Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Foolishness is bound up in the heart of a child; The rod of discipline will remove it far from him.

King James Version

Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

A child's heart has a tendency to do wrong, but the rod of discipline removes it far away from him.

A Conservative Version

Foolishness is bound up in the heart of a child, [but] the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.

American Standard Version

Foolishness is bound up in the heart of a child; But the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.

Amplified

Foolishness is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline will drive it far from him.

Bible in Basic English

Foolish ways are deep-seated in the heart of a child, but the rod of punishment will send them far from him.

Darby Translation

Folly is bound in the heart of a child; the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child, but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.

Julia Smith Translation

Folly being bound in the heart of a youth; the rod of correction shall remove it far off from him.

King James 2000

Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

Modern King James verseion

Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Foolishness sticketh in the heart of the lad; but the rod of correction driveth it away.

NET Bible

Folly is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline will drive it far from him.

New Heart English Bible

Folly is bound up in the heart of a child: the rod of discipline drives it far from him.

The Emphasized Bible

Foolishness, is bound up in the heart of a youth, the rod of correction, shall drive it far from him.

Webster

Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.

World English Bible

Folly is bound up in the heart of a child: the rod of discipline drives it far from him.

Youngs Literal Translation

Folly is bound up in the heart of a youth, The rod of chastisement putteth it far from him.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אוּלת 
'ivveleth 
Usage: 25

is bound
קשׁר 
Qashar 
Usage: 44

of a child
נער 
Na`ar 
Usage: 239

but the rod
שׁבט 
Shebet 
Usage: 190

רחק 
Rachaq 
...far, ...off, ...away, remove, good way
Usage: 57

References

Watsons

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

14 The mouth of an adulteress is a deep pit; He who is cursed of the LORD will fall into it. 15 Foolishness is bound up in the heart of a child; The rod of discipline will remove it far from him. 16 He who oppresses the poor to make more for himself Or who gives to the rich, will only come to poverty.



Cross References

Proverbs 13:24

He who withholds his rod hates his son, But he who loves him disciplines him diligently.

Proverbs 19:18

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

Proverbs 23:13-14

Do not hold back discipline from the child, Although you strike him with the rod, he will not die.

Proverbs 29:15

The rod and reproof give wisdom, But a child who gets his own way brings shame to his mother.

Job 14:4

"Who can make the clean out of the unclean? No one!

Psalm 51:5

Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, And in sin my mother conceived me.

Proverbs 29:17

Correct your son, and he will give you comfort; He will also delight your soul.

John 3:6

"That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

Ephesians 2:3

Among them we too all formerly lived in the lusts of our flesh, indulging the desires of the flesh and of the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, even as the rest.

Hebrews 12:10-11

For they disciplined us for a short time as seemed best to them, but He disciplines us for our good, so that we may share His holiness.



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