16 [a]Honor thy father and thy mother, as the Lord thy God hath commanded thee, that thy days may be prolonged, and that it may go well with thee upon the land, which the Lord thy God giveth thee.

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  1. Deuteronomy 5:16 Not for a show, but with true obedience, and due reverence.

(A)For God hath commanded, saying, [a]Honor thy father and mother: (B)and he that curseth father or mother, let him die the death.

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  1. Matthew 15:4 By honor is meant all kinds of duties which children owe to their parents.

(A)[a]Honor thy father and mother ([b]which is the first commandment with [c]promise)

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  1. Ephesians 6:2 A proof of the first argument.
  2. Ephesians 6:2 The third argument, taken of the profit that ensueth thereby: because the Lord vouchsafed this commandment amongst the rest, of a special blessing.
  3. Ephesians 6:2 With a special promise: for otherwise the second commandment hath a promise of mercy to a thousand generations, but that promise is general.

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