Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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.

Holman Bible

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

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 and teach your son while there is hope,
And do not [indulge your anger or resentment by imposing inappropriate punishment nor] desire his destruction.

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.

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.

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 He who lends to Yahweh [is] he who is kind to the poor, and his benefits he will repay to him. 18 Discipline your child, for there is hope, but on his destruction do not set your desire. 19 A hot-tempered person pays a penalty; if you rescue [him], you will do [it] yet again.



Cross References

Proverbs 13:24

He who withholds his rod hates his child, but he who loves him {gives him} discipline.

Proverbs 29:15

As for a rod and reproof, they will give wisdom, but a neglected child is disgraced [by] his mother.

Proverbs 22:15

Folly is bound up in the heart of a boy; [the] rod of discipline will drive it from him.

Proverbs 23:13-14

Do not withhold discipline from a child, if you will beat him with the rod, he will not die.

Proverbs 29:17

Discipline your children, and they will give you rest, and they will give delight to your soul.

Hebrews 12:7-10

Endure [it] for discipline. God is dealing with you as sons. For what son [is there] whom a father does not discipline?

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