Parenting in Proverbs

Proverbs 22:6
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6 Train up a child in the way he should go,
And when he is old he will not depart from it.

Proverbs 22:15
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15 Foolishness is bound up in the heart of a child;
The rod of correction will drive it far from him.

Proverbs 23:13-14
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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 29:15
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15 The rod and rebuke give wisdom,
But a child left to himself brings shame to his mother.

Proverbs 29:17
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17 Correct your son, and he will give you rest;
Yes, he will give delight to your soul.

Proverbs 13:24
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24 He who spares his rod hates his son,
But he who loves him disciplines him promptly.

Who is “surely” for debts?

Proverbs 22:26-27
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26 Do not be one of those who shakes hands in a pledge,
One of those who is surety for debts;
27 If you have nothing with which to pay,
Why should he take away your bed from under you?

  • SURELY FOR DEBTS
  • DON’T BUY ANYTHING IN A CONTRACT PAYMENT BASIS
  • DON’T ASSURE ANY FORM OF PAYMENT, FOR FUTURE

Do not remove the ancient landmark

Proverbs 22:28
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28 Do not remove the ancient landmark
Which your fathers have set.

Proverbs 23:10-11
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10 Do not remove the ancient landmark,
Nor enter the fields of the fatherless;
11 For their Redeemer is mighty;
He will plead their cause against you.

The Lord will plead for who’s cause?

Proverbs 22:22-23
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22 Do not rob the poor because he is poor,
Nor oppress the afflicted at the gate;
23 For the Lord will plead their cause,
And plunder the soul of those who plunder them.

Proverbs 23:10-11
New King James Version (NKJV)

10 Do not remove the ancient landmark,
Nor enter the fields of the fatherless;
11 For their Redeemer is mighty;
He will plead their cause against you.

How your trust may be in the Lord?

Proverbs 22:17-19
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Sayings of the Wise

17 Incline your ear and hear the words of the wise,
And apply your heart to my knowledge;
18 For it is a pleasant thing if you keep them within you;
Let them all be fixed upon your lips,
19 So that your trust may be in the Lord;
I have instructed you today, even you.