New International Version
For God said, 'Honor your father and mother' and 'Anyone who curses their father or mother is to be put to death.'
King James Bible
For God commanded, saying, Honour thy father and mother: and, He that curseth father or mother, let him die the death.
Darby Bible Translation
For God commanded saying, Honour father and mother; and, He that speaks ill of father or mother, let him die the death.
World English Bible
For God commanded, 'Honor your father and your mother,' and, 'He who speaks evil of father or mother, let him be put to death.'
Young's Literal Translation
for God did command, saying, Honour thy father and mother; and, He who is speaking evil of father or mother -- let him die the death;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Honor thy father and mother - This word was taken in great latitude of meaning among the Jews: it not only meant respect and submission, but also to take care of a person, to nourish and support him, to enrich. See Numbers 22:17; Judges 13:17; 1 Timothy 5:17. And that this was the sense of the law, as it respected parents, see Deuteronomy 27:16, and see the note on Exodus 20:12.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Eversley, Second Sunday in Lent, 1872. St Matthew xv. 22-28. "And, behold, a woman of Canaan came out of the same coasts, and cried unto him, saying, Have mercy on me, O Lord, thou son of David; my daughter is grievously vexed with a devil. But he answered her not a word. And his disciples came and besought him, saying, Send her away; for she crieth after us. But he answered and said, I am not sent but unto the lost sheep of the house of Israel. Then came she and worshipped him, saying, …
Charles Kingsley—All Saints' Day and Other Sermons
The Perseverance of Faith
The Deaf Stammerer Healed and Four Thousand Fed.
Third Withdrawal from Herod's Territory.
"Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the LORD your God is giving you.
"Anyone who curses their father or mother is to be put to death.
"'Anyone who curses their father or mother is to be put to death. Because they have cursed their father or mother, their blood will be on their own head.
"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.
If someone curses their father or mother, their lamp will be snuffed out in pitch darkness.
Jesus replied, "And why do you break the command of God for the sake of your tradition?
But you say that if anyone declares that what might have been used to help their father or mother is 'devoted to God,'
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