Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Let the righteous smite me; it shall be a kindness: and let him reprove me; it shall be an excellent oil, which shall not break my head: for yet my prayer also shall be in their calamities.

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Bible References

The righteous

1 Samuel 25:31
then shall this not become to thee a staggering and stumbling of heart, unto my lord - that thou didst either shed blood without need, or that the hand of my lord saved himself. And, when Yahweh hath dealt well with my lord, then remember thou thy handmaid.
2 Samuel 12:7
Then said Nathan unto David: Thou, art the man! Thus, saith Yahweh, God of Israel - I, anointed thee to be king over Israel, and, I, delivered thee out of the hand of Saul;
2 Chronicles 16:7
And, at that time, came Hanani the seer, unto Asa the king of Judah, - and said unto him, Because thou hast leaned upon the king of Syria, and hast not leaned upon Yahweh thy God, for this cause, hath the force of the king of Syria escaped out of thy hand.
2 Chronicles 25:16
And it came to pass, as he spake unto him, that he said to him, To be, counselor to the king, have we appointed thee? forbear thou, wherefore should they smite thee? So the prophet forbare, and said - I know that God hath determined to destroy thee, because thou hast done this, and hast not hearkened unto my counsel.
Proverbs 6:23
For, a lamp, is the commandment, and, the instruction, a light, and, the way of life, are the reproofs of correction:
Proverbs 9:8
Do not reprove a scoffer, lest he hate thee, Reprove a wise man, and he will love thee.
Proverbs 15:5
A foolish son , spurneth the correction of his father, but, he that heedeth a reproof, sheweth prudence.
Proverbs 19:25
The scoffer, thou shalt smite, and, the simple, will beware, but correct a man of intelligence - he will understand teaching.
Proverbs 25:12
A ring of gold, and a vessel of precious metal, is a wise reprover, on a hearing ear.
Proverbs 27:5
Better is a rebuke that is open, than love carefully concealed.
Galatians 2:11
But, when Cephas came unto Antioch, to the face, even , him, I resisted, because he stood condemned;
Galatians 6:1
Brethren! if a man should even be overtaken in any fault, ye, the spiritual, be restoring such a one, in a spirit of meekness, looking to thyself, lest, even thou, be put to the test.
Revelation 3:19
I, as many as I tenderly love, I convict and put under discipline: be zealous, therefore, and repent.

Smite, etc

Psalm 51:18
Do good, in thy good-pleasure, unto Zion, Wilt thou build the walls of Jerusalem!
Psalm 125:4
Do good, O Yahweh, unto such as are good, even unto such as are upright in their hearts.
Matthew 5:44
But, I, say unto you, Be loving your enemies, and praying for them who are persecuting you:
2 Timothy 1:16
The Lord grant mercy unto the house, of Onesiphorus, in that, ofttimes, hath he refreshed me, and, as regardeth my chain, hath not been put to shame,
James 5:14
Sick, is any among you? Let him call unto him the elders of the assembly, and let them pray for him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord; -

General references

Proverbs 28:23
He that reproveth a man, shall, afterwards, find more, favour, than he that useth a flattering tongue.