Bible Verses About Parents

Scriptures for Building a Good Relationship With Your Parents

Bible Verses About Parents
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Some of the most challenging family relationships to navigate are those between parents and teens. Do you desire to know what God says to help you get along with your parents better?

Bible Verses About Parents for Teens

Here are several Bible verses to help you know what kind of relationship God the Father expects between Christian teens and their parents:

Honor your father and mother. Then you will live a long, full life in the land the Lord your God is giving you."
—Exodus 20:12 (NLT)
Listen, my son, to your father's instruction and do not forsake your mother's teaching."
—Proverbs 1:8 (NIV)
The proverbs of Solomon: A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish son grief to his mother.
Proverbs 10:1 (NIV)
Let your father and mother be glad; let her who bore you rejoice.
—Proverbs 23:25 (ESV)
She speaks with wisdom, and faithful instruction is on her tongue. She watches over the affairs of her household and does not eat the bread of idleness. Her children arise and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her: "Many women do noble things, but you surpass them all." Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting, but a woman who fears the LORD is to be praised. Give her the reward she has earned, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate.
— Proverbs 31:26-31 (NIV)
As a father has compassion on his children, so the LORD has compassion on those who fear him.
—Psalm 103:13 (NIV)
My son, do not despise the LORD's discipline and do not resent his rebuke, because the LORD disciplines those he loves, as a father the son he delights in.
—Proverbs 3:11-12 (NIV)
The father of a righteous man has great joy; he who has a wise son delights in him.
—Proverbs 23:2( NIV)
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.
—Ephesians 6:1 (ESV)
Children, always obey your parents, for this pleases the Lord. Fathers, do not aggravate your children, or they will become discouraged.
—Colossians 3:20-21 (NLT)
Above all, keep loving one another earnestly since love covers a multitude of sins.
—1 Peter 4:8 (ESV)
Likewise, you who are younger, be subject to the elders. Clothe yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another, for God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble. Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you.
—1 Peter 5:5-6 (ESV)
Do not rebuke an older man but encourage him as you would a father, younger men as brothers.
—1 Timothy 5:1 (ESV)
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