Hebrews 12:9
Good News Translation
In the case of our human fathers, they punished us and we respected them. How much more, then, should we submit to our spiritual Father and live!

Contemporary English Version
Our earthly fathers correct us, and we still respect them. Isn't it even better to be given true life by letting our spiritual Father correct us?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Moreover, we have had fathers of our flesh for instructors, and we reverenced them. Shall we not much more obey the Father of spirits and live?

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Moreover, we have had fathers of our flesh for instructors, and we reverenced them. Shall we not much more obey the Father of spirits and live?

fathers.

John 3:6 That which is born of the flesh is flesh: and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

Acts 2:30 Whereas therefore he was a prophet and knew that God hath sworn to him with an oath, that of the fruit of his loins one should sit upon his throne.

Romans 1:3 Concerning his Son, who was made to him of the seed of David, according to the flesh,

Romans 9:3,5 For I wished myself to be an anathema from Christ, for my brethren: who are my kinsmen according to the flesh: . . .

corrected.

Hebrews 12:7 Persevere under discipline. God dealeth with you as with his sons. For what son is there whom the father doth not correct?

we gave.

Exodus 20:12 Honour thy father and thy mother, that thou mayst be longlived upon the land which the Lord thy God will give thee.

Leviticus 19:3 Let every one fear his father, and his mother. Keep my sabbaths. I am the Lord your God.

Deuteronomy 21:18-21 If a man have a stubborn and unruly son, who will not hear the commandments of his father or mother, and being corrected, slighteth obedience: . . .

Deuteronomy 27:16 Cursed be he that honoureth not his father and mother: and all the people shall say: Amen.

Proverbs 30:17 The eye that mocketh at his father, and that despiseth the labour of his mother in bearing him, let the ravens of the brooks pick it out, and the young eagles eat it.

Ezekiel 22:7 They have abused father and mother in thee, they have oppressed the stranger in the midst of thee, they have grieved the fatherless and widow in thee.

Ephesians 6:1-4 Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is just. . . .

shall we not.

Malachi 1:6 The son honoureth the father, and the servant his master: if then I be a father, where is my honour? and if I be a master, where is my fear: saith the Lord of hosts.

James 4:7,10 Be subject therefore to God. But resist the devil: and he will fly from you. . . .

1 Peter 5:6 Be you humbled therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in the time of visitation:

the Father.

Numbers 16:22 They fell flat on their face, and said: O most mighty, the God of the spirits of all flesh, for one man's sin shall thy wrath rage against all?

Numbers 27:16 May the Lord the God of the spirits of all flesh provide a man, that may be over this multitude:

Job 12:10 In whose hand is the soul of every living thing, and the spirit of all flesh of man.

Ecclesiastes 12:7 And the dust return into its earth, from whence it was, and the spirit return to God, who gave it.

Isaiah 42:5 Thus saith the Lord God that created the heavens, and stretched them out: that established the earth, and the things that spring out of it: that giveth breath to the people upon it, and spirit to them that tread thereon.

Isaiah 57:16 For I will not contend for ever, neither will I be angry unto the end: because the spirit shall go forth from my face, and breathings I will make.

Zechariah 12:1 The burden of the word of the Lord upon Israel. Thus saith the Lord, who stretcheth forth the heavens, and layeth the foundations of the earth, and formeth the spirit of man in him:

Context
God Disciplines His Sons
8But if you be without chastisement, whereof all are made partakers, then are you bastards and not sons. 9Moreover, we have had fathers of our flesh for instructors, and we reverenced them. Shall we not much more obey the Father of spirits and live? 10And they indeed for a few days, according to their own pleasure, instructed us: but he, for our profit, that we might receive his sanctification.…
Cross References
Numbers 16:22
They fell flat on their face, and said: O most mighty, the God of the spirits of all flesh, for one man's sin shall thy wrath rage against all?

Numbers 27:16
May the Lord the God of the spirits of all flesh provide a man, that may be over this multitude:

Isaiah 38:16
O Lord, if man's life be such, and the life of my spirit be in such things as these, thou shalt correct me, and make me to live.

Zechariah 12:1
The burden of the word of the Lord upon Israel. Thus saith the Lord, who stretcheth forth the heavens, and layeth the foundations of the earth, and formeth the spirit of man in him:

Luke 18:2
Saying: There was a judge in a certain city, who feared not God nor regarded man.

Luke 18:4
And he would not for a long time. But afterwards he said within himself: Although I fear not God nor regard man,

Revelation 22:6
And he said to me: These words are most faithful and true. And the Lord God of the spirits of the prophets sent his angel to shew his servant the things which must be done shortly.

Additional Translations
Furthermore, we have all had earthly fathers who disciplined us, and we respected them. Should we not much more submit to the Father of our spirits and live?

Furthermore indeed, we have had fathers of our flesh, correctors, and we respected them; and shall we not much more be in subjection to the Father of spirits and shall live?

Furthermore we have had fathers of our flesh which corrected us, and we gave them reverence: shall we not much rather be in subjection to the Father of spirits, and live?

Furthermore, we had the fathers of our flesh to chasten us, and we gave them reverence: shall we not much rather be in subjection unto the Father of spirits, and live?

Moreover we have had the fathers of our flesh as chasteners, and we reverenced [them]; shall we not much rather be in subjection to the Father of spirits, and live?

Furthermore, we had the fathers of our flesh to chasten us, and we gave them reverence: shall we not much rather be in subjection unto the Father of spirits, and live?

Furthermore, we have had fathers of our flesh who corrected us, and we gave them reverence: shall we not much rather be in subjection to the Father of spirits, and live?

Besides this, our earthly fathers used to discipline us and we treated them with respect, and shall we not be still more submissive to the Father of our spirits, and live?

Furthermore, we had the fathers of our flesh to chasten us, and we paid them respect. Shall we not much rather be in subjection to the Father of spirits, and live?

Then, indeed, fathers of our flesh we have had, chastising us, and we were reverencing them; shall we not much rather be subject to the Father of the spirits, and live?
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