Hebrews 12:8
New International Version
If you are not disciplined--and everyone undergoes discipline--then you are not legitimate, not true sons and daughters at all.

New Living Translation
If God doesn’t discipline you as he does all of his children, it means that you are illegitimate and are not really his children at all.

English Standard Version
If you are left without discipline, in which all have participated, then you are illegitimate children and not sons.

Berean Study Bible
If you do not experience discipline like everyone else, then you are illegitimate children and not true sons.

Berean Literal Bible
But if you are without discipline, of which they have all become partakers, then you are illegitimate children and not sons.

New American Standard Bible
But if you are without discipline, of which all have become partakers, then you are illegitimate children and not sons.

New King James Version
But if you are without chastening, of which all have become partakers, then you are illegitimate and not sons.

King James Bible
But if ye be without chastisement, whereof all are partakers, then are ye bastards, and not sons.

Christian Standard Bible
But if you are without discipline--which all receive--then you are illegitimate children and not sons.

Contemporary English Version
God corrects all his children, and if he doesn't correct you, then you don't really belong to him.

Good News Translation
If you are not punished, as all his children are, it means you are not real children, but bastards.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But if you are without discipline--which all receive--then you are illegitimate children and not sons.

International Standard Version
Now if you are without any discipline, in which all sons share, then you are illegitimate and not God's sons.

NET Bible
But if you do not experience discipline, something all sons have shared in, then you are illegitimate and are not sons.

New Heart English Bible
But if you are without discipline, of which all have been made partakers, then you are illegitimate, and not children.

A Faithful Version
But if you are without chastisement, of which all are partakers, then you are bastards and not sons.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And if you are without the discipline by which every person is disciplined, you are strangers and not children.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
If you aren't disciplined like the other children, you aren't part of the family.

New American Standard 1977
But if you are without discipline, of which all have become partakers, then you are illegitimate children and not sons.

King James 2000 Bible
But if you be without chastisement, of which all are partakers, then are you illegitimate children, and not sons.

American King James Version
But if you be without chastisement, whereof all are partakers, then are you bastards, and not sons.

American Standard Version
But if ye are without chastening, whereof all have been made partakers, then are ye bastards, and not sons.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But if you be without chastisement, whereof all are made partakers, then are you bastards, and not sons.

Darby Bible Translation
But if ye are without chastening, of which all have been made partakers, then are ye bastards, and not sons.

English Revised Version
But if ye are without chastening, whereof all have been made partakers, then are ye bastards, and not sons.

Webster's Bible Translation
But if ye are without chastisement, of which all are partakers, then are ye bastards and not sons.

Weymouth New Testament
And if you are left without discipline, of which every true son has had a share, that shows that you are bastards, and not true sons.

World English Bible
But if you are without discipline, of which all have been made partakers, then are you illegitimate, and not children.

Young's Literal Translation
and if ye are apart from chastening, of which all have become partakers, then bastards are ye, and not sons.
Study Bible
God Disciplines His Sons
7Endure suffering as discipline; God is treating you as sons. For what son is not disciplined by his father? 8 If you do not experience discipline like everyone else, then you are illegitimate children and not true sons. 9Furthermore, 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?…
Cross References
1 Corinthians 11:32
But when we are judged by the Lord, we are being disciplined so that we will not be condemned with the world.

1 Peter 5:9
Resist him, standing firm in your faith and in the knowledge that your brothers throughout the world are undergoing the same kinds of suffering.

Treasury of Scripture

But if you be without chastisement, whereof all are partakers, then are you bastards, and not sons.

Hebrews 12:6
For whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth, and scourgeth every son whom he receiveth.

Psalm 73:1,14,15
A Psalm of Asaph. Truly God is good to Israel, even to such as are of a clean heart…

1 Peter 5:9,10
Whom resist stedfast in the faith, knowing that the same afflictions are accomplished in your brethren that are in the world…









Lexicon
If
εἰ (ei)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1487: If. A primary particle of conditionality; if, whether, that, etc.

you do not experience
ἐστε (este)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

discipline
παιδείας (paideias)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3809: From paideuo; tutorage, i.e. Education or training; by implication, disciplinary correction.

like
ἧς (hēs)
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3739: Who, which, what, that.

everyone
πάντες (pantes)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3956: All, the whole, every kind of. Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.

else,
μέτοχοι (metochoi)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3353: A sharer, partner, associate. From metecho; participant, i.e. a sharer; by implication, an associate.

then
ἄρα (ara)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 686: Then, therefore, since. Probably from airo; a particle denoting an inference more or less decisive.

you are
ἐστε (este)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

illegitimate children
νόθοι (nothoi)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3541: Illegitimate, base-born. Of uncertain affinity; a spurious or illegitimate son.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

not true
οὐχ (ouch)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3756: No, not. Also ouk, and ouch a primary word; the absolute negative adverb; no or not.

sons.
υἱοί (huioi)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 5207: A son, descendent. Apparently a primary word; a 'son', used very widely of immediate, remote or figuratively, kinship.
(8) Whereof all are partakers.--Better, whereof all (God's children) have been made partakers. Were it possible that they have never known this fatherly "chastening," it must be that they are not sons whom a father acknowledges, and for whose training he has care.

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