Parallel Verses

Amplified

Train up a child in the way he should go [and in keeping with his individual gift or bent], and when he is old he will not depart from it.

New American Standard Bible

Train up a child in the way he should go, Even when he is old he will not depart from it.

King James Version

Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.

Holman Bible

Teach a youth about the way he should go;
even when he is old he will not depart from it.

International Standard Version

Train a child in the way appropriate for him, and when he becomes older, he will not turn from it.

A Conservative Version

Train up a child in the way he should go, and even when he is old he will not depart from it.

American Standard Version

Train up a child in the way he should go, And even when he is old he will not depart from it.

Bible in Basic English

If a child is trained up in the right way, even when he is old he will not be turned away from it.

Darby Translation

Train up the child according to the tenor of his way, and when he is old he will not depart from it.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old, he will not depart from it.

Julia Smith Translation

Straiten to a youth upon the mouth of his way, also when he shall grow old he will not depart from it.

King James 2000

Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Train the child {concerning his way}; even when he is old, he will not stray from it.

Modern King James verseion

Train up a child in the way he should go; and when he is old, he will not depart from it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If thou teachest a child in his youth what way he should go; he shall not leave it when he is old.

NET Bible

Train a child in the way that he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it.

New Heart English Bible

Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it.

The Emphasized Bible

Train up a youth, in the direction of his duty, even when he becometh old, he will not depart from it.

Webster

Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.

World English Bible

Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it.

Youngs Literal Translation

Give instruction to a youth about his way, Even when he is old he turneth not from it.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Train up
חנך 
Chanak 
Usage: 5

a child
נער 
Na`ar 
Usage: 239

in the way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

he should go
פּה 
Peh 
Usage: 497

and when he is old
זקן 
Zaqen 
...old, aged
Usage: 27

he will not depart
שׂוּר סוּר 
Cuwr 
Usage: 301

Devotionals

Devotionals about Proverbs 22:6

References

Fausets

Hastings

Images Proverbs 22:6

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

5 Thorns and snares are in the way of the obstinate and willful; he who guards himself will be far from them. 6 Train up a child in the way he should go [and in keeping with his individual gift or bent], and when he is old he will not depart from it. 7 The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.



Cross References

Ephesians 6:4

Fathers, do not irritate and provoke your children to anger [do not exasperate them to resentment], but rear them [tenderly] in the training and discipline and the counsel and admonition of the Lord.

2 Timothy 3:15

And how from your childhood you have had a knowledge of and been acquainted with the sacred Writings, which are able to instruct you and give you the understanding for salvation which comes through faith in Christ Jesus [through the leaning of the entire human personality on God in Christ Jesus in absolute trust and confidence in His power, wisdom, and goodness].

Genesis 18:19

For I have known (chosen, acknowledged) him [as My own], so that he may teach and command his children and the sons of his house after him to keep the way of the Lord and to do what is just and righteous, so that the Lord may bring Abraham what He has promised him.

Deuteronomy 4:9

Only take heed, and guard your life diligently, lest you forget the things which your eyes have seen and lest they depart from your [mind and] heart all the days of your life. Teach them to your children and your children's children -- "

Deuteronomy 6:7

You shall whet and sharpen them so as to make them penetrate, and teach and impress them diligently upon the [minds and] hearts of your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down and when you rise up.

1 Samuel 1:28

Therefore I have given him to the Lord; as long as he lives he is given to the Lord. And they worshiped the Lord there.

1 Samuel 2:26

Now the boy Samuel grew and was in favor both with the Lord and with men.

1 Samuel 12:2-3

And now, behold, the king walks before you. And I am old and gray, and behold, my sons are with you. And I have walked before you from my childhood to this day.

Psalm 78:3-6

Which we have heard and known, and our fathers have told us.

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