Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Teach a youth about the way he should go; even 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.

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.

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 There are thorns and snares on the path of the crooked; the one who guards himself stays far from them. 6 Teach a youth about the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it. 7 The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is a slave to the lender.



Cross References

Ephesians 6:4

And fathers, don't stir up anger in your children, but bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.

2 Timothy 3:15

and that from childhood you have known the sacred Scriptures, which are able to instruct you for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.

Genesis 18:19

For I have chosen him so that he will command his children and his house after him to keep the way of the Lord by doing what is right and just. This is how the Lord will fulfill to Abraham what He promised him."

Deuteronomy 4:9

"Only be on your guard and diligently watch yourselves, so that you don't forget the things your eyes have seen and so that they don't slip from your mind as long as you live. Teach them to your children and your grandchildren.

Deuteronomy 6:7

Repeat them to your children. Talk about them when you sit in your house and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.

1 Samuel 1:28

I now give the boy to the Lord. For as long as he lives, he is given to the Lord." Then he bowed and worshiped the Lord there.

1 Samuel 2:26

By contrast, the boy Samuel grew in stature and in favor with the Lord and with men.

1 Samuel 12:2-3

But now, you can see that the king is leading you. As for me, I'm old and gray, and my sons are here with you. I have led you from my youth until today.

Psalm 78:3-6

things we have heard and known and that our fathers have passed down to us.

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