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
Correct thy son, and he shall give thee rest; he shall give delight unto thy soul.
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 23:13
Do not withhold correction from the child; for if thou shall beat him with the rod, he shall not die.
Hebrews 12:10
For they verily for a few days chastened us as it seemed good unto them, but he for our profit, that we might be partakers of his holiness.

A child

Proverbs 10:1
A wise son makes a glad father; but a foolish son is sadness unto his mother.
Proverbs 17:21
He that begets a fool does it to his sorrow, and the father of a fool shall have no joy.
1 Kings 1:6
And his father had not displeased him at any time in saying, Why hast thou done so? and he also was very handsome; and he had begotten him after Absalom.

General references

Proverbs 13:24
He that cuts short chastening hates his son, but he that loves him chastens him early.
Proverbs 23:13
Do not withhold correction from the child; for if thou shall beat him with the rod, he shall not die.
Proverbs 29:17
Correct thy son, and he shall give thee rest; he shall give delight unto thy soul.