Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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

Easton

Watsons

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

14 The mouth of the forbidden woman is a deep pit;
a man cursed by the Lord will fall into it.
15 Foolishness is tangled up in the heart of a youth;
the rod of discipline will drive it away from him.
16 Oppressing the poor to enrich oneself,
and giving to the rich—both lead only to poverty.



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 19:18

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

Proverbs 23:13-14

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

Proverbs 29:15

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

Job 14:4

Who can produce something pure from what is impure?
No one!

Psalm 51:5

Indeed, I was guilty when I was born;
I was sinful when my mother conceived me.

Proverbs 29:17

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

John 3:6

Whatever is born of the flesh is flesh, and whatever is born of the Spirit is spirit.

Ephesians 2:3

We too all previously lived among them in our fleshly desires, carrying out the inclinations of our flesh and thoughts, and we were by nature children under wrath as the others were also.

Hebrews 12:10-11

For they disciplined us for a short time based on what seemed good to them, but He does it for our benefit, so that we can share His holiness.

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