Proverbs 1:8
Parallel Verses
New International Version
Listen, my son, to your father's instruction and do not forsake your mother's teaching.

New Living Translation
My child, listen when your father corrects you. Don't neglect your mother's instruction.

English Standard Version
Hear, my son, your father’s instruction, and forsake not your mother’s teaching,

New American Standard Bible
Hear, my son, your father's instruction And do not forsake your mother's teaching;

King James Bible
My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Listen, my son, to your father's instruction, and don't reject your mother's teaching,

International Standard Version
My son, listen to your father's instruction, and do not let go of your mother's teaching.

NET Bible
Listen, my child, to the instruction from your father, and do not forsake the teaching from your mother.

New Heart English Bible
My son, listen to your father's instruction, and do not forsake your mother's teaching:

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Hear, my son, the law of your father and do not forget the law of your mother.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
My son, listen to your father's discipline, and do not neglect your mother's teachings,

JPS Tanakh 1917
Hear, my son, the instruction of thy father, And forsake not the teaching of thy mother;

New American Standard 1977
Hear, my son, your father’s instruction,
            And do not forsake your mother’s teaching;

Jubilee Bible 2000
My son, hearken unto the chastening of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother:

King James 2000 Bible
My son, hear the instruction of your father, and forsake not the law of your mother:

American King James Version
My son, hear the instruction of your father, and forsake not the law of your mother:

American Standard Version
My son, hear the instruction of thy father, And forsake not the law of thy mother:

Douay-Rheims Bible
My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother :

Darby Bible Translation
Hear, my son, the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the teaching of thy mother;

English Revised Version
My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother:

Webster's Bible Translation
My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother:

World English Bible
My son, listen to your father's instruction, and don't forsake your mother's teaching:

Young's Literal Translation
Hear, my son, the instruction of thy father, And leave not the law of thy mother,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
1:7-9 Fools are persons who have no true wisdom, who follow their own devices, without regard to reason, or reverence for God. Children are reasonable creatures, and when we tell them what they must do, we must tell them why. But they are corrupt and wilful, therefore with the instruction there is need of a law. Let Divine truths and commands be to us most honourable; let us value them, and then they shall be so to us.
Study Bible
The Enticement of Sin
7The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge; Fools despise wisdom and instruction. 8Hear, my son, your father's instruction And do not forsake your mother's teaching; 9Indeed, they are a graceful wreath to your head And ornaments about your neck.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 21:18
"If any man has a stubborn and rebellious son who will not obey his father or his mother, and when they chastise him, he will not even listen to them,

Proverbs 4:1
Hear, O sons, the instruction of a father, And give attention that you may gain understanding,

Proverbs 5:13
"I have not listened to the voice of my teachers, Nor inclined my ear to my instructors!

Proverbs 6:20
My son, observe the commandment of your father And do not forsake the teaching of your mother;

Proverbs 23:22
Listen to your father who begot you, And do not despise your mother when she is old.

Jeremiah 35:8
"We have obeyed the voice of Jonadab the son of Rechab, our father, in all that he commanded us, not to drink wine all our days, we, our wives, our sons or our daughters,
Treasury of Scripture

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