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7 It is for discipline that you endure; 1God deals with you as with sons; for what son is there whom his father does not discipline?
8 But if you are without discipline, 2of which all have become partakers, then you are illegitimate children and not sons.

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9 Furthermore, we had earthly fathers to discipline us, and we 3respected them; shall we not much rather be subject to 4the Father of spirits, and 5live?

References for Hebrews 12:9

    • e 12:9 - Lit "fathers of our flesh"
    • f 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, 6so that we may share His holiness.

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      11 All discipline 7for the moment seems not to be joyful, but sorrowful; yet to those who have been trained by it, afterwards it yields the 8peaceful fruit of righteousness.

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