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Children and Parents

Children, obey your parents the way the Lord wants, because this is the right thing to do. The command says, “You must respect your father and mother.”[a] This is the first command that has a promise with it. And this is the promise: “Then all will go well with you, and you will have a long life on the earth.”[b]

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Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.(A) “Honor your father and mother”—which is the first commandment with a promise— “so that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth.”[a](B)

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Footnotes

  1. Ephesians 6:3 Deut. 5:16

Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.

Honour thy father and mother; which is the first commandment with promise;

That it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live long on the earth.

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