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Family: Parents
Collective term for a father and mother.
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Ex 20:12

“Honor your father and your mother, so that your days can be long on the land that Yahweh your God is giving you.

Ps 27:10

If my father or my mother forsake me, then Yahweh will receive me.

Pr 23:22

Listen to your father—he who gave you life, and do not despise your mother when she is old.

Mk 7:10–13

For Moses said, ‘Honor your father and your mother,’ and, ‘The one who speaks evil of father or mother must certainly die.’ But you say, ‘If a man says to his father or to his mother, “Whatever benefit you would have received from me is corban” (that is, a gift to God), you no longer …

Eph 6:1–3

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother” (which is the first commandment with a promise), “in order that it may be well with you, and you may live a long time on the earth.”

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