John 5:23

That all men should honour the Son, even as they honour the Father. He that honoureth not the Son honoureth not the Father which hath sent him.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

That all men should honour the Son, euen as they honour the Father. He that honoureth not þe Sonne, honoreth not þe Father which hath sent him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

so that all will honor the Son even as they honor the Father. He who does not honor the Son does not honor the Father who sent Him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

that all may honor the Son, even as they honor the Father. He that honoreth not the Son honoreth not the Father that sent him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So that all men may give honour to the Son even as they give honour to the Father. He who gives no honour to the Son gives no honour to the Father who sent him.
- Basic English Bible

that all may honour the Son, even as they honour the Father. He who honours not the Son, honours not the Father who has sent him.
- Darby Bible

That all men should honor the Son, even as they honor the Father. He that honoreth not the Son, honoreth not the Father who hath sent him.
- Webster's Bible

that all may honour the Son even as they honour the Father. The man who withholds honour from the Son withholds honour from the Father who sent Him.
- Weymouth Bible

that all may honor the Son, even as they honor the Father. He who doesn't honor the Son doesn't honor the Father who sent him.
- World English Bible

that alle men onoure the sone, as thei onouren the fadir. He that onourith not the sone, onourith not the fadir that sente hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

that all may honour the Son according as they honour the Father; he who is not honouring the Son, doth not honour the Father who sent him.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 5:23


5:23 That all men may honour the Son, even as they honour the Father - Either willingly, and so escaping condemnation, by faith: or unwillingly, when feeling the wrath of the Judge. This demonstrates the EQUALITY of the Son with the Father. If our Lord were God only by office or investiture, and not in the unity of the Divine essence, and in all respects equal in Godhead with the Father, he could not be honoured even as, that is, with the same honour that they honoured the Father. He that honoureth not the Son - With the same equal honour, greatly dishonoureth the Father that sent him.


People's Bible Notes for John 5:23


Joh 5:23 That all [men] should honour the Son. Three "for's" occur in Joh 5:20-22, all stating exaltation given to the Son.

Discussion for John 5

  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 5:26 FOR AS THE FATHER HATH LIFE IN HIMSELF SO HATH HE GIVEN TO THE SON TO HAVE LIFE IN HIMSELF 5:27 AND HATH GIVEN --- HIM --- AUTHORITY TO EXECUTE JUDGEMENT ALSO BECAUSE HE IS THE SON OF MAN
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 5:28 MARVEL NOT AT THIS FOR THE HOUR IS COMING IN THE WHICH ALL THAT ARE IN THE GRAVES SHALL HEAR HIS VOICE ***5:29 AND SHALL COME FORTH THEY THAT --- HAVE DONE GOOD --- UNTO THE RESURRECTION OF LIFE AND THEY THAT HAVE EVIL UNTO THE RESURRECTION OF DAMNATION
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 5:34 BUT I RECEIVE NOT TESTIMONY FROM MAN BUT THESE THINGS --- I SAY --- THAT YOU MIGHT BE SAVED 2 THESSALONIANS 2:10 AND WITH ALL DECEIVABLENESS OF UNRIGHTEOUSNESS IN THEM THAT PERISH BECAUSE THEY RECEVED NOT THE LOVE OF THE TRUTH THAT THEY MIGHT BE SAVED MARK 13:13 AND YOU SHALL BE HATED OF ALL MEN FOR MY NAMES SAKE BUT HE THAT SHALL ENDURE UNTO THE END THE SAME SHALL BE SAVED
  • Irene123
    Jack - Jn. 5:39; Acts 17:11. Tell your cousin you'd rather believeth the Word of God, and remember - God is waiting for your witness of His truth, because He loves you. Just maybe God will move on your cousin to do some reading ..... ?
  • Bruce
    Matt:---We must Through much Tribulation enter The Kingdom of God: Acts 14:22 / Persecution,Tribulation,Falling away started thousands of yrs ago.From that time many of His disciples went back and walked no more with Him.John 6:66 /The Holocaust:Millions of people tortured, raped, killed! End times will be worse! It will rapidly increase until the End. Wars,rumors of wars,just like now! NO PEACE!
  • Julie Warr
    Forever I am : is how perceived I do this scripture abd apply to Temple and Soul in Jesus The Lords Holy Name I do Amen :

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