Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For I fear, lest, when I come, I shall not find you such as I would, and that I shall be found unto you such as ye would not: lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, swellings, tumults:
I shall not
2 Corinthians 12:21
lest again when I come my God should humble me before you, and I should mourn for many of them that have sinned heretofore, and repented not of the uncleanness and fornication and lasciviousness which they committed.
2 Corinthians 13:9
For we rejoice, when we are weak, and ye are strong: this we also pray for, even your perfecting.
2 Corinthians 1:23
But I call God for a witness upon my soul, that to spare you I forbare to come unto Corinth.
2 Corinthians 2:1
But I determined this for myself, that I would not come again to you with sorrow.
2 Corinthians 10:2
yea, I beseech you, that I may not when present show courage with the confidence wherewith I count to be bold against some, who count of us as if we walked according to the flesh.
2 Corinthians 13:2
I have said beforehand, and I do say beforehand, as when I was present the second time, so now, being absent, to them that have sinned heretofore, and to all the rest, that, if I come again, I will not spare;
1 Corinthians 4:18
Now some are puffed up, as though I were not coming to you.
1 Corinthians 5:3
For I verily, being absent in body but present in spirit, have already as though I were present judged him that hath so wrought this thing,
1 Corinthians 1:11
For it hath been signified unto me concerning you, my brethren, by them that are of the household of Chloe, that there are contentions among you.
1 Corinthians 3:3
for ye are yet carnal: for whereas there is among you jealousy and strife, are ye not carnal, and do ye not walk after the manner of men?
1 Corinthians 4:6
Now these things, brethren, I have in a figure transferred to myself and Apollos for your sakes; that in us ye might learn not to go beyond the things which are written; that no one of you be puffed up for the one against the other.
1 Corinthians 6:7
Nay, already it is altogether a defect in you, that ye have lawsuits one with another. Why not rather take wrong? why not rather be defrauded?
1 Corinthians 11:16
But if any man seemeth to be contentious, we have no such custom, neither the churches of God.
1 Corinthians 14:36
What? was it from you that the word of God went forth? or came it unto you alone?
But if ye bite and devour one another, take heed that ye be not consumed one of another.
Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamor, and railing, be put away from you, with all malice:
But if ye have bitter jealousy and faction in your heart, glory not and lie not against the truth.
Whence come wars and whence come fightings among you? come they not hence, even of your pleasures that war in your members?
1 Peter 2:1
Putting away therefore all wickedness, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speakings,
All that hate me whisper together against me; Against me do they devise my hurt.
A perverse man scattereth abroad strife; And a whisperer separateth chief friends.
being filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, malignity; whisperers,
2 Peter 2:18
For, uttering great swelling words of vanity, they entice in the lusts of the flesh, by lasciviousness, those who are just escaping from them that live in error;
These are murmurers, complainers, walking after their lusts (and their mouth speaketh great swelling words ), showing respect of persons for the sake of advantage.