25 Bible Verses About Discipline (NIV)

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This is a hand-curated and ranked list of the most relevant Bible verses about Discipline (NIV). Verses are ranked by number of votes.

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Bible Verses About Discipline

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Hebrews 12:11

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

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Proverbs 12:1

1 Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but he who hates correction is stupid.

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Proverbs 13:24

24 He who spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is careful to discipline him.

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1 Corinthians 9:27

27 No, I beat my body and make it my slave so that after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified for the prize.

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Revelation 3:19

19 Those whom I love I rebuke and discipline. So be earnest, and repent.

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Proverbs 3:11-12

11 My son, do not despise the LORD's discipline and do not resent his rebuke, 12 because the LORD disciplines those he loves, as a father the son he delights in.

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Proverbs 23:13

13 Do not withhold discipline from a child; if you punish him with the rod, he will not die.

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Proverbs 29:15

15 The rod of correction imparts wisdom, but a child left to himself disgraces his mother.

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Proverbs 29:17

17 Discipline your son, and he will give you peace; he will bring delight to your soul.

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Hebrews 12:5-6

5 And you have forgotten that word of encouragement that addresses you as sons: "My son, do not make light of the Lord's discipline, and do not lose heart when he rebukes you, 6 because the Lord disciplines those he loves, and he punishes everyone he accepts as a son."

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113

Titus 1:8

8 Rather he must be hospitable, one who loves what is good, who is self-controlled, upright, holy and disciplined.

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Proverbs 25:28

28 Like a city whose walls are broken down is a man who lacks self-control.

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Proverbs 22:15

15 Folly is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline will drive it far from him.

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Ephesians 6:4

4 Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.

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Proverbs 6:23

23 For these commands are a lamp, this teaching is a light, and the corrections of discipline are the way to life,

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Hebrews 12:5-11

5 And you have forgotten that word of encouragement that addresses you as sons: "My son, do not make light of the Lord's discipline, and do not lose heart when he rebukes you, 6 because the Lord disciplines those he loves, and he punishes everyone he accepts as a son." 7 Endure hardship as discipline; God is treating you as sons. For what son is not disciplined by his father? 8 If you are not disciplined (and everyone undergoes discipline), then you are illegitimate children and not true sons. 9 Moreover, we have all had human fathers who disciplined us and we respected them for it. How much more should we submit to the Father of our spirits and live! 10 Our fathers disciplined us for a little while as they thought best; but God disciplines us for our good, that we may share in his holiness. 11 No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it.

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2 Timothy 1:7

7 For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love and of self-discipline.

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Proverbs 20:13

13 Do not love sleep or you will grow poor; stay awake and you will have food to spare.

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Proverbs 13:1

1 A wise son heeds his father's instruction, but a mocker does not listen to rebuke.

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Hebrews 13:17

17 Obey your leaders and submit to their authority. They keep watch over you as men who must give an account. Obey them so that their work will be a joy, not a burden, for that would be of no advantage to you.

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Proverbs 19:18

18 Discipline your son, for in that there is hope; do not be a willing party to his death.

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1 Timothy 4:7

7 Have nothing to do with godless myths and old wives' tales; rather, train yourself to be godly.

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Proverbs 10:17

17 He who heeds discipline shows the way to life, but whoever ignores correction leads others astray.

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2 Timothy 2:15

15 Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a workman who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth.

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Job 5:17

17 "Blessed is the man whom God corrects; so do not despise the discipline of the Almighty.

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