Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Discipline your son while there is hope;
don’t be intent on killing him.

New American Standard Bible

Discipline your son while there is hope, And do not desire his death.

King James Version

Chasten thy son while there is hope, and let not thy soul spare for his crying.

International Standard Version

Discipline your son while there is still hope but don't set your heart on his destruction.

A Conservative Version

Chasten thy son while there is hope, and let not thy soul spare for his crying.

American Standard Version

Chasten thy son, seeing there is hope; nd set not thy heart on his destruction.

Amplified

Discipline your son while there is hope, but do not [indulge your angry resentments by undue chastisements and] set yourself to his ruin.

Bible in Basic English

Give your son training while there is hope; let not your heart be purposing his death.

Darby Translation

Chasten thy son, seeing there is hope; but set not thy soul upon killing him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Chasten thy son while there is hope, but do not stir up thy soul to destroy him.

Julia Smith Translation

Correct thy son when there is hope, and thy soul shall not lift up for his sighing.

King James 2000

Chasten your son while there is hope, and let not your soul spare for his crying.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Discipline your child, for there is hope, but on his destruction do not set your desire.

Modern King James verseion

Chasten your son while there is hope, and do not set your soul on making him die.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Chasten thy son while there is hope; but let not thy soul be moved to slay him.

NET Bible

Discipline your child, for there is hope, but do not set your heart on causing his death.

New Heart English Bible

Discipline your son, for there is hope; do not be a willing party to his death.

The Emphasized Bible

Correct thy son, because there is hope, yet, not so as to slay him, let thy passion be excited.

Webster

Chasten thy son while there is hope, and let not thy soul spare for his crying.

World English Bible

Discipline your son, for there is hope; don't be a willing party to his death.

Youngs Literal Translation

Chastise thy son, for there is hope, And to put him to death lift not up thy soul.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ישׁ 
Yesh 
is, be, have, there,
Usage: 135

תּקוה 
Tiqvah 
Usage: 34

and let not thy soul
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

Prayers for Proverbs 19:18

Context Readings

A Foolish Son Brings Ruin To Others

17 Kindness to the poor is a loan to the Lord,
and He will give a reward to the lender.
18 Discipline your son while there is hope;
don’t be intent on killing him.
19 A person with great anger bears the penalty;
if you rescue him, you’ll have to do it again.



Cross References

Proverbs 13:24

The one who will not use the rod hates his son,
but the one who loves him disciplines him diligently.

Proverbs 29:15

A rod of correction imparts wisdom,
but a youth left to himself
is a disgrace to his mother.

Proverbs 22:15

Foolishness is tangled up in the heart of a youth;
the rod of discipline will drive it away from him.

Proverbs 23:13-14

Don’t withhold discipline from a youth;
if you beat him with a rod, he will not die.

Proverbs 29:17

Discipline your son, and it will bring you peace of mind
and give you delight.

Hebrews 12:7-10

Endure suffering as discipline: God is dealing with you as sons. For what son is there that a father does not discipline?

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