Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Therefore I write these things being absent, lest being present I should use sharpness, according to the power which the Lord hath given me to edification, and not to destruction.
2 Corinthians 2:3
And I wrote this same to you lest, coming, I should have sadness from whom I ought to rejoice, trusting to you all, that mine is the joy of you all.
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 12:20
For I am afraid, lest somehow, having come, I find you not such; as I will, and I find you such as ye wish not: lest somehow, strifes, jealousies, wraths, intrigues, calumnies, whisperings, inflations, derangements:
1 Corinthians 4:21
What will ye? should I come to you with a rod, or in love, and in the spirit of meekness?
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:
This testimony is true. For this cause reprove them severely, that they may be sound in the faith;
2 Corinthians 10:8
For if I also boast something more abundantly of our power, which the Lord gave us for the building up, and not for your taking down, I shall not be ashamed:
2 Corinthians 13:6
And I hope that ye shall know that we are not untried.