Scriptures on Rebuke

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Brothers, if someone is caught in a sin, you who are spiritual should restore him gently. But watch yourself, or you also may be tempted. (Galatians 6:1)


Rebuke your neighbor frankly so you will not share in his guilt. (Leviticus 19:17)


He who rebukes a man will in the end again more favor than he who has a flattering tongue. (Proverbs 28:23)


Those whom I love I rebuke and discipline. So be earnest and repent. (Revelation 3:19)


Stern discipline awaits him who leaves the path; he who hates correction will die. (Proverbs 15:10)


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 add to his learning. (Proverbs 9:8-9)


A rebuke impresses a man of discernment more than a hundred lashes a fool. (Proverbs 17:10)


Rebuke a discerning man, and he will gain knowledge. (Proverbs 19:25)


He who listens to life-giving rebuke will be at home among the wise. (Proverbs 15:31)


Whoever gives heed to instruction prospers, and blessed is he who trusts in the Lord. (Proverbs 16:20)


It is better to heed a wise man’s rebuke than to listen to the song of fools. (Ecclesiastes 7:5)


A man who remains stiff-necked after many rebukes will suddenly be destroyed – without remedy. (Proverbs 29:1)


Preach the Word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage – with great patience and careful instruction. (2 Timothy 4:2)




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