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So, better an angry, vengeful, mean God, who punishes a nation because some in it are having sex, than no God at all.

The universe becomes a chaotic universe if you have a parent or authority figure who just punishes you totally randomly.

This long-term system both punishes poor behavior and rewards good behavior, which is key here.

The darkness on the set works as a metaphor, not that evil punishes you, but you punish yourself.

The 18:1 disparity punishes black people disproportionally and illogically.

The law punishes false imprisonment as a crime; the person unlawfully imprisoned also has a civil action for damages.

Is it not calumniating a just God, to say that He punishes men for their faults, even in the present life?

A God who punishes the faults which He could have prevented, is a being who lacks wisdom, goodness, and equity.

In a God who punishes the being he has tempted, or subjected to temptation, do you perceive any equity?

The God who is so just, sometimes punishes men who cannot divine the cause of his vengeance.

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On this page you'll find 65 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to punishes, such as: discipline, incarcerate, harm, dismiss, expel, and sentence.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.