Know then in your heart that as a man disciplines his son, so the Lord your God disciplines you.(A)

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12 because the Lord disciplines those he loves,(A)
    as a father the son he delights in.[a](B)

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Footnotes

  1. Proverbs 3:12 Hebrew; Septuagint loves, / and he chastens everyone he accepts as his child

32 Nevertheless, when we are judged in this way by the Lord, we are being disciplined(A) so that we will not be finally condemned with the world.(B)

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And have you completely forgotten this word of encouragement that addresses you as a father addresses his son? It says,

“My son, do not make light of the Lord’s discipline,
    and do not lose heart(A) when he rebukes you,

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because the Lord disciplines the one he loves,(A)
    and he chastens everyone he accepts as his son.”[a](B)

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Footnotes

  1. Hebrews 12:6 Prov. 3:11,12 (see Septuagint)