Avoid the Path of the Violent

Listen, my son, to your father’s instruction,
and don’t reject your mother’s teaching,(A)

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Warning against Adultery

20 My son, keep your father’s command,
and don’t reject your mother’s teaching.(A)

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22 Listen to your father who gave you life,
and don’t despise your mother when[a] she is old.(A)

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Footnotes

  1. Proverbs 23:22 Or because

20 Children,(A) obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord.

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