Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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.

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.

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

Easton

Watsons

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

14 A deep chasm, is the mouth of strange women, he with whom Yahweh is indignant, falleth there. 15 Foolishness, is bound up in the heart of a youth, the rod of correction, shall drive it far from him. 16 He that oppresseth the poor, to make increase for himself, giving to the rich, shall surely come to want.



Cross References

Proverbs 13:24

He that withholdeth his rod, hateth his son, - but, he that loveth him, carefully correcteth him.

Proverbs 19:18

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

Proverbs 23:13-14

Do not withhold, from a child, correction, When thou smitest him with the rod, he shall not die:

Proverbs 29:15

A rod with rebuke, giveth wisdom, but, a youth unrestrained, bringeth shame to his mother.

Job 14:4

Who can bring a clean thing out of an unclean? Not one!

Psalm 51:5

Lo! in iniquity, was I brought forth, And, in sin, did my mother conceive me.

Proverbs 29:17

Correct thy son, that he may give thee rest, that he may give delight to thy soul.

John 3:6

That which hath been born of the flesh, is, flesh, and, that which hath been born of the spirit, is, spirit.

Ephesians 2:3

Among whom also, we all, had our behaviour, at one time, in the covetings of our flesh, doing the things desired by the flesh and the mind, and were children, by nature, of anger - even as the rest, -

Hebrews 12:10-11

For, they, indeed, for a few days, according to that which seemed good to them, were administering discipline; but, he, unto that which is profitable, with view to our partaking of his holiness:

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