Proverbs 23:13

“Withhold not correction from the child: for if thou beatest him with the rod, he shall not die.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Withhold not correction from the child: for if thou beatest him with the rod, he shall not die.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Do not hold back discipline from the child, Although you strike him with the rod, he will not die.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Withhold not correction from the child; `For' if thou beat him with the rod, he will not die.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Do not keep back training from the child: for even if you give him blows with the rod, it will not be death to him.
- Basic English Bible

Withhold not correction from the child; for [if] thou beatest him with the rod, he shall not die:
- Darby Bible

Withhold not correction from the child: for if thou beatest him with the rod, he shall not die.
- Webster's Bible

Don't withhold correction from a child. If you punish him with the rod, he will not die.
- World English Bible

Withhold not from a youth chastisement, When thou smitest him with a rod he dieth not.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Withhold not correction from the child; for though thou beat him with the rod, he will not die.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 23:13


23:13 Shall not die - It is a likely way to prevent his destruction.


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