Proverbs 23:22
Text Analysis
8085 [e]שְׁמַ֣ע
1 [e]לְ֭אָבִיךָ
to your fatherPrep-l | N-msc | 2ms
2088 [e]זֶ֣ה
this [one who]Pro-ms
3205 [e]יְלָדֶ֑ךָ
begat youV-Qal-Perf-3ms | 2ms
408 [e]וְאַל־
and notConj-w | Adv
936 [e]תָּ֝ב֗וּז
do despiseV-Qal-Imperf-2ms
3588 [e]כִּֽי־
2204 [e]זָקְנָ֥ה
she is oldV-Qal-Perf-3fs
517 [e]אִמֶּֽךָ׃
your motherN-fsc | 2ms

Hebrew Texts
משלי 23:22 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
שְׁמַ֣ע לְ֭אָבִיךָ זֶ֣ה יְלָדֶ֑ךָ וְאַל־תָּ֝ב֗וּז כִּֽי־זָקְנָ֥ה אִמֶּֽךָ׃

משלי 23:22 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
שמע לאביך זה ילדך ואל־תבוז כי־זקנה אמך׃

משלי 23:22 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
שמע לאביך זה ילדך ואל־תבוז כי־זקנה אמך׃

משלי 23:22 Hebrew Bible
שמע לאביך זה ילדך ואל תבוז כי זקנה אמך׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Listen to your father who begot you, And do not despise your mother when she is old.

King James Bible
Hearken unto thy father that begat thee, and despise not thy mother when she is old.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Listen to your father who gave you life, and don't despise your mother when she is old.
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