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Hebrews 12:5-6

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12:5 And have you forgotten the exhortation addressed to you as sons?

My son, do not scorn 1  the Lord’s discipline

or give up when he corrects 2  you.

12:6For the Lord disciplines the one he loves and chastises every son he accepts. 3 

1 tn Or “disregard,” “think little of.”

2 tn Or “reproves,” “rebukes.” The Greek verb ἐλέγχω (elencw) implies exposing someone’s sin in order to bring correction.

3 sn A quotation from Prov 3:11-12.



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