Reproving People

Most Relevant Verses

Jeremiah 2:19

Thine own wickedness shall chastise thee, and thy backslidings shall reprove thee; know therefore and see how evil and bitter it is, that thou hast forsaken the LORD thy God and that my fear is lacking in thee, saith the Lord GOD of the hosts.

Titus 1:13

This witness is true. Therefore rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith;

Proverbs 24:25

But unto those that rebuke him shall be delight, and a blessing of good shall come upon them.

Proverbs 9:8-9

Chasten not a scorner lest he hate thee; chasten a wise man, and he will love thee. Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser; teach a just man, and he will increase in learning.

Proverbs 1:23

Return at my reproof; behold, I will pour out my spirit unto you, I will make known my words unto you.

Jeremiah 30:11

For I shall be with thee, saith the LORD, to save thee; and I shall make a full end in all Gentiles among whom I scattered thee, yet I will not make a full end of thee: but I will chastise thee with judgment and will not cut thee off altogether.

Proverbs 13:18

Poverty and shame shall be to him that refuses chastening: but he that regards reproof shall be honoured.

Proverbs 15:31

The ear that hears the reproof of life shall abide among the wise.

Proverbs 15:32

He that refuses chastening despises his own soul, but he that hears reproof has an understanding heart.

Proverbs 19:25

Smite a scorner, and the simple will become prudent, and reproving one that has understanding, he will understand knowledge.

Leviticus 19:17

Thou shalt not hate thy brother in thine heart; thou shalt rebuke thy neighbour in sincerity, that thou not bear sin for him.

Proverbs 17:10

Reproof is of more benefit to a wise man than a hundred stripes to a fool.

Proverbs 28:23

He that rebukes a man, afterwards shall find more favour than he that flatters with the tongue.

Ecclesiastes 7:5

It is better to hear the rebuke of the wise than to hear the song of fools.

Proverbs 9:7-8

He that chastens a scorner brings shame unto himself, and he that chastens a wicked man brings himself a blot. Chasten not a scorner lest he hate thee; chasten a wise man, and he will love thee.

Job 6:26

Are ye not thinking up words of reproof and throw to the wind words that are lost?

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