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

  • BSP
    Verse 4 shows that Jehovah God wants us to not only have the desire to do more, but to take the actual steps to achieve our goals.
  • J
    "And cast ye the unprofitable servant into outer darkness: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth." Matthew 25:30
  • J
    So while a couple thousand probably came by here and saw a verse speaking obviously about what it is protecting, you are posting up storms volcanoes birds beavers rainbows all sorts of lovely pictures... ashamed of the tree Jesus Christ your saviour wore for your sins... That right there is leading the mass astray for what?? VANITY the fear of men.
  • Merryanne
    I love to read proverbs "
  • MockingBird
    Vanity is a failing of the results designed :diminished is a loss: But when you are laboring with the Lord's help you will increase. Been there ! In the 27 years that I worked : and a lot of the time went through difficult times : God was increasing me more and more !!! It is very rewarding when it is done in the light of the word !!!
  • J
    Man is nothing, and man shall be nothing forever as long as they disregard the tree of life and thats a fact.

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