21 A servant pampered from youth will turn out to be insolent.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 29:21

Commentary on Proverbs 29:21

(Read Proverbs 29:21)

Good usage to a servant does not mean indulgence, which would ruin even a child. The body is a servant to the soul; those that humour it, and are over-tender of it, will find it forget its place.