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Theasaurus: Criticism

37 Bible Verses about criticism

Most Relevant Verses

Ecclesiastes 7:5

It is better to listen to the rebuke of a wise man Than for one to listen to the song of fools.

2 Corinthians 8:20

taking precaution so that no one will discredit us in our administration of this generous gift;

James 4:11

Do not speak against one another, brethren He who speaks against a brother or judges his brother, speaks against the law and judges the law; but if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law but a judge of it.

Proverbs 30:10

Do not slander a slave to his master, Or he will curse you and you will be found guilty.

Proverbs 15:31

He whose ear listens to the life-giving reproof Will dwell among the wise.

Romans 14:3

The one who eats is not to regard with contempt the one who does not eat, and the one who does not eat is not to judge the one who eats, for God has accepted him.

Titus 2:8

sound in speech which is beyond reproach, so that the opponent will be put to shame, having nothing bad to say about us.

Proverbs 28:23

He who rebukes a man will afterward find more favor Than he who flatters with the tongue.

1 Corinthians 9:3

My defense to those who examine me is this:

Job 40:2

"Will the faultfinder contend with the Almighty? Let him who reproves God answer it."

Numbers 12:1

Then Miriam and Aaron spoke against Moses because of the Cushite woman whom he had married (for he had married a Cushite woman);

Romans 14:4

Who are you to judge the servant of another? To his own master he stands or falls; and he will stand, for the Lord is able to make him stand.

Proverbs 27:11

Be wise, my son, and make my heart glad, That I may reply to him who reproaches me.

Ecclesiastes 10:20

Furthermore, in your bedchamber do not curse a king, and in your sleeping rooms do not curse a rich man, for a bird of the heavens will carry the sound and the winged creature will make the matter known.

2 Corinthians 8:21

for we have regard for what is honorable, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.

Isaiah 29:24

"Those who err in mind will know the truth, And those who criticize will accept instruction.

Matthew 7:5

"You hypocrite, first take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take the speck out of your brother's eye.

John 6:61

But Jesus, conscious that His disciples grumbled at this, said to them, "Does this cause you to stumble?

John 7:3

Therefore His brothers said to Him, "Leave here and go into Judea, so that Your disciples also may see Your works which You are doing.

Proverbs 9:8

Do not reprove a scoffer, or he will hate you, Reprove a wise man and he will love you.

Numbers 12:8

With him I speak mouth to mouth, Even openly, and not in dark sayings, And he beholds the form of the LORD. Why then were you not afraid To speak against My servant, against Moses?"

Job 16:4

"I too could speak like you, If I were in your place. I could compose words against you And shake my head at you.

Romans 14:10

But you, why do you judge your brother? Or you again, why do you regard your brother with contempt? For we will all stand before the judgment seat of God.

Topics on Criticism

Criticism, against believers

1;31;25-30

Laban caught up with Jacob. Now Jacob had pitched his tent in the hill country, and Laban with his kinsmen camped in the hill country of Gilead.

Criticism, amongst believers

59;5;9

Do not complain, brethren, against one another, so that you yourselves may not be judged; behold, the Judge is standing right at the door.

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