Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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 give wisdom, but a child left undisciplined brings his mother to shame.

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.

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 A king that faithfully judgeth the poor, his throne shall be established for ever. 15 The rod and reproof give wisdom; but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame. 16 When the wicked increase, transgression increaseth; but the righteous shall see their fall.



Cross References

Proverbs 10:1

The Proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father; but a foolish son is the grief of his mother.

Proverbs 17:25

A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitterness to her that bore him.

Proverbs 22:15

Folly is bound in the heart of a child; the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.

Proverbs 13:24

He that spareth his rod hateth his son; but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.

Proverbs 17:21

He that begetteth a fool doeth it to his sorrow, and the father of a vile man hath no joy.

Proverbs 22:6

Train up the child according to the tenor of his way, and when he is old he will not depart from it.

Proverbs 29:17

Chasten thy son, and he shall give thee rest, and shall give delight unto thy soul.

1 Kings 1:6

And his father had not grieved him at any time in saying, Why doest thou so? and he was also a very comely man; and his mother bore him after Absalom.

Proverbs 10:5

He that gathereth in summer is a wise son; he that sleepeth in harvest is a son that causeth shame.

Proverbs 23:13-14

Withhold not correction from the child; for if thou beatest him with the rod, he shall not die:

Proverbs 29:21

He that delicately bringeth up his servant from a child, shall in the end have him as a son.

Hebrews 12:10-11

For they indeed chastened for a few days, as seemed good to them; but he for profit, in order to the partaking of his holiness.

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