“Honour thy father and thy mother” (Hebrew: כַּבֵּד אֶת אָבִיךָ וְאֶת אִמֶּךָ לְמַעַן יַאֲרִכוּן יָמֶיךָ) is one of the Ten Commandments in the Hebrew Bible. The commandment is generally regarded in Protestant and Jewish sources as the fifth in both the list in Exodus 20:1–21, and in Deuteronomy (Dvarim) 5:1–23.
What does God say about disrespecting your parents?
“Honor thy father and thy mother, as the LORD thy God hath commanded thee” (Deuteronomy 5:16a). Disrespectful actions of children, no matter their age, are abhorred by God, and there’s no place that’s worse to see the disrespectful actions of children than in a homeschooling family.
What does the Bible say about treating your parents?
Proverbs 6:20-22 says: “My son, keep your father’s commands and do not forsake your mother’s teaching. Bind them upon your heart forever; fasten them around your neck. When you walk, they will guide you; when you sleep, they will watch over you; when you awake, they will speak to you.”
What is God’s promise for those who honor their father?
“Honor your father and your mother, as the Lord your God commanded you, so that your days may be long and that it may go well with you in the land that the Lord your God is giving you” (Deuteronomy 5:16). So reads what is customarily named as the fifth 2 of the biblical Ten Commandments.
Is it bad to disrespect your parents?
Arguing with your parents is commonplace, almost a rite of passage, even. It’s easy to cross the line in the heat of the moment, but regularly acting disrespectful to your parents can damage your relationship with them. The results can include a loss of trust and respect as well as hurt feelings.
Should parents swear at their child?
Parenting coach Sarah Rosensweet, of Toronto, said swearing around your children is really a personal choice. “If you don’t mind your children swearing, go ahead and swear in front of them. If you don’t want them to, don’t swear in front of them,” she said.
How do you honor abusive parents?
We honor them by not enabling their bad behavior, or allowing them to continue their abusive ways with us, or others under our own protection. We honor them by giving them clear boundaries and consequences if they are not remorseful, repentant or willing to work towards ending their abusive ways.
What are the benefits of obeying your parents?
Obedience pays off in the long run. If children obey their parents, life would be much better for the family. The parents would be pleased with their children and the children would probably stay out of trouble.
What happens when you don’t honor your parents?
In any particular family, the consequences of dishonoring a parent can range from mild feelings of anger, hurt, and sadness to intense anger, disappointment, extreme hurt, and disownment.