What the Bible Says About

-By Name
-As numbered in the SAB book


How should parents be treated?

Honor your parents.

Honour thy father and thy mother. Exodus 20:12, Deuteronomy .5:16, Ephesians 6:2

My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother. Proverbs 1:8

Hearken unto thy father that begat thee, and despise not thy mother when she is old. Proverbs 23:22

And he shall turn the heart of the fathers to the children, and the heart of the children to their fathers, lest I come and smite the earth with a curse. Malachi 4:6

Disrespect and hate your parents.

Then one said unto him, Behold, thy mother and thy brethren stand without, desiring to speak with thee. But he answered and said unto him that told him, Who is my mother? Matthew 12:47-48

Call no man your father upon the earth. Matthew 23:9

And the multitude sat about him, and they said unto him, Behold, thy mother and thy brethren without seek for thee. And he answered them, saying, Who is my mother? Mark 3:32-33

And he said unto another, Follow me. But he said, Lord, suffer me first to go and bury my father. Jesus said unto him, Let the dead bury their dead. Luke 9:59-60

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. Luke 14:26

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