Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

Amplified


My son, hear the instruction of your father,
And do not reject 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;

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:

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 reverence of Yahweh, is the beginning of knowledge, Wisdom and correction, the foolish have despised. 8 Hear, my son, the correction of thy father, and do not reject the instruction of thy mother; 9 For, a wreath of beauty, shall they be to thy head, and chains of ornament, to thy neck.



Cross References

Proverbs 6:20

Observe thou, my son, the commandment of thy father, and do not decline from the instruction of thy mother:

1 Samuel 2:25

If one man sin against another, God will interpose, but, if, against Yahweh, a man sin, who will intercede, for him? But they hearkened not unto the voice of their father, for Yahweh was pleased to put them to death.

Leviticus 19:3

Ye shall, every one, revere, his father and his mother, And my sabbaths, shall ye observe, - I - Yahweh, am your God.

Deuteronomy 21:18-21

When a man hath a son, rebellious and insulting, who will not hearken to the voice of his father, and to the voice of his mother, - though they chastise him, yet will not hearken unto them,

Proverbs 1:10

My son, if sinners entice thee, do not consent.

Proverbs 1:15

My son, do not walk in the way with them, Withhold thy foot from their path.

Proverbs 2:1

My son, if thou wilt receive my sayings, and, my commandments, wilt treasure up by thee;

Proverbs 3:1

My son, mine instruction, do not thou forget, and, my commandment, let thy heart observe;

Proverbs 4:1-4

Hear, ye sons, the correction of a father, and attend, that ye may know understanding.

Proverbs 5:1-2

My son, to my wisdom, attend, and, to mine understanding, incline thou thine ear:

Proverbs 7:1

My son, keep my sayings, and, my commandments, treasure by thee;

Proverbs 30:17

The eye that mocketh a father, and despiseth to obey a mother, the ravens of the valley shall pick it out, and the young of the eagle shall eat it.

Proverbs 31:1

The words of Lemuel the king, - the strain which was taught him by his mother: -

Matthew 9:2

And lo! they were bringing unto him a paralytic, on a couch, laid prostrate; and Jesus, seeing, their faith, said to the paralytic, - Take courage! child, forgiven are thy sins.

Matthew 9:22

And, Jesus, turning and seeing her, said, - Take courage! daughter, Thy faith, hath made thee well. And the woman was made well, from that hour.

2 Timothy 1:5

A reminder, having received, of the unfeigned faith, that is in thee, - such, as dwelt first in thy grandmother Lois, and in thy mother Eunice, - I am persuaded, moreover, that it dwelleth , in thee also.

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