New International Version
A servant pampered from youth will turn out to be insolent.
King James Bible
He that delicately bringeth up his servant from a child shall have him become his son at the length.
Darby Bible Translation
He that delicately bringeth up his servant from a child, shall in the end have him as a son.
World English Bible
He who pampers his servant from youth will have him become a son in the end.
Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is bringing up his servant delicately, from youth, At his latter end also he is continuator.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He that delicately bringeth up his servant - Such persons are generally forgetful of their obligations, assume the rights and privileges of children, and are seldom good for any thing.
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