Proverbs 29:15

“The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The rod and reproofe giue wisedome: but a child left to himselfe bringeth his mother to shame.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The rod and reproof give wisdom, But a child who gets his own way brings shame to his mother.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The rod and reproof give wisdom; But a child left to himself causeth shame to his mother.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The rod and sharp words give wisdom: but a child who is not guided is a cause of shame to his mother.
- Basic English Bible

The rod and reproof give wisdom; but a child left [to himself] bringeth his mother to shame.
- Darby Bible

The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame.
- Webster's Bible

The rod of correction gives wisdom, but a child left to himself causes shame to his mother.
- World English Bible

A rod and reproof give wisdom, And a youth let away is shaming his mother.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The rod and reproof give wisdom; but a child left to himself causeth shame to his mother.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 29:15


29:15 Left - Suffered to follow his own will without restraint and chastening.


Discussion for Proverbs 29:15

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