Proverbs 4:1-4

YLT(i) 1 Hear, ye sons, the instruction of a father, And give attention to know understanding. 2 For good learning I have given to you, My law forsake not. 3 For, a son I have been to my father—tender, And an only one before my mother. 4 And he directeth me, and he saith to me: `Let thy heart retain my words, Keep my commands, and live.