New Living Translation
Think about it: Just as a parent disciplines a child, the LORD your God disciplines you for your own good.
King James Bible
Thou shalt also consider in thine heart, that, as a man chasteneth his son, so the LORD thy God chasteneth thee.
Darby Bible Translation
And know in thy heart that, as a man chasteneth his son, so Jehovah thy God chasteneth thee;
World English Bible
You shall consider in your heart that as a man chastens his son, so Yahweh your God chastens you.
Young's Literal Translation
and thou hast known, with thy heart, that as a man chastiseth his son Jehovah thy God is chastising thee,
Deuteronomy 8:5 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:5 As a man chastiseth his son - That is, unwillingly, being constrained by necessity; moderately, in judgment remembering mercy; and for thy reformation not thy destruction.
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For the LORD disciplines those he loves, and he punishes each one he accepts as his child."
As you endure this divine discipline, remember that God is treating you as his own children. Who ever heard of a child who is never disciplined by its father?
I correct and discipline everyone I love. So be diligent and turn from your indifference.
He let you hear his voice from heaven so he could instruct you. He let you see his great fire here on earth so he could speak to you from it.
"So obey the commands of the LORD your God by walking in his ways and fearing him.
2 Samuel 7:14
I will be his father, and he will be my son. If he sins, I will correct and discipline him with the rod, like any father would do.
Joyful are those you discipline, LORD, those you teach with your instructions.
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