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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 Sam. 7.
2. To afflict by other means.
As many as I love I rebuke and chasten. Rev. 3.
3. To purify from errors or faults.
CHASTENED, pp. Corrected; punished; afflicted for correction.
CHASTENER, n. One who punishes, for the purpose of correction.
CHASTENING, ppr. Correcting; afflicting for correction.
CHASTENING, n. Correction; punishment for the purpose of reclaiming.
No chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous but grievous. Heb. 12.
"Seek ye out of the book of the Lord, and read" —Isaiah 34:16, KJV
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