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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 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 speaketh evil of his brother, and judgeth his brother, speaketh evil of the law, and judgeth the law: but if thou judge the law, thou art not a doer of the law, but a judge.

Proverbs 30:10

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

Titus 2:8

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

Proverbs 28:23

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

1 Corinthians 9:3

Mine answer to them that do examine me is this,

Job 40:2

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

Numbers 12:1

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

Romans 14:4

Who art thou that judgest another man's servant? to his own master he standeth or falleth. Yea, he shall be holden 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 reproacheth me.

Ecclesiastes 10:20

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

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

John 6:61

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

John 7:3

His brethren therefore said unto him, Depart hence, and go into Judaea, that thy disciples also may see the works that thou doest.

Proverbs 9:8

Reprove not a scorner, lest he hate thee: rebuke a wise man, and he will love thee.

Numbers 12:8

With him will I speak mouth to mouth, even apparently, and not in dark speeches; and the similitude of the LORD shall he behold: wherefore then were ye not afraid to speak against my servant Moses?

Job 16:4

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

Romans 14:10

But why dost thou judge thy brother? or why dost thou set at nought thy brother? for we shall all stand before the judgment seat of Christ.

Topics on Criticism

Criticism, against believers

1;31;25-30

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

Criticism, amongst believers

59;5;9

Grudge not one against another, brethren, lest ye be condemned: behold, the judge standeth before the door.