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71 It was good for me to be afflicted,
    in order to learn your statutes.

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71 It was good for me to be afflicted(A)
    so that I might learn your decrees.

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17 Happy the one whom God reproves!
    The Almighty’s[a] discipline do not reject.

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Footnotes

  1. 5:17 Almighty: standard translation of Heb. Shaddai.

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

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Footnotes

  1. Job 5:17 Hebrew Shaddai; here and throughout Job

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