Proverbs 13:24

“He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

He that spareth his rod, hateth his sonne: but he that loueth him, chasteneth him betimes.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He who withholds his rod hates his son, But he who loves him disciplines him diligently.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He that spareth his rod hateth his son; But he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He who keeps back his rod is unkind to his son: the loving father gives punishment with care.
- Basic English Bible

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

He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.
- Webster's Bible

One who spares the rod hates his son, but one who loves him is careful to discipline him.
- World English Bible

Whoso is sparing his rod is hating his son, And whoso is loving him hath hastened him chastisement.
- Youngs Literal Bible

He that spareth his rod hateth his son; but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 13:24


13:24 Hateth his son - His fond affection, is as pernicious to him as hatred.


Discussion for Proverbs 13

  • Stephanie estrada
    Love god bless you all
  • Tilda
    Amen choice of friends is important i pray God helps me not to play with angry,scornfull and back stabber,my friend and best friend is Jesus remember the word says darkness and light cannot meet therefore as we are in the light of Christ let us continue in His life
  • Gennie
    When the Word of God say shall that is what it's going to be weather shall is good or bad that what it is going to be. If God word say you shall live then you will live if his word say you shall die then you would die
  • Peter
    The bible says in the book of James1:5 that if any of you lack wisdom let him ask from God...which simply means for you to have wise people as your companion you must ask from God and another fact as regard the bible verse is that...."THE CALIBER OF PERSONEL THAT SURROUNDS YOU DETERMINE THE SPEED TO YOUR SUCCESS.
  • Nathan
    I love words of wisdom
  • Jim Mc Govern for verse 12
    hope deferred is Christ absent, but believers consoled by the sent Comforter Holy Ghost during this interval, Christ now in heaven soon to translate all believers from time's origin creation to the present church, Christ the tree of life man's desire Johann Sebastian Bach a devout christian Lutheran believer's most famous cantata JESU JOY OF MAN's DESIRE

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