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Colossians 3:21 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

21 Fathers, do not exasperate your children, so they won’t become discouraged.

Colossians 3:21 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC)

21 Fathers, do not provoke or irritate or fret your children [do not be hard on them or harass them], lest they become discouraged and sullen and morose and feel inferior and frustrated. [Do not break their spirit.]

Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC)

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Colossians 3:21 King James Version (KJV)

21 Fathers, provoke not your children to anger, lest they be discouraged.

Colossians 3:21 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

21 Fathers, do not exasperate your children, so that they will not lose heart.

New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Colossians 3:21 New International Version (NIV)

21 Fathers,[a] do not embitter your children, or they will become discouraged.

Footnotes:

  1. Colossians 3:21 Or Parents
New International Version (NIV)

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