New International Version
A rod and a reprimand impart wisdom, but a child left undisciplined disgraces its mother.
King James Bible
The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame.
Darby Bible Translation
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.
Young's Literal Translation
A rod and reproof give wisdom, And a youth let away is shaming his mother.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The poor and the deceitful man - It is difficult to fix the meaning of תככים techachim, which we here render the deceitful man. The Targum has, "The poor and the man of Little Wealth." The Septuagint, "The usurer and the Debtor." The Vulgate, "The poor and Creditor." Coverdale, "The poor and the Lender." Others, "The poor and the Rich;" "The poor and the Oppressors." I suppose the meaning may be the same as in Proverbs 22:2 (note): "The rich and the poor meet together; the Lord is the Maker of them all." Where see the note.
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The proverbs of Solomon: A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish son brings grief to his mother.
Whoever spares the rod hates their children, but the one who loves their children is careful to discipline them.
A foolish son brings grief to his father and bitterness to the mother who bore him.
Discipline your children, for in that there is hope; do not be a willing party to their death.
Folly is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline will drive it far away.
Discipline your children, and they will give you peace; they will bring you the delights you desire.
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