Reproving People

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Jeremiah 2:19

Your wickedness will chastise you, and your apostasies will reprove you. Therefore know and see that [it is] evil and bitter, your forsaking of Yahweh, your God, and fear of me [is] not in you," {declares} the Lord, Yahweh of hosts.

Titus 1:13

This testimony is true, for which reason reprove them severely, in order that they may be sound in the faith,

Proverbs 24:25

But they who rebuke will have delight, and upon them blessings of goodness will come.

Proverbs 9:8-9

Do not rebuke a scoffer, lest he hate you; rebuke the wise and he will love you. Give to a wise one and he will become more wise; {teach} a righteous one and he will increase learning.

Proverbs 1:23

May you turn to my argument! Behold, I shall pour out my spirit upon you; I will make my words known to you.

Jeremiah 30:11

For I am with you,' {declares} Yahweh, 'to save you. For I will make a complete destruction of all the nations to which I scattered you, but you I will not make a complete destruction. And I will chastise you to the measure, and I will not leave you entirely unpunished.'

Proverbs 13:18

Poverty and disgrace [belong to] him who ignores instruction, but he who guards reproof will be honored.

Proverbs 15:31

The ear of him who listens [to] admonitions of life, in the midst of the wise it will lodge.

Proverbs 15:32

He who ignores instruction despises himself, but he who hears admonition gains heart.

Proverbs 19:25

The scoffer you shall strike, and the simple, may they learn prudence, and reprove the intelligent [and] he will gain knowledge.

Leviticus 19:17

" 'You shall not hate your brother in your heart; you shall surely rebuke your fellow citizen, so that you do not incur sin {along with} him.

Proverbs 17:10

A rebuke strikes him who understands deeper than one hundred blows to a fool.

Proverbs 28:23

He who rebukes a person will afterward find [more] favor than he who flatters [with the] tongue.

Ecclesiastes 7:5

Better to listen to [the] rebuke of [the] wise than for a man to listen to [the] song of fools.

Proverbs 9:7-8

He who corrects a scoffer gains abuse for himself, and he who rebukes the wicked {gets hurt}. Do not rebuke a scoffer, lest he hate you; rebuke the wise and he will love you.

Job 6:26

Do you intend to reprove [my] words and [consider the] words of a desperate [man] as wind?

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