Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

For I give you good doctrine; Forsake ye not my law.

New American Standard Bible

For I give you sound teaching;
Do not abandon my instruction.

King James Version

For I give you good doctrine, forsake ye not my law.

Holman Bible

for I am giving you good instruction.
Don’t abandon my teaching.

International Standard Version

I give you sound teaching, so do not abandon my instruction.

A Conservative Version

For I give you good doctrine. Forsake ye not my law.


For I give you good doctrine;
Do not turn away from my instruction.

Bible in Basic English

For I give you good teaching; do not give up the knowledge you are getting from me.

Darby Translation

for I give you good doctrine: forsake ye not my law.

Julia Smith Translation

For I gave to you good instruction; ye shall not forsake my law.

King James 2000

For I give you good doctrine, forsake not my law.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For I have given you good instruction; do not forsake my teaching.

Modern King James verseion

For I give you good teaching; do not forsake my law.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Yea I shall give you a good reward, if ye will not forsake my law.

NET Bible

Because I give you good instruction, do not forsake my teaching.

New Heart English Bible

for I give you sound learning. Do not forsake my law.

The Emphasized Bible

For, good teaching, have I given you, mine instruction, do not ye forsake.


For I give you good doctrine, forsake ye not my law.

World English Bible

for I give you sound learning. Don't forsake my law.

Youngs Literal Translation

For good learning I have given to you, My law forsake not.


Root Form
For I give
Usage: 2011

Usage: 9



Context Readings

The Father's Wisdom

1 Hear, my'sons, the instruction of a father, And attend to know understanding: 2 For I give you good doctrine; Forsake ye not my law. 3 For I was a son unto my father, Tender and only beloved in the sight of my mother.

Cross References

Deuteronomy 32:2

My doctrine shall drop as the rain; My speech shall distil as the dew, As the small rain upon the tender grass, And as the showers upon the herb.

Job 33:3

My words'shall utter the uprightness of my heart; And that which my lips know they shall speak sincerely.

1 Chronicles 28:9

And thou, Solomon my son, know thou the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind; for Jehovah searcheth all hearts, and understandeth all the imaginations of the thoughts: if thou seek him, he will be found of thee; but if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off for ever.

2 Chronicles 7:19

But if ye turn away, and forsake my statutes and my commandments which I have set before you, and shall go and serve other gods, and worship them;

Job 11:4

For thou sayest, My doctrine is pure, And I am clean in thine eyes.

Psalm 49:1-3

Hear this, all ye peoples; Give ear, all ye inhabitants of the world,

Psalm 89:30-32

If his children forsake my law, And walk not in mine ordinances;

Proverbs 8:6-9

Hear, for I will speak excellent things; And the opening of my lips shall be right things.

Proverbs 22:20-21

Have not I written unto thee excellent things Of counsels and knowledge,

John 7:16-17

Jesus therefore answered them and said, My teaching is not mine, but his that sent me.

1 Timothy 4:6

If thou put the brethren in mind of these things, thou shalt be a good minister of Christ Jesus, nourished in the words of the faith, and of the good doctrine which thou hast followed until now :

Titus 1:9

holding to the faithful word which is according to the teaching, that he may be able to exhort in the sound doctrine, and to convict the gainsayers.

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