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

  • BSP
    Verse 3: Considering the things that Jesus went through can help us when we endure trials.
  • Steve morrow
    HEBREWS 12:15 FOLLOW PEACE WITH ALL MEN AND HOLINESS WITHOUT WHICH NO MAN SHALL SEE THE LORD 1 PETER 1:15 BUT AS HE WHICH HATH CALLED YOU IS HOLY SO BE YOU HOLY IN ALL MANNER OF CONVERSATION --12:16--BECAUSE AS IT IS WRITTEN BE YOU HOLY FOR I AM HOLY***MARK 7:9 AND HE SAID UNTO THEM FULL WELL YOU REJECT THE COMMANDMENT OF GOD THAT YOU MAY KEEP YOUR OWN TRADITION***
  • BSP
    Verses 5 and 6 tell us not to belittle discipline or give up when disciplined. We should humble take the discipline and learn from our mistakes.
  • Steve morrow
    HEBREWS 12:2 LOOKING UNTO JESUS THE AUTHOR AND FINISHER OF OUR FAITH WHO FOR THE JOY THAT WAS SET BEFORE HIM --- ENDURED THE CROSS --- DESPISING THE SHAME AND IS SET DOWN AT THE RIGHT HAND OF THE --- THRONE OF GOD --- HEBREWS 5:9 AND BEING MADE PERFECT --- HE --- BECAME THE AUTHOR OF ETERNAL SALVATION UNTO ALL THEM THAT OBEY HIM
  • Steve morrow
    HEBREWS 12:17 FOR YOU KNOW HOW THAT AFTERWARD WHEN HE WOULD HAVE INHERITED THE BLESSING THE BLESSING HE WAS REJECTED FOR HE FOUND NO PLACE OF REPENTANCE THOUGH HE SOUGHT IT CAREFULLY WITH TEARS
  • Lilian
    Wherefore we recieving Kingdom which cannot be move let us have by grace whereby we may serve God acceptably with reverence and Godly fear Amen thanks to the blood Jesus

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