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.