Parallel Verses

Amplified

My son, keep your father's [God-given] commandment and forsake not the law of [God] your mother [taught you].

New American Standard Bible

My son, observe the commandment of your father And do not forsake the teaching of your mother;

King James Version

My son, keep thy father's commandment, and forsake not the law of thy mother:

Holman Bible

My son, keep your father’s command,
and don’t reject your mother’s teaching.

International Standard Version

Keep your father's commands, my son, and never forsake your mother's rules,

A Conservative Version

My son, keep the commandment of thy father, and do not forsake the law of thy mother.

American Standard Version

My son, keep the commandment of thy father, And forsake not the law of thy mother:

Bible in Basic English

My son, keep the rule of your father, and have in memory the teaching of your mother:

Darby Translation

My son, observe thy father's commandment, and forsake not the teaching of thy mother;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

My son, keep thy father's commandment and forsake not the law of thy mother:

Julia Smith Translation

My son, watch the commands of thy father, and thou shalt not reject the laws of thy mother:

King James 2000

My son, keep your father's commandment, and forsake not the law of your mother:

Lexham Expanded Bible

My child, keep [the] commandment of your father, and do not disregard [the] instruction of your mother.

Modern King James verseion

My son, keep your father's commandments, and do not forsake the law of your mother;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

My son, keep thy father's commandments, and forsake not the law of thy mother.

NET Bible

My child, guard the commands of your father and do not forsake the instruction of your mother.

New Heart English Bible

My son, keep your father's commandment, and do not forsake your mother's teaching.

The Emphasized Bible

Observe thou, my son, the commandment of thy father, and do not decline from the instruction of thy mother:

Webster

My son, keep thy father's commandment, and forsake not the law of thy mother:

World English Bible

My son, keep your father's commandment, and don't forsake your mother's teaching.

Youngs Literal Translation

Keep, my son, the command of thy father, And leave not the law of thy mother.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מצוה 
Mitsvah 
Usage: 181

and forsake
נטשׁ 
Natash 
Usage: 40

not the law
תּרה תּורה 
Towrah 
law
Usage: 219

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Commandment And Instruction As Guardians

19 A false witness who breathes out lies [even under oath], and he who sows discord among his brethren. 20 My son, keep your father's [God-given] commandment and forsake not the law of [God] your mother [taught you]. 21 Bind them continually upon your heart and tie them about your neck.


Cross References

Ephesians 6:1

Children, obey your parents in the Lord [as His representatives], for this is just and right.

Deuteronomy 21:18

If a man has a stubborn and rebellious son who will not obey the voice of his father or his mother and though they chasten him will not listen to them,

Deuteronomy 27:16

Cursed is he who dishonors his father or his mother. All the people shall say, Amen.

Proverbs 1:8-9

My son, hear the instruction of your father; reject not nor forsake the teaching of your mother.

Proverbs 7:1-4

My son, keep my words; lay up within you my commandments [for use when needed] and treasure them.

Proverbs 23:22

Hearken to your father, who begot you, and despise not your mother when she is old.

Proverbs 30:11

There is a class of people who curse their fathers and do not bless their mothers.

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