Proverbs 29:13-15 Expanded Bible (EXB)
13 The poor person and the ·cruel person [oppressor] are alike
14 If a king judges poor people ·fairly [in truth; reliably],
15 Correction and ·punishment [L the rod] make children wise,
Proverbs 29:13-15 King James Version (KJV)
13 The poor and the deceitful man meet together: the Lord lighteneth both their eyes.
14 The king that faithfully judgeth the poor, his throne shall be established for ever.
15 The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame.
Proverbs 29:13-15 New International Version (NIV)
13 The poor and the oppressor have this in common:
14 If a king judges the poor with fairness,
15 A rod and a reprimand impart wisdom,