The Lord had/has given instruction to His Body.
The Lord give another instruction for a specific portion of men - fathers.
Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger,
but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.
Fathers are told to not “provoke”…means “provoke to anger”.
To build resentment.
Rather, Fathers are told to…
Bring children up in the discipline of the Lord.
Bring children up in the instruction of the Lord.
“Bring them up” means to “nourish to maturity”.
Nourishing in the Lord.