJV

The eye that mocketh at his father, and despiseth to obey his mother, the ravens of the valley shall pick it out, and the young eagles shall eat it.

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Proverbs 20:20 KJV

Withhold not correction from the child: for if thou beatest him with the rod, he shall not die. Thou shalt beat him with the rod, and shalt deliver his soul from hell.

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Proverbs 19:18 KJV

Whoso curseth his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in obscure darkness.

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Proverbs 13:1 KJV

Chasten thy son while there is hope, and let not thy soul spare for his crying.

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Proverbs 10:1 KJV

A wise son heareth his father’s instruction: but a scorner heareth not rebuke.

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Proverbs 3:1-2 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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Psalms 55:23 KJV

My son, forget not my law; but let thine heart keep my commandments: For length of days, and long life, and peace, shall they add to thee.

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Deuteronomy 27:16 KJV

But thou, O God, shalt bring them down into the pit of destruction: bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days; but I will trust in thee.

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Deuteronomy 6:4-9 KJV

Cursed be he that setteth light by his father or his mother. And all the people shall say, Amen.

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Leviticus 19:3 KJV

Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God is one LORD: And thou shalt love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might. And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart: And thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up. And thou shalt bind them for a sign upon thine hand, and they shall be as frontlets between thine eyes. And thou shalt write them upon the posts of thy house, and on thy gates.

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Revelation 1:1 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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2 John 1:6 KJV

The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John:

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2 Peter 3:9 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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James 5:11 KJV

The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.

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James 2:11 KJV

Behold, we count them happy which endure. Ye have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord; that the Lord is very pitiful, and of tender mercy.

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James 1:27 KJV

For he that said, Do not commit adultery, said also, Do not kill. Now if thou commit no adultery, yet if thou kill, thou art become a transgressor of the law.

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Hebrews 13:17 KJV

Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.

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Hebrews 4:12 KJV

Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves: for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that is unprofitable for you.

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Titus 2:9 KJV

For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.

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2 Timothy 3:16 KJV

Exhort servants to be obedient unto their own masters, and to please them well in all things; not answering again;

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2 Timothy 3:2 KJV

All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:

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2 Timothy 3:1 KJV

For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,

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2 Timothy 2:1 KJV

This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come.

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1 Timothy 5:8 KJV

Thou therefore, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus.

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Colossians 3:22 KJV

But if any provide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.

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Ephesians 6:7 KJV

Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh; not with eyeservice, as menpleasers; but in singleness of heart, fearing God:

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Romans 8:29 KJV

With good will doing service, as to the Lord, and not to men:

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Matthew 16:26 KJV

For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.

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Proverbs 23:14 KJV

For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?

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Proverbs 22:15 KJV

Thou shalt beat him with the rod, and shalt deliver his soul from hell.

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1 Timothy 6:1 KJV

Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.

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1 Timothy 5:4 KJV

Let as many servants as are under the yoke count their own masters worthy of all honour, that the name of God and his doctrine be not blasphemed.

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2 Thessalonians 1:9 KJV

But if any widow have children or nephews, let them learn first to shew piety at home, and to requite their parents: for that is good and acceptable before God.

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Philippians 4:6 KJV

Who shall be punished with everlasting destruction from the presence of the Lord, and from the glory of his power;

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1 Corinthians 15:51 KJV

Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.

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Romans 13:4 KJV

Behold, I shew you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed,

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Romans 10:6-8 KJV

For he is the minister of God to thee for good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, a revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil.

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Romans 2:6-8 KJV

But the righteousness which is of faith speaketh on this wise, Say not in thine heart, Who shall ascend into heaven? (that is, to bring Christ down from above:) Or, Who shall descend into the deep? (that is, to bring up Christ again from the dead.) But what saith it? The word is nigh thee, even in thy mouth, and in thy heart: that is, the word of faith, which we preach;

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Acts 17:10-11 KJV

Who will render to every man according to his deeds: To them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and honour and immortality, eternal life: But unto them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath,

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Acts 10:48 KJV

And the brethren immediately sent away Paul and Silas by night unto Berea: who coming thither went into the synagogue of the Jews. These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.

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