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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Bible References

I shall not

2 Corinthians 12:21
lest, when I come again, my God should humble me before you, and I should mourn for many of those who have heretofore sinned, and repented not of the uncleanness, and fornication and lasciviousness which they practiced.
2 Corinthians 13:9
For we rejoice, when we are weak, and ye are strong; this also we pray for??our perfection.

And that

2 Corinthians 1:23
But I invoke God as a witness upon my soul, that, as sparing you, I came not yet to Corinth.
2 Corinthians 2:1
But I determined this for myself, that I would not come to you again in sorrow.
2 Corinthians 10:2
but I pray that, when present, I may not show courage with the confidence with which I purpose to be bold against some who reckon us as walking according to the flesh.
2 Corinthians 13:2
I have said beforehand, and I do say beforehand, as if present at the second time, and, being now absent, I write to those who heretofore have sinned, 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, verily, being absent in the body, but present in the Spirit, have already, as if present, judged him who so wrought this;


1 Corinthians 1:11
For it was signified to me concerning 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 jealousy and strife, are ye not carnal, and do ye not walk as men?
1 Corinthians 4:6
Now these things, brethren, I have, in a figure, transferred to myself and Apollos for your sakes; that in us ye may learn not to go beyond the things which have been written; that no one be puffed up for the one against the other.
1 Corinthians 6:7
Already, therefore, it is wholly a loss to you, that ye have law-suits one with another! Why not rather suffer wrong? Why not rather be defrauded?
1 Corinthians 11:16
But, if any man seems to be contentious, we have no such custom, neither the assemblies of God.
1 Corinthians 14:36
Or from you did the word of God go forth? Or did it come to you alone?
Galatians 5:15
But, if ye bite and devour one another, beware, lest ye be consumed by one another.
Ephesians 4:31
Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamor, and reviling, be put away from you, with all wickedness;
James 3:14
But, if ye have bitter jealousy and contention in your heart, do not boast and lie against the truth.
James 4:1
Whence are wars, and whence are battles among you? Are they not hence, even of your pleasures that war in your members?
1 Peter 2:1
Having, therefore, put away all wickedness, and all guile, and hypocrisy, and envies, and all evil speakings,


Romans 1:29
having become filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, malignity; whisperers,


2 Peter 2:18
For, uttering great swelling words of vanity, they entice, in desires of the flesh, by their lasciviousness, those just escaping from those who live in error;
Jude 1:16
These are murmurers, complainers, walking according to their own desires; and their mouth speaks great swelling words; admiring men's persons, for the sake of profit.

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2 Corinthians 13:6
But I hope that ye shall know, that we are not rejected.
Galatians 5:15
But, if ye bite and devour one another, beware, lest ye be consumed by one another.