'Correction' in the Bible
" 'And if you do not accept correction from me through these [things], but you go against me [in] hostility,
“Behold, how happy and fortunate is the man whom God reproves,So do not despise or reject the discipline of the Almighty [subjecting you to trial and suffering].
He opens their ears to correctionand 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 counseland 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 discipline 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 discipline,but a person who accepts correction is sensible.
Correction is grievous unto him that forsaketh the way: and he that hateth reproof shall die.
Anyone who ignores discipline 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.
Listen to counsel, receive instruction, and accept correction,That you may be wise in the time to come.
Blows that wound cleanse away evil,And strokes 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 heart to disciplineAnd 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 earis like a gold ring or an ornament of gold.
A rod of correction imparts wisdom,but a youth left to himselfis 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 again [since no change results from it]?You [only] continue to rebel.The whole head is sickAnd the whole heart is faint and sick.
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.
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 Meand accept correction.Then her dwelling placewould not be cut offbased on all that I had allocated to her.However, they became more corruptin all their actions.
Which do you prefer? Shall I come to you with a rod [of discipline and correction], or with love and a gentle spirit?
All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:
and you have forgotten the divine word of encouragement which is addressed to you as sons,“My son, do not make light of the discipline of the Lord,And do not lose heart and give up when you are corrected by Him;
You must submit to [correction for the purpose of] discipline; God is dealing with you as with sons; for what son is there whom his father does not discipline?
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