Proverbs 29:17
Good News Translation
Discipline your children and you can always be proud of them. They will never give you reason to be ashamed.

Contemporary English Version
If you correct your children, they will bring you peace and happiness.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Instruct thy son and he shall refresh thee, and shall give delight to thy soul.

New American Bible
Discipline your children, and they will bring you comfort, and give delight to your soul.

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Instruct thy son and he shall refresh thee, and shall give delight to thy soul.

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

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

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

Context
The Stiff-Necked will Be Destroyed
16When the wicked are multiplied, crimes shall be multiplied: but the just shall see their downfall. 17Instruct thy son and he shall refresh thee, and shall give delight to thy soul.18When prophecy shall fail, the people shall be scattered abroad: but he that keepeth the law, is blessed.…
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 19:18
Chastise thy son, despair not: but to the killing of him set not thy soul.

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

Additional Translations
Discipline your son, and he will give you rest; he will bring delight to your soul.Correct your son, and he shall give you rest; yes, he shall give delight to your soul.

Correct thy son, and he will give thee rest; Yea, he will give delight unto thy soul.

Chasten thy son, and he shall give thee rest; and he shall give honour to thy soul.

Chasten thy son, and he shall give thee rest, and shall give delight unto thy soul.

Correct thy son, and he shall give thee rest; yea, he shall give delight unto thy soul.

Correct thy son, and he shall give thee rest; yes, he shall give delight to thy soul.

Correct your son, and he will give you peace; yes, he will bring delight to your soul.

Chastise thy son, and he giveth thee comfort, Yea, he giveth delights to thy soul.
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