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What does it mean to 'spare the rod, spoil the child'?



    
    

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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
The phrase "spare the rod, spoil the child" is a modern-day proverb that means if a parent refuses to discipline an unruly child, that child will grow accustomed to getting his own way. He will bec...

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