29 Bible Verses about

Reproving People

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Proverbs 6:23

For the commandment is a lamp and the teaching is light; And reproofs for discipline are the way of life

Jeremiah 2:19

"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.

Titus 1:13

This testimony is true. For this reason reprove them severely so that they may be sound in the faith,

Proverbs 24:25

But to those who rebuke the wicked will be delight, And a good blessing will come upon them.

1 Timothy 5:1

Do not sharply rebuke an older man, but rather appeal to him as a father, to the younger men as brothers,

Proverbs 9:8-9

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.

Proverbs 1:23

"Turn to my reproof, Behold, I will pour out my spirit on you; I will make my words known to you.

Jeremiah 30:11

'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.'

Proverbs 13:18

Poverty and shame will come to him who neglects discipline, But he who regards reproof will be honored.

Proverbs 15:31

He whose ear listens to the life-giving reproof Will dwell among the wise.

Proverbs 15:32

He who neglects discipline despises himself, But he who listens to reproof acquires understanding.

Proverbs 19:25

Strike a scoffer and the naive may become shrewd, But reprove one who has understanding and he will gain knowledge.

Leviticus 19:17

'You shall not hate your fellow countryman in your heart; you may surely reprove your neighbor, but shall not incur sin because of him.

Proverbs 17:10

A rebuke goes deeper into one who has understanding Than a hundred blows into a fool.

Proverbs 28:23

He who rebukes a man will afterward find more favor Than he who flatters with the tongue.

Ecclesiastes 7:5

It is better to listen to the rebuke of a wise man Than for one to listen to the song of fools.

Proverbs 9:7-8

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.

Job 6:26

"Do you intend to reprove my words, When the words of one in despair belong to the wind?

Amos 5:10

They hate him who reproves in the gate, And they abhor him who speaks with integrity.

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