New International Version
Discipline your children, for in that there is hope; do not be a willing party to their death.
King James Bible
Chasten thy son while there is hope, and let not thy soul spare for his crying.
Darby Bible Translation
Chasten thy son, seeing there is hope; but set not thy soul upon killing him.
World English Bible
Discipline your son, for there is hope; don't be a willing party to his death.
Young's Literal Translation
Chastise thy son, for there is hope, And to put him to death lift not up thy soul.
Proverbs 19:18 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Let not thy soul spare for his crying - This is a hard precept for a parent. Nothing affects the heart of a parent so much as a child's cries and tears. But it is better that the child may be caused to cry, when the correction may be healthful to his soul, than that the parent should cry afterwards, when the child is grown to man's estate, and his evil habits are sealed for life.
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for his crying or his destruction or to cause him to die
[This chapter is based on 2 Kings 5.] "Now Naaman, captain of the host of the king of Syria, was a great man with his master, and honorable, because by him the Lord had given deliverance unto Syria: he was also a mighty man in valor, but he was a leper." Ben-hadad, king of Syria, had defeated the armies of Israel in the battle which resulted in the death of Ahab. Since that time the Syrians had maintained against Israel a constant border warfare, and in one of their raids they had carried away a …
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings
Second Journey through Galilee - the Healing of the Leper.
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Endure hardship as discipline; God is treating you as his children. For what children are not disciplined by their father?
Whoever spares the rod hates their children, but the one who loves their children is careful to discipline them.
A hot-tempered person must pay the penalty; rescue them, and you will have to do it again.
Do not withhold discipline from a child; if you punish them with the rod, they will not die.
A rod and a reprimand impart wisdom, but a child left undisciplined disgraces its mother.
Discipline your children, and they will give you peace; they will bring you the delights you desire.
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