Respect Verses

“A worthy wife is a crown for her husband, but a disgraceful woman is like cancer in his bones.”

‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭12:4‬ ‭NLT‬‬

“A virtuous and excellent wife [worthy of honor] is the crown of her husband, But she who shames him [with her foolishness] is like rottenness in his bones.”

‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭12:4‬ ‭AMP‬‬

“A hearty wife invigoratesher husband, but a frigid woman is cancer in the bones.”

‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭12:4‬ ‭MSG‬‬

To give new energyor strengthto someone or something

to make someone feelfresher, healthier, and more energetic

“A wife of noble character is her husband’s crown, but a disgraceful wife is like decay in his bones.”

‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭12:4‬ ‭NIV‬‬

“In the same way, you husbands, live with your wives in an understanding way [with great gentleness and tact, and with an intelligent regard for the marriage relationship], as with someone physically weaker, since she is a woman. Show her honor and respect as a fellow heir of the grace of life, so that your prayers will not be hindered or ineffective.”

‭‭1 Peter‬ ‭3:7‬ ‭AMP‬‬

“In the same way, you husbands must give honor to your wives. Treat your wife with understanding as you live together. She may be weaker than you are, but she is your equal partner in God’s gift of new life. Treat her as you should so your prayers will not be hindered.”

‭‭1 Peter‬ ‭3:7‬ ‭NLT‬‬

“So again I say, each man must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband.”

‭‭Ephesians‬ ‭5:33‬ ‭NLT‬‬

“Fools make fun of guilt, but the godly acknowledge it and seek reconciliation.”

‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭14:9‬ ‭NLT

“Fools mock sin [but sin mocks the fools], But among the upright there is good will and the favor and blessing of God.”

‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭14:9‬ ‭AMP‬‬

“And this I pray, that your love may abound more and more [displaying itself in greater depth] in real knowledge and in practical insight, so that you may learn to recognize and treasure what is excellent [identifying the best, and distinguishing moral differences], and that you may be pure and blameless until the day of Christ [actually living lives that lead others away from sin]; filled with the fruit of righteousness which comes through Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God [so that His glory may be both revealed and recognized].”

‭‭Philippians‬ ‭1:9-11‬ ‭AMP‬‬

“I pray that your love will overflow more and more, and that you will keep on growing in knowledge and understanding. For I want you to understand what really matters,so that you may live pure and blameless lives until the day of Christ’s return. May you always be filled with the fruit of your salvation—the righteous character produced in your life by Jesus Christ —for this will bring much glory and praise to God.”

‭‭Philippians‬ ‭1:9-11‬ ‭NLT‬‬