Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Stripes that wound scour away evil, And strokes reach the innermost parts.

King James Version

The blueness of a wound cleanseth away evil: so do stripes the inward parts of the belly.

Holman Bible

Lashes and wounds purge away evil,
and beatings cleanse the innermost parts.

International Standard Version

Blows that wound clean away evil; such beatings cleanse the innermost being.

A Conservative Version

Stripes that wound cleanse away evil, and strokes, the innermost parts.

American Standard Version

Stripes that wound cleanse away evil; And strokes reach the innermost parts.

Amplified

Blows that wound cleanse away evil, and strokes [for correction] reach to the innermost parts.

Bible in Basic English

By the wounds of the rod evil is taken away, and blows make clean the deepest parts of the body.

Darby Translation

Wounding stripes purge away evil, and strokes purge the inner parts of the belly.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The scars of past wounds are medicine for evil, and living reproof reaches the most secret places in the inward parts.

Julia Smith Translation

The joining of a wound will cleanse against evil: and blows the chambers of the belly.

King James 2000

Blows of a wound cleanse away evil: as do stripes the inner depths of the heart.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The blows of a wound will cleanse evil, as will beatings of the {innermost part}.

Modern King James verseion

The stripes of a wound cleanses away evil, and strokes the inward parts of the belly.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wounds drive away evil; and so do stripes the inward parts of the body.

NET Bible

Beatings and wounds cleanse away evil, and floggings cleanse the innermost being.

New Heart English Bible

Wounding blows cleanse away evil, and beatings purge the innermost parts.

The Emphasized Bible

Blows that out in, cleanse away wickedness, and, smitings, enter the chambers of the inner man.

Webster

The blueness of a wound cleanseth away evil: so do stripes the inward parts of the belly.

World English Bible

Wounding blows cleanse away evil, and beatings purge the innermost parts.

Youngs Literal Translation

The bandages of a wound thou removest with the evil, Also the plagues of the inner parts of the heart!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חברה חבּרה חבּוּרה 
Chabbuwrah 
Usage: 7

of a wound
פּצע 
Petsa` 
Usage: 8

תּמריק תּמרק תּמרוּקo 
Tamruwq 
Usage: 4

so do stripes
מכּה מכּה 
Makkah 
Usage: 48

References

Watsons

Prayers for Proverbs 20:30

Context Readings

Foolproof Instructions

29 The glory of young men is their strength, And the honor of old men is their gray hair. 30 Stripes that wound scour away evil, And strokes reach the innermost parts.



Cross References

Proverbs 22:15

Foolishness is bound up in the heart of a child; The rod of discipline will remove it far from him.

Proverbs 19:25

Strike a scoffer and the naive may become shrewd, But reprove one who has understanding and he will gain knowledge.

Isaiah 27:9

Therefore through this Jacob's iniquity will be forgiven; And this will be the full price of the pardoning of his sin: When he makes all the altar stones like pulverized chalk stones; When Asherim and incense altars will not stand.

Isaiah 53:5

But He was pierced through for our transgressions, He was crushed for our iniquities; The chastening for our well-being fell upon Him, And by His scourging we are healed.

Hebrews 12:10

For they disciplined us for a short time as seemed best to them, but He disciplines us for our good, so that we may share His holiness.

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