Proverbs 1:8 {9}
Good News Translation
My child, pay attention to what your father and mother tell you.

Contemporary English Version
My child, obey the teachings of your parents,

Douay-Rheims Bible
That grace may be added to thy head, and a chain of gold to thy neck.

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That grace may be added to thy head, and a chain of gold to thy neck.

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Proverbs 1:10,15 If they shall say: Come with us, let us lie in wait for blood, let us hide snares for the innocent without cause: . . .

Proverbs 2:1 That thy ear may hearken to wisdom: incline thy heart to know prudence.

Proverbs 3:1 For they shall add to thee length of days, and years of life, and peace.

Proverbs 7:1 Keep my commandments, and thou shalt live: and my law as the apple of thy eye:

Matthew 9:2,22 And behold they brought to him one sick of the palsy lying in a bed. And Jesus, seeing their faith, said to the man sick of the palsy: Be of good heart, son, thy sins are forgiven thee. . . .

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Proverbs 4:1-4 I will give you a good gift, forsake not my law. . . .

Proverbs 5:1,2 That thou mayst keep thoughts, and thy lips may preserve instruction. Mind not the deceit of a woman. . . .

Proverbs 6:20 Bind them in thy heart continually, and put them about thy neck.

Proverbs 30:17 The eye that mocketh at his father, and that despiseth the labour of his mother in bearing him, let the ravens of the brooks pick it out, and the young eagles eat it.

Proverbs 31:1 The words of king Lamuel. The vision wherewith his mother instructed him.

Leviticus 19:3 Let every one fear his father, and his mother. Keep my sabbaths. I am the Lord your God.

Deuteronomy 21:18-21 If a man have a stubborn and unruly son, who will not hear the commandments of his father or mother, and being corrected, slighteth obedience: . . .

1 Samuel 2:25 If one man shall sin against another, God may be appeased in his behalf: but if a man shall sin against the Lord, who shall pray for him? And they hearkened not to the voice of their father, because the Lord would slay them.

2 Timothy 1:5 Calling to mind that faith which is in thee unfeigned, which also dwelt first in thy grandmother Lois and in thy mother Eunice, and I am certain that in thee also.

Context
The Enticement of Sin
8That grace may be added to thy head, and a chain of gold to thy neck.9My son, if sinners shall entice thee, consent not to them.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 21:18
If a man have a stubborn and unruly son, who will not hear the commandments of his father or mother, and being corrected, slighteth obedience:

Proverbs 4:1
I will give you a good gift, forsake not my law.

Proverbs 5:13
I have almost been in all evil, in the midst of the church and of the congregation.

Proverbs 6:20
Bind them in thy heart continually, and put them about thy neck.

Proverbs 23:22
Hearken to thy father, that begot thee: and despise not thy mother when she is old.

Jeremiah 35:8
Therefore we have obeyed the voice of Jonadab the son of Rechab, our father, in all things that he commanded us: so as to drink no wine all our days: neither we, nor our wives, nor our sons, nor our daughters:

Additional Translations
Listen, my son, to your father’s instruction, and do not forsake the teaching of your mother.My son, hear the instruction of your father, and forsake not the law of your mother:

My son, hear the instruction of thy father, And forsake not the law of thy mother:

Hear, my son, the instruction of thy father, and reject not the rules of thy mother.

Hear, my son, the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the teaching of thy mother;

My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother:

My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother:

My son, listen to your father's instruction, and don't forsake your mother's teaching:

Hear, my son, the instruction of thy father, And leave not the law of thy mother,
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