24 The one who will not use the rod hates his son,(A)
but the one who loves him disciplines him diligently.(B)

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24 Whoever spares the rod(A) hates their children,
    but the one who loves their children is careful to discipline(B) them.(C)

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18 Discipline your son while there is hope;
don’t be intent on killing him.[a](A)

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Footnotes

  1. Proverbs 19:18 Lit don’t lift up your soul to his death

18 Discipline your children, for in that there is hope;
    do not be a willing party to their death.(A)

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15 Foolishness is tangled up in the heart of a youth;
the rod of discipline will drive it away from him.(A)

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15 Folly is bound up in the heart of a child,
    but the rod of discipline will drive it far away.(A)

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