Proverbs 29 :15

Proverbs 29 :15 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself brings his mother to shame.

American King James Version (AKJV)

The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself brings his mother to shame.

American Standard Version (ASV)

The rod and reproof give wisdom; But a child left to himself causeth shame to his mother.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

The rod and sharp words give wisdom: but a child who is not guided is a cause of shame to his mother.

Webster's Revision

The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame.

World English Bible

The rod of correction gives wisdom, but a child left to himself causes shame to his mother.

English Revised Version (ERV)

The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself causeth shame to his mother.

Definitions for Proverbs 29 :15

Reproof - A scolding; rebuke.

Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 29 :15

Barnes's Commentary on Proverbs 29 :15

Left to himself - The condition of one who has been pampered and indulged. The mother who yields weakly is as guilty of abandoning the child she spoils, as if she cast him forth; and for her evil neglect, there shall fall upon her the righteous punishment of shame and ignominy.

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 29 :15

29:15 Left - Suffered to follow his own will without restraint and chastening.
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