Hearken unto me now therefore, O ye sons, and attend to the words of my mouth.
Hear me now therefore, O ye sons, and do not depart from the words of my mouth.
Hearken, ye sons, unto the chastening of the father, and pay attention that ye might know understanding.
Now therefore hearken unto me, O ye sons; for blessed are those that keep my ways.
I do not write these things to shame you, but to warn you, as to my beloved sons.
My little children, of whom I travail in birth again until Christ is formed in you,
My little children, I write these things unto you, that ye sin not; and if anyone has sinned, we have an Advocate before the Father, Jesus, the righteous Christ;