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Proverbs 13:24King James Version (KJV)

24 He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.

Proverbs 13:24American Standard Version (ASV)

24 He that spareth his rod hateth his son;
But he that loveth him chasteneth him [a]betimes.


  1. Proverbs 13:24 Or, diligently

Proverbs 13:24Common English Bible (CEB)

24 Those who withhold the rod hate their children,
    but the one who loves them applies discipline.

Common English Bible (CEB)

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Proverbs 13:24New American Standard Bible (NASB)

24 He who withholds his [a]rod hates his son,
But he who loves him [b]disciplines him diligently.


  1. Proverbs 13:24 I.e. correction or discipline
  2. Proverbs 13:24 Lit seeks him diligently with discipline
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Proverbs 13:24English Standard Version (ESV)

24 Whoever spares the rod hates his son,
    but he who loves him is diligent to discipline him.[a]


  1. Proverbs 13:24 Or who loves him disciplines him early
English Standard Version (ESV)

The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.

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