Proverbs 1:8



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Hear, my son, your father's instruction And do not forsake your mother's teaching;

King James Version

My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother:

International Standard Version

My son, listen to your father's instruction, and do not let go of your mother's teaching.

A Conservative Version

My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother.

American Standard Version

My son, hear the instruction of thy father, And forsake not the law of thy mother:

Amplified

My son, hear the instruction of your father; reject not nor forsake the teaching of your mother.

Bible in Basic English

My son, give ear to the training of your father, and do not give up the teaching of your mother:

Darby Translation

Hear, my son, the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the teaching of thy mother;

Holman Bible

Listen, my son, to your father's instruction, and don't reject your mother's teaching,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

My son, hearken unto the chastening of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother:

Julia Smith Translation

My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and thou shalt not reject the law of thy mother:

King James 2000

My son, hear the instruction of your father, and forsake not the law of your mother:

Lexham Expanded Bible

My child, may you keep your father's instruction, and do not reject your mother's teachings,

Modern King James verseion

My son, hear the instruction of your father, and forsake not the law of your mother;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

My son, hear thy father's doctrine, and forsake not the law of thy mother:

NET Bible

Listen, my child, to the instruction from your father, and do not forsake the teaching from your mother.

New Heart English Bible

My son, listen to your father's instruction, and do not forsake your mother's teaching:

New simplified Bible

My son, listen to the instruction of your father. Do not forsake the law of your mother.

The Emphasized Bible

Hear, my son, the correction of thy father, and do not reject the instruction of thy mother;

Webster

My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother:

World English Bible

My son, listen to your father's instruction, and don't forsake your mother's teaching:

Youngs Literal Translation

Hear, my son, the instruction of thy father, And leave not the law of thy mother,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
My son

Usage: 0

שׁמע 
Shama` 
Usage: 1158

מוּסר 
Muwcar 
Usage: 50

אב 
'ab 
Usage: 1214

and forsake
נטשׁ 
Natash 
Usage: 40

not the law
תּרה תּורה 
Towrah 
Usage: 219

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Proverbs 1:8

Prayers for Proverbs 1:8

Context Readings

Advice To The Young

7 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge; Fools despise wisdom and instruction. 8 Hear, my son, your father's instruction And do not forsake your mother's teaching; 9 Indeed, they are a graceful wreath to your head And ornaments about your neck.



Cross References

Proverbs 6:20

My son, observe the commandment of your father And do not forsake the teaching of your mother;

1 Samuel 2:25

"If one man sins against another, God will mediate for him; but if a man sins against the LORD, who can intercede for him?" But they would not listen to the voice of their father, for the LORD desired to put them to death.

Leviticus 19:3

'Every one of you shall reverence his mother and his father, and you shall keep My sabbaths; I am the LORD your God.

Deuteronomy 21:18-21

"If any man has a stubborn and rebellious son who will not obey his father or his mother, and when they chastise him, he will not even listen to them,

Proverbs 1:10

My son, if sinners entice you, Do not consent.

Proverbs 1:15

My son, do not walk in the way with them Keep your feet from their path,

Proverbs 2:1

My son, if you will receive my words And treasure my commandments within you,

Proverbs 3:1

My son, do not forget my teaching, But let your heart keep my commandments;

Proverbs 4:1-4

Hear, O sons, the instruction of a father, And give attention that you may gain understanding,

Proverbs 5:1-2

My son, give attention to my wisdom, Incline your ear to my understanding;

Proverbs 7:1

My son, keep my words And treasure my commandments within you.

Proverbs 30:17

The eye that mocks a father And scorns a mother, The ravens of the valley will pick it out, And the young eagles will eat it.

Proverbs 31:1

The words of King Lemuel, the oracle which his mother taught him:

Matthew 9:2

And they brought to Him a paralytic lying on a bed Seeing their faith, Jesus said to the paralytic, "Take courage, son; your sins are forgiven."

Matthew 9:22

But Jesus turning and seeing her said, "Daughter, take courage; your faith has made you well." At once the woman was made well.

2 Timothy 1:5

For I am mindful of the sincere faith within you, which first dwelt in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice, and I am sure that it is in you as well.



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