37 Bible Verses On Obeying Your Parents

Obeying one’s parents is a direct command from God.Honor has more to do with one’s attitude of respect toward one’s parents, and it’s understood that the obedience is to be done with an attitude of honor toward one’s parents. Grudging obedience does not conform to the command.

And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. | Ephesians 6:17

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

After some days Felix came with his wife Drusilla, who was Jewish, and he sent for Paul and heard him speak about faith in Christ Jesus. | Acts 24:24

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness. | 2 Timothy 3:16

And he said to them, “Whoever divorces his wife and marries another commits adultery against her. | Mark 10:11

And these will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life. | Matthew 25:46

And I say to you: whoever divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, and marries another, commits adultery.” | Matthew 19:9

But I say to you that everyone who divorces his wife, except on the ground of sexual immorality, makes her commit adultery, and whoever marries a divorced woman commits adultery. | Matthew 5:32

But Peter and the apostles answered, “We must obey God rather than men. | Acts 5:29

But if anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for members of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever. | 1 Timothy 5:8

But you, O God, will cast them down into the pit of destruction; men of blood and treachery shall not live out half their days. But I will trust in you. | Psalm 55:23

Because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. | Romans 10:9

Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord. | Colossians 3:20

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. | Ephesians 6:1

Do we then overthrow the law by this faith? By no means! On the contrary, we uphold the law. | Romans 3:31

Everyone who makes a practice of sinning also practices lawlessness; sin is lawlessness. | 1 John 3:4

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him. | John 3:16-17

For “everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.” | Romans 10:13

For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ. | Galatians 3:27

For it is not the hearers of the law who are righteous before God, but the doers of the law who will be justified. | Romans 2:13

For in Christ Jesus you are all sons of God, through faith. | Galatians 3:26

Fathers, do not provoke your children, lest they become discouraged. | Colossians 3:21

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. | John 3:16

For with the judgment you pronounce you will be judged, and with the measure you use it will be measured to you. | Matthew 7:2

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

Hear, my son, your father’s instruction, and forsake not your mother’s teaching. | Proverbs 1:8

If you love me, you will keep my commandments. | John 14:15

If anyone comes to me and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple. | Luke 14:26

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. | 1 John 1:9

Jesus answered him, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God.” | John 3:3

My son, do not forget my teaching, but let your heart keep my commandments, for length of days and years of life and peace they will add to you. | Proverbs 3:1-2

So Peter opened his mouth and said: “Truly I understand that God shows no partiality. | Acts 10:34

So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them. | Genesis 1:27

To the woman he said, “I will surely multiply your pain in childbearing; in pain you shall bring forth children. Your desire shall be for your husband, and he shall rule over you.” | Genesis 3:16

Whoever says he abides in him ought to walk in the same way in which he walked. | 1 John 2:6

Whoever says “I know him” but does not keep his commandments is a liar, and the truth is not in him. | 1 John 2:4

Walk in wisdom toward outsiders, making the best use of the time. | Colossians 4:5

Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path. | Psalm 119:105

Most people expect that children should be taught to obey, however they rarely understand that obedience is for not only the children, but for everyone.