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.


Discussion for Deuteronomy 8

  • Tareka
    Once your wilderness has ended, I will send you into a land of more than enough says the Lord! Wow-this truly blessed me. We must not forget God and always remember it was him who kept us in the wilderness and him only that gives us power to get wealth! Once tried and tested you will come forth as pure gold :)
  • Min. Herbert
    Lord our God is might in many way stay with him. cause a praise to be on you mouth also watch him appear before us as we humble out self before God who has all power in is hands know that you know that you will not walk into another God arm or hand you will focus on how good is news to us also see all our wealth come into our life and lifestyle to.
  • Julie
    God is good so lacking no good thing means we will not lack God's promises.
  • Elder James
    Stay with the LORD AND NO GOOD THING
    WILL BE WITH HELD FROM THEE
    THANK YOU JESUS KEEP ME AND MY HOUSE HUMBLE THAT YOUR PRASIE WILL FOREVER BE IN OUR HEARTS
  • Denis ampeire for verse 18
    This verse keeps us- children of God's convenant righteous to Him through love, truth, and kindness. And we as mortals must always pay the true tithe 10 of whatever we receive by God's power because without Him we can really do nothing John 15:5 To God Be The Glory and Honour, Amen.
  • Chidinma onyike
    We will lack nothing good if we can just stay in the obedience of his word.

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