Proverbs 3:12
Modern Translations
New International Version
because the LORD disciplines those he loves, as a father the son he delights in.

New Living Translation
For the LORD corrects those he loves, just as a father corrects a child in whom he delights.

English Standard Version
for the LORD reproves him whom he loves, as a father the son in whom he delights.

Berean Study Bible
for the LORD disciplines the one He loves, as does a father the son in whom he delights.

New American Standard Bible
For whom the LORD loves He disciplines, Just as a father disciplines the son in whom he delights.

NASB 1995
For whom the LORD loves He reproves, Even as a father corrects the son in whom he delights.

NASB 1977
For whom the LORD loves He reproves, Even as a father, the son in whom he delights.

Amplified Bible
For those whom the LORD loves He corrects, Even as a father corrects the son in whom he delights.

Christian Standard Bible
for the LORD disciplines the one he loves, just as a father disciplines the son in whom he delights.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
for the LORD disciplines the one He loves, just as a father, the son he delights in.

Contemporary English Version
The LORD corrects everyone he loves, just as parents correct a child they dearly love.

Good News Translation
The LORD corrects those he loves, as parents correct a child of whom they are proud.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
because the LORD warns the one he loves, even as a father warns a son with whom he is pleased.

International Standard Version
because the LORD corrects the person he loves, just as a father corrects the son he delights in.

NET Bible
For the LORD disciplines those he loves, just as a father disciplines the son in whom he delights.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
For whom the LORD loveth he correcteth; even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.

New King James Version
For whom the LORD loves He corrects, Just as a father the son in whom he delights.

King James 2000 Bible
For whom the LORD loves he corrects; even as a father the son in whom he delights.

New Heart English Bible
For whom the LORD loves he disciplines, and punishes every son he accepts.

World English Bible
for whom Yahweh loves, he reproves; even as a father reproves the son in whom he delights.

American King James Version
For whom the LORD loves he corrects; even as a father the son in whom he delights.

American Standard Version
For whom Jehovah loveth he reproveth; Even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.

A Faithful Version
For whom the LORD loves He corrects, even as a father corrects the son in whom he delights.

Darby Bible Translation
for whom Jehovah loveth he chasteneth, even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.

English Revised Version
For whom the LORD loveth he reproveth; even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.

Webster's Bible Translation
For whom the LORD loveth he correcteth; even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
For the Lord correcteth him, whome he loueth, euen as the father doeth the childe in whom he deliteth.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
For whom the Lorde loueth, him he chasteneth, and yet deliteth in him, euen as a father in his owne sonne.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
For who the LORDE loueth, him he chasteneth: and yet delyteth in him euen as a father in his owne sonne.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
For whom YHWH loves He reproves, "" Even as a father the son He is pleased with.

Young's Literal Translation
For whom Jehovah loveth He reproveth, Even as a father the son He is pleased with.

Smith's Literal Translation
For whom Jehovah shall love he will rebuke, as a father the son he will delight in.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
For whom the Lord loveth, he chastiseth: and as a father in the son he pleaseth himself.

Catholic Public Domain Version
For whomever the Lord loves, he corrects, and just as a father does with a son, he wins him over.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
Because the one whom LORD JEHOVAH loves, he disciplines, as a father disciplines his son.

Lamsa Bible
For whom the LORD loves he corrects, even as a father corrects his son.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
For whom the LORD loveth He correcteth, Even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
for whom the Lord loves, he rebukes, and scourges every son whom he receives.








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