New Living Translation
If God doesn't discipline you as he does all of his children, it means that you are illegitimate and are not really his children at all.
King James Bible
But if ye be without chastisement, whereof all are partakers, then are ye bastards, and not sons.
Darby Bible Translation
But if ye are without chastening, of which all have been made partakers, then are ye bastards, and not sons.
World English Bible
But if you are without discipline, of which all have been made partakers, then are you illegitimate, and not children.
Young's Literal Translation
and if ye are apart from chastening, of which all have become partakers, then bastards are ye, and not sons.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
12:8 Of which all sons are partakers - More or less.
LibraryTwenty-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.
The Blood of Sprinkling
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.
1 Peter 5:9
Stand firm against him, and be strong in your faith. Remember that your Christian brothers and sisters all over the world are going through the same kind of suffering you are.
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