Colossians 3:20
Good News Translation
Children, it is your Christian duty to obey your parents always, for that is what pleases God.

Contemporary English Version
Children must always obey their parents. This pleases the Lord.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing to the Lord.

New American Bible
Children, obey your parents in everything, for this is pleasing to the Lord.

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Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing to the Lord.

obey.

Genesis 28:7 And that Jacob obeying his parents, was gone into Syria:

Exodus 20:12 Honour thy father and thy mother, that thou mayst be longlived upon the land which the Lord thy God will give thee.

Leviticus 19:3 Let every one fear his father, and his mother. Keep my sabbaths. I am the Lord your God.

Deuteronomy 21:18-21 If a man have a stubborn and unruly son, who will not hear the commandments of his father or mother, and being corrected, slighteth obedience: . . .

Deuteronomy 27:16 Cursed be he that honoureth not his father and mother: and all the people shall say: Amen.

Proverbs 6:20 Bind them in thy heart continually, and put them about thy neck.

Proverbs 20:20 He that curseth his father, and mother, his lamp shall be put out in the midst of darkness.

Proverbs 30:11,17 There is a generation that curseth their father, and doth not bless their mother. . . .

Ezekiel 22:7 They have abused father and mother in thee, they have oppressed the stranger in the midst of thee, they have grieved the fatherless and widow in thee.

Malachi 1:6 The son honoureth the father, and the servant his master: if then I be a father, where is my honour? and if I be a master, where is my fear: saith the Lord of hosts.

Matthew 15:4-6 Honour thy father and mother: And: He that shall curse father or mother, let him die the death. . . .

Matthew 19:19 Honour thy father and thy mother: and, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself.

Ephesians 6:1-3 Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is just. . . .

in.

Colossians 3:22 Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh: not serving to the eye, as pleasing men: but in simplicity of heart, fearing God.

Ephesians 5:24 Therefore as the church is subject to Christ: so also let the wives be to their husbands in all things.

Titus 2:9 Exhort servants to be obedient to their masters: in all things pleasing, not gainsaying:

well pleasing.

Colossians 1:10 That you may walk worthy of God, in all things pleasing; being fruitful in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God:

Philippians 4:18 But I have all and abound: I am filled, having received from Epaphroditus the things you sent, an odour of sweetness, an acceptable sacrifice, pleasing to God.

Hebrews 13:21 Fit you in all goodness, that you may do his will; doing in you that which is well pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom is glory for ever and ever. Amen.

Context
Christian Households
19Husbands, love your wives and be not bitter towards them. 20Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing to the Lord. 21Fathers, provoke not your children to indignation, lest they be discouraged.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 5:16
Honour thy father and mother, as the Lord thy God hath commanded thee, that thou mayst live a long time, and it may be well with thee in the land, which the Lord thy God will give thee.

Ruth 3:5
She answered: Whatsoever thou shalt command, I will do.

Jeremiah 35:8
Therefore we have obeyed the voice of Jonadab the son of Rechab, our father, in all things that he commanded us: so as to drink no wine all our days: neither we, nor our wives, nor our sons, nor our daughters:

Ephesians 6:1
Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is just.

Additional Translations
Children, obey your parents in everything, for this is pleasing to the Lord.

Children, obey the parents in all things, for this is well-pleasing in the Lord.

Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing to the Lord.

Children, obey your parents in all things, for this is well-pleasing in the Lord.

Children, obey your parents in all things, for this is well-pleasing in [the] Lord.

Children, obey your parents in all things, for this is well-pleasing in the Lord.

Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well-pleasing to the Lord.

Children be obedient to your parents in everything; for that is right for Christians.

Children, obey your parents in all things, for this pleases the Lord.

the children! obey the parents in all things, for this is well-pleasing to the Lord;
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