Elders are known to be wise and to be deserving of respect. Here are our top 10 Bible verses about respecting your elders!
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Do not rebuke an older man but encourage him as you would a father, younger men as brothers,
- 1 Timothy 5:1
Desire without knowledge is not good, and whoever makes haste with his feet misses his way.
- Proverbs 19:2
“You shall stand up before the gray head and honor the face of an old man, and you shall fear your God: I am the LORD.
- Leviticus 19:32
Listen to advice and accept instruction, that you may gain wisdom in the future.
- Proverbs 19:20
Whoever is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he who rules his spirit than he who takes a city.
- Proverbs 16:32
Likewise, you who are younger, be subject to the elders. Clothe yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another, for “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.”
- 1 Peter 5:5
Gray hair is a crown of glory; it is gained in a righteous life.
- Proverbs 16:31
Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they are keeping watch over your souls, as those who will have to give an account. Let them do this with joy and not with groaning, for that would be of no advantage to you.
- Hebrews 13:17
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise), “that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.
- Ephesians 6:1-3
“Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the LORD your God is giving you.
- Exodus 20:12
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