Proverbs 29:15
Good News Translation
Correction and discipline are good for children. If they have their own way, they will make their mothers ashamed of them.

Contemporary English Version
Correct your children, and they will be wise; children out of control disgrace their mothers.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The rod and reproof give wisdom: but the child that is left to his own will, bringeth his mother to shame.

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The rod and reproof give wisdom: but the child that is left to his own will, bringeth his mother to shame.

a rod

Proverbs 29:15,21 The rod and reproof give wisdom: but the child that is left to his own will, bringeth his mother to shame. . . .

Proverbs 22:6,15 It is a proverb: A young man according to his way, even when he is old, he will not depart from it. . . .

Proverbs 23:13,14 Withhold not correction from a child: for if thou strike him with the rod, he shall not die. . . .

Hebrews 12:10,11 And they indeed for a few days, according to their own pleasure, instructed us: but he, for our profit, that we might receive his sanctification. . . .

a child

Proverbs 10:1,5 Treasures of wickedness shall profit nothing: but justice shall deliver from death. . . .

Proverbs 17:21,25 A fool is born to his own disgrace: and even his father shall not rejoice in a fool. . . .

1 Kings 1:6 Neither did his father rebuke him at any time, saying: Why hast thou done this? And he also was very beautiful, the next in birth after Absalom.

Context
The Stiff-Necked will Be Destroyed
14The king that judgeth the poor in truth, his throne shall be established for ever. 15The rod and reproof give wisdom: but the child that is left to his own will, bringeth his mother to shame.16When the wicked are multiplied, crimes shall be multiplied: but the just shall see their downfall.…
Cross References
Proverbs 10:1
Treasures of wickedness shall profit nothing: but justice shall deliver from death.

Proverbs 13:24
He that spareth the rod, hateth his son: but he that loveth him, correcteth him betimes.

Proverbs 17:25
A foolish son is the anger of the father: and the sorrow of the mother that bore him.

Proverbs 19:18
Chastise thy son, despair not: but to the killing of him set not thy soul.

Proverbs 22:15
Folly is bound up in the heart of a child, and the rod of correction shall drive it away.

Proverbs 29:17
Instruct thy son and he shall refresh thee, and shall give delight to thy soul.

Additional Translations
A rod of correction imparts wisdom, but a child left to himself disgraces his mother.The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself brings his mother to shame.

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

Stripes and reproofs give wisdom: but an erring child disgraces his parents.

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

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

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

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

A rod and reproof give wisdom, And a youth let away is shaming his mother.
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