Verses About Children’s Duties

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 a promise— “that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth.”

Colossians 3:20

Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord.

Luke 18:20

You know the commandments: ‘Do not commit adultery, do not murder, do not steal, do not give false testimony, honor your father and mother.

Deuteronomy 27:16

“Cursed is the man who dishonors his father or his mother.” Then all the people shall say, “Amen!”

Leviticus 19:3

‘Each of you must respect his mother and father, and you must observe my Sabbaths. I am the LORD your God.

Deuteronomy 5:16

Honor your father and your mother, as the LORD your God has commanded you, so that you may live long and that it may go well with you in the land the LORD your God is giving you.

Proverbs 6:20

My son, keep your father’s commands and do not forsake your mother’s teaching.

Proverbs 13:1

A wise son heeds his father’s instruction, but a mocker does not listen to rebuke.

Proverbs 15:5

A fool spurns his father’s discipline, but whoever heeds correction shows prudence.

Proverbs 20:11

Even a child is known by his actions, by whether his conduct is pure and right.

Proverbs 10:1

The proverbs of Solomon: A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish son grief to his mother.

Proverbs 1:10

My son, if sinners entice you, do not give in to them.

Proverbs 28:7

He who keeps the law is a discerning son, but a companion of gluttons disgraces his father.

Proverbs 8:32-33

“Now then, my sons, listen to me; blessed are those who keep my ways. Listen to my instruction and be wise; do not ignore it.

Proverbs 23:15-16

My son, if your heart is wise, then my heart will be glad; my inmost being will rejoice when your lips speak what is right.

Proverbs 23:22

Listen to your father, who gave you life, and do not despise your mother when she is old.

Proverbs 23:24-26

The father of a righteous man has great joy; he who has a wise son delights in him. May your father and mother be glad; may she who gave you birth rejoice!My son, give me your heart and let your eyes keep to my ways,