1 Children, obey your parents because you belong to the Lord, for this is the right thing to do.
References for Ephesians 6:1
    • a 6:1 - Or Children, obey your parents who belong to the Lord; some manuscripts read simply Children, obey your parents.
      2 “Honor your father and mother.” This is the first commandment with a promise:
      3 If you honor your father and mother, “things will go well for you, and you will have a long life on the earth.”
      References for Ephesians 6:3
        • b 6:3 - Exod 20:12 ; Deut 5:16 .
          4 Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger by the way you treat them. Rather, bring them up with the discipline and instruction that comes from the Lord.
          References for Ephesians 6:4
            • c 6:4 - Or Parents.