1 Samuel 1:6
And her adversary provoked her much also, to make her fret, because Jehovah had shut up her womb.
Is it I whom they provoke to anger? saith Jehovah; is it not themselves, to the shame of their own face?
1 Samuel 1:7
And as he did so year by year, as often as she went up to the house of Jehovah, she provoked her thus; and she wept and did not eat.
But I say, Has not Israel known? First, Moses says, I will provoke you to jealousy through them that are not a nation: through a nation without understanding I will anger you.
And ye fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and admonition of the Lord.
Fathers, do not vex your children, to the end that they be not disheartened.
They kept not the covenant of God, and refused to walk in his law;
How oft did they provoke him in the wilderness, and grieve him in the desert!
and let us consider one another for provoking to love and good works;
A stone is heavy, and the sand weighty; but a fool's vexation is heavier than them both.
Do not profane thy daughter, to give her up to whoredom; lest the land practise whoredom, and the land become full of infamy.
Let us not become vain-glorious, provoking one another, envying one another.
2 Corinthians 9:2
For I know your readiness, which I boast of as respects you to Macedonians, that Achaia is prepared since a year ago, and the zeal reported of you has stimulated the mass of the brethren.
When thou begettest sons, and sons' sons, and ye have remained long in the land, and shall corrupt yourselves, and make a graven image, the form of anything, and do evil in the sight of Jehovah thy God, to provoke him to anger,
And thou didst commit fornication with the Egyptians thy neighbours, great of flesh; and didst multiply thy whoredom to provoke me to anger.