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89 Bible Verses About Obeying Your Parents

Here are 89 Bible verses about obeying your parents from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Colossians 3:20 KJV

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

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Ephesians 6:1 KJV

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

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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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John 14:15 KJV

If ye love me, keep my commandments.

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Colossians 3:21 KJV

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

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Proverbs 1:8 KJV

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

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Acts 5:29 KJV

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

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Ephesians 6:2-3 KJV

Honour thy father and mother; (which is the first commandment with promise;) That it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live long on the earth.

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Proverbs 13:1 KJV

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

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Proverbs 3:1-2 KJV

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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1 John 2:6 KJV

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

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1 John 2:4 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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John 3:16-17 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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Deuteronomy 27:16 KJV

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

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Proverbs 30:17 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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John 3:16 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 20:20 KJV

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

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Proverbs 22:6 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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Revelation 1:1 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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Exodus 21:15 KJV

And he that smiteth his father, or his mother, shall be surely put to death.

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Matthew 15:4 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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Deuteronomy 5:16 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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Ephesians 6:3 KJV

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

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Ephesians 6:4 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 6:20 KJV

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

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1 John 1:9 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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2 Timothy 3:2 KJV

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

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Proverbs 13:24 KJV

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

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2 Timothy 3:16 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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1 Timothy 5:8 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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John 3:3 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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Leviticus 20:9 KJV

For every one that curseth his father or his mother shall be surely put to death: he hath cursed his father or his mother; his blood shall be upon him.

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Ephesians 6:2 KJV

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

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2 John 1:6 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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Luke 14:26 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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Ephesians 6:17 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

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

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Romans 10:9 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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Matthew 25:46 KJV

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

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Proverbs 23:22 KJV

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

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Joshua 1:8 KJV

This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.

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Psalms 55:23 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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1 John 3:4 KJV

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

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Genesis 1:27 KJV

So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.

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Proverbs 23:13-14 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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Genesis 3:16 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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Proverbs 22:15 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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Colossians 3:22 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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Acts 10:34 KJV

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

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Romans 2:13 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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Romans 3:31 KJV

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

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Mark 10:11 KJV

And he saith unto them, Whosoever shall put away his wife, and marry another, committeth adultery against her.

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2 Timothy 3:1-5 KJV

This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good, Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God; Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.

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Matthew 7:2 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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Exodus 21:17 KJV

And he that curseth his father, or his mother, shall surely be put to death.

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Acts 2:38 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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Romans 10:4 KJV

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

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Hebrews 13:17 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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Galatians 3:27 KJV

For as many of you as have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ.

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Proverbs 29:15 KJV

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

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Romans 1:30 KJV

Backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents,

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Matthew 5:32 KJV

But I say unto you, That whosoever shall put away his wife, saving for the cause of fornication, causeth her to commit adultery: and whosoever shall marry her that is divorced committeth adultery.

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1 Timothy 5:4 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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Romans 10:13 KJV

For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.

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Deuteronomy 21:18 KJV

If a man have a stubborn and rebellious son, which will not obey the voice of his father, or the voice of his mother, and that, when they have chastened him, will not hearken unto them:

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John 15:14 KJV

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

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Romans 13:1 KJV

Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.

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Psalms 119:105 KJV

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Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.

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James 1:22 KJV

But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.

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Matthew 19:19 KJV

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

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Ephesians 6:10 KJV

Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might.

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Leviticus 19:3 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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Matthew 19:9 KJV

And I say unto you, Whosoever shall put away his wife, except it be for fornication, and shall marry another, committeth adultery: and whoso marrieth her which is put away doth commit adultery.

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Colossians 4:5 KJV

Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time.

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Romans 5:8 KJV

But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.

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Acts 24:24 KJV

And after certain days, when Felix came with his wife Drusilla, which was a Jewess, he sent for Paul, and heard him concerning the faith in Christ.

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James 1:8 KJV

A double minded man is unstable in all his ways.

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Romans 13:8-10 KJV

Owe no man any thing, but to love one another: for he that loveth another hath fulfilled the law. For this, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Thou shalt not covet; and if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. Love worketh no ill to his neighbour: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.

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Mark 16:16 KJV

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

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Proverbs 1:8-9 KJV

My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother: For they shall be an ornament of grace unto thy head, and chains about thy neck.

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Revelation 21:4 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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1 Corinthians 15:51 KJV

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

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Acts 17:10-11 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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Proverbs 10:1 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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2 Thessalonians 1:9 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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John 8:44 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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Luke 13:3 KJV

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

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Matthew 16:26 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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Romans 10:6-8 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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