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No Chastening Seems Joyous - Article
Connie J. Horn - ... with the rod, and shalt deliver his soul from hell” (Proverbs 23:13,14). The word “beat” does not mean to club someone, as perhaps is the present-day usage. Rather, it carries the idea of a small, slender switch, and the goal...
Honoring Parents - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... 12:5-11). Such discipline may involve corporal punishment (Proverbs 22:15; 23:13-14) or verbal rebuke (1 Thessalonians 2:11-12) or even involve the withholding of reward or privilege (Genesis 49:1-26). Government struggles and society reels when...
Appointments - Article
Norman P. Spotts, D.D. - ... when He appointed the foundations of the earth” (Proverbs 8:29). Even Christ, who is the God of creation, has been “appointed heir of all things” (Hebrews 1:2), a position that He attained through His self-humbling death,...
Proverbs 13:24: spareth his rod - Study Note
... Bible clearly teaches—especially here in the book of Proverbs—that judicious corporal punishment, if administered carefully and lovingly, as well as appropriately, is necessary in child-raising. Note also such Scriptures as Proverbs...
Proverbs 23:13
... not correction from the child: for if thou beatest him with the rod, he shall not...
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