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Ephesians 6:1-3
"Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother,” which is the first commandment with promise: “that it may be well with you and you may live long on the earth.”
Colossians 3:20
"Children, obey your parents in all things, for this is well pleasing to the Lord."
Deuteronomy 27:16
"Cursed is the one who treats his father or his mother with contempt."
Leviticus 19:3
"Every one of you shall revere his mother and his father... I am the Lord your God."
Deuteronomy 5:16
"Honor your father and your mother, as the Lord your God has commanded you, that your days may be long, and that it may be well with you..."
Proverbs 6:20
"My son, keep your father’s command, and do not forsake the law of your mother."
Proverbs 13:1
"A wise son heeds his father’s instruction, but a scoffer does not listen to rebuke."
Proverbs 15:5
"A fool despises his father’s instruction, but he who receives correction is prudent."
Proverbs 20:11
"Even a child is known by his deeds, whether what he does is pure and right."
Proverbs 10:1
"A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish son is the grief of his mother."
Proverbs 28:7
"Whoever keeps the law is a discerning son, but a companion of gluttons shames his father."
Proverbs 8: 32, 33
"Now therefore, listen to me, my children, For blessed are those who keep my ways. Hear instruction and be wise, And do not disdain it."
Proverbs 23:15, 16
"My son, if your heart is wise, my heart will rejoice—indeed, I myself; yes, my inmost being will rejoice when your lips speak right things."
Proverbs 23:22
"Listen to your father who begot you, and do not despise your mother when she is old."
Proverbs 23:24-26
"The father of the righteous will greatly rejoice, and he who begets a wise child will delight in him. Let your father and your mother be glad, and let her who bore you rejoice. My son, give me your heart, and let your eyes observe my ways."

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