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Proverbs 3:11–12

11 My son,p do not despise the Lord’s discipline,q

and do not resent his rebuke,

12 because the Lord disciplines those he loves,r

as a father the son he delights in.b s

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Proverbs 3:11–12 — English Standard Version (ESV)

11 My son, do not despise the Lord’s discipline

or be weary of his reproof,

12 for the Lord reproves him whom he loves,

as a father the son in whom he delights.

Proverbs 3:11–12 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

11 My son, despise not the chastening of the Lord;

Neither be weary of his correction:

12 For whom the Lord loveth he correcteth;

Even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.

Proverbs 3:11–12 — New Living Translation (NLT)

11 My child, don’t reject the Lord’s discipline,

and don’t be upset when he corrects you.

12 For the Lord corrects those he loves,

just as a father corrects a child in whom he delights.

Proverbs 3:11–12 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

11 My son, do not despise the chastening of the Lord,

Nor detest His correction;

12 For whom the Lord loves He corrects,

Just as a father the son in whom he delights.

Proverbs 3:11–12 — New Century Version (NCV)

11 My child, do not reject the Lord’s discipline,

and don’t get angry when he corrects you.

12 The Lord corrects those he loves,

just as parents correct the child they delight in.

Proverbs 3:11–12 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

11 My son, despise not the chastening of Jehovah;

Neither be weary of his reproof:

12 For whom Jehovah loveth he reproveth;

Even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.

Proverbs 3:11–12 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

11 My son, despise not the instruction of Jehovah, neither be weary of his chastisement; 12 for whom Jehovah loveth he chasteneth, even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.

Proverbs 3:11–12 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

11 Do not reject the discipline of the Lord, my son,

and do not resent his warning,

12 because the Lord warns the one he loves,

even as a father warns a son with whom he is pleased.

Proverbs 3:11–12 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

11 Do not despise the Lord’s instruction, my son,

and do not loathe His discipline;

12 for the Lord disciplines the one He loves,

just as a father, the son he delights in.

Proverbs 3:11–12 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

11 My child, do not despise the Lord’s discipline

or be weary of his reproof,

12 for the Lord reproves the one he loves,

as a father the son in whom he delights.

Proverbs 3:11–12 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

11 Do not despise the discipline of Yahweh, my child.

Do not be weary of his reproof

12 because whomever Yahweh will love, he will rebuke,

as a father delights in his son.

Proverbs 3:11–12 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

11 My son, do not hate the Lord’s training.

Do not object when he corrects you.

12 The Lord trains those he loves.

He is like a father who trains the son he is pleased with.

Proverbs 3:11–12 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

11 My son, do not reject the discipline of the Lord

Or loathe His reproof,

12 For whom the Lord loves He reproves,

Even as a father corrects the son in whom he delights.