Here are 91 Bible verses about respecting 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.
Colossians 3:20 KJV
Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing unto the Lord.
Ephesians 6:1 KJV
Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing unto the Lord.
Proverbs 1:8 KJV
Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.
Ephesians 6:4 KJV
My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother:
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.
Proverbs 22:6 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.
Exodus 21:17 KJV
Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.
Ephesians 6:1-3 KJV
And he that curseth his father, or his mother, shall surely be put to death.
Proverbs 30:17 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.
Leviticus 19:3 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.
Deuteronomy 21:18-21 KJV
Ye shall fear every man his mother, and his father, and keep my sabbaths: I am the LORD your God.
Hebrews 13:17 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: Then shall his father and his mother lay hold on him, and bring him out unto the elders of his city, and unto the gate of his place; And they shall say unto the elders of his city, This our son is stubborn and rebellious, he will not obey our voice; he is a glutton, and a drunkard. And all the men of his city shall stone him with stones, that he die: so shalt thou put evil away from among you; and all Israel shall hear, and fear.
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.
Ephesians 6:2 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.
Proverbs 29:15 KJV
Honour thy father and mother; (which is the first commandment with promise;)
Proverbs 13:24 KJV
The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame.
Proverbs 23:22 KJV
He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.
Proverbs 20:20 KJV
Hearken unto thy father that begat thee, and despise not thy mother when she is old.
1 Peter 2:17 KJV
Whoso curseth his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in obscure darkness.
Deuteronomy 27:16 KJV
Honour all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honour the king.
Proverbs 10:1 KJV
Cursed be he that setteth light by his father or his mother. And all the people shall say, Amen.
Matthew 15:4 KJV
The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother.
Exodus 21:15 KJV
For God commanded, saying, Honour thy father and mother: and, He that curseth father or mother, let him die the death.
Ephesians 6:2-3 KJV
And he that smiteth his father, or his mother, shall be surely put to death.
Matthew 7:12 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.
Romans 13:7 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.
Colossians 3:21 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.
1 Peter 5:5 KJV
Fathers, provoke not your children to anger, lest they be discouraged.
Romans 12:10 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.
Matthew 19:19 KJV
Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love; in honour preferring one another;
Philippians 2:3 KJV
Honour thy father and thy mother: and, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.
1 Timothy 5:8 KJV
Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.
Proverbs 13:1 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.
Deuteronomy 6:4-9 KJV
A wise son heareth his father’s instruction: but a scorner heareth not rebuke.
Ephesians 5:33 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.
1 Thessalonians 5:12-13 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.
1 Timothy 5:4 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.
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.
Ephesians 6:1-2 KJV
Rebuke not an elder, but intreat him as a father; and the younger men as brethren;
Leviticus 20:9 KJV
Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right. Honour thy father and mother; (which is the first commandment with promise;)
John 3:16 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.
Romans 13:1 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.
Proverbs 15:33 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.
Proverbs 1:8-9 KJV
The fear of the LORD is the instruction of wisdom; and before honour is humility.
Acts 5:29 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.
Ephesians 6:3 KJV
Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men.
Revelation 1:1 KJV
That it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live long on the earth.
1 Peter 3:7 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:
Romans 13:2 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.
Proverbs 29:17 KJV
Whosoever therefore resisteth the power, resisteth the ordinance of God: and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation.
Deuteronomy 6:6-9 KJV
Correct thy son, and he shall give thee rest; yea, he shall give delight unto thy soul.
1 Timothy 6:1-2 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.
Revelation 4:11 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.
Hebrews 12:9 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.
Proverbs 22:15 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?
Luke 2:51 KJV
Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.
Proverbs 19:18 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.
Proverbs 6:20 KJV
Chasten thy son while there is hope, and let not thy soul spare for his crying.
Proverbs 13:13 KJV
My son, keep thy father’s commandment, and forsake not the law of thy mother:
Psalms 103:13 KJV
Whoso despiseth the word shall be destroyed: but he that feareth the commandment shall be rewarded.
Luke 14:26 KJV
Like as a father pitieth his children, so the LORD pitieth them that fear him.
Proverbs 4:1 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.
Genesis 2:24 KJV
Hear, ye children, the instruction of a father, and attend to know understanding.
Acts 17:10-11 KJV
Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.
John 3:16-17 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.
Proverbs 23:13-14 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.
Ephesians 6:5-9 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.
2 Corinthians 12:14 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.
Malachi 1:6 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.
Proverbs 16:31 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?
Job 12:12 KJV
The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it be found in the way of righteousness.
2 Timothy 3:2 KJV
With the ancient is wisdom; and in length of days understanding.
Proverbs 19:20 KJV
For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,
Proverbs 19:26 KJV
Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that thou mayest be wise in thy latter end.
1 John 4:19 KJV
He that wasteth his father, and chaseth away his mother, is a son that causeth shame, and bringeth reproach.
Colossians 3:20-21 KJV
We love him, because he first loved us.
Matthew 15:4-6 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.
Acts 3:19-23 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.
Luke 18:20 KJV
Repent ye therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing shall come from the presence of the Lord; And he shall send Jesus Christ, which before was preached unto you: Whom the heaven must receive until the times of restitution of all things, which God hath spoken by the mouth of all his holy prophets since the world began. For Moses truly said unto the fathers, A prophet shall the Lord your God raise up unto you of your brethren, like unto me; him shall ye hear in all things whatsoever he shall say unto you. And it shall come to pass, that every soul, which will not hear that prophet, shall be destroyed from among the people.
Exodus 21:15-17 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.
Galatians 5:22 KJV
And he that smiteth his father, or his mother, shall be surely put to death. And he that stealeth a man, and selleth him, or if he be found in his hand, he shall surely be put to death. And he that curseth his father, or his mother, shall surely be put to death.
1 Peter 1:14 KJV
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,
Colossians 3:22 KJV
As obedient children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts in your ignorance:
Proverbs 3:1-2 KJV
Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh; not with eyeservice, as menpleasers; but in singleness of heart, fearing God:
Proverbs 12:1 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.
Luke 1:37 KJV
Whoso loveth instruction loveth knowledge: but he that hateth reproof is brutish.
Hebrews 8:12 KJV
For with God nothing shall be impossible.
1 Peter 3:14-17 KJV
For I will be merciful to their unrighteousness, and their sins and their iniquities will I remember no more.
Isaiah 43:25 KJV
But and if ye suffer for righteousness’ sake, happy are ye: and be not afraid of their terror, neither be troubled; But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear: Having a good conscience; that, whereas they speak evil of you, as of evildoers, they may be ashamed that falsely accuse your good conversation in Christ. For it is better, if the will of God be so, that ye suffer for well doing, than for evil doing.
Luke 18:28-30 KJV
I, even I, am he that blotteth out thy transgressions for mine own sake, and will not remember thy sins.
Ezekiel 22:7 KJV
Then Peter said, Lo, we have left all, and followed thee. And he said unto them, Verily I say unto you, There is no man that hath left house, or parents, or brethren, or wife, or children, for the kingdom of God’s sake, Who shall not receive manifold more in this present time, and in the world to come life everlasting.