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Proverbs 1:8-9 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

Avoid the Path of the Violent

Listen, my son, to your father’s instruction,
and don’t reject your mother’s teaching,
for they will be a garland of favor on your head
and pendants[a] around your neck.

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  1. 1:9 Lit chains
Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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Proverbs 1:8-9 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Warnings against Evil Companions

Hear, my child, your father’s instruction,
    and do not reject your mother’s teaching;
for they are a fair garland for your head,
    and pendants for your neck.

New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

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