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Children, it is your Christian duty to obey your parents, for this is the right thing to do.
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Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is just.
Genesis 28:7 And that Jacob obeying his parents, was gone into Syria:
Genesis 37:13 Israel said to him: Thy brethren feed the sheep in Sichem: come, I will send thee to them. And when he answered:
Leviticus 19:3 Let every one fear his father, and his mother. Keep my sabbaths. I am the Lord your God.
Deuteronomy 21:18 If a man have a stubborn and unruly son, who will not hear the commandments of his father or mother, and being corrected, slighteth obedience:
1 Samuel 17:20 David, therefore, arose in the morning, and gave the charge of the flock to the keeper: and went away loaded, as Isai had commanded him. And he came to the place of Magala, and to the army, which was going out to fight, and shouted for the battle.
Esther 2:20 Neither had Esther as yet declared her country and people, according to his commandment. For whatsoever he commanded, Esther observed: and she did all things in the same manner as she was wont at that time when he brought her up a little one.
Proverbs 1:8 That grace may be added to thy head, and a chain of gold to thy neck.
Proverbs 6:20 Bind them in thy heart continually, and put them about thy neck.
Proverbs 23:22 Hearken to thy father, that begot thee: and despise not thy mother when she is old.
Proverbs 30:11,17 There is a generation that curseth their father, and doth not bless their mother. . . .
Jeremiah 35:14 The words of Jonadab the son of Rechab, by which he commanded his sons not to drink wine, have prevailed: and they have drunk none to this day, because they have obeyed the commandment of their father: but I have spoken to you, rising early and speaking, and you have not obeyed me.
Luke 2:51 And he went down with them and came to Nazareth and was subject to them. And his mother kept all these words in her heart.
Colossians 3:20 Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing to the Lord.
Ephesians 6:5,6 Servants, be obedient to them that are your lords according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in the simplicity of your heart, as to Christ. . . .
Romans 16:2 That you receive her in the Lord as becometh saints and that you assist her in whatsoever business she shall have need of you. For she also hath assisted many, and myself also.
1 Corinthians 15:58 Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye steadfast and unmoveable: always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.
Colossians 3:16,17,23,24 Let the word of Christ dwell in you abundantly: in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms, hymns and spiritual canticles, singing in grace in your hearts to God. . . .
1 Peter 2:13 Be ye subject therefore to every human creature for God's sake: whether it be to the king as excelling,
Nehemiah 9:13 Thou camest down also to mount Sinai, and didst speak with them from heaven, and thou gavest them right judgments, and the law of truth, ceremonies, and good precepts.
Job 33:27 He shall look upon men, and shall say: I have sinned, and indeed I have offended, and I have not received what I have deserved.
Psalm 19:8 The justices of the Lord are right, rejoicing hearts: the commandment of the Lord is lightsome, enlightening the eyes.
Psalm 119:75,128 I know, O Lord, that thy judgments are equity: and in thy truth thou hast humbled me. . . .
Hosea 14:9 Who is wise, and he shall understand these things? prudent, and he shall know these things? for the ways of the Lord are right, and the just shall walk in them: but the transgressors shall fall in them.
Romans 7:12 Wherefore the law indeed is holy: and the commandment holy and just and good.
Romans 12:2 And be not conformed to this world: but be reformed in the newness of your mind, that you may prove what is the good and the acceptable and the perfect will of God.
1 Timothy 5:4 But if any widow have children or grandchildren, let her learn first to govern her own house and to make a return of duty to her parents; for this is acceptable before God.
ContextChildren and Parents
1Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is just. 2Honour thy father and thy mother, which is the first commandment with a promise:…
If a man have a stubborn and unruly son, who will not hear the commandments of his father or mother, and being corrected, slighteth obedience:
She answered: Whatsoever thou shalt command, I will do.
Bind them in thy heart continually, and put them about thy neck.
Hearken to thy father, that begot thee: and despise not thy mother when she is old.
Therefore we have obeyed the voice of Jonadab the son of Rechab, our father, in all things that he commanded us: so as to drink no wine all our days: neither we, nor our wives, nor our sons, nor our daughters:
And Jeremiah said to the house of the Rechabites: Thus saith the Lord of hosts the God of Israel: Because you have obeyed the commandment of Jonadab your father, and have kept all his precepts, and have done all that he commanded you:
Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing to the Lord.
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