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  • Ex 20:12 (that thy days may be long)
  • Ex 21:15-17 (he that smiteth or curseth his father, or his mother, shall be surely put to death)
  • Prov 1:8 (my son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother)
  • Prov 4:10 (hear, O my son, and receive my sayings; and the years of thy life shall be many)
  • Prov 23:22 (hearken unto thy father that begat thee, and despise not thy mother when she is old)
  • Mark 10:19 (Jesus: honor thy father and mother)
  • John 19:26-27 (behold thy mother! And from that hour that disciple took her unto his own home)
  • Col 3:20 (children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing unto the Lord)
  • Alma 57:21 (and I did remember the words which they said unto me that their mothers had taught them)

"The commandment is to honor one's parents, but here the Lord used the world "fear" (v. 3), which connotes a deep respect, reverence, and awe, the same feelings one should have for God himself" (v. 16). --Old Testament Student Manual, p. 185