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

- 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

  • Irene123
    HEB 12:2 -- "...........WHO FOR THE JOY SET BEFORE HIM ENDURED THE CROSS............." The 'joy' .....; can you imagine!? Nor was it His personal joy He was thinking of, but His joy in OUR salvation when we followed Him in Acts 2:38. He went thru this for us, not for Himself.
    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
    well what I think about Hebrews 12 is that this scripture is the one that can be more effective when you TEACH the church of God about how you react as a new born or the son of the living God JESUS CHRIST so that all those who willing to join the havens family will come I Big Numbers.
  • Arthur Gray
    Verse 22 - 24 teaches protocols of engaging heavenly in issues of intercession.
  • Desmond
    Faithful Christians welcome the Lords chastisement because they understand that it is for their own spiritual good.Christians must have the desire to be corrected when they a walking froward to God's word.God is a loving,caring,forgiving, and just God.Faithful Christians need to always be in remembrance of that.
  • Jonathan McDade
    The Kingdom we receive is inside us when God grants us piece, and if he has delivered us from evil through prayer in secret then we must remember to honour our loving God the Father so that we are never in the hands of the enemy, it would be foolish not to fear God who can do such amazing things for us. What an amazing big God he is.

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