Hebrews 12:7

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

If yee endure chastening, God dealeth with you as with sonnes: for what sonne is he whom the father chasteneth not?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

It is for discipline that you endure; God deals with you as with sons; for what son is there whom {his} father does not discipline?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

It is for chastening that ye endure; God dealeth with you as with sons; for what son is there whom `his' father chasteneth not?
- American Standard Version (1901)

It is for your training that you undergo these things; God is acting to you as a father does to his sons; for what son does not have punishment from his father?
- Basic English Bible

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

If ye endure chastening, God dealeth with you as with sons: for what son is he whom the father chasteneth not?
- Webster's Bible

The sufferings that you are enduring are for your discipline. God is dealing with you as sons; for what son is there whom his father does not discipline?
- Weymouth 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?
- World English Bible

Abide ye stille in chastising; God proferith hym to you as to sones. For what sone is it, whom the fadir chastisith not?
- Wycliffe Bible

if chastening ye endure, as to sons God beareth Himself to you, for who is a son whom a father doth not chasten?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hebrews 12:7


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


People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 12:7


Heb 12:7 If ye endure chastening, God dealeth with you as with sons. If you are called on to suffer, it shows that God is treating you as his children.

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.
  • 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
  • SIBUSISO S DLAMINI
    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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