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
and I am afraid, God will humble me when I come again among you, and I shall bewail many who have formerly sinned, and have not yet repented of their impurity, their fornication, and dissoluteness.
2 Corinthians 13:9
I am therefore glad when I am disarm'd by the strength of your integrity: and this is what I pray for, even your perfection.
2 Corinthians 1:23
I call God to witness, and may I die if it is not true, that the reason of my not coming yet to Corinth, was to avoid using any severity towards you.
2 Corinthians 2:1
But I purposed in my self, I would not be the occasion of any uneasiness to you when I come again.
2 Corinthians 10:2
when I am present, which I think to exercise against some, who censure me, as if I was actuated by worldly views.
2 Corinthians 13:2
I told you once before, and now being absent I write to forewarn you and all that have sinned, that when I shall arrive, I will not spare them;
1 Corinthians 4:18
Some make their boast as if I would not come to you.
1 Corinthians 5:3
as for me, though I am absent in person, yet being present by my authority, with regard to him that has committed this fact, I am come to the same resolution, as if I was present,
1 Corinthians 1:11
for I have been inform'd, my brethren, by some of Chloe's family, that there are contentions among you.
1 Corinthians 3:3
for you are still subject to your passions. since envy, and strife, and divisions are among you, are you not actuated by the vices of the animal part?
1 Corinthians 4:6
These things, my brethren, I have represented to you in my own person, and that of Apollos, out of respect to you: to show you how to moderate your esteem by the rule prescrib'd, that you may not be transported in favour of one rather than another.
1 Corinthians 6:7
beside, you are absolutely in the wrong in going to law with one another at all: why don't you rather take wrong? why do ye not rather suffer loss?
1 Corinthians 11:16
but if any man has a mind to be contentious, I answer, we have no such custom, nor any of the churches of God.
1 Corinthians 14:36
What, did the gospel take its rise from you? or was it communicated to you alone?
but if you bite and tear one another, take heed that you be not consumed by one another.
banish all resentment and indignation, anger, vehemence, detraction, and every thing like malice.
but if envy and contention imbitter your minds, don't think your false pretences can stand against the truth:
you breathe slaughter and revenge for what you cannot obtain.
1 Peter 2:1
Renouncing therefore every kind of malice, and knavery, hypocrisy, envy, and detraction, as new-born infants desire that mystical milk,
they were full of all injustice, fornication, mischief, covetousness, malice; full of envy, murder, contention, fraud, malignity;
2 Peter 2:18
when their language swells with vanity, by applying to the sensual passions of the licentious, they allure those who were escap'd for a while, from such deceivers:
These are murmurers, complainers, who pursue their own passions: their language swells with flattery, which they offer to the personages of men from a prospect of gain.