Hebrews 12:5
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English Standard Version
And have you forgotten the exhortation that addresses you as sons? “My son, do not regard lightly the discipline of the Lord, nor be weary when reproved by him.

King James Bible
And ye have forgotten the exhortation which speaketh unto you as unto children, My son, despise not thou the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when thou art rebuked of him:

American Standard Version
and ye have forgotten the exhortation which reasoneth with you as with sons, My son, regard not lightly the chastening of the Lord, Nor faint when thou art reproved of him;

Douay-Rheims Bible
And you have forgotten the consolation, which speaketh to you, as unto children, saying: My son, neglect not the discipline of the Lord; neither be thou wearied whilst thou art rebuked by him.

English Revised Version
and ye have forgotten the exhortation, which reasoneth with you as with sons, My son, regard not lightly the chastening of the Lord, Nor faint when thou art reproved of him;

Webster's Bible Translation
And ye have forgotten the exhortation which speaketh to you as to children, My son, despise not thou the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when thou art rebuked by him:

Weymouth New Testament
and you have quite forgotten the encouraging words which are addressed to you as sons, and which say, "My son, do not think lightly of the Lord's discipline, and do not faint when He corrects you;

Hebrews 12:5 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Ye have forgotten (ἐκλέλησθε)

N.T.o. Common in Class., olxx. The simple verb λανθάνειν means to escape notice; to be unseen or unknown. Middle and passive, to let a thing escape; forget. Some render interrogatively, "have ye forgotten?"

Speaketh unto you (ὑμῖν διαλέγεται)

The verb always in the sense of mutual converse or discussion. See Mark 9:34; Acts 17:2; Acts 18:19. Rend. "reasoneth with you."

My son, etc.

From Proverbs 3:11, Proverbs 3:12. Comp. Job 5:17.

Despise not (μὴ ὀλιγώρει)

N.T.o. lxx only in this passage. Quite often in Class. It means to make little of (ὀλίγος).

Chastening (παιδείας)

Mostly in Hebrews. See on Ephesians 6:4, and see on 2 Timothy 3:16.

Hebrews 12:5 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

ye have forgotten.

Deuteronomy 4:9,10 Only take heed to yourself, and keep your soul diligently, lest you forget the things which your eyes have seen...

Psalm 119:16,83,109 I will delight myself in your statutes: I will not forget your word...

Proverbs 3:1 My son, forget not my law; but let your heart keep my commandments:

Proverbs 4:5 Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth.

Matthew 16:9,10 Do you not yet understand, neither remember the five loaves of the five thousand, and how many baskets you took up...

Luke 24:6,8 He is not here, but is risen: remember how he spoke to you when he was yet in Galilee...

the exhortation.

Hebrews 12:7 If you endure chastening, God deals with you as with sons; for what son is he whom the father chastens not?

Proverbs 3:11,12 My son, despise not the chastening of the LORD; neither be weary of his correction...

despise.

Job 5:17,18 Behold, happy is the man whom God corrects: therefore despise not you the chastening of the Almighty...

Job 34:31 Surely it is meet to be said to God, I have borne chastisement, I will not offend any more:

Psalm 94:12 Blessed is the man whom you chasten, O LORD, and teach him out of your law;

Psalm 118:18 The LORD has chastened me sore: but he has not given me over to death.

Psalm 119:75 I know, O LORD, that your judgments are right, and that you in faithfulness have afflicted me.

Jeremiah 31:18 I have surely heard Ephraim bemoaning himself thus; You have chastised me, and I was chastised, as a bullock unaccustomed to the yoke...

1 Corinthians 11:32 But when we are judged, we are chastened of the Lord, that we should not be condemned with the world.

James 1:12 Blessed is the man that endures temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life...

Revelation 3:19 As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.

nor faint.

Hebrews 12:3,4 For consider him that endured such contradiction of sinners against himself, lest you be wearied and faint in your minds...

Joshua 7:7-11 And Joshua said, Alas, O LORD God, why have you at all brought this people over Jordan, to deliver us into the hand of the Amorites...

2 Samuel 6:7-10 And the anger of the LORD was kindled against Uzzah; and God smote him there for his error; and there he died by the ark of God...

1 Chronicles 13:9-13 And when they came to the threshing floor of Chidon, Uzza put forth his hand to hold the ark; for the oxen stumbled...

1 Chronicles 15:12,13 And said to them, You are the chief of the fathers of the Levites: sanctify yourselves, both you and your brothers...

Psalm 6:1,2 O LORD, rebuke me not in your anger, neither chasten me in your hot displeasure...

2 Corinthians 4:8,9 We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair...

2 Corinthians 12:9,10 And he said to me, My grace is sufficient for you: for my strength is made perfect in weakness...

Cross References
Job 5:17
"Behold, blessed is the one whom God reproves; therefore despise not the discipline of the Almighty.

Psalm 94:12
Blessed is the man whom you discipline, O LORD, and whom you teach out of your law,

Psalm 119:67
Before I was afflicted I went astray, but now I keep your word.

Proverbs 3:11
My son, do not despise the LORD's discipline or be weary of his reproof,

Lamentations 3:39
Why should a living man complain, a man, about the punishment of his sins?

Galatians 6:9
And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.

1 Timothy 1:20
among whom are Hymenaeus and Alexander, whom I have handed over to Satan that they may learn not to blaspheme.

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