Proverbs 1:8

Prologue: Exhortations to Embrace Wisdom

Warning Against the Invitation of Sinful Men

8 Listen, my son, to your father’s instruction and do not forsake your mother’s teaching.

Read Proverbs 1:8 Using Other Translations

My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother:
Hear, my son, your father's instruction, and forsake not your mother's teaching,
My child, listen when your father corrects you. Don’t neglect your mother’s instruction.