'Correction' in the Bible
" 'And if you do not accept correction from me through these [things], but you go against me [in] hostility,
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].
He opens their ears to correction and insists they repent from iniquity.
He causeth it to come, whether for correction, or for his land, or for mercy.
So now, you kings, do what is wise; you rulers of the earth, submit to correction!
Seeing thou hast hated correction and hast cast my words behind thee?
Return to my correction! Look, I will pour out my spirit on you, and I will make my words known to you.
since you neglected all my counsel and did not accept my correction,
were not interested in my counsel, and rejected all my correction,
My son, despise not the chastening of the LORD; neither be weary of his correction:
and you will say, "How I hated discipline, and how my heart despised correction.
He goeth after her straightway, as an ox goeth to the slaughter, or as a fool to the correction of the stocks;
The one who follows instruction is on the path to life, but the one who rejects correction goes astray.
Whoever loves instruction loves knowledge, but one who hates correction is stupid.
A wise son heeds a father's correction, but a mocker does not listen to rebuke.
Poverty and shame are for those who ignore correction, but whoever listens to instruction gains honor.
A fool despises his father's instruction, but a person who heeds correction is sensible.
Correction is grievous unto him that forsaketh the way: and he that hateth reproof shall die.
Anyone who ignores instruction despises himself, but whoever listens to correction acquires good sense.
Understanding is a well-spring of life unto him that hath it; But the correction of fools is their folly.
Hear counsel, receive instruction, and accept correction, that you may be wise in the time to come.
Blows that wound cleanse away evil, and strokes [for correction] reach to the innermost parts.
Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.
Apply your mind to instruction and correction and your ears to words of knowledge.
Withhold not correction from the child: for if thou beatest him with the rod, he shall not die.
A wise correction to a receptive ear is like a gold ring or an ornament of gold.
A rod of correction imparts wisdom, but a youth left to himself is a disgrace to his mother.
A poor but wise youth is better than an old but foolish king who will no longer accept correction.
Why should you be stricken and punished any more [since it brings no correction]? You will revolt more and more. The whole head is sick, and the whole heart is faint (feeble, sick, and nauseated).
In vain have I smitten your children; they received no correction: your own sword hath devoured your prophets, like a destroying lion.
O LORD, are not thine eyes upon the truth? thou hast stricken them, but they have not grieved; thou hast consumed them, but they have refused to receive correction: they have made their faces harder than a rock; they have refused to return.
But thou shalt say unto them, This is a nation that obeyeth not the voice of the LORD their God, nor receiveth correction: truth is perished, and is cut off from their mouth.
"Yet they did not listen or incline their ears, but stiffened their necks in order not to listen or take correction.
They have turned their backs to me rather than their faces. Even though I taught them, teaching them again and again, they didn't listen to accept correction.
"This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, the God of Israel says: "Go and say to the people of Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, "Will you not accept correction by listening to what I say?" declares the LORD.
And in killing sacrifices ye have descended into the depths; therefore, I shall be the correction of them all.
Art thou not from everlasting, O LORD my God, mine Holy One? we shall not die. O LORD, thou hast ordained them for judgment; and, O mighty God, thou hast established them for correction.
She obeyed not the voice; she received not correction; she trusted not in the LORD; she drew not near to her God.
I thought: You will certainly fear Me and accept correction. Then her dwelling place would not be cut off [based on] all that I had allocated to her. However, they became more corrupt in all their actions.
Now which do you prefer? Shall I come to you with a rod of correction, or with love and in a spirit of gentleness?
All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:
but in foods and drinks and different washings and carnal ordinances, imposed on them until the time of correction.
And have you [completely] forgotten the divine word of appeal and encouragement in which you are reasoned with and addressed as sons? My son, do not think lightly or scorn to submit to the correction and discipline of the Lord, nor lose courage and give up and faint when you are reproved or corrected by Him;
You must submit to and endure [correction] for discipline; God is dealing with you as with sons. For what son is there whom his father does not [thus] train and correct and discipline?
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