Proverbs 29:15
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New American Standard Bible
The rod and reproof give wisdom, But a child who gets his own way brings shame to his 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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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Left to himself - The condition of one who has been pampered and indulged. The mother who yields weakly is as guilty of abandoning the child she spoils, as if she cast him forth; and for her evil neglect, there shall fall upon her the righteous punishment of shame and ignominy.

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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 17:25
A foolish son is a grief to his father And bitterness to her who bore him.

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

Proverbs 22:15
Foolishness is bound up in the heart of a child; The rod of discipline will remove it far from him.

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

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