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Children and Parents

(A)Children, it is your Christian duty to[a] obey your parents, for this is the right thing to do. (B)“Respect your father and mother” is the first commandment that has a promise added: “so that all may go well with you, and you may live a long time in the land.”

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  1. Ephesians 6:1 Some manuscripts do not have it is your Christian duty to.

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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  1. Ephesians 6:3 Deut. 5:16

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