I will be his father and he will be my son, whom, if he commits iniquity, I will discipline him with the rod of men and with blows from the sons of men, Bible other translations

“father...son.” This verse shows the father-son relationship in the biblical world, that a responsibility of the father was to disciple the son and raise him up to be a good and godly citizen.

Commentary for: 2 Samuel 7:14