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Hebrews 12

Heb. 12:5 KJV (With Strong’s)

kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
ye have forgotten
eklanthanomai (Greek #1585)
to be utterly oblivious of
KJV usage: forget.
Pronounce: ek-lan-than'-om-ahee
Origin: middle voice from 1537 and 2990
the exhortation
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
paraklesis (Greek #3874)
imploration, hortation, solace
KJV usage: comfort, consolation, exhortation, intreaty.
Pronounce: par-ak'-lay-sis
Origin: from 3870
n which
hostis (Greek #3748)
which some, i.e. any that; also (definite) which same
KJV usage: X and (they), (such) as, (they) that, in that they, what(-soever), whereas ye, (they) which, who(-soever). Compare 3754.
Pronounce: hos'-tis
Origin: ἥτις (hay'-tis), and the neuter ὅτι (hot'-ee) from 3739 and 5100
dialegomai (Greek #1256)
to say thoroughly, i.e. discuss (in argument or exhortation)
KJV usage: dispute, preach (unto), reason (with), speak.
Pronounce: dee-al-eg'-om-ahee
Origin: middle voice from 1223 and 3004
unto you
humin (Greek #5213)
to (with or by) you
KJV usage: ye, you, your(-selves).
Pronounce: hoo-min'
Origin: irregular dative case of 5210
hos (Greek #5613)
which how, i.e. in that manner (very variously used, as follows)
KJV usage: about, after (that), (according) as (it had been, it were), as soon (as), even as (like), for, how (greatly), like (as, unto), since, so (that), that, to wit, unto, when(-soever), while, X with all speed.
Pronounce: hoce
Origin: probably adverb of comparative from 3739
unto children
huios (Greek #5207)
a "son" (sometimes of animals), used very widely of immediate, remote or figuratively, kinship
KJV usage: child, foal, son.
Pronounce: hwee-os'
Origin: apparently a primary word
, My
mou (Greek #3450)
of me
KJV usage: I, me, mine (own), my.
Pronounce: moo
Origin: the simpler form of 1700
huios (Greek #5207)
a "son" (sometimes of animals), used very widely of immediate, remote or figuratively, kinship
KJV usage: child, foal, son.
Pronounce: hwee-os'
Origin: apparently a primary word
, despise
oligoreo (Greek #3643)
to have little regard for, i.e. to disesteem
KJV usage: despise.
Pronounce: ol-ig-o-reh'-o
Origin: from a compound of 3641 and ὤρα ("care")
me (Greek #3361)
(adverb) not, (conjunction) lest; also (as an interrogative implying a negative answer (whereas 3756 expects an affirmative one)) whether
KJV usage: any but (that), X forbear, + God forbid, + lack, lest, neither, never, no (X wise in), none, nor, (can-)not, nothing, that not, un(-taken), without. Often used in compounds in substantially the same relations. See also 3362, 3363, 3364, 3372, 3373, 3375, 3378.
Pronounce: may
Origin: a primary particle of qualified negation (whereas 3756 expresses an absolute denial)
oligoreo (Greek #3643)
to have little regard for, i.e. to disesteem
KJV usage: despise.
Pronounce: ol-ig-o-reh'-o
Origin: from a compound of 3641 and ὤρα ("care")
the chastening
paideia (Greek #3809)
tutorage, i.e. education or training; by implication, disciplinary correction
KJV usage: chastening, chastisement, instruction, nurture.
Pronounce: pahee-di'-ah
Origin: from 3811
of the Lord
kurios (Greek #2962)
supreme in authority, i.e. (as noun) controller; by implication, Master (as a respectful title)
KJV usage: God, Lord, master, Sir.
Pronounce: koo'-ree-os
Origin: from κῦρος (supremacy)
, nor
mede (Greek #3366)
but not, not even; in a continued negation, nor
KJV usage: neither, nor (yet), (no) not (once, so much as).
Pronounce: may-deh'
Origin: from 3361 and 1161
ekluo (Greek #1590)
to relax (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: faint.
Pronounce: ek-loo'-o
Origin: from 1537 and 3089
when thou art rebuked
elegcho (Greek #1651)
to confute, admonish
KJV usage: convict, convince, tell a fault, rebuke, reprove.
Pronounce: el-eng'-kho
Origin: of uncertain affinity
hupo (Greek #5259)
under, i.e. (with the genitive case) of place (beneath), or with verbs (the agency or means, through); (with the accusative case) of place (whither (underneath) or where (below) or time (when (at))
KJV usage: among, by, from, in, of, under, with. In the comparative, it retains the same general applications, especially of inferior position or condition, and specially, covertly or moderately.
Pronounce: hoop-o'
Origin: a primary preposition
autos (Greek #846)
the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative 1438) of the third person , and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons
KJV usage: her, it(-self), one, the other, (mine) own, said, (self-), the) same, ((him-, my-, thy- )self, (your-)selves, she, that, their(-s), them(-selves), there(-at, - by, -in, -into, -of, -on, -with), they, (these) things, this (man), those, together, very, which. Compare 848.
Pronounce: ow-tos'
Origin: from the particle αὖ (perhaps akin to the base of 109 through the idea of a baffling wind) (backward)

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ye have forgotten.
the exhortation.
nor faint.
Heb. 12:3‑4• 3For consider him that endured such contradiction of sinners against himself, lest ye be wearied and faint in your minds.
4Ye have not yet resisted unto blood, striving against sin.
(Heb. 12:3‑4)
Josh. 7:7‑11• 7And Joshua said, Alas, O Lord God, wherefore hast thou at all brought this people over Jordan, to deliver us into the hand of the Amorites, to destroy us? would to God we had been content, and dwelt on the other side Jordan!
8O Lord, what shall I say, when Israel turneth their backs before their enemies!
9For the Canaanites and all the inhabitants of the land shall hear of it, and shall environ us round, and cut off our name from the earth: and what wilt thou do unto thy great name?
10And the Lord said unto Joshua, Get thee up; wherefore liest thou thus upon thy face?
11Israel hath sinned, and they have also transgressed my covenant which I commanded them: for they have even taken of the accursed thing, and have also stolen, and dissembled also, and they have put it even among their own stuff.
(Josh. 7:7‑11)
2 Sam. 6:7‑10• 7And the anger of the Lord was kindled against Uzzah; and God smote him there for his error; and there he died by the ark of God.
8And David was displeased, because the Lord had made a breach upon Uzzah: and he called the name of the place Perez-uzzah to this day.
9And David was afraid of the Lord that day, and said, How shall the ark of the Lord come to me?
10So David would not remove the ark of the Lord unto him into the city of David: but David carried it aside into the house of Obed-edom the Gittite.
(2 Sam. 6:7‑10)
1 Chron. 13:9‑13• 9And when they came unto the threshingfloor of Chidon, Uzza put forth his hand to hold the ark; for the oxen stumbled.
10And the anger of the Lord was kindled against Uzza, and he smote him, because he put his hand to the ark: and there he died before God.
11And David was displeased, because the Lord had made a breach upon Uzza: wherefore that place is called Perez-uzza to this day.
12And David was afraid of God that day, saying, How shall I bring the ark of God home to me?
13So David brought not the ark home to himself to the city of David, but carried it aside into the house of Obed-edom the Gittite.
(1 Chron. 13:9‑13)
1 Chron. 15:12‑13• 12And said unto them, Ye are the chief of the fathers of the Levites: sanctify yourselves, both ye and your brethren, that ye may bring up the ark of the Lord God of Israel unto the place that I have prepared for it.
13For because ye did it not at the first, the Lord our God made a breach upon us, for that we sought him not after the due order.
(1 Chron. 15:12‑13)
Psa. 6:1‑2• 1<<To the chief Musician on Neginoth upon Sheminith, A Psalm of David.>> O Lord, rebuke me not in thine anger, neither chasten me in thy hot displeasure.
2Have mercy upon me, O Lord; for I am weak: O Lord, heal me; for my bones are vexed.
(Psa. 6:1‑2)
2 Cor. 4:8‑9• 8We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair;
9Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed;
(2 Cor. 4:8‑9)
2 Cor. 12:9‑10• 9And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.
10Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ's sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.
(2 Cor. 12:9‑10)
 How often His action which calls us to suffer is to guard us from what would grieve the Holy Spirit of God, rather than because we have sinned! (Hebrews 12:4-8 by W. Kelly)
 We must not despise it, for He does not chastise without a motive or a cause (moreover, it is God who does it); nor must we be discouraged, for He does it in love. (Hebrews 12 by J.N. Darby)
 God knows how to unite the manifestation of the faithfulness of the new man who suffers for the Lord, with the discipline by which the flesh is mortified. (Hebrews 12 by J.N. Darby)
 {despise} We are not, in the spirit of pride, to take the trial in a stoical way as being common to mankind; {faint} nor are we to sink under the trial in a spirit of hopeless despair. (God's Means to Keep Us in the Path of Faith by H. Smith)

J. N. Darby Translation

And ye haveh quite forgotten the exhortation which speaks to you as to sonsi: My son, despise not the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when reproved by him;

JND Translation Notes

Or "And have ye?"
See Prov. 3.11,12.

W. Kelly Translation

And ye have quite forgotten the exhortation the which discourseth with you as sons, My son, regard not lightly Jehovah’s chastening, nor faint when reproved of him: