Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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.

General references

Bible References

The righteous

1 Samuel 25:31
that this shall be no grief to you, nor offense of heart to my lord, either that you have shed blood without cause, or that my lord has avenged himself. When Yahweh has dealt well with my lord, then remember your handmaid."
2 Samuel 12:7
Nathan said to David, "You are the man. This is what Yahweh, the God of Israel, says: 'I anointed you king over Israel, and I delivered you out of the hand of Saul.
2 Chronicles 16:7
At that time Hanani the seer came to Asa king of Judah, and said to him, "Because you have relied on the king of Syria, and have not relied on Yahweh your God, therefore is the army of the king of Syria escaped out of your hand.
2 Chronicles 25:16
It happened, as he talked with him, that [the king] said to him, "Have we made you one of the king's counselors? Stop! Why should you be struck down?" Then the prophet stopped, and said, "I know that God has determined to destroy you, because you have done this, and have not listened to my counsel."
Proverbs 6:23
For the commandment is a lamp, and the law is light. Reproofs of instruction are the way of life,
Proverbs 9:8
Don't reprove a scoffer, lest he hate you. Reprove a wise man, and he will love you.
Proverbs 15:5
A fool despises his father's correction, but he who heeds reproof shows prudence.
Proverbs 19:25
Flog a scoffer, and the simple will learn prudence; rebuke one who has understanding, and he will gain knowledge.
Proverbs 25:12
As an earring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, so is a wise reprover to an obedient ear.
Proverbs 27:5
Better is open rebuke than hidden love.
Galatians 2:11
But when Peter came to Antioch, I resisted him to his face, because he stood condemned.
Galatians 6:1
Brothers, even if a man is caught in some fault, you who are spiritual must restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness; looking to yourself so that you also aren't tempted.
Revelation 3:19
As many as I love, I reprove and chasten. Be zealous therefore, and repent.

Smite, etc

Psalm 51:18
Do well in your good pleasure to Zion. Build the walls of Jerusalem.
Psalm 125:4
Do good, Yahweh, to those who are good, to those who are upright in their hearts.
Matthew 5:44
But I tell you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who mistreat you and persecute you,
2 Timothy 1:16
May the Lord grant mercy to the house of Onesiphorus, for he often refreshed me, and was not ashamed of my chain,
James 5:14
Is any among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the assembly, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord,

General references

Proverbs 28:23
One who rebukes a man will afterward find more favor than one who flatters with the tongue.