Chasten, Chastening See also Adversity Correction or discipline given to individuals or groups in order to help them improve or become stronger. Despise not the chastening hand of the Almighty, Job 5:17 (Prov. 3:11). Blessed is the man whom thou chastenest, O Lord, Ps. 94:12. All scripture is given for reproof, for correction, 2 Tim. 3:16. The Lord chastens those whom he loves, Heb. 12:5–11. The Lord sees fit to chasten his people, Mosiah 23:21–22. Except the Lord chasten his people, they will not remember him, Hel. 12:3. The Lord did talk with the brother of Jared, and chastened him, Ether 2:14. They were chastened that they might repent, D&C 1:27. Whom I love I also chasten that their sins may be forgiven, D&C 95:1. All those who will not endure chastening cannot be sanctified, D&C 101:2–5. My people must needs be chastened until they learn obedience, D&C 105:6. He that will not bear chastisement is not worthy of my kingdom, D&C 136:31.