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Chastisement of our Peace?

Discussion in 'Baptist Theology & Bible Study' started by drfuss, Sep 25, 2010.

  1. drfuss

    drfuss New Member

    Dec 26, 2005
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    Isaiah 53:5
    "5 But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed."

    This is one of those scriptures that we have quoted for many years. Three of the four thoughts in the scripture I understand. But the fourth one I have questions about.

    What is meant by: "the chastisement of our peace was upon him"?

    What chastisement?

    What peace?

    What is the application to our Christian life?
  2. Winman

    Winman Active Member

    Jul 8, 2009
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    That is difficult to understand. Here is what Matthew Henry said on this: