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Love in Our Families and Workplaces

Children, if you want to be wise, listen to your parents and do what they tell you, and the Lord[a] will help you.

For the commandment, “Honor your father and your mother,” was the first of the Ten Commandments with a promise attached: “You will prosper[b] and live a long, full life if you honor your parents.”

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Footnotes

  1. Ephesians 6:1 Or “through our Lord.”
  2. Ephesians 6:3 Or “it will go beautifully for you.”

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

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