Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Open rebuke is better than secret love.

Bible References

General references

Proverbs 28:23
He that reproveth a man, shall, afterwards, find more, favour, than he that useth a flattering tongue.
Leviticus 19:17
Thou shalt not hate thy brother in thy heart, - Thou shalt, faithfully reprove, thy neighbour, and not countenance him in sin:
Matthew 18:15
But, if thy brother sin, withdraw, convince him, betwixt thee and him, alone, - If unto thee he hearken, thou hast gained thy brother;
Galatians 2:14
But, when I saw that they were not walking with straightforwardness as regardeth the truth of the glad-message, I said unto Cephas, before all: If, thou, although, a Jew, like them of the nations, and not like the Jews, dost live, how dost thou compel, them of the nations, to live like Jews?
1 Timothy 5:20
But, them who are sinning, before all, do thou reprove, that, the rest also, may have, fear: -