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
And this shall not be to thee for an obstacle and for a stumbling-block of heart to my lord, and to pour out blood gratuitously, and for my lord saving for himself: and the doing good of Jehovah to my lord, and remember thy servant
2 Samuel 12:7
And Nathan will say to David, Thou the man. Thus said Jehovah the God of Israel, I anointed thee for king over Israel, and I delivered thee from the hand of Saul;
2 Chronicles 16:7
And in that time Hanani the seer came to Asa king of Judah, and he will say to him, In thy relying upon the king of Aram, and thou didst not rely upon Jehovah thy God, for this the power of the king of Aram escaped from thy hand.
2 Chronicles 25:16
And it will be in his speaking to him, and he will say to him, Did they give thee for counselor to the king? Desist; for thyself, wherefore shall they strike thee? And the prophet will desist, and say, I knew that God counseled to destroy thee, for thou didst this, and thou heardest not to my counsel.
Proverbs 6:23
For the command is a lamp, and the law a light; and the way of life the reproof of instruction:
Proverbs 9:8
Thou shalt not reprove him mocking, lest he shall hate thee: reprove to the wise one and he will love thee.
Proverbs 15:5
The foolish will deride his father's instruction: and he watching reproof will be crafty.
Proverbs 19:25
Thou shalt strike him mocking, and the simple will be crafty: and reprove to him understanding, and he will understand knowledge.
Proverbs 25:12
An earring of gold and a necklace of gold, the wise one reproving upon the hearing ear.
Proverbs 27:5
Naked rebuke is good above secret love.
Galatians 2:11
And when Peter came to Antioch, I opposed him to the face, for he was to be rebuked.
Galatians 6:1
Brethren, if a man be taken in any fault, ye the spiritual, restore such a one in the spirit of meekness; observing thyself narrowly, lest thou also be tempted.
Revelation 3:19
I, if as many as I love, I rebuke and correct: be emulous therefore, and repent.

Smite, etc

Psalm 51:18
Do Zion good in thy good will: thou wilt build the walls of Jerusalem.
Psalm 125:4
Do good, O Jehovah, to the good and to the upright in their hearts.
Matthew 5:44
But I say to you, Love your enemies, praise them cursing you, do well to them hating you, and pray for them threatening you, and driving you out.
2 Timothy 1:16
May the Lord give mercy to the house of Onesiphorus; for many times he refreshed me, and was not ashamed of my perplexity:
James 5:14
Is any sick among you let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, having anointed him with oil in the name of the Lord:

General references

Proverbs 28:23
He reproving a man, afterwards shall find favor more than he smoothing the tongue.