New International Version
"Blessed is the one whom God corrects; so do not despise the discipline of the Almighty.
King James Bible
Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth: therefore despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty:
Darby Bible Translation
Behold, happy is the man whom +God correcteth; therefore despise not the chastening of the Almighty.
World English Bible
"Behold, happy is the man whom God corrects. Therefore do not despise the chastening of the Almighty.
Young's Literal Translation
Lo, the happiness of mortal man, God doth reprove him: And the chastisement of the Mighty despise not,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Behold, happy is the man - הנח hinneh, behold, is wanting in five of Kennicott's and De Rossi's MSS., and also in the Syriac, Vulgate, and Arabic. We have had fathers of our flesh, who corrected us for their pleasure, or according to their caprices, and we were subject to them: how much more should we be subject to the Father of spirits, and live? for he corrects that we may be partakers of his holiness, in order that we may be rendered fit for his glory. See Hebrews 12:5; James 1:12; and Proverbs 3:12.
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I would seek unto God, and unto God would I commit my cause.--JOB 5:8. Is anything too hard for the Lord?--Commit thy way unto the Lord; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass.--Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known unto God.--Casting all your care upon him, for he careth for you. Hezekiah received the letter from the hand of the messengers, and read it: and Hezekiah went up unto the house of the Lord, and …
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And have you completely forgotten this word of encouragement that addresses you as a father addresses his son? It says, "My son, do not make light of the Lord's discipline, and do not lose heart when he rebukes you,
Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him.
But if you will seek God earnestly and plead with the Almighty,
"Yet if you devote your heart to him and stretch out your hands to him,
Are God's consolations not enough for you, words spoken gently to you?
But those who suffer he delivers in their suffering; he speaks to them in their affliction.
"He is wooing you from the jaws of distress to a spacious place free from restriction, to the comfort of your table laden with choice food.
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