Listen, my son, to your father's instruction, and do not forsake the teaching of your mother.
Cross ReferencesDeuteronomy 21:18
If a man has a stubborn and rebellious son who does not obey his father and mother, or listen to them when disciplined,
Listen, my sons, to the instruction of a father; pay attention and gain understanding.
I did not listen to the voice of my teachers or incline my ear to my mentors.
My son, keep your father's commandment, and do not forsake your mother's teaching.
Listen to your father who gave you life, and do not despise your mother when she is old.
We have obeyed the voice of our forefather Jonadab son of Rechab in all he commanded us. So we have not drunk wine all our lives--neither we nor our wives nor sons nor daughters.
Chapter Outline1. The use of the proverbs
7. An exhortation to fear God, and believe his word
10. to avoid the enticing of sinners
20. Wisdom complains of her contempt
24. She threatens her contemners
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Proverbs 1:10, 15
Matthew 9:2, 22
Proverbs 5:1, 2
1 Samuel 2:25
2 Timothy 1:5
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