New International Version
Folly is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline will drive it far away.
King James Bible
Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.
Darby Bible Translation
Folly is bound in the heart of a child; the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.
World English Bible
Folly is bound up in the heart of a child: the rod of discipline drives it far from him.
Young's Literal Translation
Folly is bound up in the heart of a youth, The rod of chastisement putteth it far from him.
Proverbs 22:15 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The mouth of strange women is a deep pit - In Proverbs 23:27, he says, A whore is a Deep Ditch:, oud a strange woman is a Narrow Pit.
The allusions in these three places are too plain to be misunderstood.
Virgil's hell has been adduced in illustration: -
- Sate sanguine Divum,
Tros Anchisiade, facilis decensus Averni;
Noctes atque dies patet atri janua Ditis:
Sed revocare gradum, superasque evadere ad auras,
Hoc Opus, hic Labor est.
Pauci quos aequus amavit
Jupiter, aut ardens evexit ad aethera virtus,
Dis geniti potuere.
Virg. Aen, lib. vi., ver. 125.
"O glorious prince of brave Anchises' line!
Great godlike hero! sprung from seed divine,
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryThe Rich and the Poor
Chapel Royal, Whitehall, 1871. Proverbs xxii. 2. "The rich and poor meet together: the Lord is the maker of them all." I have been asked to preach here this afternoon on behalf of the Parochial Mission Women's Fund. I may best describe the object for which I plead, as an attempt to civilise and Christianise the women of the lower classes in the poorer districts of London and other great towns, by means of women of their own class--women, who have gone through the same struggles as they have, …
Charles Kingsley—All Saints' Day and Other Sermons
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Whoever spares the rod hates their children, but the one who loves their children is careful to discipline them.
Blows and wounds scrub away evil, and beatings purge the inmost being.
Punish them with the rod and save them from death.
A rod and a reprimand impart wisdom, but a child left undisciplined disgraces its mother.
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