Proverbs 13:24

“He that spareth his rod, hateth his sonne: but he that loueth him, chasteneth him betimes.”

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He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.
- King James Version

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

  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 13:3 he that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life but he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction PROVERBS 6:23 for the commandment is a lamp and --- the law is light --- and reproofs of instruction are --- the way of life ---
  • BSP
    We become like those that we choose to have ongoing association with. This will always be the case so it is wise to make sure that we guard our association with our life.
  • Steve morrow
    PSALM 5:5 THE FOOLISH SHALL NOT STAND IN THY SIGHT THOU HATEST --- ALL WORKERS --- OF INIQUITY PROVERBS 26:12 SEEST THOU A MAN WISE IN HIS OWN CONCEIT THERE IS MORE HOPE OF A FOOL THAN OF HIM GALATIANS 3:1 O FOOLISH GALATIANS WHO HATH BEWITCHED YOU THAT YOU SHOULD NOT OBEY THE TRUTH BEFORE WHOSE EYES JESUS CHRIST HATH BEEN EVIDENTLY SET FORTH CRUCIFIED AMONG YOU PROVERBS 10:8 THE WISE IN HEART WILL RECEIVE COMMANDMENTS BUT A PRATING FOOL SHALL FALL 1 PETER 2:15 FOR SO IS THE WILL OF GOD THAT WITH WELL DOING YOU MAY PUT TO SILENCE THE IGNORANCE OF FOOLISH MEN GALATIANS 6:9 AND LET US NOT BE WEARY IN WELL DOING FOR IN DUE SEASON WE SHALL REAP --- IF --- WE FAINT NOT
  • Dan the Man
    Hope deferred maketh the heart sick, but when the desire cometh it is a tree of life. Proverbs 13:12

    Great verse on having dreams, aspirations, goals, and other such things. ACTION! ACTION PRODUCES DESIRE! ACTION PERSUADES THE HEART! I'm shooting for a beautiful and healthy neuroplastic forest. Trees are so cool. Rainbow Eucalyptus, Larch, White Birch, Myrtle are some of my favorites.
  • Thomas Edward Hale
    Proverbs 13:13 and all the people shall say Amen Psalm 115 and when victory is not in sight fight onward Christian soldiers
  • Ukim Bassey
    Say very little or nothing at all, and you'll hardly fall into trouble, but talk always and one day you'll destroy your life with your mouth.

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