New International Version
My son, keep your father's command and do not forsake your mother's teaching.
King James Bible
My son, keep thy father's commandment, and forsake not the law of thy mother:
Darby Bible Translation
My son, observe thy father's commandment, and forsake not the teaching of thy mother;
World English Bible
My son, keep your father's commandment, and don't forsake your mother's teaching.
Young's Literal Translation
Keep, my son, the command of thy father, And leave not the law of thy mother.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Keep thy father's commandment - See on Proverbs 1:8 (note).
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A Sermon (No. 1017) Delivered on Lord's Day Morning, October 22nd, 1871 at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "When thou awakest, it shall talk with thee."--Proverbs 6:22. It is a very happy circumstance when the commandment of our father and the law of our mother are also the commandment of God and the law of the Lord. Happy are they who have a double force to draw them to the right--the bonds of nature, and the cords of grace. They sin with a vengeance who sin both against …
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