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Theasaurus: Criticism

37 Bible Verses about criticism

Most Relevant Verses

Proverbs 13:18

Poverty and shame shall be to him that refuseth instruction; but he that regardeth reproof shall be honoured.

Ecclesiastes 7:5

It is better for a man to hear the rebuke of the wise, than to hear the song of fools.

2 Corinthians 8:20

avoiding this, that any one should blame us in this abundance which is administered by us;

James 4:11

Speak not against one another, brethren. He that speaks against his brother, or judges his brother, speaks against the law and judges the law. But if thou judgest the law, thou art not doer of the law, but judge.

Proverbs 30:10

Speak not too much about a servant to his master, lest he curse thee, and thou be held guilty.

Proverbs 15:31

The ear that heareth the reproof of life shall abide among the wise.

Titus 2:8

a sound word, not to be condemned; that he who is opposed may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say about us:

Proverbs 28:23

He that rebuketh a man shall afterwards find more favour than he that flattereth with the tongue.

1 Corinthians 9:3

My defence to those who examine me is this:

Job 40:2

Shall he that will contend with the Almighty instruct him? he that reproveth +God, let him answer it.

Numbers 12:1

And Miriam and Aaron spoke against Moses because of the Ethiopian woman whom he had taken; for he had taken a Cushite as wife.

Romans 14:4

Who art thou that judgest the servant of another? to his own master he stands or falls. And he shall be made to 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 have wherewith to answer him that reproacheth me.

Ecclesiastes 10:20

Curse not the king, no, not in thy thought; and curse not the rich in thy bedchamber: for the bird of the air will carry the voice, and that which hath wings will tell the matter.

2 Corinthians 8:21

for we provide for things honest, not only before the Lord, but also before men.

Isaiah 29:24

And they that are of erring spirit shall know understanding, and the disobedient shall learn doctrine.

Matthew 7:5

Hypocrite, cast out first the beam out of thine eye, and then thou wilt see clearly to cast out the mote out of the eye of thy brother.

John 6:61

But Jesus, knowing in himself that his disciples murmur concerning this, said to them, Does this offend you?

John 7:3

His brethren therefore said to him, Remove hence and go into Judaea, that thy disciples also may see thy works which thou doest;

Proverbs 9:8

Reprove not a scorner, lest he hate thee; reprove a wise man, and he will love thee.

Numbers 12:8

Mouth to mouth do I speak to him openly, and not in riddles; and the form of Jehovah doth he behold. Why then were ye not afraid to speak against my servant, against Moses?

Job 16:4

I also could speak as ye: if your soul were in my soul's stead, I could join together words against you, and shake my head at you;

Romans 14:10

But thou, why judgest thou thy brother? or again, thou, why dost thou make little of thy brother? for we shall all be placed before the judgment-seat of God.

Topics on Criticism

Criticism, against believers

1;31;25-30

And Laban came up with Jacob; and Jacob had pitched his tent on the mountain; Laban also with his brethren pitched on mount Gilead.

Criticism, amongst believers

59;5;9

Complain not one against another, brethren, that ye be not judged. Behold, the judge stands before the door.