Chastisement Bible Verses



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LEVITICUS 26:28In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 28 Then I will walk contrary unto you also in fury; and I, even I, will chastise you seven times for your sins.

DEUTERONOMY 11:2,9Verses in the Bible

  • 2 And know ye this day: for I speak not with your children which have not known, and which have not seen the chastisement of the Lord your God, his greatness, his mighty hand, and his stretched out arm,
    Deuteronomy 11:2 Meaning
  • 9 And that ye may prolong your days in the land, which the Lord sware unto your fathers to give unto them and to their seed, a land that floweth with milk and honey.
    Deuteronomy 11:9 Meaning

2 SAMUEL 7:14,15Verses in the Bible

  • 14 I will be his father, and he shall be my son. If he commit iniquity, I will chasten him with the rod of men, and with the stripes of the children of men:
    2 Samuel 7:14 Meaning
  • 15 But my mercy shall not depart away from him, as I took it from Saul, whom I put away before thee.
    2 Samuel 7:15 Meaning

2 CHRONICLES 6:24-31Verses in the Bible

  • 24 And if thy people Israel be put to the worse before the enemy, because they have sinned against thee; and shall return and confess thy name, and pray and make supplication before thee in this house;
    2 Chronicles 6:24 Meaning
  • 25 Then hear thou from the heavens, and forgive the sin of thy people Israel, and bring them again unto the land which thou gavest to them and to their fathers.
    2 Chronicles 6:25 Meaning
  • 26 When the heaven is shut up, and there is no rain, because they have sinned against thee; yet if they pray toward this place, and confess thy name, and turn from their sin, when thou dost afflict them;
    2 Chronicles 6:26 Meaning
  • 27 Then hear thou from heaven, and forgive the sin of thy servants, and of thy people Israel, when thou hast taught them the good way, wherein they should walk; and send rain upon thy land, which thou hast given unto thy people for an inheritance.
    2 Chronicles 6:27 Meaning
  • 28 If there be dearth in the land, if there be pestilence, if there be blasting, or mildew, locusts, or caterpillers; if their enemies besiege them in the cities of their land; whatsoever sore or whatsoever sickness there be:
    2 Chronicles 6:28 Meaning
  • 29 Then what prayer or what supplication soever shall be made of any man, or of all thy people Israel, when every one shall know his own sore and his own grief, and shall spread forth his hands in this house:
    2 Chronicles 6:29 Meaning
  • 30 Then hear thou from heaven thy dwelling place, and forgive, and render unto every man according unto all his ways, whose heart thou knowest; (for thou only knowest the hearts of the children of men:)
    2 Chronicles 6:30 Meaning
  • 31 That they may fear thee, to walk in thy ways, so long as they live in the land which thou gavest unto our fathers.
    2 Chronicles 6:31 Meaning

2 CHRONICLES 7:13,14Verses in the Bible

  • 13 If I shut up heaven that there be no rain, or if I command the locusts to devour the land, or if I send pestilence among my people;
    2 Chronicles 7:13 Meaning
  • 14 If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.
    2 Chronicles 7:14 Meaning

JOB 5:17In the Bible Verse Meaning

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

JOB 33:19In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 19 He is chastened also with pain upon his bed, and the multitude of his bones with strong pain:

PSALM 6:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 O Lord, rebuke me not in thine anger, neither chasten me in thy hot displeasure.

PSALM 38:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 O Lord, rebuke me not in thy wrath: neither chasten me in thy hot displeasure.

PSALM 73:14In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 14 For all the day long have I been plagued, and chastened every morning.

PSALM 89:32In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 32 Then will I visit their transgression with the rod, and their iniquity with stripes.

PSALM 94:12,13Verses in the Bible

  • 12 Blessed is the man whom thou chastenest, O Lord, and teachest him out of thy law;
    Psalm 94:12 Meaning
  • 13 That thou mayest give him rest from the days of adversity, until the pit be digged for the wicked.
    Psalm 94:13 Meaning

PSALM 101:3In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 3 I will set no wicked thing before mine eyes: I hate the work of them that turn aside; it shall not cleave to me.

PSALM 106:43,44Verses in the Bible

  • 43 Many times did he deliver them; but they provoked him with their counsel, and were brought low for their iniquity.
    Psalm 106:43 Meaning
  • 44 Nevertheless he regarded their affliction, when he heard their cry:
    Psalm 106:44 Meaning

PSALM 107:17-21,23-31Verses in the Bible

  • 17 Fools because of their transgression, and because of their iniquities, are afflicted.
    Psalm 107:17 Meaning
  • 18 Their soul abhorreth all manner of meat; and they draw near unto the gates of death.
    Psalm 107:18 Meaning
  • 19 Then they cry unto the Lord in their trouble, and he saveth them out of their distresses.
    Psalm 107:19 Meaning
  • 20 He sent his word, and healed them, and delivered them from their destructions.
    Psalm 107:20 Meaning
  • 21 Oh that men would praise the Lord for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men!
    Psalm 107:21 Meaning
  • 23 They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters;
    Psalm 107:23 Meaning
  • 24 These see the works of the Lord, and his wonders in the deep.
    Psalm 107:24 Meaning
  • 25 For he commandeth, and raiseth the stormy wind, which lifteth up the waves thereof.
    Psalm 107:25 Meaning
  • 26 They mount up to the heaven, they go down again to the depths: their soul is melted because of trouble.
    Psalm 107:26 Meaning
  • 27 They reel to and fro, and stagger like a drunken man, and are at their wits' end.
    Psalm 107:27 Meaning
  • 28 Then they cry unto the Lord in their trouble, and he bringeth them out of their distresses.
    Psalm 107:28 Meaning
  • 29 He maketh the storm a calm, so that the waves thereof are still.
    Psalm 107:29 Meaning
  • 30 Then are they glad because they be quiet; so he bringeth them unto their desired haven.
    Psalm 107:30 Meaning
  • 31 Oh that men would praise the Lord for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men!
    Psalm 107:31 Meaning

PSALM 118:18In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 18 The Lord hath chastened me sore: but he hath not given me over unto death.

PSALM 119:67,75Verses in the Bible

  • 75 I know, O Lord, that thy judgments are right, and that thou in faithfulness hast afflicted me.
    Psalm 119:75 Meaning

PROVERBS 3:11,12Verses in the Bible

  • 11 My son, despise not the chastening of the Lord; neither be weary of his correction:
    Proverbs 3:11 Meaning
  • 12 For whom the Lord loveth he correcteth; even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.
    Proverbs 3:12 Meaning

ISAIAH 26:16In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 16 Lord, in trouble have they visited thee, they poured out a prayer when thy chastening was upon them.

ISAIAH 42:25In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 25 Therefore he hath poured upon him the fury of his anger, and the strength of battle: and it hath set him on fire round about, yet he knew not; and it burned him, yet he laid it not to heart.

ISAIAH 53:4,5Verses in the Bible

  • 4 Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted.
    Isaiah 53:4 Meaning
  • 5 But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed.
    Isaiah 53:5 Meaning

ISAIAH 57:16-18Verses in the Bible

  • 16 For I will not contend for ever, neither will I be always wroth: for the spirit should fail before me, and the souls which I have made.
    Isaiah 57:16 Meaning
  • 17 For the iniquity of his covetousness was I wroth, and smote him: I hid me, and was wroth, and he went on frowardly in the way of his heart.
    Isaiah 57:17 Meaning
  • 18 I have seen his ways, and will heal him: I will lead him also, and restore comforts unto him and to his mourners.
    Isaiah 57:18 Meaning

JEREMIAH 2:30In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 30 In vain have I smitten your children; they received no correction: your own sword hath devoured your prophets, like a destroying lion.

JEREMIAH 30:14In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 14 All thy lovers have forgotten thee; they seek thee not; for I have wounded thee with the wound of an enemy, with the chastisement of a cruel one, for the multitude of thine iniquity; because thy sins were increased.

JEREMIAH 31:18-20Verses in the Bible

  • 18 I have surely heard Ephraim bemoaning himself thus; Thou hast chastised me, and I was chastised, as a bullock unaccustomed to the yoke: turn thou me, and I shall be turned; for thou art the Lord my God.
    Jeremiah 31:18 Meaning
  • 19 Surely after that I was turned, I repented; and after that I was instructed, I smote upon my thigh: I was ashamed, yea, even confounded, because I did bear the reproach of my youth.
    Jeremiah 31:19 Meaning
  • 20 Is Ephraim my dear son? is he a pleasant child? for since I spake against him, I do earnestly remember him still: therefore my bowels are troubled for him; I will surely have mercy upon him, saith the Lord.
    Jeremiah 31:20 Meaning

JEREMIAH 46:28In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 28 Fear thou not, O Jacob my servant, saith the Lord: for I am with thee; for I will make a full end of all the nations whither I have driven thee: but I will not make a full end of thee, but correct thee in measure; yet will I not leave thee wholly unpunished.

LAMENTATIONS 1:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 Her adversaries are the chief, her enemies prosper; for the Lord hath afflicted her for the multitude of her transgressions: her children are gone into captivity before the enemy.

HOSEA 7:12In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 12 When they shall go, I will spread my net upon them; I will bring them down as the fowls of the heaven; I will chastise them, as their congregation hath heard.

HOSEA 10:10In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 10 It is in my desire that I should chastise them; and the people shall be gathered against them, when they shall bind themselves in their two furrows.

HAGGAI 2:17In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 17 I smote you with blasting and with mildew and with hail in all the labours of your hands; yet ye turned not to me, saith the Lord.

HEBREWS 12:5-11Verses in the Bible

  • 5 And ye have forgotten the exhortation which speaketh unto you as unto children, My son, despise not thou the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when thou art rebuked of him:
    Hebrews 12:5 Meaning
  • 6 For whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth, and scourgeth every son whom he receiveth.
    Hebrews 12:6 Meaning
  • 7 If ye endure chastening, God dealeth with you as with sons; for what son is he whom the father chasteneth not?
    Hebrews 12:7 Meaning
  • 8 But if ye be without chastisement, whereof all are partakers, then are ye bastards, and not sons.
    Hebrews 12:8 Meaning
  • 9 Furthermore we have had fathers of our flesh which corrected us, and we gave them reverence: shall we not much rather be in subjection unto the Father of spirits, and live?
    Hebrews 12:9 Meaning
  • 10 For they verily for a few days chastened us after their own pleasure; but he for our profit, that we might be partakers of his holiness.
    Hebrews 12:10 Meaning
  • 11 Now no chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto them which are exercised thereby.
    Hebrews 12:11 Meaning

REVELATION 3:19In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 19 As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.

• See Affliction,Design of

• See Judgments

• See Punishment

• See Wicked,Punishment of


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