New American Standard Bible
My son, do not reject the discipline of the LORD Or loathe His reproof,
King James Bible
My son, despise not the chastening of the LORD; neither be weary of his correction:
Darby Bible Translation
My son, despise not the instruction of Jehovah, neither be weary of his chastisement;
World English Bible
My son, don't despise Yahweh's discipline, neither be weary of his reproof:
Young's Literal Translation
Chastisement of Jehovah, my son, despise not, And be not vexed with His reproof,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Despise ... be weary - The temper is not that of contempt. To struggle impatiently, to fret and chafe, when suffering comes on us, is the danger to which we are exposed when we do not accept it as from the hands of God. Compare Jonah 4:9; Job 5:17.
LibraryThe Gifts of Heavenly Wisdom
'My son, despise not the chastening of the Lord; neither be weary of His correction: 12. For whom the Lord loveth He correcteth; even as a father the son in whom he delighteth. 13. Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding. 14. For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold. 15. She is more precious than rubies: and all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared unto her. 16. Length of days is in …
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and you have forgotten the exhortation which is addressed to you as sons, "MY SON, DO NOT REGARD LIGHTLY THE DISCIPLINE OF THE LORD, NOR FAINT WHEN YOU ARE REPROVED BY HIM;
FOR THOSE WHOM THE LORD LOVES HE DISCIPLINES, AND HE SCOURGES EVERY SON WHOM HE RECEIVES."
"Behold, how happy is the man whom God reproves, So do not despise the discipline of the Almighty.
Blessed is the man whom You chasten, O LORD, And whom You teach out of Your law;
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