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:

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I shall not

2 Corinthians 12:21
Lest, coming again, my God should humble me with you, and I shall mourn for many of them having sinned before, and not having repented for uncleanness, and fornication, and licentiousness which they committed.
2 Corinthians 13:9
For we rejoice when we be weak, and ye be able: and this also we pray, your restoration.

And that

2 Corinthians 1:23
And I call upon God a witness upon my soul, that, sparing you, I came no more to Corinth.
2 Corinthians 2:1
And I determined this to myself, not to come to you again in sadness.
2 Corinthians 10:2
And I pray, being present, not to be bold with the confidence which I reckon to encounter against certain, reckoning us as walking about according to the flesh.
2 Corinthians 13:2
I have said before, and say beforehand, as being present the second; and being away now I write to them having sinned before, and to all the rest, that, if I should come again, I will not spare:
1 Corinthians 4:18
And as my not coming to you, some were puffed up.
1 Corinthians 5:3
For I truly, as being at a distance in body, and being present in spirit, have already, as being present, judged him having so worked this.


1 Corinthians 1:11
For it was manifested to me concerning you, my brethren, by them of Chloe, that there are contentions with you.
1 Corinthians 3:3
For yet are ye carnal: for wherefore envy in you, and strife, and divisions, are ye not carnal, and walk according to man?
1 Corinthians 4:6
And these things, brethren, I transformed to myself and to Apollos for you; that ye might learn in us not to think above what has been written, lest ye be puffed up one above one against the other.
1 Corinthians 6:7
Therefore truly, already is there wholly a misfortune in you, that ye have judgments with yourselves. Wherefore had ye not rather be treated ill? wherefore had ye not rather be defrauded?
1 Corinthians 11:16
And if any one seem to be loving strife, we have no such custom, neither the churches of God.
1 Corinthians 14:36
Or came out the word of God from you or did it arrive to you only?
Galatians 5:15
And if ye bite and devour one another, see ye that ye be not laid waste by one another.
Ephesians 4:31
Let all harshness, and wrath, and anger, and clamor, and slander, be put away from you, with all badness:
James 3:14
And if ye have bitter envy and intrigue in your heart, boast not, and lie not against the truth.
James 4:1
Whence wars and fights among you? are they not hence, out of your sensual pleasures making war in your members
1 Peter 2:1
Therefore setting aside all wickedness, and all artifice, and dissimulation; and envies, and all calumnies,


Psalm 41:7
Together, all hating me, will whisper against me: against one they will purpose evil to me.
Proverbs 16:28
A man of perverseness shall send forth strife: and a tale-bearer separates friends.
Romans 1:29
Having been filled with all injustice, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, badness; full of envy, slaughter, strife, deceit, malignity,


2 Peter 2:18
For speaking excessive things of vanity, they decoy with the eager desires of the flesh, for licentiousness, them having truly escaped from those turned back in error.
Jude 1:16
These are murmurers, discontented, going according to their eager desires; and their mouth speaks exceeding bulky things, admiring faces on account of advantage.

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2 Corinthians 13:6
And I hope that ye shall know that we are not untried.
Galatians 5:15
And if ye bite and devour one another, see ye that ye be not laid waste by one another.