The Fifth Commandment


Some parents honor the children and give them the rule and assets of the family. Therefore, the children will never even try to succeed at anything except how take more and more. The cute little con artists. 

Even as those made in God’s Image keep less and less of His Ways, the more impending disasters near as history shows. The Louis’s did not honor the Fourteenth (father and grandfather) and lost all royalty in France because the people destroyed the selfish and incompetent reign of the Sixteenth.  

Ex. 20:12 (NAS95S) ¶ “Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be prolonged in the land which the LORD your God gives you.

Honor, Heb. kabed, kaw-bade´; a primitive root; to be heavy, i.e. in a bad sense (burdensome, severe, dull) or in a good sense (numerous, rich, honorable; causatively, to make weighty (in the same two senses

English: high respect; esteem; acclaim, acclamation, applause, accolades, adoration, tributes, 
complements, salutes, bouquets; homage, praise, veneration, glory, 
reverence, adulation, exaltation.

Prolonged, Heb.: arak [73c]; a prim. root; to be long:

Eph. 6:2 (NAS95S) HONOR YOUR FATHER AND MOTHER (which is the first commandment with a promise),

Gen. 9:23 (NAS95S) But Shem and Japheth took a garment and laid it upon both their shoulders and walked backward and covered the nakedness of their father; and their faces were  turned away, so that they did not see their father’s (Noah’s) nakedness.

Ex. 21:15 (NAS95S) ¶ “He who strikes his father or his mother shall surely be put to death.
Ex. 21:17 (NAS95S) ¶ “He who curses his father or his mother shall surely be put to death.


qalal, kaw-lal´; a primitive root; to be (causatively, make) light, literally (swift, small, sharp, etc.) or figuratively (easy, trifling, vile, etc

English: a cause of harm or misery; an offensive word or phrase used to express anger or annoyance; utter offensive words in anger or annoyance;  obscenity, swear word, expletive, oath, profanity, four-letter word, dirty word, blasphemy; take the Lord's name in vain;

Deut. 27:16 (AMP) Cursed is he who dishonors his father or his mother. All the people shall say, Amen.

Prov. 28:24 (AMP) Whoever robs his father or his mother and says, This is no sin—he is in the same class as [an open, lawless robber and] a destroyer.

Judg. 17:2 (NAS95S) He said to his mother, “The eleven hundred pieces of silver which were taken from you, about which you uttered a curse  in my hearing, behold, the silver is with me; I took it.” And his mother said, “Blessed be my son by the LORD.”

Matt. 15:5 (NAS95S) “But you say, ‘Whoever says to his father or mother, “Whatever I have that would help you has been  given to God,”

Lev. 19:3 (NAS95S) ‘Every one of you shall reverence his mother and his father, and you shall keep My sabbaths; I am the LORD your God.

Prov. 1:8 (AMP) My son, hear the instruction of your father; reject not nor forsake the teaching of your mother.

Col. 3:20 (NAS95S) Children, be obedient to your parents in all things, for this is well-pleasing  to the Lord.

Prov. 23:24 (AMP) The father of the [uncompromisingly] righteous (the upright, in right standing with God) shall greatly rejoice, and he who becomes the father of a wise child shall have joy in him.
Prov. 23:25 (AMP) Let your father and your mother be glad, and let her who bore you rejoice.

1Tim. 5:4 (NAS95S) but if any widow has children or grandchildren, they must first learn to practice piety in regard to their own family and to  make some return to their parents; for this is acceptable in the sight of God.


Gil Kovacs, Pastor, Sabbath Christian Church