Heb. 12:6 KJV (With Strong’s)

gar (Greek #1063)
properly, assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles)
KJV usage: and, as, because (that), but, even, for, indeed, no doubt, seeing, then, therefore, verily, what, why, yet.
Pronounce: gar
Origin: a primary particle
hos (Greek #3739)
the relatively (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that
KJV usage: one, (an-, the) other, some, that, what, which, who(-m, -se), etc. See also 3757.
Pronounce: hos
Origin: ἥ (hay), and neuter ὅ (ho) probably a primary word (or perhaps a form of the article 3588)
q 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)
agapao (Greek #25)
to love (in a social or moral sense)
KJV usage: (be-)love(-ed). Compare 5368.
Pronounce: ag-ap-ah'-o
Origin: perhaps from ἄγαν (much) (or compare 5689)
he chasteneth
paideuo (Greek #3811)
to train up a child, i.e. educate, or (by implication), discipline (by punishment)
KJV usage: chasten(-ise), instruct, learn, teach.
Pronounce: pahee-dyoo'-o
Origin: from 3816
, and
de (Greek #1161)
but, and, etc.
KJV usage: also, and, but, moreover, now (often unexpressed in English).
Pronounce: deh
Origin: a primary particle (adversative or continuative)
mastigoo (Greek #3146)
to flog (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: scourge.
Pronounce: mas-tig-o'-o
Origin: from 3148
pas (Greek #3956)
apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole
KJV usage: all (manner of, means), alway(-s), any (one), X daily, + ever, every (one, way), as many as, + no(-thing), X thoroughly, whatsoever, whole, whosoever.
Pronounce: pas
Origin: including all the forms of declension
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
hos (Greek #3739)
the relatively (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that
KJV usage: one, (an-, the) other, some, that, what, which, who(-m, -se), etc. See also 3757.
Pronounce: hos
Origin: ἥ (hay), and neuter ὅ (ho) probably a primary word (or perhaps a form of the article 3588)
he receiveth
paradechomai (Greek #3858)
to accept near, i.e. admit or (by implication) delight in
KJV usage: receive.
Pronounce: par-ad-ekh'-om-ahee
Origin: from 3844 and 1209

Cross References


Ministry on This Verse

Deut. 8:5• 5Thou shalt also consider in thine heart, that, as a man chasteneth his son, so the Lord thy God chasteneth thee. (Deut. 8:5)
Psa. 32:1‑5• 1<<A Psalm of David, Maschil.>> Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered.
2Blessed is the man unto whom the Lord imputeth not iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no guile.
3When I kept silence, my bones waxed old through my roaring all the day long.
4For day and night thy hand was heavy upon me: my moisture is turned into the drought of summer. Selah.
5I acknowledged my sin unto thee, and mine iniquity have I not hid. I said, I will confess my transgressions unto the Lord; and thou forgavest the iniquity of my sin. Selah.
(Psa. 32:1‑5)
Psa. 73:14‑15• 14For all the day long have I been plagued, and chastened every morning.
15If I say, I will speak thus; behold, I should offend against the generation of thy children.
(Psa. 73:14‑15)
Psa. 89:30‑34• 30If his children forsake my law, and walk not in my judgments;
31If they break my statutes, and keep not my commandments;
32Then will I visit their transgression with the rod, and their iniquity with stripes.
33Nevertheless my lovingkindness will I not utterly take from him, nor suffer my faithfulness to fail.
34My covenant will I not break, nor alter the thing that is gone out of my lips.
(Psa. 89:30‑34)
Psa. 119:71,75• 71It is good for me that I have been afflicted; that I might learn thy statutes.
75I know, O Lord, that thy judgments are right, and that thou in faithfulness hast afflicted me.
(Psa. 119:71,75)
Prov. 3:12• 12For whom the Lord loveth he correcteth; even as a father the son in whom he delighteth. (Prov. 3:12)
Prov. 13:24• 24He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes. (Prov. 13:24)
Isa. 27:9• 9By this therefore shall the iniquity of Jacob be purged; and this is all the fruit to take away his sin; when he maketh all the stones of the altar as chalkstones that are beaten in sunder, the groves and images shall not stand up. (Isa. 27:9)
Jer. 10:24• 24O Lord, correct me, but with judgment; not in thine anger, lest thou bring me to nothing. (Jer. 10:24)
James 1:12• 12Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him. (James 1:12)
James 5:11• 11Behold, we count them happy which endure. Ye have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord; that the Lord is very pitiful, and of tender mercy. (James 5:11)
Rev. 3:19• 19As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent. (Rev. 3:19)
and scourgeth.
 His word calls on every child of His to cherish confidence in His grace, as our standing before Him (Rom. 5:2, Heb. 12:28, 1 Peter 5:12), that we may the more deeply judge ourselves, our inconsistencies, and our failures. (Hebrews 12:4-8 by W. Kelly)
 God sees in His children everything that is contrary to His holiness—the evil tendencies and habits that we may little suspect, the impatience and irritability, the petty vanity and pride, the boastfulness and self-confidence, the hardness and selfishness, the lust and covetousness—and in His great love He deals with us so that we may be partakers of His holiness. (God's Means to Keep Us in the Path of Faith by H. Smith)

J. N. Darby Translation

for whom the Lord loves he chastens, and scourges every son whom he receives.

W. Kelly Translation

for whom Jehovah loveth, he chasteneth, and scourgeth every son whom he receiveth1.

WK Translation Notes

Jehovah: "Lord" here means Jehovah, and therefore excludes the article in Greek. (Exp. of Heb., p.239)