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

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Discussion for Proverbs 29

  • Israel Ametepey
    Comment* How blessed it is to meditate daily on this scriptures of wisdom. Though it is ancient, it's percepts are still effective in our " civilized " world. Yaweh yesterday, today and forever. AMEN.
  • Alex
    Proverbs 29:14 The king that faithfully judgeth the poor, his throne shall be established for ever.
    This verse is so true only if people would use this today.
  • Lilian
    Whoever a man heareth the word of God He can please God. Only by hearing the words of God faith will come. Man does not live by bread alone but by every word of God. If we have Jesus in our life and obeying his words we have everything we need. Let's give thanks and praise and worship him only this should be our prayers today. Jesus is the only destroyer to the works of the devil who confuse us.
  • Norm
    Son of man, hast thou seen what the ancients of the house of Israel do in the dark, every man in the chambers of his imagery? for they say, The LORD seeth us not the LORD hath forsaken the earth. Therefore let us lie in wait for the righteous because he is not for our turn, and he is clean contrary to our doings: he upbraideth us with our offending the law, and objecteth to our infamy the transgressings of our education.
  • Norm
    Son of man, thou dwellest in the midst of a rebellious house, which have eyes to see, and see not they have ears to hear, and hear not: They have now compassed us in our steps: they have set their eyes bowing down to the earth for they are a rebellious house. He said furthermore unto me, Son of man, seest thou what they do? even the great abominations that the house of Israel committeth here, that I should go far off from my sanctuary? And though they say, The LORD liveth surely they swear falsely. And here men that die receive tithes but there he receiveth them, of whom it is witnessed that he liveth.
  • 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!

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