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
Discipline your child, and he will give you rest; he will bring you happiness.
Proverbs 22:6
Train a child in the way that he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it.
Proverbs 23:13
Do not withhold discipline from a child; even if you strike him with the rod, he will not die.
Hebrews 12:10
For they disciplined us for a little while as seemed good to them, but he does so for our benefit, that we may share his holiness.

A child

Proverbs 10:1
The Proverbs of Solomon: A wise child makes a father rejoice, but a foolish child is a grief to his mother.
Proverbs 17:21
Whoever brings a fool into the world does so to his grief, and the father of a fool has no joy.
1 Kings 1:6
(Now his father had never corrected him by saying, "Why do you do such things?" He was also very handsome and had been born right after Absalom.)

General references

Proverbs 13:24
The one who spares his rod hates his child, but the one who loves his child is diligent in disciplining him.
Proverbs 23:13
Do not withhold discipline from a child; even if you strike him with the rod, he will not die.
Proverbs 29:17
Discipline your child, and he will give you rest; he will bring you happiness.

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