Finally he sent his son to them, 1 saying, ‘They will respect my son.’
Princes were hung by their hands; elders were mistreated. 1
Pay everyone what is owed: taxes to whom taxes are due, revenue to whom revenue is due, respect to whom respect is due, honor to whom honor is due.
a nation of stern appearance that will have no regard for the elderly or pity for the young.
He had one left, his one dear son. 1 Finally he sent him to them, saying, ‘They will respect my son.’
Then 1 the owner of the vineyard said, ‘What should I do? I will send my one dear son; 2 perhaps they will respect him.’
He said, 1 “In a certain city 2 there was a judge 3 who neither feared God nor respected people. 4
Honor all people, love the family of believers, 1 fear God, honor the king.
The one who despises instruction 1 will pay the penalty, 2 but whoever esteems instruction 3 will 4 be rewarded. 5
After several days had passed, King Agrippa 1 and Bernice arrived at Caesarea 2 to pay their respects 3 to Festus. 4
In this way you will live 1 a decent life before outsiders and not be in need. 2
Besides, we have experienced discipline from 1 our earthly fathers 2 and we respected them; shall we not submit ourselves all the more to the Father of spirits and receive life? 3
Nevertheless, 1 each one of you must also love his own wife as he loves himself, 2 and the wife must 3 respect 4 her husband.
Then I would not be ashamed, if 1 I were focused on 2 all your commands.
I will meditate on 1 your precepts and focus 2 on your behavior. 3
and elaborate greetings 1 in the marketplaces, and to have people call them ‘Rabbi.’
when they see your pure and reverent conduct. 1
Woe to you Pharisees! You love the best seats 1 in the synagogues 2 and elaborate greetings 3 in the marketplaces!
Likewise also their wives 1 must be dignified, not slanderous, temperate, faithful in every respect.
The overseer 1 then must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, 2 temperate, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, an able teacher,