Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Matthew 23:9 in English Standard Version "And call no man your father on earth, for you have one Father, who is in heaven." Mal 1:6 “A son honors his father, and a servant his master. If then I am a father, where is my honor? And if I am a master, where is my fear? says the Lord of hosts to you, O priests, who despise my name. But you say, ‘How have we despised your name?’ Mt 6:9 Pray then like this: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Mt 7:11 If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask him! 1Co 1:12 What I mean is that each one of you says, “I follow Paul,” or “I follow Apollos,” or “I follow Cephas,” or “I follow Christ.” 1Co 3:4 For when one says, “I follow Paul,” and another, “I follow Apollos,” are you not being merely human?