Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Train up a youth, in the direction of his duty, even when he becometh 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 [teaching him to seek God’s wisdom and will for his abilities and talents],
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.

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.

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.

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 guardeth his soul, shall be far from them. 6 Train up a youth, in the direction of his duty, even when he becometh old, he will not depart from it. 7 The rich, over the poor, beareth rule, - and, slave, is the borrower to the lender.



Cross References

Ephesians 6:4

And ye fathers, be not provoking your children to anger, but be nourishing them up in the discipline and admonition of the Lord.

2 Timothy 3:15

And that, from a babe, those sacred letters, thou hast known which are able to make thee wise unto salvation, through the faith which is in Christ Jesus:

Genesis 18:19

For I have become his intimate friend, To the end that he may command his sons and his house after him, so shall they keep the way of Yahweh, by doing righteousness and justice. To the end that Yahweh may bring in for Abraham, what he hath spoken concerning him.

Deuteronomy 4:9

Only take thou heed to thyself and keep thy soul diligently, so that thou forget not the things which thine own eyes have seen, and so that they go not out of thy heart, all the days of thy life, - but thou shalt make them known unto thy sons and unto thy son's sons: -

Deuteronomy 6:7

and thou shalt impress them upon thy sons, and shalt speak of them, - when thou sittest in thy house and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down and when thou risest up;

1 Samuel 1:28

Hence, I also, have loaned him unto Yahweh, all the days that he liveth. He, is lent unto Yahweh. And he bowed down there, unto Yahweh.

1 Samuel 2:26

But, the boy Samuel, went on growing in stature, and in favour, - both with Yahweh, and also with men.

1 Samuel 12:2-3

Now, therefore, lo! the king going to and fro before you, But, I, am old and grey-headed, and, my sons, lo! they are with you, - But, I, have gone to and fro before you from my youth until this day.

Psalm 78:3-6

Which we have heard, and come to know, And, our fathers, have recounted to us;

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