Reproving People

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Jeremiah 2:19

Your wickedness will be punished, and you will be corrected due to your acts of apostasy. Know and see that it's evil and bitter for you to forsake the LORD your God, but the fear of me is not in you," declares the Lord GOD of the Heavenly Armies.

Titus 1:13

That statement is true. For this reason, refute them sharply so that they may become healthy in the faith

Proverbs 24:25

But as for people who rebuke the wicked; a good blessing will fall upon them.

Proverbs 9:8-9

Don't rebuke a mocker or he will hate you. Rebuke a wise person, and he will love you. Counsel a wise man, and he will be wiser still; teach a righteous man, and he will add to his learning.

Proverbs 1:23

Return to my correction! Look, I will pour out my spirit on you, and I will make my words known to you.

Jeremiah 30:11

For I'll be with you to save you,' declares the LORD. "For I'll put an end to all the nations where I scattered you; but I won't make an end of you. I'll discipline you justly, but I certainly won't leave you unpunished.'

Proverbs 15:31

Whoever listens to a life-giving rebuke will be at home among the wise.

Proverbs 15:32

Whoever ignores instruction hates himself, but anyone who heeds reproof gains understanding.

Proverbs 19:25

If you scourge a scoffer, the simple person may learn to be discreet; rebuke a discerning man and he will gain understanding.

Leviticus 19:17

"You are not to hate your relative in your heart. Rebuke your neighbor if you must, but you are not to incur guilt on account of him.

Proverbs 17:10

A rebuke is more effective with a man of understanding than a hundred lashes to a fool.

Proverbs 28:23

Whoever rebukes a man will later on find more favor than someone who flatters with his words.

Ecclesiastes 7:5

It is better to listen to a wise person's rebuke than to listen to the praise of fools.

Proverbs 9:7-8

Whoever corrects a mocker invites only insult, and whoever rebukes the wicked will himself become stained. Don't rebuke a mocker or he will hate you. Rebuke a wise person, and he will love you.

Job 6:26

Did you intend your words to reprove, even though the speech of a desperate person is just wind?

Amos 5:10

They have hated those who are presenting their cases in court, detesting the one who speaks truthfully.

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