Parallel Verses

King James 2000

Correct your son, and he shall give you rest; yea, he shall give delight unto your soul.

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

Correct thy son, and he shall give thee rest; yea, he shall give delight unto thy soul.

Holman Bible

Discipline your son, and it will bring you peace of mind
and give you delight.

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

Correct thy son, and he will give thee rest, yea, he will give delight to thy soul.

American Standard Version

Correct thy son, and he will give thee rest; Yea, he will give delight unto thy soul.

Amplified

Correct your son, and he will give you rest; yes, he will give delight to your heart.

Bible in Basic English

Give your son training, and he will give you rest; he will give delight to your soul.

Darby Translation

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

Correct thy son and he shall cause thee to rest, and he shall give delight to thy soul.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Discipline your children, and they will give you rest, and they will give delight to your soul.

Modern King James verseion

Correct your son, and he shall give you rest; yea, he shall give delight to your soul.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Nurture thy son with correction, and he shall comfort thee; yea, he shall do the good at thine heart.

NET Bible

Discipline your child, and he will give you rest; he will bring you happiness.

New Heart English Bible

Correct your son, and he will give you peace; yes, he will bring delight to your soul.

The Emphasized Bible

Correct thy son, that he may give thee rest, that he may give delight to thy soul.

Webster

Correct thy son, and he shall give thee rest; yes, he shall give delight to thy soul.

World English Bible

Correct your son, and he will give you peace; yes, he will bring delight to your soul.

Youngs Literal Translation

Chastise thy son, and he giveth thee comfort, Yea, he giveth delights to thy soul.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
and he shall give thee rest
נוּח 
Nuwach 
Usage: 144

yea, he shall give
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

מעדנּה מעדן 
Ma`adan 
Usage: 4

Prayers for Proverbs 29:17

Context Readings

All About Life

16 When the wicked are multiplied, transgression increases: but the righteous shall see their fall. 17 Correct your son, and he shall give you rest; yea, he shall give delight unto your soul. 18 Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keeps the law, happy is he.



Cross References

Proverbs 13:24

He that spares his rod hates his son: but he that loves him chastens him early.

Proverbs 29:15

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

Proverbs 10:1

The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a glad father: but a foolish son is the grief of his mother.

Proverbs 19:18

Chasten your son while there is hope, and let not your soul spare for his crying.

Proverbs 22:15

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

Proverbs 23:13-14

Withhold not correction from the child: for if you beat him with a rod, he shall not die.

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