Parallel Verses

King James 2000

Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but 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.

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.

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 immoral women is a deep pit: he that is abhorred of the LORD shall fall therein. 15 Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him. 16 He that oppresses the poor to increase his riches, and he that gives to the rich, shall surely come to poverty.



Cross References

Proverbs 13:24

He that spares his rod hates his son: but he that loves him chastens him early.

Proverbs 19:18

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

Proverbs 23:13-14

Withhold not correction from the child: for if you beat him with a rod, he shall not die.

Proverbs 29:15

The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself brings his mother to shame.

Job 14:4

Who can bring a clean thing out of an unclean? no one.

Psalm 51:5

Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, and in sin did my mother conceive me.

Proverbs 29:17

Correct your son, and he shall give you rest; yea, he shall give delight unto 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 whom also we all had our behavior in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind; and were by nature the children of wrath, even as others.

Hebrews 12:10-11

For they verily for a few days chastened us after their own pleasure; but he for our profit, that we might be partakers of his holiness.

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