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Proverbs 4:1 English Standard Version (ESV)

A Father's Wise Instruction

Hear, O sons, a father's instruction,
    and be attentive, that you may gain[a] insight,

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  1. Proverbs 4:1 Hebrew know
English Standard Version (ESV)

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Proverbs 4:1 New International Version (NIV)

Get Wisdom at Any Cost

Listen, my sons, to a father’s instruction;
    pay attention and gain understanding.

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Proverbs 6:20 English Standard Version (ESV)

Warnings Against Adultery

20 My son, keep your father's commandment,
    and forsake not your mother's teaching.

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Proverbs 6:20 New International Version (NIV)

Warning Against Adultery

20 My son, keep your father’s command
    and do not forsake your mother’s teaching.

New International Version (NIV)

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Proverbs 19:13 English Standard Version (ESV)

13 A foolish son is ruin to his father,
    and a wife's quarreling is a continual dripping of rain.

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Proverbs 19:13 New International Version (NIV)

13 A foolish child is a father’s ruin,
    and a quarrelsome wife is like
    the constant dripping of a leaky roof.

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Proverbs 19:14 English Standard Version (ESV)

14 House and wealth are inherited from fathers,
    but a prudent wife is from the Lord.

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Proverbs 19:14 New International Version (NIV)

14 Houses and wealth are inherited from parents,
    but a prudent wife is from the Lord.

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Proverbs 22:28 English Standard Version (ESV)

28 Do not move the ancient landmark
    that your fathers have set.

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Proverbs 22:28 New International Version (NIV)

Saying 5

28 Do not move an ancient boundary stone
    set up by your ancestors.

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Proverbs 23:22-25 English Standard Version (ESV)

22 Listen to your father who gave you life,
    and do not despise your mother when she is old.
23 Buy truth, and do not sell it;
    buy wisdom, instruction, and understanding.
24 The father of the righteous will greatly rejoice;
    he who fathers a wise son will be glad in him.
25 Let your father and mother be glad;
    let her who bore you rejoice.

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Proverbs 23:22-25 New International Version (NIV)

Saying 17

22 Listen to your father, who gave you life,
    and do not despise your mother when she is old.
23 Buy the truth and do not sell it—
    wisdom, instruction and insight as well.
24 The father of a righteous child has great joy;
    a man who fathers a wise son rejoices in him.
25 May your father and mother rejoice;
    may she who gave you birth be joyful!

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Proverbs 29:3 English Standard Version (ESV)

He who loves wisdom makes his father glad,
    but a companion of prostitutes squanders his wealth.

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Proverbs 29:3 New International Version (NIV)

A man who loves wisdom brings joy to his father,
    but a companion of prostitutes squanders his wealth.

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