Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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:

General references

Bible References

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.

And that

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,

Debates

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?
Galatians 5:15
But if ye bite and devour one another, take heed that ye be not consumed one of another.
Ephesians 4:31
Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamor, and railing, be put away from you, with all malice:
James 3:14
But if ye have bitter jealousy and faction in your heart, glory not and lie not against the truth.
James 4:1
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,

Whisperings

Psalm 41:7
All that hate me whisper together against me; Against me do they devise my hurt.
Proverbs 16:28
A perverse man scattereth abroad strife; And a whisperer separateth chief friends.
Romans 1:29
being filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, malignity; whisperers,

Swellings

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;
Jude 1:16
These are murmurers, complainers, walking after their lusts (and their mouth speaketh great swelling words ), showing respect of persons for the sake of advantage.

General references

2 Corinthians 13:6
But I hope that ye shall know that we are not reprobate.
Galatians 5:15
But if ye bite and devour one another, take heed that ye be not consumed one of another.