Have nothing to do with a divisive person after you have warned him once or twice.
The donkey saw me and turned in front of me in the space of those three footsteps.
That's when the LORD enabled the donkey to speak. She asked Balaam, "What did I do to you that you would beat me in the space of only three footsteps?"
Then the angel of the LORD asked him, "Why did you beat your donkey in the space of only three footsteps? I've come to oppose you, because I say that what you're doing is perverted.
2 Kings 13:18
After this Elisha said, "Pick up the arrows." So the king picked them up. Then Elisha told the king of Israel, "Strike the ground!" So he struck it three times and then stood still.
2 Corinthians 11:25
Three times I was beaten with a stick, once I was pelted with stones, three times I was shipwrecked, and I drifted on the sea for a day and a night.
2 Kings 13:19
At this, the man of God became angry at him and told him, "You should have struck five or six times! Then you would have attacked Aram until you would have destroyed it! But as it is now, you'll defeat Aram only three times!"
2 Kings 13:25
At that time, Jehoahaz's son Jehoash recaptured from Hazael's son Ben-hadad the cities that Hazael had captured through warfare from the control of Jehoahaz, Jehoash's father. Joash defeated and recovered cities of Israel from Ben-hadad three times.
1 Samuel 20:41
The servant went. Then David came out from the south side of the rock, fell on his face, and bowed down three times. The men kissed each other, and both of them cried, but David even more.
1 Kings 17:21
Then he stretched himself three times and cried out to the LORD, "LORD my God, please cause the soul of this little boy to return to him."
1 Kings 18:34
"Do it a second time," he ordered. So they did it a second time.
He came back a third time. "Are you still sleeping and resting?" he asked. "Enough of that! The time has come. Look! The Son of Man is being betrayed into the hands of sinners.
This was now the third time that Jesus revealed himself to the disciples after he had been raised from the dead.
2 Corinthians 12:14
Now I'm ready to visit you for a third time, and I will not bother you for help. I do not want your things, but rather you yourselves. Children should not have to support their parents, but parents their children.
2 Corinthians 13:1
This will be the third time I am coming to you. "Every accusation must be verified by two or three witnesses."