New Living Translation
My child, don't reject the LORD's discipline, and don't be upset when he corrects you.
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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
3:11 Despise not - Either by making light of it, or not being duly affected with it; or by accounting it an unnecessary thing: but rather esteem it a privilege and favour from God. Weary - Neither think it tedious or hard, but endure it with patience and chearfulness.
LibraryLet Then the Saints Hear from Holy Scripture the Precepts of Patience...
11. Let then the Saints hear from holy Scripture the precepts of patience: "My son, when thou comest to the service of God, stand thou in righteousness and fear, and prepare thy soul for temptation: bring thine heart low, and bear up; that in the last end thy life may increase. All that shall come upon thee receive thou, and in pain bear up, and in thy humility have patience. For in the fire gold and silver is proved, but acceptable men in the furnace  of humiliation."  And in another …
St. Augustine—On Patience
Christ Teaching Liberality
Abandonment to God --Its Fruit and Its Irrevocability --In what it Consists --God Exhorts us to It.
And have you forgotten the encouraging words God spoke to you as his children? He said, "My child, don't make light of the LORD's discipline, and don't give up when he corrects you.
For the LORD disciplines those he loves, and he punishes each one he accepts as his child."
"But consider the joy of those corrected by God! Do not despise the discipline of the Almighty when you sin.
Joyful are those you discipline, LORD, those you teach with your instructions.
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