How to use Chastisements in a sentence

chastisements
  • To these ecclesiastical precepts and expiations belong in particular the numerous ablutions, bodily chastisements, love of truth, beneficial works, support of comrades in the faith, alms, chastity, improvement of the land, arboriculture, breeding of cattle, agriculture, protection of useful animals, as the dog, the destruction of noxious animals, and the prohibition either to burn or to bury the dead.

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  • The present was a blank, in which religious duty was summed up in patient obedience to the law and penitent submission to the Divine chastisements.

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  • The chastisements of erring Jews are of short duration, and intended to recall them to duty.

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