Hebrews 12:6-16 NAS

6 1FOR THOSE 2WHOM THE LORD LOVES HE DISCIPLINES, AND HE SCOURGES EVERY SON WHOM HE RECEIVES."

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7 It is for discipline that you endure; 3God deals with you as with sons; for what son is there whom his father does not discipline?

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8 But if you are without discipline, 4of which all have become partakers, then you are illegitimate children and not sons.

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9 Furthermore, we had aearthly fathers to discipline us, and we 5respected them; shall we not much rather be subject to 6the Father of bspirits, and 7live?

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    • ñ 12:9 - Lit "fathers of our flesh"
    • ò 12:9 - Or "our spirits"
      10 For they disciplined us for a short time as seemed best to them, but He disciplines us for our good, 8so that we may share His holiness.

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      11 All discipline 9for the moment seems not to be joyful, but sorrowful; yet to those who have been trained by it, afterwards it yields the 10peaceful fruit of righteousness.

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      12 Therefore, c11strengthen the hands that are weak and the knees that are feeble,

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        • ó 12:12 - Lit "make straight"
          13 and 12make straight paths for your feet, so that the limb which is lame may not be put out of joint, but rather 13be healed.

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          14 14Pursue peace with all men, and the 15sanctification without which no one will 16see the Lord.

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          15 See to it that no one 17comes short of the grace of God; that no 18root of bitterness springing up causes trouble, and by it many be 19defiled;

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          16 that there be no * 20immoral or 21godless person like Esau, 22who sold his own birthright for a single meal.

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