Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Train up a child in 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.

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.

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.

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 keeps his soul shall be far from them. 6 Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old, he will not depart from it. 7 The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is slave to the lender.



Cross References

Ephesians 6:4

And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath, 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 holy scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto saving health by the faith which is in Christ Jesus.

Genesis 18:19

For I know him, that he will command his sons and his household after him, and they shall keep the way of the LORD, to do righteousness and judgment, that the LORD may bring upon Abraham that which he has spoken of him.

Deuteronomy 4:9

Therefore, take heed to thyself and keep thy soul diligently lest thou forget the things which thine eyes have seen and lest they depart from thy heart all the days of thy life, but teach them to thy sons and thy sons' sons.

Deuteronomy 6:7

and thou shalt repeat them diligently unto thy sons and shalt talk of them being in thy house and walking by the way, lying down in bed, and rising up;

1 Samuel 1:28

Therefore, I also have given him back to the LORD; as long as he lives he shall belong to the LORD. And he worshipped the LORD there.

1 Samuel 2:26

And the child Samuel kept on growing and was in favour both with the LORD and also with men.

1 Samuel 12:2-3

And now, behold, your king walks before you. I am old and grayheaded, and, behold, my sons are with you, and I have walked before you from my childhood unto this day.

Psalm 78:3-6

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

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