Hebrews 12:7
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New Living Translation
As you endure this divine discipline, remember that God is treating you as his own children. Who ever heard of a child who is never disciplined by its father?

King James Bible
If ye endure chastening, God dealeth with you as with sons; for what son is he whom the father chasteneth not?

Darby Bible Translation
Ye endure for chastening, God conducts himself towards you as towards sons; for who is the son that the father chastens not?

World English Bible
It is for discipline that you endure. God deals with you as with children, for what son is there whom his father doesn't discipline?

Young's Literal Translation
if chastening ye endure, as to sons God beareth Himself to you, for who is a son whom a father doth not chasten?

Hebrews 12:7 Parallel
Commentary
Wesley's Notes on the Bible

12:7 Whom his father chasteneth not - When he offends.

Hebrews 12:7 Parallel Commentaries

Library
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

Chastisement
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.

2 Samuel 7:14
I will be his father, and he will be my son. If he sins, I will correct and discipline him with the rod, like any father would do.

Proverbs 13:24
Those who spare the rod of discipline hate their children. Those who love their children care enough to discipline them.

Proverbs 19:18
Discipline your children while there is hope. Otherwise you will ruin their lives.

Proverbs 23:13
Don't fail to discipline your children. They won't die if you spank them.

1 Corinthians 11:32
Yet when we are judged by the Lord, we are being disciplined so that we will not be condemned along with the world.

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