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Proverbs 23:13–14

13  Do not withhold ndiscipline from a child;

oif you strike him with a rod, he will not die.

14  If you strike him with the rod,

you will psave his soul from Sheol.

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Proverbs 23:13–14 — The New International Version (NIV)

13 Do not withhold discipline from a child;

if you punish them with the rod, they will not die.

14 Punish them with the rod

and save them from death.

Proverbs 23:13–14 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

13 Withhold not correction from the child:

For if thou beatest him with the rod, he shall not die.

14 Thou shalt beat him with the rod,

And shalt deliver his soul from hell.

Proverbs 23:13–14 — New Living Translation (NLT)

13 Don’t fail to discipline your children.

The rod of punishment won’t kill them.

14 Physical discipline

may well save them from death.

Proverbs 23:13–14 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

13 Do not withhold correction from a child,

For if you beat him with a rod, he will not die.

14 You shall beat him with a rod,

And deliver his soul from hell.

Proverbs 23:13–14 — New Century Version (NCV)

13 Don’t fail to punish children.

If you spank them, they won’t die.

14 If you spank them,

you will save them from death.

Proverbs 23:13–14 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

13 Withhold not correction from the child;

For if thou beat him with the rod, he will not die.

14 Thou shalt beat him with the rod,

And shalt deliver his soul from Sheol.

Proverbs 23:13–14 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

13 Withhold not correction from the child; for if thou beatest him with the rod, he shall not die: 14 thou shalt beat him with the rod, and shalt deliver his soul from Sheol.

Proverbs 23:13–14 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

13 Do not hesitate to discipline a child.

If you spank him, he will not die.

14 Spank him yourself,

and you will save his soul from hell.

Proverbs 23:13–14 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

13 Don’t withhold discipline from a youth;

if you beat him with a rod, he will not die.

14 Strike him with a rod,

and you will rescue his life from Sheol.

Proverbs 23:13–14 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

13 Do not withhold discipline from your children;

if you beat them with a rod, they will not die.

14 If you beat them with the rod,

you will save their lives from Sheol.

Proverbs 23:13–14 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

13 Do not withhold discipline from a child,

if you will beat him with the rod, he will not die.

14 As for you, with the rod you shall beat him,

and his life you will save from Sheol.

Proverbs 23:13–14 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

13 Don’t hold back training from a child.

If you correct him, he won’t die.

14 So correct him.

Then you will save him from death.

Proverbs 23:13–14 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

13 Do not hold back discipline from the child,

Although you strike him with the rod, he will not die.

14 You shall strike him with the rod

And rescue his soul from Sheol.