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:

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Bible References

I shall not

2 Corinthians 12:21
lest, when I come again, my God will humble me among you, and I would have to mourn over many who have sinned already and have not repented of the uncleanness and fornication and lasciviousness which they have committed.
2 Corinthians 13:9
By which we are glad that we are weak and ye are strong, and even so we pray for your perfection.

And that

2 Corinthians 1:23
Moreover I call God for a witness upon my soul that I have not yet come unto Corinth to spare you.
2 Corinthians 2:1
But I determined this with myself, that I would not come again to you in grief.
2 Corinthians 10:2
but I beseech you that I need not be bold when I am present with that confidence, with which I am esteemed to use against some who regard us as if we walked according to the flesh.
2 Corinthians 13:2
I told you before and foretell you, as if I were present, the second time; and being absent now, I write to those who until now have sinned and to all others that, if I come again, I will not spare,
1 Corinthians 4:18
Now some are puffed up as though I will never come to you.
1 Corinthians 5:3
For I verily, as absent in body, but present in spirit, have judged already, as though I were present, him that has so done this deed.

Debates

1 Corinthians 1:11
For it has been declared unto me of you, my brethren, by those of the house of Chloe, that there are contentions among you.
1 Corinthians 3:3
For ye are yet carnal: for whereas there is among you envying and strife and divisions, are ye not carnal and walk as men?
1 Corinthians 4:6
And these things, brethren, I have in a figure transferred to myself and to Apollos for your sakes, that in us ye might not learn above that which is written, lest because of one, some of you become puffed up against others.
1 Corinthians 6:7
Now therefore there is certainly a fault among you, because ye go to law one with another. Why do ye not rather suffer the wrong? why do ye not rather be defrauded?
1 Corinthians 11:16
With all this, if anyone seems to be contentious, we have no such custom, neither the congregation of God.
1 Corinthians 14:36
What? Did the word of God come out from you? or did it come unto you only?
Galatians 5:15
But if ye bite and devour one another, take heed that ye are not consumed one of another.
Ephesians 4:31
Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamour and evil speaking be taken away from you, with all malice,
James 3:14
But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, boast not and do not be liars against the truth.
James 4:1
Where do the wars and disputes come from among you? From here that is to say, of your lusts which fight in your members?
1 Peter 2:1
Having therefore left all malice and all guile and hypocrisies and envies and all murmurings,

Whisperings

Psalm 41:7
All that hate me congregate together and murmur against me; against me do they devise my hurt.
Proverbs 16:28
The perverse man sows strife, and the tale bearer separates princes.
Romans 1:29
being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers,

Swellings

2 Peter 2:18
For speaking arrogant words of vanity, they allure through the lusts of the flesh, through much wantonness, those that were clean escaped from those who converse in error,
Jude 1:16
These are murmurers, complainers, walking after their own desires; and their mouth speaks arrogant things, admiring persons to take advantage.

General references

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