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29 Bible Verses about Reproving People

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Jeremiah 2:19

Your own evil will discipline you;
your own apostasies will reprimand you.
Think it over and see how evil and bitter it is
for you to abandon the Lord your God
and to have no fear of Me.
This is the declaration
of the Lord God of Hosts.

Titus 1:13

This testimony is true. So, rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith

Proverbs 24:25

but it will go well with those who convict the guilty,
and a generous blessing will come to them.

Proverbs 9:8-9

Don’t rebuke a mocker, or he will hate you;
rebuke a wise man, and he will love you. Instruct a wise man, and he will be wiser still;
teach a righteous man, and he will learn more.

Proverbs 1:23

If you respond to my warning,
then I will pour out my spirit on you
and teach you my words.

Jeremiah 30:11

For I will be with you—
this is the Lord’s declaration—
to save you!
I will bring destruction on all the nations
where I have scattered you;
however, I will not bring destruction on you.
I will discipline you justly,
and I will by no means leave you unpunished.

Proverbs 13:18

Poverty and disgrace come to those
who ignore discipline,
but the one who accepts correction will be honored.

Proverbs 15:31

One who listens to life-giving rebukes
will be at home among the wise.

Proverbs 15:32

Anyone who ignores discipline despises himself,
but whoever listens to correction acquires good sense.

Proverbs 19:25

Strike a mocker, and the inexperienced learn a lesson;
rebuke the discerning, and he gains knowledge.

Leviticus 19:17

“You must not harbor hatred against your brother. Rebuke your neighbor directly, and you will not incur guilt because of him.

Proverbs 17:10

A rebuke cuts into a perceptive person
more than a hundred lashes into a fool.

Proverbs 28:23

One who rebukes a person will later find more favor
than one who flatters with his tongue.

Ecclesiastes 7:5

It is better to listen to rebuke from a wise person
than to listen to the song of fools,

Proverbs 9:7-8

The one who corrects a mocker
will bring dishonor on himself;
the one who rebukes a wicked man will get hurt. Don’t rebuke a mocker, or he will hate you;
rebuke a wise man, and he will love you.

Job 6:26

Do you think that you can disprove my words
or that a despairing man’s words are mere wind?

Amos 5:10

They hate the one who convicts the guilty
at the city gate
and despise the one who speaks with integrity.

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