Proverbs 23:22

22 Listen with respect to the father who raised you, and when your mother grows old, don't neglect her.

Proverbs 23:22 In-Context

20 Don't drink too much wine and get drunk; don't eat too much food and get fat.
21 Drunks and gluttons will end up on skid row, in a stupor and dressed in rags. Buy Wisdom, Education, Insigh
22 Listen with respect to the father who raised you, and when your mother grows old, don't neglect her.
23 Buy truth - don't sell it for love or money; buy wisdom, buy education, buy insight.
24 Parents rejoice when their children turn out well; wise children become proud parents.
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