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Deuteronomy 5:16

16 “Honor your father and your mother, as the LORD your God has commanded you, so that you may live long and that it may go well with you in the land the LORD your God is giving you.

Read Deuteronomy 5:16 Using Other Translations

Honour thy father and thy mother, as the LORD thy God hath commanded thee; that thy days may be prolonged, and that it may go well with thee, in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.
"'Honor your father and your mother, as the LORD your God commanded you, that your days may be long, and that it may go well with you in the land that the LORD your God is giving you.
“Honor your father and mother, as the LORD your God commanded you. Then you will live a long, full life in the land the LORD your God is giving you.

What does Deuteronomy 5:16 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Deuteronomy 5:16

Honour thy father and thy mother, as the Lord thy God hath
commanded thee
And is the first commandment with promise, as the apostle observes, ( Ephesians 6:2 Ephesians 6:3 ) with a promise of long life and happiness in the land of Canaan, as follows:

that thy days may be prolonged;
see ( Exodus 20:12 ) here it is added,

and that it may go well with thee;
and which the apostle also has in the place referred to:

in the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee;
the land of Canaan; which the same apostle explains to a greater latitude,

that thou mayest live long on the earth;
applying it to Christians under the Gospel dispensation, whether Jews or Gentiles.

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