Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Proverbs 13:24 in English Standard Version "Whoever spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is diligent to discipline him." Pr 19:18 Discipline your son, for there is hope; do not set your heart on putting him to death. Pr 22:15 Folly is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline drives it far from him. Pr 23:13 Do not withhold discipline from a child; if you strike him with a rod, he will not die. Pr 29:15 The rod and reproof give wisdom, but a child left to himself brings shame to his mother. Pr 29:17 Discipline your son, and he will give you rest; he will give delight to your heart.