Proverbs 3:12

12 because the LORD disciplines those he loves, as a father the son he delights in.a

Read Proverbs 3:12 Using Other Translations

For whom the LORD loveth he correcteth; even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.
for the LORD reproves him whom he loves, as a father the son in whom he delights.
For the LORD corrects those he loves, just as a father corrects a child in whom he delights.