Proverbs 22:6

“Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Traine vp a childe in the way he should goe: and when he is olde, hee will not depart from it.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Train up a child in the way he should go, Even when he is old he will not depart from it.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Train up a child in the way he should go, And even when he is old he will not depart from it.
- American Standard Version (1901)

If a child is trained up in the right way, even when he is old he will not be turned away from it.
- Basic English Bible

Train up the child according to the tenor of his way, and when he is old he will not depart from it.
- Darby Bible

Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.
- Webster's Bible

Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it.
- World English Bible

Give instruction to a youth about his way, Even when he is old he turneth not from it.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Train up a child in the way he should go, and even when he is old, he will not depart from it.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 22:6


22:6 Depart - Not easily and ordinarily.


Discussion for Proverbs 22

  • Hilary Williamson
    Proverbs happens to be my favorite book in the bible because it is filled with wisdom. So many teachings on how to live, what to do and what what not to do. It not only speaks to the saved, but to the unsaved also. The beauty about Proverbs is that you see that what he is says is true because there are scriptures in there that everyone can relate to and ones that we see happen to other people.
  • ChuckWaynevanhorn
    O churches of the living God
    If we get down on our knees and repent from our wicked ways and cease to do evil God forgive us our sins and heal
    Our land....
  • PREYOR Ebizimor for verse 29
    When you are committed in what you are doing, favour will be yours from man and God.
  • Renee
    GM You are asking for Proverbs 22 chapter to be explained,Proverbs 22:1 VERSE IS SAYING that A good reputation is more important than wealth.I find myself using the google to help me. It might help you also to understand scriptures.
  • Neenee
    i believe it means don't put yourself in bondage
  • Rosieclaudette57@gmail,com
    I think proverbs 22 teaches us how to live
    1 Do what is right to keep our dignity
    2 Rich and poor God made them
    3 Humble ourselves, fear God and He will establish you
    4 We have hope in Jesus and in Him We'll hide.
    5 Children should be taught to fear God from an early age and they will not depart from it.
    6 Don,t borrow you will be a slave to the lender.
    Charity,
    God gives knowledge