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Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Chastisement

CHASTISEMENT, noun Correction; punishment; pain inflicted for punishment and correction, either by stripes or otherwise.

Shall I so much dishonour my fair stars, On equal terms to give him chastisement

I have borne chastisement I will not offend any more. Job 34:31.

The chastisement of our peace, in Scripture, was the pain which Christ suffered to purchase our peace and reconciliation to God. Isaiah 53:5.