The most frequent forms of disrespect from kids and teenagers are backtalk, complaining, fighting, attitude, or just plain ignoring. These are all flawed strategies that kids and teenagers may employ to protest a rule they disagree with, evade a chore they loathe doing, or exert control in a circumstance where they feel helpless.
When parents respond angrily, participate in a power struggle, or take their remarks personally, these flawed tools help kids. The materials and Bible verses listed below will assist you in learning how to discipline disrespectful children.
Bible verses about disrespect to parents
For anyone who curses his father or his mother shall surely be put to death; he has cursed his father or his mother; his blood is upon him.
Leviticus 20:9 ESV
Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord.
Colossians 3:20 ESV
“If a man has a stubborn and rebellious son who will not obey the voice of his father or the voice of his mother, and, though they discipline him, will not listen to them, then his father and his mother shall take hold of him and bring him out to the elders of his city at the gate of the place where he lives, and they shall say to the elders of his city, ‘
This our son is stubborn and rebellious; he will not obey our voice; he is a glutton and a drunkard.’ Then all the men of the city shall stone him to death with stones. So you shall purge the evil from your midst, and all Israel shall hear, and fear.
Deuteronomy 21:18-21 ESV
The eye that mocks a father and scorns to obey a mother will be picked out by the ravens of the valley and eaten by the vultures.
Proverbs 30:17 ESV
“Whoever strikes his father or his mother shall be put to death.
Exodus 21:15 ESV
For God commanded, ‘Honor your father and your mother,’ and, ‘Whoever reviles father or mother must surely die.’
Matthew 15:4 ESV
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.
Ephesians 6:1 ESV
2 Timothy 3:1-5
But understand this, that in the last days there will come times of difficulty. For people will be lovers of self, lovers of money, proud, arrogant, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, heartless, unappeasable, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not loving good, treacherous, reckless, swollen with conceit, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, having the appearance of godliness, but denying its power. Avoid such people.
Whoever spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is diligent to discipline him.
Proverbs 13:24 ESV
“Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.
Exodus 20:12 ESV
“Whoever curses his father or his mother shall be put to death.
Exodus 21:17 ESV
And he said to them, “You have a fine way of rejecting the commandment of God in order to establish your tradition! For Moses said, ‘Honor your father and your mother’; and, ‘Whoever reviles father or mother must surely die.’
Mark 7:9-10 ESV
If one curses his father or his mother, his lamp will be put out in utter darkness.
Proverbs 20:20 ESV
1 John 2:1-29
My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous. He is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the sins of the whole world.
And by this we know that we have come to know him, if we keep his commandments. Whoever says “I know him” but does not keep his commandments is a liar, and the truth is not in him, but whoever keeps his word, in him truly the love of God is perfected. By this we may know that we are in him: …
1 John 2:1-29 ESV
Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God.
Romans 13:1 ESV
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise), “that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.” Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.
Ephesians 6:1-4 ESV
“Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me.
John 14:1 ESV
1 John 4:4
Little children, you are from God and have overcome them, for he who is in you is greater than he who is in the world.
1 John 4:4 ESV
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise), “that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.”
Ephesians 6:1-3 ESV
According to the gospel, children are responsible for respecting and obeying their parents as commanded by God for them to live long on the earth. It is recorded in the Bible that children should not disrespect their parents but honor and obey them, for it is a commandment with promise.
The duty or responsibility of obeying your parents is God’s idea and work so that they can be ordered in the world. Where there’s no rule or law anywhere, there’s bound to be misconduct and abuse.
Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.
Proverbs 22:6 ESV
A responsible parent should not over-pamper a child, which may lay him astray. When a child is wrong, caution him, depending on his misconduct, and discipline him by lashing his hands.
Children are like tender trees; when young, they can easily be amended, but they cannot when it grows more robust. If too much pressure is applied, it will be broken instead of amended. Therefore, children should be rightly disciplined and not over-pampered when they misbehave.
“If a man has a stubborn and rebellious son who will not obey the voice of his father or the voice of his mother, and, though they discipline him, will not listen to them,
Deuteronomy 21:18 ESV
As a godly and responsible parent, training a stubborn and disobedient child who doesn’t listen to your advice or teaching shouldn’t be trained alone; he should be reported to the elders of the land.