26 Best Bible Verses About Respect
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Respect is a big word. It can mean different things to different people, but at its core, respect is an acknowledgment of someone else’s worth. When we respect others, we show them that they’re important and worth listening to. We also show them that we’re willing to listen to their opinions and perspectives, even if we don’t agree with them. Respect gives everyone the opportunity to be heard and respected.
Respect is an important part of any healthy relationship. It is the foundation on which every other relationship rests. Without respect, a relationship can quickly deteriorate into anger, frustration, and resentment. Respect starts with understanding and acknowledging the other person’s feelings and needs. It requires communicating effectively, setting boundaries when necessary, and behaving in a way that reflects our own values and beliefs.
The Bible has a lot to say about respect, and these verses can help us to instill this important value in our kids. The Bible tells us that we should respect our parents, respect authority, and respect others. Respecting others is one of the most important ways that we can show love for them. The Bible also tells us that when we disrespect others, it can lead to sin. We should strive to cultivate a spirit of respect in our homes and in our hearts.
Bible Verses About Respect
2 Corinthians 10:12-16 KJV
For we dare not make ourselves of the number, or compare ourselves with some that commend themselves: but they measuring themselves by themselves, and comparing themselves among themselves, are not wise. But we will not boast of things without our measure, but according to the measure of the rule which God hath distributed to us, a measure to reach even unto you. For we stretch not ourselves beyond our measure, as though we reached not unto you: for we are come as far as to you also in preaching the gospel of Christ: Not boasting of things without our measure, that is, of other men’s labours; but having hope, when your faith is increased, that we shall be enlarged by you according to our rule abundantly, To preach the gospel in the regions beyond you, and not to boast in another man’s line of things made ready to our hand.
Ephesians 6:1-3 KJV
Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right. Honour thy father and mother; (which is the first commandment with promise;) That it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live long on the earth.
Romans 13:1-7 KJV
Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God. Whosoever therefore resisteth the power, resisteth the ordinance of God: and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation. For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power? do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise of the same: For he is the minister of God to thee for good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, a revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil. Wherefore ye must needs be subject, not only for wrath, but also for conscience sake. For for this cause pay ye tribute also: for they are God’s ministers, attending continually upon this very thing. Render therefore to all their dues: tribute to whom tribute is due; custom to whom custom; fear to whom fear; honour to whom honour.
Romans 2:7-16 KJV
To them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and honour and immortality, eternal life: But unto them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath, Tribulation and anguish, upon every soul of man that doeth evil, of the Jew first, and also of the Gentile; But glory, honour, and peace, to every man that worketh good, to the Jew first, and also to the Gentile: For there is no respect of persons with God. For as many as have sinned without law shall also perish without law: and as many as have sinned in the law shall be judged by the law; (For not the hearers of the law are just before God, but the doers of the law shall be justified. For when the Gentiles, which have not the law, do by nature the things contained in the law, these, having not the law, are a law unto themselves: Which shew the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness, and their thoughts the mean while accusing or else excusing one another;) In the day when God shall judge the secrets of men by Jesus Christ according to my gospel.