It is for discipline that you endure ; 1Goddeals with you as with sons ; for whatson is there whom his father does not discipline ?
But if you are withoutdiscipline, 2of whichall have becomepartakers, then you are illegitimatechildren and not sons.
9Furthermore, we hadaearthlyfathers to discipline us, and we 3respected them; shall we not muchrather be subject to 4the Father of bspirits, and 5live ?
For they disciplined us for a shorttime as seemedbest to them, but He disciplines us for our good, 6so that we may share His holiness.
11Alldiscipline7for the momentseems not to be joyful, but sorrowful ; yet to those who have been trained by it, afterwards it yields the 8peacefulfruit of righteousness.