Parallel Verses

Amplified


My son, do not reject or take lightly the discipline of the Lord [learn from your mistakes and the testing that comes from His correction through discipline];
Nor despise His rebuke,

New American Standard Bible

My son, do not reject the discipline of the Lord
Or loathe His reproof,

King James Version

My son, despise not the chastening of the LORD; neither be weary of his correction:

Holman Bible

Do not despise the Lord’s instruction, my son,
and do not loathe His discipline;

International Standard Version

My son, do not reject the LORD's discipline, and do not despise his correction,

A Conservative Version

My son, despise not the chastening of LORD, nor be weary of his reproof.

American Standard Version

My son, despise not the chastening of Jehovah; Neither be weary of his reproof:

Bible in Basic English

My son, do not make your heart hard against the Lord's teaching; do not be made angry by his training:

Darby Translation

My son, despise not the instruction of Jehovah, neither be weary of his chastisement;

Julia Smith Translation

My son, thou shalt not reject the instruction of Jehovah, and thou shalt not loathe upon his reproofs:

King James 2000

My son, despise not the chastening of the LORD; neither be weary of his correction:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do not despise the discipline of Yahweh, my child. Do not be weary of his reproof

Modern King James verseion

My son, do not despise the chastening of Jehovah; nor be weary with His correction;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

My son, despise not the chastening of the LORD, neither faint when thou are rebuked of him.

NET Bible

My child, do not despise discipline from the Lord, and do not loathe his rebuke.

New Heart English Bible

My son, do not despise the LORD's discipline, neither be weary of his reproof:

The Emphasized Bible

The, chastening of Yahweh, my son, do not reject, nor loathe his rebuke;

Webster

My son, despise not the chastening of the LORD; neither be weary of his correction:

World English Bible

My son, don't despise Yahweh's discipline, neither be weary of his reproof:

Youngs Literal Translation

Chastisement of Jehovah, my son, despise not, And be not vexed with His reproof,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מאס 
Ma'ac 
Usage: 76

of the Lord

Usage: 0

קוּץ 
Quwts 
Usage: 8

Devotionals

Devotionals about Proverbs 3:11

References

Images Proverbs 3:11

Prayers for Proverbs 3:11

Context Readings

Happy Is The One Who Finds Wisdom

10
Then your barns will be abundantly filled
And your vats will overflow with new wine.
11 
My son, do not reject or take lightly the discipline of the Lord [learn from your mistakes and the testing that comes from His correction through discipline];
Nor despise His rebuke,
12
For those whom the Lord loves He corrects,
Even as a father corrects the son in whom he delights.


Cross References

Job 5:17


“Behold, how happy and fortunate is the man whom God reproves,
So do not despise or reject the discipline of the Almighty [subjecting you to trial and suffering].

Job 4:5


“But now adversity comes upon you, and you are impatient and intolerant;
It touches you, and you are horrified.

Psalm 94:12


Blessed [with wisdom and prosperity] is the man whom You discipline and instruct, O Lord,
And whom You teach from Your law,

Proverbs 24:10


If you are slack (careless) in the day of distress,
Your strength is limited.

Isaiah 40:30-31


Even youths grow weary and tired,
And vigorous young men stumble badly,

1 Corinthians 11:32

But when we [fall short and] are judged by the Lord, we are disciplined [by undergoing His correction] so that we will not be condemned [to eternal punishment] along with the world.

2 Corinthians 4:1

Therefore, since we have this ministry, just as we received mercy [from God, granting us salvation, opportunities, and blessings], we do not get discouraged nor lose our motivation.

2 Corinthians 4:16-17

Therefore we do not become discouraged [spiritless, disappointed, or afraid]. Though our outer self is [progressively] wasting away, yet our inner self is being [progressively] renewed day by day.

Hebrews 12:3

Just consider and meditate on Him who endured from sinners such bitter hostility against Himself [consider it all in comparison with your trials], so that you will not grow weary and lose heart.

Hebrews 12:5-12

and you have forgotten the divine word of encouragement which is addressed to you as sons,

My son, do not make light of the discipline of the Lord,
And do not lose heart and give up when you are corrected by Him;

Revelation 3:19

Those whom I [dearly and tenderly] love, I rebuke and discipline [showing them their faults and instructing them]; so be enthusiastic and repent [change your inner self—your old way of thinking, your sinful behavior—seek God’s will].

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