4 For God commanded, saying, Honour thy father and mother: and, He that curseth father or mother, let him die the death.
4 Verse 4. Honour thy father and mother] This word was taken in
great latitude of meaning among the Jews: it not only meant
respect and submission, but also to take care of a person, to
nourish and support him, to enrich. See ; ;
. And that this was the sense of the law, as it
respected parents, see , and .