Job 5:17

17 “Blessed is the one whom God corrects; so do not despise the discipline of the Almighty.[a]

Job 5:17 in Other Translations

KJV
17 Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth: therefore despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty:
ESV
17 "Behold, blessed is the one whom God reproves; therefore despise not the discipline of the Almighty.
NLT
17 “But consider the joy of those corrected by God! Do not despise the discipline of the Almighty when you sin.
MSG
17 "So, what a blessing when God steps in and corrects you! Mind you, don't despise the discipline of Almighty God!
CSB
17 See how happy the man is God corrects; so do not reject the discipline of the Almighty.

Job 5:17 In-Context

15 He saves the needy from the sword in their mouth; he saves them from the clutches of the powerful.
16 So the poor have hope, and injustice shuts its mouth.
17 “Blessed is the one whom God corrects; so do not despise the discipline of the Almighty.
18 For he wounds, but he also binds up; he injures, but his hands also heal.
19 From six calamities he will rescue you; in seven no harm will touch you.

Cross References 3

  • 1. Deuteronomy 8:5; Job 33:19; Job 36:10; Zephaniah 3:7; James 1:12
  • 2. Psalms 94:12; Proverbs 3:11; Jeremiah 31:18
  • 3. S Genesis 17:1; S Job 15:11; Hebrews 12:5-11

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. Hebrew "Shaddai" ; here and throughout Job
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