Hebrews 12:6

“For whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth, and scourgeth every son whom he receiveth.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For whome the Lord loueth hee chasteneth, and scourgeth euery sonne whom he receiueth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

FOR THOSE WHOM THE LORD LOVES HE DISCIPLINES, AND HE SCOURGES EVERY SON WHOM HE RECEIVES."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth, And scourgeth every son whom he receiveth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For the Lord sends punishment on his loved ones; everyone whom he takes as his son has experience of his rod.
- Basic English Bible

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

For whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth, and scourgeth every son whom he receiveth.
- Webster's Bible

for those whom the Lord loves He disciplines: and He scourges every son whom He acknowledges."
- Weymouth Bible

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

For the Lord chastisith hym that he loueth; he betith euery sone that he resseyueth.
- Wycliffe Bible

for whom the Lord doth love He doth chasten, and He scourgeth every son whom He receiveth;'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hebrews 12:6


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


People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 12:6


Heb 12:6 For whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth. The chastening hand does not show the anger of God, but his love. Every child is chastened and reproved for its good.

Discussion for Hebrews 12

  • Felicia
    Our walk with the Lord is a race indeed a marathon it a walk of faith looking up to Him the author and the finisher of our faith. He has finished His own and reigning with His father. He is the arbiter we must walk with perceiverance keeping to our lane so as not to be disqualified Setting aside every weight that will hinder us bidding goodbye to besetting sins - pride etc The Lord will help us.
  • Irene123
    V. 2 - If you've ever read, in depth, what Jesus suffered even before his crucifixion, before Pilate, etc, and then read Heb.12:2 - .....and for the joy that was set before him.....; joy not for himself, but for all the souls that would be with Him because of His sacrifice.
  • Sheila Bean
    We are a blended family by God's protection He called us out to Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord:" And Hebrews12vs28and29 "Wherefore we receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved, let us have grace, whereby we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear:" Vs: 29 "For our God is a consuming fire."
  • BSP
    We should strive to pursue peace with all men.
  • MR. HUNTER
    I DON'T THINK , I KNOW THAT THIS SCRIPTURE VERSE IS ONE OF THE MOST POWERFUL VERSES IN THE ENTIRE BIBLE. THIS VERSE HEBREWS 12:14 SAY'S WHAT IT MEANS AND MEANS WHAT IT SAYS NO MAN SHALL SEE THE LORD IN PEACE WITHOUT HOLINESS. PEOPLE HOLINESS IS GOD AND GOD IS HOLINESS. TODAY AND YESTERDAY GOD WAS HOLY AND TOMORROW GOD WILL STILL BE HOLY AND HOLINESS. THEREFORE ? WHY WOULD YOU OR ANYONE ON THIS EARTH WANT TO BE IN ANY OTHER FAITH BELIEVING STATE OTHER THAN BEING HOLY. IN CONCLUSION BUT NOT FINISH THE WHOLE WORLD SHOULD REEXAMINE THEIR RELIGIONS AND SEE RATHER THE CHURCH THEY ATTEND TRULY TEACHES PURE HOLINESS AND NOT SOME MESS THAT LIMITS GOD FROM BEING ALL IN ALL IN THEIR LIFE. THE TIME IS VERY CLOSE TO JESUS CHRIST RETURN WHO IS GOD , AMEN ! SO FOR ALL THE HUMAN RACE THAT ARE NOT HOLINESS SHOULD IMMEDIATELY ASK GOD TODAY " WHAT MUST I DO TO BE SAVED " ANSWER OBEY IN THE BIBLE ACTS 2:38 TO START AND SEE WANT JESUS GOD MAKE YOU HOLINESS. PEACE UNTO YOU AND THE LORD JESUS LOVE YOU ALWAY .
  • SYLVIA HERNANDEZ
    There is only one straight narrow path that God will accept To enter the kingdom of God. Faith, obedience to the word, in sincerity in truth. JOHN 14

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