New Living Translation
"Each of you must show great respect for your mother and father, and you must always observe my Sabbath days of rest. I am the LORD your God.
King James Bible
Ye shall fear every man his mother, and his father, and keep my sabbaths: I am the LORD your God.
Darby Bible Translation
Ye shall reverence every man his mother, and his father, and my sabbaths shall ye keep: I am Jehovah your God.
World English Bible
"'Each one of you shall respect his mother and his father. You shall keep my Sabbaths. I am Yahweh your God.
Young's Literal Translation
Each his mother and his father ye do fear, and My sabbaths ye do keep; I am Jehovah your God.
Leviticus 19:3 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
19:3 His mother - The mother is put first, partly because the practice of this duty begins there, mothers, by perpetual converse, being sooner known to their children than their fathers; and partly because this duty is commonly neglected to the mother, upon whom children have not so much dependence as they have upon their father. And this fear includes the two great duties of reverence and obedience. And keep my sabbaths - This is added, to shew, that, whereas it is enjoined to parents that they should take care the sabbath be observed both by themselves and their children, it is the duty of children to fear and obey their parents in this matter. But that, if parents should neglect their duty herein, or by their command, counsel, or example, draw them to pollute the sabbath, the children in that case must keep the sabbath, and prefer the command of God before the commands of their parents.
LibraryThe Real Nature and Purpose of the Old Testament
[Sidenote: A large and complex library] Turning from the Jewish and mediaeval traditions and theories which so easily beset us, we ask, What is the real nature of the Old Testament as it is revealed in this new and clearer light? The first conclusion is that it is a library containing a large and complex literature, recording the varied experiences, political, social, ethical, and religious, of the Israelitish race. The fact that it is a library consisting of many different books is recognized …
Charles Foster Kent—The Origin & Permanent Value of the Old Testament
How those are to be Admonished who do Bad Things Secretly and Good Things Openly, and those who do Contrariwise.
The Tables Turned: the Questioners Questioned
Bands of Love; Or, Union to Christ. "I Drew them with Cords of a Man, with Bands of Love: and I was to them as they that Take Off the Yoke on their Jaws, and I Laid Meat unto Them. " --Hosea xi. 4.
"Remember to observe the Sabbath day by keeping it holy.
"Honor your father and mother. Then you will live a long, full life in the land the LORD your God is giving you.
"Tell the people of Israel: 'Be careful to keep my Sabbath day, for the Sabbath is a sign of the covenant between me and you from generation to generation. It is given so you may know that I am the LORD, who makes you holy.
For I am the LORD your God. You must consecrate yourselves and be holy, because I am holy. So do not defile yourselves with any of these small animals that scurry along the ground.
"Keep my Sabbath days of rest, and show reverence toward my sanctuary. I am the LORD.
"You have six days each week for your ordinary work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath day of complete rest, an official day for holy assembly. It is the LORD's Sabbath day, and it must be observed wherever you live.
"Honor your father and mother, as the LORD your God commanded you. Then you will live a long, full life in the land the LORD your God is giving you.
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