1 Samuel 1:6
And her rival provoked her to anger and sorrow because the LORD had shut up her womb.
Shall they provoke me to anger? said the LORD: do they not provoke themselves to the confusion of their own faces?
1 Samuel 1:7
And this would happen year by year when she went up to the house of the LORD, so she would provoke her; therefore, she would weep and not eat.
But I say, Did not Israel know? First Moses says, I will provoke you unto jealousy with people that are not mine, and with ignorant people I will provoke you to anger.
And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath, but bring them up in the discipline and admonition of the Lord.
Fathers, provoke not your children lest they become disheartened.
They did not keep the covenant of God and refused to walk in his law
How often did they provoke him in the wilderness and grieve him in the desert!
And let us consider one another to provoke unto charity and unto good works,
A stone is heavy and the sand weighty; but a fool's wrath is heavier than them both.
Do not contaminate thy daughter, causing her to commit fornication, lest the land be prostituted, and the land become full of wickedness.
Let us not be desirous of vain glory, provoking one another, envying one another.
2 Corinthians 9:2
For I know your ready desire, for which I gloried of you to those of Macedonia, that Achaia was ready a year ago, and your zeal has provoked many.
When thou shalt beget children and grandchildren and ye shall have remained long in the land and shall corrupt yourselves and make a graven image or the likeness of any thing and shall do evil in the sight of the LORD thy God, to provoke him to anger,
Thou hast also committed fornication with the sons of Egypt, thy neighbours, great of flesh, and hast increased thy whoredoms, to provoke me to anger.