Proverbs 3:12

“For whom the LORD loveth he correcteth; even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 3:12

For whom the Lord loueth, he correcteth, euen as a father the sonne, in whom he delighteth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For whom the LORD loves He reproves, Even as a father {corrects} the son in whom he delights.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For whom Jehovah loveth he reproveth; Even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For to those who are dear to him the Lord says sharp words, and makes the son in whom he has delight undergo pain.
- Basic English Bible

for whom Jehovah loveth he chasteneth, even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.
- Darby Bible

For whom the LORD loveth he correcteth; even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.
- Webster's Bible

for whom Yahweh loves, he reproves; even as a father reproves the son in whom he delights.
- World English Bible

For whom Jehovah loveth He reproveth, Even as a father the son He is pleased with.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For whom the LORD loveth He correcteth, even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 3:12

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 3:12


3:10 So - This is not the way to diminish thy estate, but rather to increase it.

3:11 Despise not - Either by making light of it, or not being duly affected with it; or by accounting it an unnecessary thing: but rather esteem it a privilege and favour from God. Weary - Neither think it tedious or hard, but endure it with patience and chearfulness.

3:13 Findeth - Which supposes his diligent searching for it.


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