Ephesians 6:2 [study!]
American Standard Version (ASV 1901) 
Honor thy father and mother (which is the first commandment with promise),
King James Version (KJV 1769)
Honour thy father and mother; (which is the first commandment with promise;)
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
HONOR YOUR FATHER AND MOTHER (which is the first commandment with a promise),
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
Honor thy father and mother (which is the first commandment with promise)
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
Honour thy father and thy mother, which is the first commandment with a promise,
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
Honour thy father and thy mother,which indeed is the first commandment with promise,
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
honour thy father and mother,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
Honour thy father and thy mother, which is the first commandment with a promise:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) 
Honour thy father and mother, (which is the first commandement with promise,)
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
and this is the first commandment which promiseth. Honour thy father and thy mother,
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
And the first commandment with promise, is this: Honor thy father and thy mother;
; to prize
, that is, fix
upon; by implication to revere
Tense - Present (See G5774
Voice - Active (See G5784
Mood - Imperative (See G5794
Count - 592
Genitive case of G4771
; of thee
Apparently a primary word; a 'father' (literally or figuratively, near or more remote).
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative
and sometimes also a cumulative
, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
Apparently a primary word; a 'mother' (literally or figuratively, immediate or remote).
; which some
, that is, any that
; also (definitely) which same
Third person singular present indicative of G1510
; he (she or it) is
; also (with neuter plural) they are
Tense - Present (See G5774
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799
Mood - Indicative (See G5791
Count - 1612
Contracted superlative of G4253
(in time, place, order or importance).
, that is, an authoritative prescription
A primary preposition denoting (fixed) position
(in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality
(medially or constructively), that is, a relation of rest
(intermediate between G1519
, (up-) on
; an announcement
(for information, assent or pledge; especially a divine assurance
_ _ Here the authority of revealed law is added to that of natural law.
_ _ which is ... promise The “promise” is not made the main motive to obedience, but an incidental one. The main motive is, because it is God’s will (Deuteronomy 5:16, “Honor thy father and mother, as the Lord thy God hath COMMANDED thee”); and that it is so peculiarly, is shown by His accompanying it “with a promise.”
_ _ first in the decalogue with a special promise. The promise in the second commandment is a general one. Their duty is more expressly prescribed to children than to parents; for love descends rather than ascends [Bengel]. This verse proves the law in the Old Testament is not abolished.
Honour That is, love, reverence, obey, assist, in all things. The mother is particularly mentioned, as being more liable to be slighted than the father. Which is the first commandment with a promise For the promise implied in the second commandment does not belong to the keeping that command in particular, but the whole law. Exodus 20:12
(4) Honour thy father and mother; (5) (which is the first commandment with (b) promise;)
(4) A proof of the first argument. (5) The third argument taken of the profit that ensues from it: because the Lord gave this commandment among all the rest a special blessing.
(b) With a special promise: for otherwise the second commandment has a promise of mercy to a thousand generations, but that promise is general.
Exodus 20:12 Honour
thy father and thy mother: that thy
days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.
] he that setteth light by his father or his mother. And all the people shall say, Amen.
Whoso curseth his
father or his mother, his lamp
shall be put out in obscure darkness.
And Jeremiah said unto the house of the Rechabites, Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Because
ye have obeyed the commandment of Jonadab your father, and kept all his precepts, and done according unto all that he hath commanded you:
In thee have they set
light by father and mother: in the midst of thee have they dealt
with the stranger: in thee have they vexed the fatherless and the widow.
] father, and a servant
his master: if then
] a father, where [is
] mine honour? and if
] a master, where [is
] my fear? saith the LORD of hosts unto you, O priests
, that despise my name. And ye
say, Wherein have we despised thy name?
commanded, saying, Honour
thy father and mother: and, He
that curseth father or mother, let him die the death. ... And honour
not his father or his mother, [he shall be free
have ye made the commandment of God of none effect by your tradition.
And he said unto them, Full
well ye reject
the commandment of God, that ye may keep your own tradition. ... Making the word
of God of none effect through your tradition, which ye have delivered: and many such
like things do ye.
to all their dues: tribute to whom tribute [is due
]; custom to whom custom; fear to
whom fear; honour to
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