Proverbs 20:30 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]Proverbs 20:30, NIV: Blows and wounds scrub away evil, and beatings purge the inmost being.
Proverbs 20:30, ESV: Blows that wound cleanse away evil; strokes make clean the innermost parts.
Proverbs 20:30, KJV: The blueness of a wound cleanseth away evil: so do stripes the inward parts of the belly.
Proverbs 20:30, NASB: Bruising wounds clean away evil, And blows cleanse the innermost parts.
Proverbs 20:30, NLT: Physical punishment cleanses away evil; such discipline purifies the heart.
Proverbs 20:30, CSB: Lashes and wounds purge away evil, and beatings cleanse the innermost parts.