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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CHASTEN, verb transitive

1. To correct by punishment; to punish; to inflict pain for the purpose of reclaiming an offender; as, to chasten a son with a rod.

I will chasten him with the rod of men. 2 Samuel 7:14.

2. To afflict by other means.

As many as I love I rebuke and chasten Revelation 3:19.

3. To purify from errors or faults.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CHASTENED, participle passive Corrected; punished; afflicted for correction.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CHASTENER, noun One who punishes, for the purpose of correction.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CHASTENESS, noun Chastity; purity.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CHASTENING, participle present tense Correcting; afflicting for correction.

CHASTENING, noun Correction; punishment for the purpose of reclaiming.

No chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous but grievous. Hebrews 12:5.