Proverbs 23:22



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Listen to your father who begot you, And do not despise your mother when she is old.

King James Version

Hearken unto thy father that begat thee, and despise not thy mother when she is old.

Holman Bible

Listen to your father who gave you life, and don't despise your mother when she is old.

International Standard Version

Listen to the one who fathered you, and don't despise your mother in her old age.

American Standard Version

Hearken unto thy father that begat thee, And despise not thy mother when she is old.

Amplified

Hearken to your father, who begot you, and despise not your mother when she is old.

Bible in Basic English

Give ear to your father whose child you are, and do not keep honour from your mother when she is old.

Darby Translation

Hearken unto thy father that begat thee, and despise not thy mother when she is old.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Hearken unto thy father that begat thee, and despise not thy mother when she is old.

Julia Smith Translation

Hear to thy father that begat thee, and thou shalt not despise thy mother when growing old.

King James 2000

Hearken unto your father that begat you, and despise not your mother when she is old.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Listen to your father--he who {gave you life}, and do not despise your mother when she is old.

Modern King James verseion

Listen to your father who sired you, and do not despise your mother when she is old.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Give ear unto thy father that begat thee; and despise not thy mother when she is old.

NET Bible

Listen to your father who begot you, and do not despise your mother when she is old.

New Heart English Bible

Listen to your father who gave you life, and do not despise your mother when she is old.

New simplified Bible

Listen to your father who gave you life. Do not despise your mother when she is old.

The Emphasized Bible

Hearken to thy father here, who begat thee, and despise not, when she is old, thy mother.

Webster

Hearken to thy father that begat thee, and despise not thy mother when she is old.

World English Bible

Listen to your father who gave you life, and don't despise your mother when she is old.

Youngs Literal Translation

Hearken to thy father, who begat thee, And despise not thy mother when she hath become old.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁמע 
Shama` 
Usage: 1158

ילד 
Yalad 
Usage: 497

thee, and despise
בּוּז 
Buwz 
Usage: 13

not thy mother
אם 
'em 
Usage: 220

References

Context Readings

Learning From Your Father

21 For the heavy drinker and the glutton will come to poverty, And drowsiness will clothe one with rags. 22 Listen to your father who begot you, And do not despise your mother when she is old. 23 Buy truth, and do not sell it, Get wisdom and instruction and understanding.



Cross References

Proverbs 1:8

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

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.

Ephesians 6:1-2

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.

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,

Deuteronomy 27:16

'Cursed is he who dishonors his father or mother.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'

Proverbs 6:20

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

Proverbs 30:11

There is a kind of man who curses his father And does not bless his mother.

Matthew 15:4-6

"For God said, 'HONOR YOUR FATHER AND MOTHER,' and, 'HE WHO SPEAKS EVIL OF FATHER OR MOTHER IS TO BE PUT TO DEATH.'

Mark 7:10

"For Moses said, 'HONOR YOUR FATHER AND YOUR MOTHER'; and, 'HE WHO SPEAKS EVIL OF FATHER OR MOTHER, IS TO BE PUT TO DEATH';

John 19:26-27

When Jesus then saw His mother, and the disciple whom He loved standing nearby, He said to His mother, "Woman, behold, your son!"

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