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Theasaurus: Criticism

37 Bible Verses about criticism

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Ecclesiastes 7:5

It is better to listen to a wise person's rebuke than to listen to the praise of fools.

2 Corinthians 8:20

We are trying to avoid any criticism of the way we are administering this great undertaking.

James 4:11

Do not criticize each other, brothers. Whoever makes it his habit to criticize his brother or to judge his brother is judging the Law and condemning the Law. But if you condemn the Law, you are not a practicer of the Law but its judge.

Proverbs 30:10

Don't lie about a servant to his master, or that servant will curse you and you will pay for it.

Proverbs 15:31

Whoever listens to a life-giving rebuke will be at home among the wise.

Romans 14:3

The person who eats any kind of food must not ridicule the person who does not eat them, and the person who does not eat certain foods must not criticize the person who eats them, for God has accepted him.

Titus 2:8

Use wholesome speech that cannot be condemned. Then any opponent will be ashamed because he cannot say anything bad about us.

Proverbs 28:23

Whoever rebukes a man will later on find more favor than someone who flatters with his words.

1 Corinthians 9:3

This is my defense to those who would examine me:

Job 40:2

"Should the one who is fighting the Almighty find fault with him? Let God's accuser answer."

Romans 14:4

Who are you to criticize someone else's servant? He stands or falls before his own Lord and stand he will, because the Lord makes him stand.

Proverbs 27:11

Be wise, my son, and make me happy, so I can reply to anyone who insults me.

Ecclesiastes 10:20

Do not curse the king, even in your thoughts. Do not curse the rich, even in your bedroom. For a bird will fly by and tell what you say, or something with wings may talk about it.

2 Corinthians 8:21

We intend to do what is right, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of people.

Isaiah 29:24

Moreover, those who go astray in spirit will gain understanding, and those who complain will accept instruction.'"

Galatians 5:15

But if you bite and devour one another, be careful that you are not destroyed by each other.

Matthew 7:5

You hypocrite! First remove the beam from your own eye, and then you will see clearly enough to remove the speck from your brother's eye."

John 6:61

But Jesus, knowing within himself that his disciples were grumbling about this, asked them, "Does this offend you?

John 7:3

So his brothers told him, "You should leave this place and go to Judea, so that your disciples can see the actions that you're doing,

Proverbs 9:8

Don't rebuke a mocker or he will hate you. Rebuke a wise person, and he will love you.

Job 16:4

"I could also talk like you if only you were in my place! Then I would put together an argument against you. I would shake my head at you

Romans 14:10

Why, then, do you criticize your brother? Or why do you despise your brother? For all of us will stand before the judgment seat of God.

Topics on Criticism

Criticism, against believers

1;31;25-30

Meanwhile, Jacob had pitched his tent on the mountain, where Laban had caught up with him. Laban and his relatives encamped on that same mountain in the hill country of Gilead, too.

Criticism, amongst believers

59;5;9

Do not complain about each other, brothers, or you will be condemned. Look! The Judge is standing at the door!

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