Hebrews 12:10

10 For they verily for a few days chastened us after[a] their own pleasure; but he for our profit, that we might be partakers of his holiness.

Hebrews 12:10 In-Context

8 But if ye be without chastisement, whereof all are partakers, then are ye bastards, and not sons.
9 Furthermore we have had fathers of our flesh which corrected us, and we gave them reverence: shall we not much rather be in subjection unto the Father of spirits, and live?
10 For they verily for a few days chastened us after their own pleasure; but he for our profit, that we might be partakers of his holiness.
11 Now no chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto them which are exercised thereby.
12 Wherefore lift up the hands which hang down, and the feeble knees;

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. after...: or, as seemed good, or, meet to them
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