Order of the household

1 Cor 11:3

But I would have you know, that the head of every man is Christ; and the head of the woman is the man; and the head of Christ is God.

Instruct the youth

Deuteronomy 6:6-7

And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart:

And thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up.

Titus 2:2-5

That the aged men be sober, grave, temperate, sound in faith, in charity, in patience.

The aged women likewise, that they be in behaviour as becometh holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, TEACHERS of good things;

That they may TEACH the young women to be sober, to love their husbands, to love their children,

To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.

2 Timothy 1:5

When I call to remembrance the unfeigned faith that is in thee, which dwelt first in thy grandmother Lois, and thy mother Eunice; and I am persuaded that in thee also.

2 Maccabees 7:27

But she bowing herself toward him, laughing the cruel tyrant to scorn, spake in her country language on this manner; O my son, have pity upon me that bare thee nine months in my womb, and gave thee such three years, and nourished thee, and brought thee up unto this age, and endured the troubles of education.

Dwell in unity

Psalms 133:1

Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!

Children must honor their parents

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.

Ephesians 6:1-4

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.

Proverbs 1:8-9

My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother:

For they shall be an ornament of grace unto thy head, and chains about thy neck

Proverbs 4:1-2

Hear, ye children, the instruction of a father, and attend to know understanding.

For I give you good doctrine, forsake ye not my law.

Consequences for disobedience

Mark 7:10

For Moses said, Honour thy father and thy mother; and, Whoso curseth father or mother, LET HIM DIE THE DEATH:

Matthew 15:4

For God commanded, saying, Honour thy father and mother: and, He that curseth father or mother, LET HIM DIE THE DEATH.

Exodus 21:15,17

15 And he that smiteth his father, or his mother, SHALL BE SURELY PUT TO DEATH.

17 And he that curseth his father, or his mother, SHALL SURELY BE PUT TO DEATH.

Proverbs 10:1

The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father: but a FOOLISH son is the HEAVINESS of his mother.

Proverbs 17:25

A foolish son is a GRIEF to his father, AND BITTERNESS to her that bare him.

Proverbs 19:26-27

He that wasteth his father, and chaseth away his mother, is a son that CAUSETH SHAME, and bringeth reproach.

Cease, my son, to hear the instruction that causeth to err from the words of knowledge

Ecclesiastes 8:11

Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil.

Matthew 5:19

Whosoever therefore shall break one of these least commandments, and shall teach men so, he shall be called the LEAST in the kingdom of heaven: but whosoever shall do and teach them, the same shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.

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