New Living Translation
My children, listen when your father corrects you. Pay attention and learn good judgment,
King James Bible
Hear, ye children, the instruction of a father, and attend to know understanding.
Darby Bible Translation
Hear, ye children, the instruction of a father, and attend to know intelligence;
World English Bible
Listen, sons, to a father's instruction. Pay attention and know understanding;
Young's Literal Translation
Hear, ye sons, the instruction of a father, And give attention to know understanding.
Proverbs 4:1 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
4:1 A father - Of me, who have paternal authority over you and affection for you.
LibraryThe Great Reservoir
A sermon (No. 179) delivered on Sabbath morning, February 21, 1858 At The Music Hall, Royal Surrey Gardens, by C. H. Spurgeon. "Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life."--Proverbs 4:23. If I should vainly attempt to fashion my discourse after lofty models, I should this morning compare the human heart to the ancient city of Thebes, out of whose hundred gates multitudes of warriors were wont to march. As was the city, such were her armies, as was her inward strength, …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
The Aggravated Guilt of Him who Delivered Christ to Pilate.
The Great Reservoir
Come, my children, and listen to me, and I will teach you to fear the LORD.
Their purpose is to teach people wisdom and discipline, to help them understand the insights of the wise.
My child, listen when your father corrects you. Don't neglect your mother's instruction.
Tune your ears to wisdom, and concentrate on understanding.
Listen to my instruction and be wise. Don't ignore it.
Get all the advice and instruction you can, so you will be wise the rest of your life.
So we have obeyed him in all these things. We have never had a drink of wine to this day, nor have our wives, our sons, or our daughters.
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