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

  • Angela a. trehern
    This is such a powerful scripture! It often brings me to a place I need to be...bringing tears to my eyes. Christ on the cross dying in agony , innocent ,choosing with the deepest love possible to give his life for me, a sinner so unworthy and many times weak...I find strength and tremendous encouragement in my Christian walk in these words!!(:
  • Darlene Wells
    God's word is truth and fulfillingh
  • 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.
  • 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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