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Proverbs 3:11-12New American Standard Bible (NASB)

11 My son, do not reject the [a]discipline of the Lord
Or loathe His reproof,
12 For whom the Lord loves He reproves,
Even as a father corrects the son in whom he delights.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 3:11 Or instruction
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Proverbs 3:11-12New International Version (NIV)

11 My son, do not despise the Lord’s discipline,
    and do not resent his rebuke,
12 because the Lord disciplines those he loves,
    as a father the son he delights in.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 3:12 Hebrew; Septuagint loves, / and he chastens everyone he accepts as his child
New International Version (NIV)

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Proverbs 3:11-12King James Version (KJV)

11 My son, despise not the chastening of the Lord; neither be weary of his correction:

12 For whom the Lord loveth he correcteth; even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.

Proverbs 3:11-12English Standard Version (ESV)

11 My son, do not despise the Lord's discipline
    or be weary of his reproof,
12 for the Lord reproves him whom he loves,
    as a father the son in whom he delights.

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.

Proverbs 3:11-12Contemporary English Version (CEV)

11 My child, don’t turn away
or become bitter
    when the Lord corrects you.
12 The Lord corrects
    everyone he loves,
    just as parents correct
    their favorite child.

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