Challenge yourself to create a Christ-like approach to parenting. Proverbs 23: There are many ways to hold a child accountable and corporal punishment spanking never has to be one of them. Proverbs 29: We greatly appreciate your willingness to share these comments with us as you examine your own parenting style and are challenged by different views on raising responsible, caring, confident children. Proverbs 23: American Standard Version He that spareth his rod hateth his son; But he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.
American King James Version He that spares his rod hates his son: New Living Translation Those who spare the rod of discipline hate their children. Stop using the Bible as an excuse to spank, instead use the Bible to help you create a higher vision of yourself as a parent. It is with this same respect and conviction that we offer a look at a Biblical perspective on spanking. NET Bible The one who spares his rod hates his child, but the one who loves his child is diligent in disciplining him.
He changed the eye for an eye approached and called for turning the other cheek and forgiving seven times seventy. Those who love their children care enough to discipline them.
Berean Study Bible He who spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him disciplines him diligently. We challenged the conventional wisdom and asked parents to consider the effects of spanking on their relationship with their children and how hitting children as a form of discipline may actually be hurting you in ways you were previously unaware.
Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers. But holding him accountable will drive it far from him. The Shepherds used the stick to fight off prey and to gently guide wandering sheep, not to beat them.
The following are the biblical verses which have caused the greatest confusion: JPS Tanakh 1917 He that spareth his rod hateth his son; But he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.
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Contemporary English Version If you love your children, you will correct them; if you don't love them, you won't correct them.