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Children and Parents

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

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Footnotes

  1. 6:2 “Honor . . . mother.” Quotation from Exodus 20:12; Deuteronomy 5:16.
  2. 6:3 “Then . . . earth.” Quotation from Exodus 20:12; Deuteronomy 5:16.

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