Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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

Bible References

Rod

Proverbs 29:17
Give your son training, and he will give you rest; he will give delight to your soul.
Proverbs 22:6
If a child is trained up in the right way, even when he is old he will not be turned away from it.
Proverbs 23:13
Do not keep back training from the child: for even if you give him blows with the rod, it will not be death to him.
Hebrews 12:10
For they truly gave us punishment for a short time, as it seemed good to them; but he does it for our profit, so that we may become holy as he is.

A child

Proverbs 10:1
A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish son is a sorrow to his mother.
Proverbs 17:21
He who has an unwise son gets sorrow for himself, and the father of a foolish son has no joy.
1 Kings 1:6
Now all his life his father had never gone against him or said to him, Why have you done so? and he was a very good-looking man, and younger than Absalom.

General references

Proverbs 13:24
He who keeps back his rod is unkind to his son: the loving father gives punishment with care.
Proverbs 23:13
Do not keep back training from the child: for even if you give him blows with the rod, it will not be death to him.
Proverbs 29:17
Give your son training, and he will give you rest; he will give delight to your soul.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain