Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

For whom Jehovah loveth he reproveth; Even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.

New American Standard Bible

For whom the Lord loves He reproves,
Even as a father corrects the son in whom he delights.

King James Version

For whom the LORD loveth he correcteth; even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.

Holman Bible

for the Lord disciplines the one He loves,
just as a father, the son he delights in.

International Standard Version

because the LORD corrects the person he loves, just as a father corrects the son he delights in.

A Conservative Version

For whom LORD loves he reproves, {and he whips every son whom he receives (LXX/NT)}.

Amplified


For those whom the Lord loves He corrects,
Even as a father corrects the son in whom he delights.

Bible in Basic English

For to those who are dear to him the Lord says sharp words, and makes the son in whom he has delight undergo pain.

Darby Translation

for whom Jehovah loveth he chasteneth, even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.

Julia Smith Translation

For whom Jehovah shall love he will rebuke, as a father the son he will delight in.

King James 2000

For whom the LORD loves he corrects; even as a father the son in whom he delights.

Lexham Expanded Bible

because whomever Yahweh will love, he will rebuke, as a father delights in his son.

Modern King James verseion

for whom Jehovah loves He corrects, even as a father corrects the son in whom he delights.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For whom the LORD loveth, him he chasteneth: and yet delighteth in him even as a father in his own son.

NET Bible

For the Lord disciplines those he loves, just as a father disciplines the son in whom he delights.

New Heart English Bible

for whom the LORD loves, he reproves; even as a father reproves the son in whom he delights.

The Emphasized Bible

For, whom Yahweh loveth, he correcteth, he causeth pain to the son in whom he delighteth.

Webster

For whom the LORD loveth he correcteth; even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.

World English Bible

for whom Yahweh loves, he reproves; even as a father reproves the son in whom he delights.

Youngs Literal Translation

For whom Jehovah loveth He reproveth, Even as a father the son He is pleased with.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For whom the Lord

Usage: 0

אהב אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 212

יכח 
Yakach 
Usage: 59

Devotionals

Devotionals about Proverbs 3:12

Devotionals containing Proverbs 3:12

Images Proverbs 3:12

Context Readings

Happy Is The One Who Finds Wisdom

11 My son, despise not the chastening of Jehovah; Neither be weary of his reproof: 12 For whom Jehovah loveth he reproveth; Even as a father the son in whom he delighteth. 13 Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, And the man that getteth understanding.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 8:5

And thou shalt consider in thy heart, that, as a man chasteneth his son, so Jehovah thy God chasteneth thee.

Psalm 103:13

Like as a father pitieth his children, So Jehovah pitieth them that fear him.

Proverbs 13:24

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

Proverbs 29:17

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

Revelation 3:19

As many as I love, I reprove and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.

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