Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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:

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 Fear of Jehovah is a beginning of knowledge, Wisdom and instruction fools have despised! 8 Hear, my son, the instruction of thy father, And leave not the law of thy mother, 9 For a graceful wreath are they to thy head, And chains to thy neck.



Cross References

Proverbs 6:20

Keep, my son, the command of thy father, And leave not the law of thy mother.

1 Samuel 2:25

If a man sin against a man, then hath God judged him; but if against Jehovah a man sin, who doth pray for him?' and they hearken not to the voice of their father, though Jehovah hath delighted to put them to death.

Leviticus 19:3

Each his mother and his father ye do fear, and My sabbaths ye do keep; I am Jehovah your God.

Deuteronomy 21:18-21

When a man hath a son apostatizing and rebellious -- he is not hearkening to the voice of his father, and to the voice of his mother, and they have chastised him, and he doth not hearken unto them --

Proverbs 1:10

My son, if sinners entice thee be not willing.

Proverbs 1:15

My son! go not in the way with them, Withhold thy foot from their path,

Proverbs 2:1

My son, if thou dost accept my sayings, And my commands dost lay up with thee,

Proverbs 3:1

My son! my law forget not, And my commands let thy heart keep,

Proverbs 4:1-4

Hear, ye sons, the instruction of a father, And give attention to know understanding.

Proverbs 5:1-2

My son! to my wisdom give attention, To mine understanding incline thine ear,

Proverbs 7:1

My son! keep my sayings, And my commands lay up with thee.

Proverbs 30:17

An eye that mocketh at a father, And despiseth to obey a mother, Dig it out do ravens of the valley, And eat it do young eagles.

Proverbs 31:1

Words of Lemuel a king, a declaration that his mother taught him:

Matthew 9:2

and lo, they were bringing to him a paralytic, laid upon a couch, and Jesus having seen their faith, said to the paralytic, 'Be of good courage, child, thy sins have been forgiven thee.'

Matthew 9:22

And Jesus having turned about, and having seen her, said, 'Be of good courage, daughter, thy faith hath saved thee,' and the woman was saved from that hour.

2 Timothy 1:5

taking remembrance of the unfeigned faith that is in thee, that dwelt first in thy grandmother Lois, and thy mother Eunice, and I am persuaded that also in thee.

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