New International Version
Blows and wounds scrub away evil, and beatings purge the inmost being.
New Living Translation
Physical punishment cleanses away evil; such discipline purifies the heart.
English Standard Version
Blows that wound cleanse away evil; strokes make clean the innermost parts.
New American Standard Bible
Stripes that wound scour away evil, And strokes reach the innermost parts.
King James Bible
The blueness of a wound cleanseth away evil: so do stripes the inward parts of the belly.
Holman Christian Standard 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.
Beatings and wounds cleanse away evil, and floggings cleanse the innermost being.
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Misery and torment fall upon the evil, and affliction into the inner rooms of the belly.
GOD'S WORD® Translation
Brutal beatings cleanse away wickedness. Such beatings cleanse the innermost being.
JPS Tanakh 1917
Sharp wounds cleanse away evil; So do stripes that reach the inward parts.
New American Standard 1977
Stripes that wound scour away evil,
And strokes reach the innermost parts.
CommentaryMatthew Henry Commentary
20:30. Severe rebukes sometimes do a great deal of good. But such is the corruption of nature, that men are loth to be rebuked for their sins. If God uses severe afflictions, to purify our hearts and fit us for his service, we have cause to be very thankful.
Study BibleWine is a Mocker
…29The glory of young men is their strength, And the honor of old men is their gray hair. 30Stripes that wound scour away evil, And strokes reach the innermost parts.
1 Peter 2:24
He Himself bore our sins in His body on the tree, so that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. "By His stripes you are healed."
Then I will punish their transgression with the rod And their iniquity with stripes.
Foolishness is bound up in the heart of a child; The rod of discipline will remove it far from him.
Faithful are the wounds of a friend, But deceitful are the kisses of an enemy.
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.
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The blueness of a wound cleans away evil: so do stripes the inward parts of the belly.
cleanseth away evil or is a purging medicine against evil
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