Proverbs 4:3

“For I was my father's son, tender and only beloved in the sight of my mother.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For I was my fathers sonne, tender and onely beloued in the sight of my mother.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

When I was a son to my father, Tender and the only son in the sight of my mother,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For I was a son unto my father, Tender and only beloved in the sight of my mother.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For I was a son to my father, a gentle and an only one to my mother.
- Basic English Bible

For I was a son unto my father, tender and an only one in the sight of my mother.
- Darby Bible

For I was my father's son, tender and only beloved in the sight of my mother.
- Webster's Bible

For I was a son to my father, tender and an only child in the sight of my mother.
- World English Bible

For, a son I have been to my father -- tender, And an only one before my mother.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For I was a son unto my father, tender and an only one in the sight of my mother.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 4:3


4:3 Tender - Young and tender in years, and tenderly educated. Only beloved - Beloved above all the rest.


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