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92 Bible Verses About Respecting Parents

Here are 92 Bible verses about respecting 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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Proverbs 1:8 KJV

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

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Colossians 3:20 KJV

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

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Ephesians 6:1 KJV

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

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Exodus 21:17 KJV

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

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Deuteronomy 5:16 KJV

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

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Ephesians 6:4 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 22:6 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 13:24 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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Proverbs 29:15 KJV

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

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Ephesians 6:1-3 KJV

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

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Proverbs 19:20 KJV

Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right. 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 23:22 KJV

Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that thou mayest be wise in thy latter end.

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Luke 14:26 KJV

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

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Ephesians 6:2 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

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

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Hebrews 13:17 KJV

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

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Leviticus 19:32 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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Leviticus 19:3 KJV

Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head, and honour the face of the old man, and fear thy God: I am the LORD.

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Matthew 15:4 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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Galatians 6:7 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 27:16 KJV

Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.

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Proverbs 30:17 KJV

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

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Colossians 3:21 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 6:20 KJV

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

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Deuteronomy 4:10 KJV

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

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Philippians 2:3 KJV

Specially the day that thou stoodest before the LORD thy God in Horeb, when the LORD said unto me, Gather me the people together, and I will make them hear my words, that they may learn to fear me all the days that they shall live upon the earth, and that they may teach their children.

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Romans 13:7 KJV

Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.

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Proverbs 10:1 KJV

Render therefore to all their dues: tribute to whom tribute is due; custom to whom custom; fear to whom fear; honour to whom honour.

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John 3:36 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 5:33 KJV

He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life: and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him.

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Proverbs 20:20 KJV

Nevertheless let every one of you in particular so love his wife even as himself; and the wife see that she reverence her husband.

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1 Peter 5:5 KJV

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

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1 Thessalonians 5:12-13 KJV

Likewise, ye younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble.

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Matthew 7:12 KJV

And we beseech you, brethren, to know them which labour among you, and are over you in the Lord, and admonish you; And to esteem them very highly in love for their work’s sake. And be at peace among yourselves.

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Exodus 3:14 KJV

Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.

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John 8:44 KJV

And God said unto Moses, I AM THAT I AM: and he said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, I AM hath sent me unto you.

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Romans 13:1 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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Proverbs 1:8-9 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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Revelation 4:11 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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John 3:16 KJV

Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honour and power: for thou hast created all things, and for thy pleasure they are and were created.

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Luke 2:51 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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Matthew 15:4-6 KJV

And he went down with them, and came to Nazareth, and was subject unto them: but his mother kept all these sayings in her heart.

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Revelation 1:1 KJV

For God commanded, saying, Honour thy father and mother: and, He that curseth father or mother, let him die the death. But ye say, Whosoever shall say to his father or his mother, It is a gift, by whatsoever thou mightest be profited by me; And honour not his father or his mother, he shall be free. Thus have ye made the commandment of God of none effect by your tradition.

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1 Timothy 5:4 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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1 Timothy 5:1 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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Ephesians 6:2-3 KJV

Rebuke not an elder, but intreat him as a father; and the younger men as brethren;

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Matthew 19:19 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 16:31 KJV

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

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1 Timothy 6:1-2 KJV

The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it be found in the way of righteousness.

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Romans 13:2 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. And they that have believing masters, let them not despise them, because they are brethren; but rather do them service, because they are faithful and beloved, partakers of the benefit. These things teach and exhort.

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Proverbs 13:1 KJV

Whosoever therefore resisteth the power, resisteth the ordinance of God: and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation.

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1 Peter 3:7 KJV

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

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Ephesians 6:5-9 KJV

Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with them according to knowledge, giving honour unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life; that your prayers be not hindered.

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Romans 12:10 KJV

Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart, as unto Christ; Not with eyeservice, as menpleasers; but as the servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart; With good will doing service, as to the Lord, and not to men: Knowing that whatsoever good thing any man doeth, the same shall he receive of the Lord, whether he be bond or free. And, ye masters, do the same things unto them, forbearing threatening: knowing that your Master also is in heaven; neither is there respect of persons with him.

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Exodus 21:15 KJV

Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love; in honour preferring one another;

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1 Timothy 5:8 KJV

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

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Deuteronomy 6:4-9 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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Proverbs 29:17 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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Proverbs 22:15 KJV

Correct thy son, and he shall give thee rest; yea, he shall give delight unto thy soul.

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Deuteronomy 6:6-9 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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Hebrews 12:9 KJV

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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Acts 17:10-11 KJV

Furthermore we have had fathers of our flesh which corrected us, and we gave them reverence: shall we not much rather be in subjection unto the Father of spirits, and live?

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Proverbs 15:33 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 13:13 KJV

The fear of the LORD is the instruction of wisdom; and before honour is humility.

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Proverbs 4:1 KJV

Whoso despiseth the word shall be destroyed: but he that feareth the commandment shall be rewarded.

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Psalms 103:13 KJV

Hear, ye children, the instruction of a father, and attend to know understanding.

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Job 12:12 KJV

Like as a father pitieth his children, so the LORD pitieth them that fear him.

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Colossians 3:20-21 KJV

With the ancient is wisdom; and in length of days understanding.

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Ephesians 6:3 KJV

Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing unto the Lord. Fathers, provoke not your children to anger, lest they be discouraged.

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Acts 5:29 KJV

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

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Proverbs 23:13-14 KJV

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

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Proverbs 19:18 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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Matthew 5:17-18 KJV

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

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1 John 1:9 KJV

Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil. For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled.

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Matthew 15:6 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 Corinthians 12:14 KJV

And honour not his father or his mother, he shall be free. Thus have ye made the commandment of God of none effect by your tradition.

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John 19:25-27 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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1 Thessalonians 5:12 KJV

Now there stood by the cross of Jesus his mother, and his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Cleophas, and Mary Magdalene. When Jesus therefore saw his mother, and the disciple standing by, whom he loved, he saith unto his mother, Woman, behold thy son! Then saith he to the disciple, Behold thy mother! And from that hour that disciple took her unto his own home.

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Luke 18:20 KJV

And we beseech you, brethren, to know them which labour among you, and are over you in the Lord, and admonish you;

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Jude 1:9 KJV

Thou knowest the commandments, Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Honour thy father and thy mother.

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1 Peter 3:6-7 KJV

Yet Michael the archangel, when contending with the devil he disputed about the body of Moses, durst not bring against him a railing accusation, but said, The Lord rebuke thee.

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James 2:1 KJV

Even as Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him lord: whose daughters ye are, as long as ye do well, and are not afraid with any amazement. Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with them according to knowledge, giving honour unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life; that your prayers be not hindered.

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John 10:5 KJV

My brethren, have not the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory, with respect of persons.

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Leviticus 20:9 KJV

And a stranger will they not follow, but will flee from him: for they know not the voice of strangers.

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Genesis 1:27 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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Revelation 2:17 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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John 3:16-17 KJV

He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the hidden manna, and will give him a white stone, and in the stone a new name written, which no man knoweth saving he that receiveth it.

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Malachi 1:6 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. 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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Ephesians 6:5 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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1 Timothy 5:2 KJV

Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart, as unto Christ;

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Mark 7:10 KJV

The elder women as mothers; the younger as sisters, with all purity.

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Romans 1:30 KJV

For Moses said, Honour thy father and thy mother; and, Whoso curseth father or mother, let him die the death:

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Proverbs 3:2 KJV

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

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Proverbs 15:20 KJV

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

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