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
that again when I come my God would humble me before you, and I would mourn for many of those who have sinned before now, and not repented of the uncleanness and sexual immorality and lustfulness which they committed.
2 Corinthians 13:9
For we rejoice when we are weak and you are strong. And this we also pray for, even your perfecting.
2 Corinthians 1:23
But I call God for a witness to my soul, that I didn't come to Corinth to spare you.
2 Corinthians 2:1
But I determined this for myself, that I would not come to you again in sorrow.
2 Corinthians 10:2
Yes, I beg you that I may not, when present, show courage with the confidence with which I intend to be bold against some, who consider us to be walking 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, I write to those who have sinned before now, 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 most certainly, as being absent in body but present in spirit, have already, as though I were present, judged him who has done this thing.
1 Corinthians 1:11
For it has been reported to me concerning you, my brothers, by those who are from Chloe's household, that there are contentions among you.
1 Corinthians 3:3
for you are still fleshly. For insofar as there is jealousy, strife, and factions among you, aren't you fleshly, and don't you walk in the ways of men?
1 Corinthians 4:6
Now these things, brothers, I have in a figure transferred to myself and Apollos for your sakes, that in us you might learn not to think beyond the things which are written, that none of you be puffed up against one another.
1 Corinthians 6:7
Therefore it is already altogether a defect in you, that you have lawsuits one with another. Why not rather be wronged? Why not rather be defrauded?
1 Corinthians 11:16
But if any man seems to be contentious, we have no such custom, neither do God's assemblies.
1 Corinthians 14:36
What? Was it from you that the word of God went out? Or did it come to you alone?
But if you bite and devour one another, be careful that you don't consume one another.
Let all bitterness, wrath, anger, outcry, and slander, be put away from you, with all malice.
But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your heart, don't boast and don't lie against the truth.
Where do wars and fightings among you come from? Don't they come from your pleasures that war in your members?
1 Peter 2:1
Putting away therefore all wickedness, all deceit, hypocrisies, envies, and all evil speaking,
All who hate me whisper together against me. They imagine the worst for me.
A perverse man stirs up strife. A whisperer separates close friends.
being filled with all unrighteousness, sexual immorality, wickedness, covetousness, malice; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, evil habits, secret slanderers,
2 Peter 2:18
For, uttering great swelling words of emptiness, they entice in the lusts of the flesh, by licentiousness, those who are indeed escaping from those who live in error;
These are murmurers and complainers, walking after their lusts (and their mouth speaks proud things), showing respect of persons to gain advantage.