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Proverbs 4:1 Revised Standard Version (RSV)

Fatherly Advice

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

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  1. Proverbs 4:1 Heb know
Revised Standard Version (RSV)

Revised Standard Version of the Bible, copyright © 1946, 1952, and 1971 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Proverbs 6:20 Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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

Revised Standard Version (RSV)

Revised Standard Version of the Bible, copyright © 1946, 1952, and 1971 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Proverbs 19:13 Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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

Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Proverbs 19:14 Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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

Revised Standard Version (RSV)

Revised Standard Version of the Bible, copyright © 1946, 1952, and 1971 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Proverbs 22:28 Revised Standard Version (RSV)

28 Remove not the ancient landmark
    which your fathers have set.

Revised Standard Version (RSV)

Revised Standard Version of the Bible, copyright © 1946, 1952, and 1971 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Proverbs 23:22-25 Revised Standard Version (RSV)

22 Hearken to your father who begot you,
    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 begets a wise son will be glad in him.
25 Let your father and mother be glad,
    let her who bore you rejoice.

Revised Standard Version (RSV)

Revised Standard Version of the Bible, copyright © 1946, 1952, and 1971 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Proverbs 29:3 Revised Standard Version (RSV)

He who loves wisdom makes his father glad,
    but one who keeps company with harlots squanders his substance.

Revised Standard Version (RSV)

Revised Standard Version of the Bible, copyright © 1946, 1952, and 1971 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

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