Proverbs 29:21
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
He who pampers his slave from childhood Will in the end find him to be a son.

King James Bible
He that delicately bringeth up his servant from a child shall have him become his son at the length.

Darby Bible Translation
He that delicately bringeth up his servant from a child, shall in the end have him as a son.

World English Bible
He who pampers his servant from youth will have him become a son in the end.

Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is bringing up his servant delicately, from youth, At his latter end also he is continuator.

Proverbs 29:21 Parallel
Commentary
Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Son - The Hebrew word occurs here only and is therefore of doubtful meaning. The favored slave, petted and pampered from boyhood, will claim at last the privilege, perhaps the inheritance, of sonship.

Proverbs 29:21 Parallel Commentaries

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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

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