Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

But of course no chastening for the present seems to be of joy but of sorrow, yet afterward it yields peaceable fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it.

New American Standard Bible

All discipline for the moment seems not to be joyful, but sorrowful; yet to those who have been trained by it, afterwards it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness.

King James Version

Now no chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto them which are exercised thereby.

Holman Bible

No discipline seems enjoyable at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it yields the fruit of peace and righteousness to those who have been trained by it.

International Standard Version

No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, for those who have been trained by it, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace.

American Standard Version

All chastening seemeth for the present to be not joyous but grievous; yet afterward it yieldeth peaceable fruit unto them that have been exercised thereby, even the fruit of righteousness.

Amplified

For the time being no discipline brings joy, but seems sad and painful; yet to those who have been trained by it, afterwards it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness [right standing with God and a lifestyle and attitude that seeks conformity to God’s will and purpose].

An Understandable Version

No discipline seems pleasant, but painful, at the time [it is received], yet later on it produces a crop of peace and righteousness in [the lives of] those who have been trained by it.

Anderson New Testament

But no chastisement seems, at the time, to be a matter of joy, but of grief: yet afterward, it yields the peaceable fruit of righteousness to those who are exercised by it.

Bible in Basic English

At the time all punishment seems to be pain and not joy: but after, those who have been trained by it get from it the peace-giving fruit of righteousness.

Common New Testament

For the moment all discipline seems painful rather than pleasant; but later it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it.

Daniel Mace New Testament

'tis true, all correction at first is far from appearing agreeable, yet afterward it produces the agreeable fruits of virtue in those who are exercised thereby.

Darby Translation

But no chastening at the time seems to be matter of joy, but of grief; but afterwards yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those exercised by it.

Godbey New Testament

Indeed no chastisement for the present seems to be truly joyful, but sorrowful: but afterward it yields the peaceable fruit of righteousness to them who have been disciplined by it.

Goodspeed New Testament

Discipline is never pleasant at the time; it is painful; but to those who are trained by it, it afterward yields the peace of character.

John Wesley New Testament

Now all chastning for the present is assuredly not joyous, but grievous; yet afterwards it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness to them that are exercised thereby.

Julia Smith Translation

And truly every correction for the present seems not to be for joy, but grief: and later it returns the peaceful fruit of justice to them being exercised by it.

King James 2000

Now no chastening for the present seems to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless afterward it yields the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto them who are trained by it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now all discipline seems for the moment not to be joyful but painful, but later it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness for those who are trained by it.

Modern King James verseion

Now chastening for the present does not seem to be joyous, but grievous. Nevertheless afterward it yields the peaceable fruit of righteousness to those who are exercised by it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

No manner chastising for the present time seemeth to be joyous, but grievous; nevertheless, afterward it bringeth the quiet fruit of righteousness unto them which are therein exercised.

Moffatt New Testament

Discipline always seems for the time to be a thing of pain, not of joy; but those who are trained by it reap the fruit of it afterwards in the peace of an upright life.

Montgomery New Testament

Now no discipline seems for the present to be joyous, but grievous; but afterward it yields the peaceable fruits of righteousness to those who have been trained under it.

NET Bible

Now all discipline seems painful at the time, not joyful. But later it produces the fruit of peace and righteousness for those trained by it.

New Heart English Bible

All discipline seems for the moment painful, not joyful; yet afterward it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been exercised thereby.

Noyes New Testament

Now all chastening for the present indeed seemeth to be not joyous, but grievous; but afterward it yieldeth the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been exercised thereby.

Sawyer New Testament

And no correction seems to be joyful for the present but painful, but afterwards it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those exercised by it.

The Emphasized Bible

But, no discipline, for the present, indeed, seemeth to be of joy, but of sorrow: afterwards, however - to them who thereby have been trained, it yieldeth peaceful fruit, of righteousness.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Now all correction at the moment seemeth not to be cause for joy, but for sorrow; but after a while it produceth peaceable fruit of righteousness to those who have thereby been disciplined.

Twentieth Century New Testament

No discipline is pleasant at the time; on the contrary, it is painful. But afterwards its fruit is seen in the peacefulness of a righteous life which is the lot of those who have been trained under it.

Webster

Now no chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless, afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness to them who are exercised by it.

Weymouth New Testament

Now, at the time, discipline seems to be a matter not for joy, but for grief; yet it afterwards yields to those who have passed through its training a result full of peace--namely, righteousness.

Williams New Testament

Now for the time being no discipline seems to be pleasant; it is painful; later on, however, to those who are trained by it, it yields the fruit of peace which grows from upright character.

World English Bible

All chastening seems for the present to be not joyous but grievous; yet afterward it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been exercised thereby.

Worrell New Testament

All chastening, indeed, for the present seems not to be joyous, but grievous; but afterward it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained thereby.

Worsley New Testament

Now no chastening seems for the present to be matter of joy but of grief: and yet afterwards it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness to those that are exercised thereby.

Youngs Literal Translation

and all chastening for the present, indeed, doth not seem to be of joy, but of sorrow, yet afterward the peaceable fruit of righteousness to those exercised through it -- it doth yield.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Now
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

no
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

παιδεία 
Paideia 
Usage: 6

for
πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

the present
πάρειμι 
Pareimi 
Usage: 22

δοκέω 
Dokeo 
Usage: 45

to be
εἶναι 
Einai 
to be, be, was, is, am, are, were, not tr,
Usage: 97

χαρά 
Chara 
Usage: 44

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

λύπη 
Lupe 
Usage: 12

δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

ὕστερον 
Husteron 
afterward, last, at the last, last of all
Usage: 7

ἀποδίδωμι 
Apodidomi 
Usage: 25

the
καρπός 
Karpos 
Usage: 25

εἰρηνικός 
Eirenikos 
Usage: 2

καρπός 
Karpos 
Usage: 25

δικαιοσύνη 
Dikaiosune 
Usage: 83

γυμνάζω 
Gumnazo 
Usage: 4

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Hebrews 12:11

Images Hebrews 12:11

Context Readings

Fatherly Discipline

10 For those men indeed for a few days chastened us according to that which seemed good to them, but he for that which is advantageous, in order to be partakers of his holiness. 11 But of course no chastening for the present seems to be of joy but of sorrow, yet afterward it yields peaceable fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it. 12 Therefore lift up the drooping hands, and the feeble knees,



Cross References

Isaiah 32:17

And the work of righteousness shall be peace, and the effect of righteousness, quietness and confidence forever.

James 3:17-18

But the wisdom from above is indeed first pure, then peaceful, meek, easily entreated, full of mercy and good fruits, impartial and non-hypocritical.

Psalm 89:32

then I will visit their transgression with the rod, and their iniquity with stripes,

Psalm 118:18

LORD has chastened me greatly, but he has not given me over to death.

Psalm 119:165

Great peace have those who love thy law, and they have no occasion of stumbling.

Proverbs 15:10

There is grievous correction for him who forsakes the way. He who hates reproof shall die.

Proverbs 19:18

Chasten thy son while there is hope, and let not thy soul spare for his crying.

Romans 5:3-5

And not only so, but we also take pride in our tribulations, knowing that tribulation produces perseverance,

Romans 14:17

For the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in Holy Spirit.

2 Corinthians 4:17

For our slight momentary affliction works for us an eternal weight of glory from extraordinariness to extraordinariness,

Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

1 Timothy 4:7-8

But reject the profane and old wives' fables, and exercise thyself to piety.

Hebrews 5:14

But solid food is for mature men, those having their sensibilities trained through practice for the discernment of both good and evil.

Hebrews 12:5-6

And have ye forgotten the exhortation that reasons with you as with sons, My son, do not disparage the chastening of Lord, nor become disheartened when punished by him?

Hebrews 12:10

For those men indeed for a few days chastened us according to that which seemed good to them, but he for that which is advantageous, in order to be partakers of his holiness.

1 Peter 1:6

In which ye greatly rejoice, although made sorrowful in various trials. Since it is now necessary for a little while,

2 Peter 2:14

having eyes full of adultery, and unceasing sin, enticing unstable souls, having a heart trained in greed, children of a curse,

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