Proverbs 29:17
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New American Standard Bible
Correct your son, and he will give you comfort; He will also delight your soul.

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

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

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

Young's Literal Translation
Chastise thy son, and he giveth thee comfort, Yea, he giveth delights to thy soul.

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The Baptismal Covenant Can be Kept Unbroken. Aim and Responsibility of Parents.
We have gone "to the Law and to the Testimony" to find out what the nature and benefits of Baptism are. We have gathered out of the Word all the principal passages bearing on this subject. We have grouped them together, and studied them side by side. We have noticed that their sense is uniform, clear, and strong. Unless we are willing to throw aside all sound principles of interpretation, we can extract from the words of inspiration only one meaning, and that is that the baptized child is, by virtue
G. H. Gerberding—The Way of Salvation in the Lutheran Church

For, Concerning False Witness, which is Set Down in the Ten Commands of The...
36. For, concerning false witness, which is set down in the ten commands of the Law, it can indeed in no wise be contended that love of truth may at heart be preserved, and false witness brought forth to him unto whom the witness is borne. For, when it is said to God only, then it is only in the heart that the truth is to be embraced: but when it is said to man, then must we with the mouth also of the body bring forth truth, because man is not an inspector of the heart. But then, touching the witness
St. Augustine—On Lying

Cross References
Proverbs 10:1
The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a father glad, But a foolish son is a grief to his mother.

Proverbs 13:24
He who withholds his rod hates his son, But he who loves him disciplines him diligently.

Proverbs 19:18
Discipline your son while there is hope, And do not desire his death.

Proverbs 29:15
The rod and reproof give wisdom, But a child who gets his own way brings shame to his mother.

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