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Proverbs 23:13

    Proverbs 23:13 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Withhold not correction from the child: for if thou beatest him with the rod, he shall not die.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Withhold not correction from the child: for if you beat him with the rod, he shall not die.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Withhold not correction from the child; For if thou beat him with the rod, he will not die.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Do not keep back training from the child: for even if you give him blows with the rod, it will not be death to him.

    Webster's Revision

    Withhold not correction from the child; For if thou beat him with the rod, he will not die.

    World English Bible

    Don't withhold correction from a child. If you punish him with the rod, he will not die.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Withhold not correction from the child: for if thou beat him with the rod, he shall not die.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 23:13

    i. e., "You will not kill your son by scourging him, you may kill him by with holding the scourge."

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 23:13

    23:13 Shall not die - It is a likely way to prevent his destruction.