Woe unto him that saith unto his father, What begettest thou? or to the woman, What hast thou brought forth?
Cursed be he that setteth light by his father or his mother. And all the people shall say, Amen.
A son honoureth his father, and a servant his master: if then I be a father, where is mine honour? and if I be a master, where is my fear? saith the LORD of hosts unto you, O priests, that despise my name. And ye say, Wherein have we despised thy name?
Furthermore we have had fathers of our flesh which corrected us, and we gave them reverence: shall we not much rather be in subjection unto the Father of spirits, and live?