New Living Translation
Physical punishment cleanses away evil; such discipline purifies the heart.
King James Bible
The blueness of a wound cleanseth away evil: so do stripes the inward parts of the belly.
Darby Bible Translation
Wounding stripes purge away evil, and strokes purge the inner parts of the belly.
World English Bible
Wounding blows cleanse away evil, and beatings purge the innermost parts.
Young's Literal Translation
The bandages of a wound thou removest with the evil, Also the plagues of the inner parts of the heart!
Proverbs 20:30 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
20:30 The blueness - Grievous wounds, which make men black and blue; or severe punishments. Cleanseth - Are the means to reclaim a wicked man, and to purge out his corruption. The belly - Of the heart. Grievous wounds or stripes cleanse not only the outward man by keeping it from evil actions, but even the inward man, by expelling or subduing vile affections: which is a great and blessed benefit of afflictions.
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He personally carried our sins in his body on the cross so that we can be dead to sin and live for what is right. By his wounds you are healed.
then I will punish their sin with the rod, and their disobedience with beating.
A youngster's heart is filled with foolishness, but physical discipline will drive it far away.
Wounds from a sincere friend are better than many kisses from an enemy.
But he was pierced for our rebellion, crushed for our sins. He was beaten so we could be whole. He was whipped so we could be healed.
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