Proverbs 6:20; Proverbs 23:22–25; Proverbs 29:15

Warnings Against Adultery

20  lMy son, keep your father's commandment,

land forsake not your mother's teaching.


22  cListen to your father who gave you life,

dand do not despise your mother when she is old.

23  eBuy truth, and do not sell it;

buy wisdom, instruction, and understanding.

24  fThe father of the righteous will greatly rejoice;

he who fathers a wise son will be glad in him.

25  fLet your father and mother be glad;

let gher who bore you rejoice.


15  vThe rod and reproof give wisdom,

but a child left to himself wbrings shame to his mother.