Fathers,[a] do not exasperate your children;(A) instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.(B)

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Footnotes

  1. Ephesians 6:4 Or Parents

And have you completely forgotten this word of encouragement that addresses you as a father addresses his son? It says,

“My son, do not make light of the Lord’s discipline,
    and do not lose heart(A) when he rebukes you,

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11 No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace(A) for those who have been trained by it.

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