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Theasaurus: Criticism

37 Bible Verses about criticism

Most Relevant Verses

Ecclesiastes 7:5

It is better to hear the rebuke of the wise than to hear the song of fools.

2 Corinthians 8:20

avoiding that anyone should blame us regarding this abundance which is ministered by us,

James 4:11

Murmur not against one another, brethren. He that speaks evil of his brother and judges his brother, speaks evil of the law and judges the law; but if thou judge the law, thou art not a keeper of the law, but a judge.

Proverbs 30:10

Do not accuse a slave in the presence of his master, lest he curse thee, and thou be found guilty.

Proverbs 15:31

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

Titus 2:8

sound speech, that cannot be condemned; that the adversary may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say of you.

Proverbs 28:23

He that rebukes a man, afterwards shall find more favour than he that flatters with the tongue.

1 Corinthians 9:3

My answer to those that examine me is this,

Job 40:2

Shall he that contends with the Almighty instruct him? Let him that disputes with God answer this.

Numbers 12:1

And Miriam and Aaron spoke against Moses because of the Ethiopian woman whom he had taken; for he had taken an Ethiopian woman.

Romans 14:4

Who art thou that judgest another man's servant? By his own master he stands or falls; and if he falls, he shall be made to stand, for God is powerful to make him stand.

Proverbs 27:11

My son, be wise and make my heart glad that I may answer him that reproaches me.

Ecclesiastes 10:20

Do not curse the king, not even in thy thought; and do not curse the rich even in the secret place of thy bedchamber; for the birds of the air shall carry the voice, and those who have wings shall tell the matter.

2 Corinthians 8:21

providing for honest things, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.

Isaiah 29:24

and those that erred in spirit shall learn understanding, and they that murmured shall learn doctrine.

Matthew 7:5

Thou hypocrite, first cast out the beam out of thine own eye, and then shalt thou be able to see to cast out the mote out of thy brother's eye.

John 6:61

But Jesus, knowing in himself that his disciples murmured at it, said unto them, Does this offend you?

John 7:3

His brethren therefore said unto him, Depart from this place and go into Judea that thy disciples also may see the works that thou doest.

Proverbs 9:8

Chasten not a scorner lest he hate thee; chasten a wise man, and he will love thee.

Job 16:4

I also could speak as ye do. I wish your soul were in my soul's stead, that I could heap up words against you and shake my head at you.

Romans 14:10

But why dost thou judge thy brother? or why dost thou belittle thy brother? for we shall all stand before the tribunal of the Christ.

Topics on Criticism

Criticism, against believers

Genesis 31:25-30

Then Laban overtook Jacob. Now Jacob had pitched his tent in the mount; and Laban with his brethren pitched in Mount Gilead.