Lev 26:23

(NIV)
‘“If in spite of these things you do not accept my correction but continue to be hostile towards me,
(ESV)
“And if by this discipline you are not turned to me but walk contrary to me,

Job 36:10

(NIV)
He makes them listen to correction
and commands them to repent of their evil.
(ESV)
He opens their ears to instruction
and commands that they return from iniquity.

Job 37:13

(NIV)
He brings the clouds to punish people,
or to water his earth and show his love.
(ESV)
Whether for correction or for his land
or for love, he causes it to happen.

Prov 5:12

(NIV)
You will say, ‘How I hated discipline!
How my heart spurned correction!
(ESV)
and you sayHow I hated discipline,
and my heart despised reproof!

Prov 6:23

(NIV)
For this command is a lamp,
this teaching is a light,
and correction and instruction
are the way to life,
(ESV)
For the commandment is a lamp and the teaching a light,
and the reproofs of discipline are the way of life,

Prov 10:17

(NIV)
Whoever heeds discipline shows the way to life,
but whoever ignores correction leads others astray.
(ESV)
Whoever heeds instruction is on the path to life,
but he who rejects reproof leads others astray.

Prov 12:1

(NIV)
Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge,
but whoever hates correction is stupid.
(ESV)
Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge,
but he who hates reproof is stupid.

Prov 13:18

(NIV)
Whoever disregards discipline comes to poverty and shame,
but whoever heeds correction is honoured.
(ESV)
Poverty and disgrace come to him who ignores instruction,
but whoever heeds reproof is honored.

Prov 15:5

(NIV)
A fool spurns a parent’s discipline,
but whoever heeds correction shows prudence.
(ESV)
A fool despises his father’s instruction,
but whoever heeds reproof is prudent.

Prov 15:10

(NIV)
Stern discipline awaits anyone who leaves the path;
the one who hates correction will die.
(ESV)
There is severe discipline for him who forsakes the way;
whoever hates reproof will die.

Prov 15:12

(NIV)
Mockers resent correction,
so they avoid the wise.
(ESV)
A scoffer does not like to be reproved;
he will not go to the wise.

Prov 15:31

(NIV)
Whoever heeds life-giving correction
will be at home among the wise.
(ESV)
The ear that listens to life-giving reproof
will dwell among the wise.

Prov 15:32

(NIV)
Those who disregard discipline despise themselves,
but the one who heeds correction gains understanding.
(ESV)
Whoever ignores instruction despises himself,
but he who listens to reproof gains intelligence.

Jer 2:30

(NIV)
‘In vain I punished your people;
they did not respond to correction.
Your sword has devoured your prophets
like a ravenous lion.
(ESV)
In vain have I struck your children;
they took no correction;
your own sword devoured your prophets
like a ravening lion.

Jer 5:3

(NIV)
 Lord, do not your eyes look for truth?
You struck them, but they felt no pain;
you crushed them but they refused correction.
They made their faces harder than stone
and refused to repent.
(ESV)
O  Lord, do not your eyes look for truth?
You have struck them down,
but they felt no anguish;
you have consumed them,
but they refused to take correction.
They have made their faces harder than rock;
they have refused to repent.

Jer 7:28

(NIV)
Therefore say to them, “This is the nation that has not obeyed the  Lord its God or responded to correction. Truth has perished; it has vanished from their lips.

(ESV)
And you shall say to them, ‘This is the nation that did not obey the voice of the  Lord their God, and did not accept discipline; truth has perished; it is cut off from their lips.

Zeph 3:2

(NIV)
She obeys no one,
she accepts no correction.
She does not trust in the  Lord,
she does not draw near to her God.
(ESV)
She listens to no voice;
she accepts no correction.
She does not trust in the  Lord;
she does not draw near to her God.

Zeph 3:7

(NIV)
Of Jerusalem I thought,
“Surely you will fear me
and accept correction!”
Then her place of refuge would not be destroyed,
nor all my punishments come upon her.
But they were still eager
to act corruptly in all they did.
(ESV)
I said, ‘Surely you will fear me;
you will accept correction.
Then your dwelling would not be cut off
according to all that I have appointed against you.’
But all the more they were eager
to make all their deeds corrupt.

2Tim 3:16

(NIV)
All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness,
(ESV)
All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,
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