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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 for a man to hear the song of fools.

2 Corinthians 8:20

Avoiding this, that no man should blame us in this abundance which is administered by us:

James 4:11

Speak not evil one of another, brethren. He that speaks evil of his brother, and judges his brother, speaks evil of the law, and judges the law: but if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law, but a judge.

Proverbs 30:10

Accuse not a servant unto his master, lest he curse you, and you be found guilty.

Titus 2:8

Sound speech, that cannot be condemned; that he that is an opponent may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say of you.

Proverbs 28:23

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

1 Corinthians 9:3

My answer to them that do examine me is this,

Job 40:2

Shall he that contends with the Almighty instruct him? he that reproves God, let him answer it.

Numbers 12:1

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

Romans 14:4

Who are you that judge another man's servant? to his own master he stands or falls. Yea, he shall be held up: for God is able 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

Curse not the king, no not even in your thought; and curse not the rich in your bedchamber: for a bird of the air shall carry the voice, and that which has 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

They also that erred in spirit shall come to understanding, and they that murmured shall learn doctrine.

Matthew 7:5

You hypocrite, first cast out the beam out of your own eye; and then shall you see clearly to cast out the speck out of your brother's eye.

John 6:61

When Jesus knew in himself that his disciples murmured at it, he said unto them, Does this offend you?

John 7:3

His brothers therefore said unto him, Depart from here, and go into Judea, that your disciples also may see the works that you do.

Proverbs 9:8

Reprove not a scoffer, lest he hate you: rebuke a wise man, and he will love you.

Numbers 12:8

With him will I speak mouth to mouth, even clearly, and not in dark sayings; and the form of the LORD shall he behold: why then were you not afraid to speak against my servant Moses?

Job 16:4

I also could speak as you do: if your soul were in my soul's place, I could heap up words against you, and shake my head at you.

Romans 14:10

But why do you judge your brother? or why do you despise your brother? for we shall all stand before the judgment seat of Christ.

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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 encamped in the mount of Gilead.