Deuteronomy 8:5

“Thou shalt also consider in thine heart, that, as a man chasteneth his son, so the LORD thy God chasteneth thee.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Thou shalt also consider in thine heart, that as a man chasteneth his son, so the Lord thy God chasteneth thee.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Thus you are to know in your heart that the LORD your God was disciplining you just as a man disciplines his son.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And thou shalt consider in thy heart, that, as a man chasteneth his son, so Jehovah thy God chasteneth thee.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Keep in mind this thought, that as a son is trained by his father, so you have been trained by the Lord your God.
- Basic English Bible

And know in thy heart that, as a man chasteneth his son, so Jehovah thy God chasteneth thee;
- Darby Bible

Thou shalt also consider in thy heart, that as a man chasteneth his son, so the LORD thy God chasteneth thee.
- Webster's Bible

You shall consider in your heart that as a man chastens his son, so Yahweh your God chastens you.
- World English Bible

and thou hast known, with thy heart, that as a man chastiseth his son Jehovah thy God is chastising thee,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And thou shalt consider in thy heart, that, as a man chasteneth his son, so the LORD thy God chasteneth thee.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Deuteronomy 8:5


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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