Proverbs 29:17

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Correct thy sonne, and hee shall giue thee rest: yea he shall giue delight vnto thy soule.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Correct your son, and he will give you comfort; He will also delight your soul.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Correct thy son, and he will give thee rest; Yea, he will give delight unto thy soul.
- American Standard Version (1901)

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

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

Correct thy son, and he shall give thee rest; yes, he shall give delight to thy soul.
- Webster's Bible

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

Chastise thy son, and he giveth thee comfort, Yea, he giveth delights to thy soul.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Correct thy son, and he will give thee rest; yea, he will give delight unto thy soul.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Proverbs 29

  • Charles
    All Proverbs bring me guidance and wisdom
  • Annell
    That's just what I needed to hear. Thank you for reminding me of those great words of wisdom. I need to wear them around my neck every day. God Bless You!
  • Lucinda Palestrant
    Proverbs 29; (In faith we are teachable.) Psalm 25:4"Teach me thy way, O Lord; teach me thy paths.Job6:24"Teach me and i will hold my tongue: and cause me to understand wherein I have erred."Psalm 86:11"Teach me thy way, O Lord; I will walk in thy truth:unite my heart to fear thy name." (The way of the Lord is righteousness. The path of the Lord is Truth.)
  • R.L. Jackson
    Wisdom our sister teaches you how to see the truth in a man or woman heart in chapter 29 for it is written as he speeches so is he therefore be bless and remain in the Light you will truly see your way out of Darkness.
  • Ikemsinachi
    Self restraint is vital for one to excel, in order to avoid discouragement from people and to avoid disappointing others as well
  • Andy hatmaker for verse 18
    When there is no vision we as God's people can stumble we must seek God daily for our vision of where we must be in our lives. Our mission is to spread the Gospel and share it with the world and each person as a gift to go with their vision that will allow them to prosper in a spiritual sense

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