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

  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 13:2 A MAN SHALL EAT GOOD BY THE FRUIT OF HIS MOUTH BUT THE SOUL OF THE TRANSGRESSORS SHALL EAT VIOLENCE PROVERBS 18:20 A MANS BELLY SHALL BE SATISFIED WITH THE FRUIT OF HIS MOUTH AND WITH THE INCREASE OF HIS LIPS SHALL HE BE FILLED GALATIANS 6:7 --- BE NOT DECEIVED --- GOD IS NOT MOCKED FOR WHATSOEVER A MAN SOWETH THAT SHALL HE ALSO REAP
  • Omojowo oluwafemi joseph
    dispising The Word is exposure to spiritual wickedness which can lead to destruction of life
  • MasterProhet
    The Lord can be delighted in , we can delight ourselves in the Lord. We know that obedience is better than sacrifice.
  • Todd Brawley
    13 3 was an answer. I try to live by that daily
  • Jean Robinson
    Proverbs 13 is a very powerful message that we all should take to heart. I want to make my money honestly.
  • 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.

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