Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

The rod and rebuke bestow wisdom, but an undisciplined child brings shame to his mother.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

The rod and reproof give wisdom; But a child left to himself causeth shame to his mother.

Amplified


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

Bible in Basic English

The rod and sharp words give wisdom: but a child who is not guided is a cause of shame to his mother.

Darby Translation

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

Julia Smith Translation

The rod and reproofs will give wisdom: and the youth being left shames his mother.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

Modern King James verseion

The rod and rebuke give wisdom, but a boy sent off causes shame to his mother.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The rod and correction minister wisdom; but if a child be not looked unto, he bringeth his mother to shame.

NET Bible

A rod and reproof impart wisdom, but a child who is unrestrained brings shame to his mother.

New Heart English Bible

The rod of correction gives wisdom, but a child left to himself causes shame to his mother.

The Emphasized Bible

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

Webster

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

World English Bible

The rod of correction gives wisdom, but a child left to himself causes shame to his mother.

Youngs Literal Translation

A rod and reproof give wisdom, And a youth let away is shaming his mother.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁבט 
Shebet 
Usage: 190

and reproof
תּוכחת תּוכחה 
Towkechah 
Usage: 28

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

חכמה 
Chokmah 
Usage: 149

but a child
נער 
Na`ar 
Usage: 239

שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

אם 
'em 
Usage: 220

References

American

Rod

Hastings

Smith

Context Readings

All About Life

14 If a king judges the poor with truth,
His throne will be established forever.
15 The rod and reproof give wisdom,
But a child who gets his own way brings shame to his mother.
16 When the wicked increase, transgression increases;
But the righteous will see their fall.



Cross References

Proverbs 10:1

The proverbs of Solomon.
A wise son makes a father glad,
But a foolish son is a grief to his mother.

Proverbs 17:25

A foolish son is a grief to his father
And bitterness to her who bore him.

Proverbs 22:15

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

Proverbs 13:24

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

Proverbs 17:21

He who sires a fool does so to his sorrow,
And the father of a fool has no joy.

Proverbs 22:6

Train up a child in the way he should go,
Even when he is old he will not depart from it.

Proverbs 29:17

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

1 Kings 1:6

His father had never crossed him at any time by asking, “Why have you done so?” And he was also a very handsome man, and he was born after Absalom.

Proverbs 10:5

He who gathers in summer is a son who acts wisely,
But he who sleeps in harvest is a son who acts shamefully.

Proverbs 23:13-14

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

Proverbs 29:21

He who pampers his slave from childhood
Will in the end find him to be a son.

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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