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 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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Saying 13

13 Do not withhold discipline from a child;
    if you punish them with the rod, they will not die.
14 Punish them with the rod
    and save them from death.(A)

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15 A rod and a reprimand impart wisdom,
    but a child left undisciplined disgraces its mother.(A)

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17 Discipline your children, and they will give you peace;
    they will bring you the delights you desire.(A)

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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

Endure hardship as discipline; God is treating you as his children.(A) For what children are not disciplined by their father?

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