10 Verses About Honoring Your Parents

We, at walk in love., hope to encourage and inspire our amazing fans and customers (like you!) as often as we possibly can. That's why we made this list of 10 Bible Verses About Honoring Your Parents to encourage you today. We pray they inspire you to take heart, walk with Jesus, and love others every chance you get. 


Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you. - Exodus 20:12

Listen, my son, to your father’s instruction and do not forsake your mother’s teaching. - Proverbs 1:8

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother”—which is the first commandment with a promise— “so that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth.” - Ephesians 6:1-3

A wise son hears his father's instruction, but a scoffer does not listen to rebuke. - Proverbs 13:1

My son, keep your father's commandment, and forsake not your mother's teaching. - Proverbs 6:20

Anyone who does not provide for their relatives, and especially for their own household, has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever. - 1 Timothy 5:8

Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but whoever hates correction is stupid. - Proverbs 12:1

In the same way, you who are younger, submit yourselves to your elders. All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because, “God opposes the proud but shows favor to the humble.” - 1 Peter 5:5

Listen to advice and accept discipline, and at the end you will be counted among the wise. - Proverbs 19:20

Listen to your father, who gave you life, and do not despise your mother when she is old. - Proverbs 23:22

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