31 Bible Verses about Resentment, Against People
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My child, do not despise discipline from the Lord, and do not loathe his rebuke. For the Lord disciplines those he loves, just as a father disciplines the son in whom he delights.
Fearing the Lord is the beginning of moral knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction.
And you will say, "How I hated discipline! My heart spurned reproof!
Then she gave birth to his brother Abel. Abel took care of the flocks, while Cain cultivated the ground. At the designated time Cain brought some of the fruit of the ground for an offering to the Lord. But Abel brought some of the firstborn of his flock -- even the fattest of them. And the Lord was pleased with Abel and his offering,read more.
but with Cain and his offering he was not pleased. So Cain became very angry, and his expression was downcast.
The Ephraimites said to him, "Why have you done such a thing to us? You did not summon us when you went to fight the Midianites!" They argued vehemently with him.
Now when the other ten heard this, they were angry with the two brothers.
Now in those days, when the disciples were growing in number, a complaint arose on the part of the Greek-speaking Jews against the native Hebraic Jews, because their widows were being overlooked in the daily distribution of food.
When Esau heard his father's words, he wailed loudly and bitterly. He said to his father, "Bless me too, my father!"
When Joseph's brothers saw that their father was dead, they said, "What if Joseph bears a grudge and wants to repay us in full for all the harm we did to him?"
And when those hired first came, they thought they would receive more. But each one also received the standard wage. When they received it, they began to complain against the landowner,
Fathers, do not provoke your children, so they will not become disheartened.
David was very upset, for the men were thinking of stoning him; each man grieved bitterly over his sons and daughters. But David drew strength from the Lord his God.
All those who were in trouble or owed someone money or were discontented gathered around him, and he became their leader. He had about four hundred men with him.
The Israelites did not attack them because the leaders of the community had sworn an oath to them in the name of the Lord God of Israel. The whole community criticized the leaders,
You must put away every kind of bitterness, anger, wrath, quarreling, and evil, slanderous talk.
Do everything without grumbling or arguing,
You must not take vengeance or bear a grudge against the children of your people, but you must love your neighbor as yourself. I am the Lord.
You must by all means lend to him and not be upset by doing it, for because of this the Lord your God will bless you in all your work and in everything you attempt.
Therefore I thought it necessary to urge these brothers to go to you in advance and to arrange ahead of time the generous contribution you had promised, so this may be ready as a generous gift and not as something you feel forced to do.
And the Lord's slave must not engage in heated disputes but be kind toward all, an apt teacher, patient,
See to it that no one comes short of the grace of God, that no one be like a bitter root springing up and causing trouble, and through him many become defiled.
But if you have bitter jealousy and selfishness in your hearts, do not boast and tell lies against the truth. Such wisdom does not come from above but is earthly, natural, demonic.
Do not grumble against one another, brothers and sisters, so that you may not be judged. See, the judge stands before the gates!
Show hospitality to one another without complaining.
A relative offended is harder to reach than a strong city, and disputes are like the barred gates of a fortified citadel.
The one who forgives an offense seeks love, but whoever repeats a matter separates close friends.
A person's wisdom makes him slow to anger, and it is his glory to overlook an offense.
I am not saying this because I am in need, for I have learned to be content in any circumstance.
Now godliness combined with contentment brings great profit. For we have brought nothing into this world and so we cannot take a single thing out either. But if we have food and shelter, we will be satisfied with that.read more.
Those who long to be rich, however, stumble into temptation and a trap and many senseless and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction. For the love of money is the root of all evils. Some people in reaching for it have strayed from the faith and stabbed themselves with many pains.
Your conduct must be free from the love of money and you must be content with what you have, for he has said, "I will never leave you and I will never abandon you."
The Ephraimites said to him, "Why have you done such a thing to us? You did not summon us when you went to fight the Midianites!" They argued vehemently with him. He said to them, "Now what have I accomplished compared to you? Even Ephraim's leftover grapes are better quality than Abiezer's harvest! It was to you that God handed over the Midianite generals, Oreb and Zeeb! What did I accomplish to rival that?" When he said this, they calmed down.
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