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Letter "C" » chasten
«I will be his father, and he shall be my son. If he commit iniquity, I will chasten him with the rod of men, and with the stripes of the children of men: / But my mercy shall not depart away from him, as I took it from Saul, whom I put away before thee.»
«He is chastened also with pain upon his bed, and the multitude of his bones with strong pain: / So that his life abhorreth bread, and his soul dainty meat.»
«As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.»
«Furthermore we have had fathers of our flesh which corrected us, and we gave them reverence: shall we not much rather be in subjection unto the Father of spirits, and live? / For they verily for a few days chastened us after their own pleasure; but he for our profit, that we might be partakers of his holiness.»
«My son, despise not the chastening of the LORD; neither be weary of his correction: / For whom the LORD loveth he correcteth; even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.»
«Chasten thy son while there is hope, and let not thy soul spare for his crying»
«If a man have a stubborn and rebellious son, which will not obey the voice of his father, or the voice of his mother, and that, when they have chastened him, will not hearken unto them: / Then shall his father and his mother lay hold on him, and bring him out unto the elders of his city, and unto the gate of his place; / And they shall say unto the elders of his city, This our son is stubborn and rebellious, he will not obey our voice; he is a glutton, and a drunkard.»
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«Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth: therefore despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty: / For he maketh sore, and bindeth up: he woundeth, and his hands make whole.»
«Misfortunes are, in morals, what bitters are in medicine: each is at first disagreeable; but as the bitters act as corroborants to the stomach, so adversity chastens and ameliorates the disposition»
Author: French Proverb
«Hearing often-times the still, sad music of humanity, nor harsh nor grating, though of ample power to chasten and subdue.»
Author: William Wordsworth
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