Parallel Verses

Amplified

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

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:

Holman Bible

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

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:

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;

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:

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
and forsake
נטשׁ 
Natash 
Usage: 40

not the law
תּרה תּורה 
Towrah 
law
Usage: 219

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Proverbs 1:8

Images Proverbs 1:8

Context Readings

Advice To The Young

7 The reverent and worshipful fear of the Lord is the beginning and the principal and choice part of knowledge [its starting point and its essence]; but fools despise skillful and godly Wisdom, instruction, and discipline. 8 My son, hear the instruction of your father; reject not nor forsake the teaching of your mother. 9 For they are a [victor's] chaplet (garland) of grace upon your head and chains and pendants [of gold worn by kings] for your neck.



Cross References

Proverbs 6:20

My son, keep your father's [God-given] commandment and forsake not the law of [God] your mother [taught you].

1 Samuel 2:25

If one man wrongs another, God will mediate for him; but if a man wrongs the Lord, who shall intercede for him? Yet they did not listen to their father, for it was the Lord's will to slay them.

Leviticus 19:3

Each of you shall give due respect to his mother and his father, and keep My Sabbaths holy. I the Lord am your God.

Deuteronomy 21:18-21

If a man has a stubborn and rebellious son who will not obey the voice of his father or his mother and though they chasten him will not 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; restrain your foot from their path;

Proverbs 2:1

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

Proverbs 3:1

My son, forget not my law or teaching, but let your heart keep my commandments;

Proverbs 4:1-4

Hear, my sons, the instruction of a father, and pay attention in order to gain and to know intelligent discernment, comprehension, and interpretation [of spiritual matters].

Proverbs 5:1-2

My son, be attentive to my Wisdom [godly Wisdom learned by actual and costly experience], and incline your ear to my understanding [of what is becoming and prudent for you],

Proverbs 7:1

My son, keep my words; lay up within you my commandments [for use when needed] and treasure them.

Proverbs 30:17

The eye that mocks a father and scorns to obey a mother, the ravens of the valley will pick it out, and the young vultures will devour it.

Proverbs 31:1

The words of Lemuel king of Massa, which his mother taught him:

Matthew 9:2

And behold, they brought to Him a man paralyzed and prostrated by illness, lying on a sleeping pad; and when Jesus saw their faith, He said to the paralyzed man, Take courage, son; your sins are forgiven and the penalty remitted.

Matthew 9:22

Jesus turned around and, seeing her, He said, Take courage, daughter! Your faith has made you well. And at once the woman was restored to health.

2 Timothy 1:5

I am calling up memories of your sincere and unqualified faith (the leaning of your entire personality on God in Christ in absolute trust and confidence in His power, wisdom, and goodness), [a faith] that first lived permanently in [the heart of] your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice and now, I am [fully] persuaded, [dwells] in you also.

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