Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Train up the child according to the tenor of his way, 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.

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.

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.

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 perverse: he that keepeth his soul holdeth himself far from them. 6 Train up the child according to the tenor of his way, and when he is old he will not depart from it. 7 The rich ruleth over the poor; and the borrower is servant to the lender.



Cross References

Ephesians 6:4

And ye fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and admonition of the Lord.

2 Timothy 3:15

and that from a child thou hast known the sacred letters, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation, through faith which is in Christ Jesus.

Genesis 18:19

For I know him that he will command his children and his household after him, and they shall keep the way of Jehovah, to do righteousness and justice, in order that Jehovah may bring upon Abraham what he hath spoken of him.

Deuteronomy 4:9

Only take heed to thyself, and keep thy soul diligently, lest thou forget the things that thine eyes have seen (and lest they depart from thy heart all the days of thy life; but thou shalt make them known to thy sons and to thy sons' sons),

Deuteronomy 6:7

and thou shalt impress them on thy sons, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thy house, and when thou goest on the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up.

1 Samuel 1:28

And also I have lent him to Jehovah: all the days that he lives, he is lent to Jehovah. And he worshipped Jehovah there.

1 Samuel 2:26

And the boy Samuel grew on, and was in favour both with Jehovah and also with men.

1 Samuel 12:2-3

And now behold, the king walks before you; and I am old and grey-headed; and behold, my sons are with you; and I have walked before you from my youth up to this day.

Psalm 78:3-6

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

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