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.
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!
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Better, The blueness of a wound is a cleansing of evil, so are the stripes that go down to the inward parts of the belly.
The open sores of wounds left by the scourge, unclean and foul as they seem, are yet a cleansing, purifying process for evil; so also are the stripes that reach the inward parts of the belly, i. e., the sharp reproofs, the stings of conscience, which penetrate where no scourge can reach, into the inner life of man. Chastisement, whatever be its nature, must be real; the scourge must leave its mark, the reproof must go deep.
LibraryA String of Pearls
'Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise. 2. The fear of a king is as the roaring of a lion: whoso provoketh him to anger sinneth against his own soul. 3. It is an honour for a man to cease from strife: but every fool will be meddling. 4. The sluggard will not plough by reason of the cold; therefore shall he beg in harvest, and have nothing. 5. Counsel in the heart of man is like deep water; but a man of understanding will draw it out. 6. Most men will …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Regeneration the Work of God.
"Boast not Thyself of to Morrow, for Thou Knowest not what a Day May Bring Forth. "
Manner of Covenanting.
1 Peter 2:24
and He Himself bore our sins in His body on the cross, so that we might die to sin and live to righteousness; for by His wounds you were 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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