Bible Cross References
Psalm 25:7
Forgive the sins and errors of my youth. In your constant love and goodness, remember me, LORD!
Psalm 34:11
Come, my young friends, and listen to me, and I will teach you to honor the LORD.
Job 1:5
The morning after each feast, Job would get up early and offer sacrifices for each of his children in order to purify them. He always did this because he thought that one of them might have sinned by insulting God unintentionally.
Job 13:26
You bring bitter charges against me, even for what I did when I was young.
Proverbs 1:4
They can make an inexperienced person clever and teach young people how to be resourceful.
Proverbs 1:10
My child, when sinners tempt you, don't give in.
Proverbs 4:1
My children, listen to what your father teaches you. Pay attention, and you will have understanding.
Proverbs 4:10-17
Listen to me, my child. Take seriously what I am telling you, and you will live a long life.
I have taught you wisdom and the right way to live.
Nothing will stand in your way if you walk wisely, and you will not stumble when you run.
Always remember what you have learned. Your education is your life---guard it well.
Do not go where evil people go. Do not follow the example of the wicked.
Don't do it! Keep away from evil! Refuse it and go on your way.
Wicked people cannot sleep unless they have done something wrong. They lie awake unless they have hurt someone.
Wickedness and violence are like food and drink to them.
Proverbs 5:7-23
Now listen to me, sons, and never forget what I am saying.
Keep away from such a woman! Don't even go near her door!
If you do, others will gain the respect that you once had, and you will die young at the hands of merciless people.
Yes, strangers will take all your wealth, and what you have worked for will belong to someone else.
You will lie groaning on your deathbed, your flesh and muscles being eaten away,
and you will say, "Why would I never learn? Why would I never let anyone correct me?
I wouldn't listen to my teachers. I paid no attention to them.
And suddenly I found myself publicly disgraced."
Be faithful to your own wife and give your love to her alone.
Children that you have by other women will do you no good.
Your children should grow up to help you, not strangers.
So be happy with your wife and find your joy with the woman you married---
pretty and graceful as a deer. Let her charms keep you happy; let her surround you with her love.
Son, why should you give your love to another woman? Why should you prefer the charms of another man's wife?
The LORD sees everything you do. Wherever you go, he is watching.
The sins of the wicked are a trap. They get caught in the net of their own sin.
They die because they have no self-control. Their utter stupidity will send them to their graves.
Proverbs 6:20-35
Son, do what your father tells you and never forget what your mother taught you.
Keep their words with you always, locked in your heart.
Their teaching will lead you when you travel, protect you at night, and advise you during the day.
Their instructions are a shining light; their correction can teach you how to live.
It can keep you away from bad women, from the seductive words of other men's wives.
Don't be tempted by their beauty; don't be trapped by their flirting eyes.
A man can hire a prostitute for the price of a loaf of bread, but adultery will cost him all he has.
Can you carry fire against your chest without burning your clothes?
Can you walk on hot coals without burning your feet?
It is just as dangerous to sleep with another man's wife. Whoever does it will suffer.
People don't despise a thief if he steals food when he is hungry;
yet if he is caught, he must pay back seven times more---he must give up everything he has.
But a man who commits adultery doesn't have any sense. He is just destroying himself.
He will be dishonored and beaten up; he will be permanently disgraced.
A husband is never angrier than when he is jealous; his revenge knows no limits.
He will not accept any payment; no amount of gifts will satisfy his anger.
Proverbs 7:7
and I saw many inexperienced young men, but noticed one foolish fellow in particular.
Ecclesiastes 11:9
Young people, enjoy your youth. Be happy while you are still young. Do what you want to do, and follow your heart's desire. But remember that God is going to judge you for whatever you do.
Ecclesiastes 11:10
Don't let anything worry you or cause you pain. You aren't going to be young very long.
Ecclesiastes 12:1
So remember your Creator while you are still young, before those dismal days and years come when you will say, "I don't enjoy life."
Luke 15:13
After a few days the younger son sold his part of the property and left home with the money. He went to a country far away, where he wasted his money in reckless living.
2 Timothy 2:22
Avoid the passions of youth, and strive for righteousness, faith, love, and peace, together with those who with a pure heart call out to the Lord for help.
Titus 2:4-6
in order to train the younger women to love their husbands and children,
to be self-controlled and pure, and to be good housewives who submit themselves to their husbands, so that no one will speak evil of the message that comes from God.
In the same way urge the young men to be self-controlled.
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Psalm 119:11
I keep your law in my heart, so that I will not sin against you.
Psalm 119:97-105
How I love your law! I think about it all day long.
Your commandment is with me all the time and makes me wiser than my enemies.
I understand more than all my teachers, because I meditate on your instructions.
I have greater wisdom than those who are old, because I obey your commands.
I have avoided all evil conduct, because I want to obey your word.
I have not neglected your instructions, because you yourself are my teacher.
How sweet is the taste of your instructions--- sweeter even than honey!
I gain wisdom from your laws, and so I hate all bad conduct.
Your word is a lamp to guide me and a light for my path.
Psalm 1:1-3
Happy are those who reject the advice of evil people, who do not follow the example of sinners or join those who have no use for God.
Instead, they find joy in obeying the Law of the LORD, and they study it day and night.
They are like trees that grow beside a stream, that bear fruit at the right time, and whose leaves do not dry up. They succeed in everything they do.
Psalm 19:7-11
The law of the LORD is perfect; it gives new strength. The commands of the LORD are trustworthy, giving wisdom to those who lack it.
The laws of the LORD are right, and those who obey them are happy. The commands of the LORD are just and give understanding to the mind.
Reverence for the LORD is good; it will continue forever. The judgments of the LORD are just; they are always fair.
They are more desirable than the finest gold; they are sweeter than the purest honey.
They give knowledge to me, your servant; I am rewarded for obeying them.
Psalm 78:4-8
We will not keep them from our children; we will tell the next generation about the LORD's power and his great deeds and the wonderful things he has done.
He gave laws to the people of Israel and commandments to the descendants of Jacob. He instructed our ancestors to teach his laws to their children,
so that the next generation might learn them and in turn should tell their children.
In this way they also will put their trust in God and not forget what he has done, but always obey his commandments.
They will not be like their ancestors, a rebellious and disobedient people, whose trust in God was never firm and who did not remain faithful to him.
Deuteronomy 6:6-9
Never forget these commands that I am giving you today.
Teach them to your children. Repeat them when you are at home and when you are away, when you are resting and when you are working.
Tie them on your arms and wear them on your foreheads as a reminder.
Write them on the doorposts of your houses and on your gates.
Deuteronomy 17:18
When he becomes king, he is to have a copy of the book of God's laws and teachings made from the original copy kept by the levitical priests.
Joshua 1:7
Just be determined, be confident; and make sure that you obey the whole Law that my servant Moses gave you. Do not neglect any part of it and you will succeed wherever you go.
John 15:3
You have been made clean already by the teaching I have given you.
2 Timothy 3:15-17
and you remember that ever since you were a child, you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to give you the wisdom that leads to salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.
All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful for teaching the truth, rebuking error, correcting faults, and giving instruction for right living,
so that the person who serves God may be fully qualified and equipped to do every kind of good deed.
James 1:21-25
So get rid of every filthy habit and all wicked conduct. Submit to God and accept the word that he plants in your hearts, which is able to save you.
Do not deceive yourselves by just listening to his word; instead, put it into practice.
If you listen to the word, but do not put it into practice you are like people who look in a mirror and see themselves as they are.
They take a good look at themselves and then go away and at once forget what they look like.
But if you look closely into the perfect law that sets people free, and keep on paying attention to it and do not simply listen and then forget it, but put it into practice---you will be blessed by God in what you do.