Most Relevant Verses
The rod and reproof give wisdom, But a child who gets his own way brings shame to his mother.
"Your own wickedness will correct you, And your apostasies will reprove you; Know therefore and see that it is evil and bitter For you to forsake the LORD your God, And the dread of Me is not in you," declares the Lord GOD of hosts.
Those who continue in sin, rebuke in the presence of all, so that the rest also will be fearful of sinning.
Do not reprove a scoffer, or he will hate you, Reprove a wise man and he will love you. Give instruction to a wise man and he will be still wiser, Teach a righteous man and he will increase his learning.
"If your brother sins, go and show him his fault in private; if he listens to you, you have won your brother.
"Be on your guard! If your brother sins, rebuke him; and if he repents, forgive him.
preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, with great patience and instruction.
'For I am with you,' declares the LORD, 'to save you; For I will destroy completely all the nations where I have scattered you, Only I will not destroy you completely But I will chasten you justly And will by no means leave you unpunished.'
All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness;
We urge you, brethren, admonish the unruly, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with everyone.
But we request of you, brethren, that you appreciate those who diligently labor among you, and have charge over you in the Lord and give you instruction,
He who corrects a scoffer gets dishonor for himself, And he who reproves a wicked man gets insults for himself. Do not reprove a scoffer, or he will hate you, Reprove a wise man and he will love you.