Hebrews 12:6
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New Living Translation
For the LORD disciplines those he loves, and he punishes each one he accepts as his child."

King James Bible
For whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth, and scourgeth every son whom he receiveth.

Darby Bible Translation
for whom the Lord loves he chastens, and scourges every son whom he receives.

World English Bible
For whom the Lord loves, he chastens, and scourges every son whom he receives."

Young's Literal Translation
for whom the Lord doth love He doth chasten, and He scourgeth every son whom He receiveth;'

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

12:6 For - All springs from love; therefore neither despise nor faint.

Hebrews 12:6 Parallel Commentaries

Twenty-Ninth Day. Holiness and Chastisement.
He chasteneth us for our profit, that we may be partakers of His holiness. Follow after sanctification, without which no man shall see the Lord.'--Heb. xii. 10, 14. There is perhaps no part of God's word which sheds such Divine light upon suffering as the Epistle to the Hebrews. It does this because it teaches us what suffering was to the Son of God. It perfected His humanity. It so fitted Him for His work as the Compassionate High Priest. It proved that He, who had fulfilled God's will in
Andrew Murray—Holy in Christ

Thanksgiving after Chastisement.
(Preached on the Cessation of Cholera, Feb. 1832). TEXT: HEB. xii. 11, 12. MY devout friends, the terrific form of the devastating -L-l- disease which has so long been raging in this great city has now left us, though we cannot feel entire confidence that it will not return; for it would not be the first instance if it appeared a second time, in a place so densely populated, to repeat its devastations. But are we right in availing ourselves of the apparent cessation which has been granted to us through
Friedrich Schleiermacher—Selected Sermons of Schleiermacher

Peradventure this morning I may have some within these walls who are passing under the chastising hand of God. It is to them that I shall have to speak. You are not all of you in trial, I know no father chastises his whole family at once. It is so seldom that God afflicts people, after all, compared with their faults, that we must not expect to find in this congregation, perhaps, one-half of the children of God passing under the rod of the covenant; but if you are not under it now, you will have
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 1: 1855

The Blood of Sprinkling
Our apostle next tells us what we are come to. I suppose he speaks of all the saints after the death and resurrection of our Lord and the descent of the Holy Ghost. He refers to the whole church, in the midst of which the Holy Spirit now dwells. We are come to a more joyous sight than Sinai, and the mountain burning with fire. The Hebrew worshipper, apart from his sacrifices, lived continually beneath the shadow of the darkness of a broken law; he was startled often by the tremendous note of the
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 32: 1886

Cross References
Deuteronomy 8:5
Think about it: Just as a parent disciplines a child, the LORD your God disciplines you for your own good.

Psalm 94:12
Joyful are those you discipline, LORD, those you teach with your instructions.

Psalm 119:75
I know, O LORD, that your regulations are fair; you disciplined me because I needed it.

Proverbs 3:11
My child, don't reject the LORD's discipline, and don't be upset when he corrects you.

Proverbs 3:12
For the LORD corrects those he loves, just as a father corrects a child in whom he delights.

Lamentations 3:39
Then why should we, mere humans, complain when we are punished for our sins?

Revelation 3:19
I correct and discipline everyone I love. So be diligent and turn from your indifference.

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