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
And lest, when I come again, my God will humble me among you, and that I shall mourn over many who have sinned already, and have not repented of the uncleanness and fornication and licentiousness which they have committed.
2 Corinthians 13:9
For we are glad, when we are weak, and you are strong: and this also we wish, even your perfection.

And that

2 Corinthians 1:23
Moreover I call God for a witness upon my soul, that to spare you I came not as yet unto Corinth.
2 Corinthians 2:1
But I determined this with myself, that I would not come again to you in heaviness.
2 Corinthians 10:2
But I beseech you, that I may not be bold when I am present with that confidence, though I think to be bold against some, who think of us as if we walked according to the flesh.
2 Corinthians 13:2
I told you before, and tell you again, as if I were present, the second time; and being absent now I write to them who earlier 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 would not 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, concerning him that has so done this deed,

Debates

1 Corinthians 1:11
For it has been declared unto me of you, my brethren, by them who are of the house of Chloe, that there are contentions among you.
1 Corinthians 3:3
For you are yet carnal: for while there is among you envying, and strife, and divisions, are you 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 you might learn in us not to think of men above that which is written, that no one of you be puffed up for one against another.
1 Corinthians 6:7
Now therefore there is utterly a fault among you, because you go to law one with another. Why do you not rather take wrong? why do you not rather allow yourselves to be defrauded?
1 Corinthians 11:16
But if any man seem to be contentious, we have no such custom, neither the churches of God.
1 Corinthians 14:36
What? came the word of God out from you? or came it unto you only?
Galatians 5:15
But if you bite and devour one another, take heed that you be not consumed one of another.
Ephesians 4:31
Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamor, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice:
James 3:14
But if you have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, boast not, and lie not against the truth.
James 4:1
From where come wars and fightings among you? come they not from here, even of your lusts that war in your members?
1 Peter 2:1
Therefore laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speaking,

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 sows strife: and a whisperer separates best friends.
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 when they speak great swelling words of vanity, they allure through the lusts of the flesh, through much wantonness, those that have just escaped from them who live in error.
Jude 1:16
These are murmurers, complainers, walking after their own lusts; and their mouth speaks great swelling words, holding men in admiration for the sake of advantage.

General references

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