ESV For the moment all discipline seems painful rather than pleasant, but later it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it. KJV Now no chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto them which are exercised thereby. NASB All discipline for the moment seems not to be joyful, but sorrowful; yet to those who have been trained by it, afterwards it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness. NIV No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it. NLT No discipline is enjoyable while it is happening—it’s painful! But afterward there will be a peaceful harvest of right living for those who are trained in this way. Proverbs 12:1
ESV Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but he who hates reproof is stupid. KJV Whoso loveth instruction loveth knowledge: but he that hateth reproof is brutish. NASB Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, But he who hates reproof is stupid. NIV Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but whoever hates correction is stupid. NLT To learn, you must love discipline; it is stupid to hate correction.
Bible Verses About Mission Proverbs 13:24
ESV Whoever spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is diligent to discipline him. KJV He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes. NASB He who withholds his rod hates his son, But he who loves him disciplines him diligently. NIV Whoever spares the rod hates their children, but the one who loves their children is careful to discipline them. NLT Those who spare the rod of discipline hate their children. Those who love their children care enough to discipline them. 1 Corinthians 9:27
ESV But I discipline my body and keep it under control, lest after preaching to others I myself should be disqualified. KJV But I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection: lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway. NASB but I discipline my body and make it my slave, so that, after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified. NIV No, I strike a blow to my body and make it my slave so that after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified for the prize. NLT I discipline my body like an athlete, training it to do what it should. Otherwise, I fear that after preaching to others I myself might be disqualified.
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Psalms of Praise Revelation 3:19
ESV Those whom I love, I reprove and discipline, so be zealous and repent. KJV As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent. NASB ‘Those whom I love, I reprove and discipline; therefore be zealous and repent. NIV Those whom I love I rebuke and discipline. So be earnest and repent. NLT I correct and discipline everyone I love. So be diligent and turn from your indifference. Proverbs 29:15
ESV The rod and reproof give wisdom, but a child left to himself brings shame to his mother. KJV The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame. NASB The rod and reproof give wisdom, But a child who gets his own way brings shame to his mother. NIV A rod and a reprimand impart wisdom, but a child left undisciplined disgraces its mother. NLT To discipline a child produces wisdom, but a mother is disgraced by an undisciplined child.
Bible Verses About Identity in Christ Proverbs 29:17
ESV Discipline your son, and he will give you rest; he will give delight to your heart. KJV Correct thy son, and he shall give thee rest; yea, he shall give delight unto thy soul. NASB Correct your son, and he will give you comfort; He will also delight your soul. NIV Discipline your children, and they will give you peace; they will bring you the delights you desire. NLT Discipline your children, and they will give you peace of mind and will make your heart glad. Proverbs 23:13
ESV Do not withhold discipline from a child; if you strike him with a rod, he will not die. KJV Withhold not correction from the child: for if thou beatest him with the rod, he shall not die. NASB Do not hold back discipline from the child, Although you beat him with the rod, he will not die. NIV Do not withhold discipline from a child; if you punish them with the rod, they will not die. NLT Don’t fail to discipline your children. The rod of punishment won’t kill them. Proverbs 22:15
ESV Folly is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline drives it far from him. KJV Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him. NASB Foolishness is bound up in the heart of a child; The rod of discipline will remove it far from him. NIV Folly is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline will drive it far away. NLT A youngster’s heart is filled with foolishness, but physical discipline will drive it far away. Titus 1:8
ESV But hospitable, a lover of good, self-controlled, upright, holy, and disciplined. KJV But a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men, sober, just, holy, temperate; NASB but hospitable, loving what is good, sensible, just, devout, self-controlled, NIV Rather, he must be hospitable, one who loves what is good, who is self-controlled, upright, holy and disciplined. NLT Rather, he must enjoy having guests in his home, and he must love what is good. He must live wisely and be just. He must live a devout and disciplined life. Proverbs 25:28
ESV A man without self-control is like a city broken into and left without walls. KJV He that hath no rule over his own spirit is like a city that is broken down, and without walls. NASB Like a city that is broken into and without walls Is a man who has no control over his spirit. NIV Like a city whose walls are broken through is a person who lacks self-control. NLT A person without self-control is like a city with broken-down walls. Ephesians 6:4
ESV Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord. KJV And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord. NASB Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord. NIV Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord. NLT Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger by the way you treat them. Rather, bring them up with the discipline and instruction that comes from the Lord.