V: Honouring one’s Parents

King James Bible
Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.

New Living Translation Bible
Honor your father and mother. Then you will live a long, full life in the land the Lord your God is giving you.

English Standard Bible
Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.


  1. ‘Honor’ shall not be construed to include any of the following:
    1. Disparagement of differing religious or politcal views
    2. Inaccurate accusations of senility
    3. Patronising behaviour
    4. Anything that may be necessary to secure one’s inheritance.

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