Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Behold, how happy is the man whom God reproves, So do not despise the discipline of the Almighty.

King James Version

Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth: therefore despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty:

Holman Bible

See how happy the man is God corrects; so do not reject the discipline of the Almighty.

International Standard Version

"Indeed, how blessed is the person whom God reproves! So never disrespect the discipline of the Almighty,

A Conservative Version

Behold, happy is the man whom God corrects. Therefore do not despise thou the chastening of the Almighty.

American Standard Version

Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth: Therefore despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty.

Amplified

Happy and fortunate is the man whom God reproves; so do not despise or reject the correction of the Almighty [subjecting you to trial and suffering].

Bible in Basic English

Truly, that man is happy who has training from the hand of God: so do not let your heart be shut to the teaching of the Ruler of all.

Darby Translation

Behold, happy is the man whom +God correcteth; therefore despise not the chastening of the Almighty.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Behold, blessed is the man whom God chastens; therefore, do not despise not the correction of the Almighty.

Julia Smith Translation

Behold, happy the man God shall rebuke him: and thou shalt not reject the correction of the Almighty:

King James 2000

Behold, happy is the man whom God corrects: therefore despise not the chastening of the Almighty:

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Look, happy [is the] human being whom God reproves; and you must not despise the discipline of Shaddai,

Modern King James verseion

Behold, blessed is the man whom God corrects. Therefore do not despise the chastening of the Almighty.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Behold, happy is the man whom God punisheth: therefore, despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty.

NET Bible

"Therefore, blessed is the man whom God corrects, so do not despise the discipline of the Almighty.

New Heart English Bible

"Behold, blessed is the man whom God corrects. Therefore do not despise the chastening of Shaddai.

The Emphasized Bible

Lo! how happy is the man whom God correcteth! Therefore, the chastening of the Almighty, do not thou refuse;

Webster

Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth: therefore despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty:

World English Bible

"Behold, happy is the man whom God corrects. Therefore do not despise the chastening of the Almighty.

Youngs Literal Translation

Lo, the happiness of mortal man, God doth reprove him: And the chastisement of the Mighty despise not,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אשׁר 
'esher 
Usage: 45

is the man
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

אלהּ אלוהּ 
'elowahh 
Usage: 57

not thou the chastening
מוּסר 
Muwcar 
Usage: 50

References

Context Readings

Blessing Comes When God Corrects You

16 "So the helpless has hope, And unrighteousness must shut its mouth. 17 "Behold, how happy is the man whom God reproves, So do not despise the discipline of the Almighty. 18 "For He inflicts pain, and gives relief; He wounds, and His hands also heal.



Cross References

Psalm 94:12

Blessed is the man whom You chasten, O LORD, And whom You teach out of Your law;

James 1:12

Blessed is a man who perseveres under trial; for once he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him.

Hebrews 12:5-11

and you have forgotten the exhortation which is addressed to you as sons, "MY SON, DO NOT REGARD LIGHTLY THE DISCIPLINE OF THE LORD, NOR FAINT WHEN YOU ARE REPROVED BY HIM;

Revelation 3:19

'Those whom I love, I reprove and discipline; therefore be zealous and repent.

Proverbs 3:11-12

My son, do not reject the discipline of the LORD Or loathe His reproof,

Jeremiah 31:18

"I have surely heard Ephraim grieving, 'You have chastised me, and I was chastised, Like an untrained calf; Bring me back that I may be restored, For You are the LORD my God.

James 5:11

We count those blessed who endured You have heard of the endurance of Job and have seen the outcome of the Lord's dealings, that the Lord is full of compassion and is merciful.

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