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Dictionary of Bible Themes – 5878 honour
5878 honour

5878 honour

Great respect; the creation is called upon to respect and revere God as its Creator. Since human beings are made in the image of God, they should respect one another.

The creation honours its Creator

All creatures honour God Isa 43:20 See also Rev 5:13

The people of God honour God Ex 12:40-42; Ps 22:23 See also Ps 50:14-15; Isa 25:1-3; Jer 3:17; Jer 33:7-9; 2Th 3:1

How God wishes to be honoured

Honouring God by worshipping him Rev 5:11-12 See also Ps 50:23; Rev 4:9-11

Honouring God by obeying him Eze 33:31 These people honoured God with their words only, but this was not true honour for they failed to obey his commands. See also Nu 25:10-13; Isa 29:13

Honouring God with one’s body 1Co 6:19-20 See also Ro 12:1; 2Co 4:10-11

Honouring God with one’s possessions Pr 3:9 See also Isa 60:9; 2Co 8:19

Honouring God by caring for others Pr 14:31 See also Mt 25:31-40; Jas 1:27

The consequences of not honouring God

Mal 2:2 See also Nu 20:12; Da 5:22-31

Jesus Christ and honour

Honour given to Jesus Christ Heb 2:9 See also Ac 19:17; 2Pe 1:17; Mt 17:5; Mk 9:7; Lk 9:35

The relationship of honour between the Father and the Son Jn 5:23 See also Jn 8:49-50

God brings honour to people

1Sa 2:30 See also Ps 62:7; Zep 3:19-20; Jn 12:26; Ro 2:9-11

Honouring others as a duty to God

Honouring one’s parents Ex 20:12; Eph 6:2-3 See also Mal 1:6; Mt 15:1-6; Lk 18:20

Honouring fellow believers Ro 12:10 See also Php 2:29; 1Ti 5:17

See also

2336Christ, exaltation
5042name of God, significance
8444honouring God

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