Proverbs 4:1-6, Hear

Proverbs1Hear, O sons, the instruction of a father,

And give attention that you may gain understanding,

2For I give you sound teaching;

Do not abandon my instruction.

3When I was a son to my father,

Tender and the only son in the sight of my mother,

4Then he taught me and said to me,

“Let your heart hold fast my words;

Keep my commandments and live;

5Acquire wisdom! Acquire understanding!

Do not forget nor turn away from the words of my mouth.

6″Do not forsake her, and she will guard you;

Love her, and she will watch over you.

1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation


Action: What are the roles of the father and son in acquiring wisdom?