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111 Bible Verses About Rebuking

Here are 111 Bible verses about rebuking from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Proverbs 27:5 KJV

Open rebuke is better than secret love.

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Matthew 18:15-17 KJV

Moreover if thy brother shall trespass against thee, go and tell him his fault between thee and him alone: if he shall hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother. But if he will not hear thee, then take with thee one or two more, that in the mouth of two or three witnesses every word may be established. And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it unto the church: but if he neglect to hear the church, let him be unto thee as an heathen man and a publican.

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1 Timothy 5:20 KJV

Moreover if thy brother shall trespass against thee, go and tell him his fault between thee and him alone: if he shall hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother. But if he will not hear thee, then take with thee one or two more, that in the mouth of two or three witnesses every word may be established. And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it unto the church: but if he neglect to hear the church, let him be unto thee as an heathen man and a publican.

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Galatians 6:1 KJV

Them that sin rebuke before all, that others also may fear.

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Titus 2:15 KJV

Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such an one in the spirit of meekness; considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted.

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2 Timothy 4:2 KJV

These things speak, and exhort, and rebuke with all authority. Let no man despise thee.

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2 Timothy 3:16-17 KJV

Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine.

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James 5:20 KJV

All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.

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Luke 17:3-4 KJV

Let him know, that he which converteth the sinner from the error of his way shall save a soul from death, and shall hide a multitude of sins.

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Proverbs 1:23 KJV

Take heed to yourselves: If thy brother trespass against thee, rebuke him; and if he repent, forgive him. And if he trespass against thee seven times in a day, and seven times in a day turn again to thee, saying, I repent; thou shalt forgive him.

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Proverbs 27:6 KJV

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

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Hebrews 4:12 KJV

Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.

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Revelation 3:19 KJV

For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.

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1 Timothy 5:1 KJV

As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.

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Proverbs 29:15 KJV

Rebuke not an elder, but intreat him as a father; and the younger men as brethren;

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2 Timothy 3:16 KJV

The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame.

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Jude 1:9 KJV

All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:

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Proverbs 9:8-9 KJV

Yet Michael the archangel, when contending with the devil he disputed about the body of Moses, durst not bring against him a railing accusation, but said, The Lord rebuke thee.

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Mark 16:14 KJV

Reprove not a scorner, lest he hate thee: rebuke 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.

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Zechariah 3:2 KJV

Afterward he appeared unto the eleven as they sat at meat, and upbraided them with their unbelief and hardness of heart, because they believed not them which had seen him after he was risen.

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1 Corinthians 5:12 KJV

And the LORD said unto Satan, The LORD rebuke thee, O Satan; even the LORD that hath chosen Jerusalem rebuke thee: is not this a brand plucked out of the fire?

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Leviticus 19:17 KJV

For what have I to do to judge them also that are without? do not ye judge them that are within?

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James 4:7 KJV

Thou shalt not hate thy brother in thine heart: thou shalt in any wise rebuke thy neighbour, and not suffer sin upon him.

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Matthew 17:18 KJV

Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

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1 Corinthians 5:11-13 KJV

And Jesus rebuked the devil; and he departed out of him: and the child was cured from that very hour.

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Proverbs 9:8 KJV

But now I have written unto you not to keep company, if any man that is called a brother be a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner; with such an one no not to eat. For what have I to do to judge them also that are without? do not ye judge them that are within? But them that are without God judgeth. Therefore put away from among yourselves that wicked person.

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Luke 17:3 KJV

Reprove not a scorner, lest he hate thee: rebuke a wise man, and he will love thee.

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Proverbs 12:1 KJV

Take heed to yourselves: If thy brother trespass against thee, rebuke him; and if he repent, forgive him.

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Matthew 18:15 KJV

Whoso loveth instruction loveth knowledge: but he that hateth reproof is brutish.

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Ephesians 6:12 KJV

Moreover if thy brother shall trespass against thee, go and tell him his fault between thee and him alone: if he shall hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother.

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Psalms 104:7 KJV

For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.

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Luke 4:41 KJV

At thy rebuke they fled; at the voice of thy thunder they hasted away.

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2 Corinthians 4:4 KJV

And devils also came out of many, crying out, and saying, Thou art Christ the Son of God. And he rebuking them suffered them not to speak: for they knew that he was Christ.

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Ephesians 6:10-18 KJV

In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.

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Matthew 16:23 KJV

Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might. Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand. Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness; And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace; Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked. And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God: Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints;

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Jude 1:3 KJV

But he turned, and said unto Peter, Get thee behind me, Satan: thou art an offence unto me: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but those that be of men.

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Titus 1:13 KJV

Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, it was needful for me to write unto you, and exhort you that ye should earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints.

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Psalms 80:16 KJV

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

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1 Peter 5:8 KJV

It is burned with fire, it is cut down: they perish at the rebuke of thy countenance.

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Isaiah 50:2 KJV

Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:

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John 16:33 KJV

Wherefore, when I came, was there no man? when I called, was there none to answer? Is my hand shortened at all, that it cannot redeem? or have I no power to deliver? behold, at my rebuke I dry up the sea, I make the rivers a wilderness: their fish stinketh, because there is no water, and dieth for thirst.

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Proverbs 28:23 KJV

These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.

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1 John 4:4 KJV

He that rebuketh a man afterwards shall find more favour than he that flattereth with the tongue.

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Micah 4:3 KJV

Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.

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Ecclesiastes 7:5 KJV

And he shall judge among many people, and rebuke strong nations afar off; and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruninghooks: nation shall not lift up a sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.

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Deuteronomy 28:20 KJV

It is better to hear the rebuke of the wise, than for a man to hear the song of fools.

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2 Timothy 2:24-25 KJV

The LORD shall send upon thee cursing, vexation, and rebuke, in all that thou settest thine hand unto for to do, until thou be destroyed, and until thou perish quickly; because of the wickedness of thy doings, whereby thou hast forsaken me.

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Malachi 3:11 KJV

And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient, In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth;

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Luke 23:40 KJV

And I will rebuke the devourer for your sakes, and he shall not destroy the fruits of your ground; neither shall your vine cast her fruit before the time in the field, saith the LORD of hosts.

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Psalms 27:5 KJV

But the other answering rebuked him, saying, Dost not thou fear God, seeing thou art in the same condemnation?

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Mark 9:25 KJV

For in the time of trouble he shall hide me in his pavilion: in the secret of his tabernacle shall he hide me; he shall set me up upon a rock.

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Isaiah 2:4 KJV

When Jesus saw that the people came running together, he rebuked the foul spirit, saying unto him, Thou dumb and deaf spirit, I charge thee, come out of him, and enter no more into him.

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Proverbs 13:1 KJV

And he shall judge among the nations, and shall rebuke many people: and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruninghooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.

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Luke 9:42 KJV

A wise son heareth his father’s instruction: but a scorner heareth not rebuke.

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Isaiah 30:17 KJV

And as he was yet a coming, the devil threw him down, and tare him. And Jesus rebuked the unclean spirit, and healed the child, and delivered him again to his father.

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Proverbs 25:12 KJV

One thousand shall flee at the rebuke of one; at the rebuke of five shall ye flee: till ye be left as a beacon upon the top of a mountain, and as an ensign on an hill.

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Galatians 2:11-14 KJV

As an earring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, so is a wise reprover upon an obedient ear.

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2 Corinthians 10:3-5 KJV

But when Peter was come to Antioch, I withstood him to the face, because he was to be blamed. For before that certain came from James, he did eat with the Gentiles: but when they were come, he withdrew and separated himself, fearing them which were of the circumcision. And the other Jews dissembled likewise with him; insomuch that Barnabas also was carried away with their dissimulation. But when I saw that they walked not uprightly according to the truth of the gospel, I said unto Peter before them all, If thou, being a Jew, livest after the manner of Gentiles, and not as do the Jews, why compellest thou the Gentiles to live as do the Jews?

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Matthew 7:1 KJV

For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war after the flesh: (For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds;) Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ;

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Ezekiel 33:8-9 KJV

Judge not, that ye be not judged.

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Isaiah 66:15 KJV

When I say unto the wicked, O wicked man, thou shalt surely die; if thou dost not speak to warn the wicked from his way, that wicked man shall die in his iniquity; but his blood will I require at thine hand. Nevertheless, if thou warn the wicked of his way to turn from it; if he do not turn from his way, he shall die in his iniquity; but thou hast delivered thy soul.

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Hebrews 12:2 KJV

For, behold, the LORD will come with fire, and with his chariots like a whirlwind, to render his anger with fury, and his rebuke with flames of fire.

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John 8:31-32 KJV

Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.

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Isaiah 25:8 KJV

Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed; And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

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Psalms 119:21 KJV

He will swallow up death in victory; and the Lord GOD will wipe away tears from off all faces; and the rebuke of his people shall he take away from off all the earth: for the LORD hath spoken it.

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Psalms 76:6 KJV

Thou hast rebuked the proud that are cursed, which do err from thy commandments.

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Psalms 68:30 KJV

At thy rebuke, O God of Jacob, both the chariot and horse are cast into a dead sleep.

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Romans 5:8 KJV

Rebuke the company of spearmen, the multitude of the bulls, with the calves of the people, till every one submit himself with pieces of silver: scatter thou the people that delight in war.

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Isaiah 17:13 KJV

But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.

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Philippians 4:13 KJV

The nations shall rush like the rushing of many waters: but God shall rebuke them, and they shall flee far off, and shall be chased as the chaff of the mountains before the wind, and like a rolling thing before the whirlwind.

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Luke 1:37 KJV

I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

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Mark 4:39 KJV

For with God nothing shall be impossible.

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Proverbs 6:23 KJV

And he arose, and rebuked the wind, and said unto the sea, Peace, be still. And the wind ceased, and there was a great calm.

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2 Peter 1:21 KJV

For the commandment is a lamp; and the law is light; and reproofs of instruction are the way of life:

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Galatians 2:20 KJV

For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost.

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Zephaniah 3:17 KJV

I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.

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Proverbs 15:10 KJV

The LORD thy God in the midst of thee is mighty; he will save, he will rejoice over thee with joy; he will rest in his love, he will joy over thee with singing.

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Ezekiel 3:18 KJV

Correction is grievous unto him that forsaketh the way: and he that hateth reproof shall die.

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Acts 16:18 KJV

When I say unto the wicked, Thou shalt surely die; and thou givest him not warning, nor speakest to warn the wicked from his wicked way, to save his life; the same wicked man shall die in his iniquity; but his blood will I require at thine hand.

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Proverbs 15:31 KJV

And this did she many days. But Paul, being grieved, turned and said to the spirit, I command thee in the name of Jesus Christ to come out of her. And he came out the same hour.

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Proverbs 3:12 KJV

The ear that heareth the reproof of life abideth among the wise.

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2 Timothy 3:7 KJV

For whom the LORD loveth he correcteth; even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.

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Philippians 4:6 KJV

Ever learning, and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth.

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Ephesians 5:11 KJV

Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.

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Mark 16:17 KJV

And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.

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Matthew 7:5-6 KJV

And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues;

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Matthew 4:10 KJV

Thou hypocrite, first cast out the beam out of thine own eye; and then shalt thou see clearly to cast out the mote out of thy brother’s eye. Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and rend you.

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Proverbs 9:7 KJV

Then saith Jesus unto him, Get thee hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve.

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2 Samuel 12:7 KJV

He that reproveth a scorner getteth to himself shame: and he that rebuketh a wicked man getteth himself a blot.

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1 Timothy 5:19-20 KJV

And Nathan said to David, Thou art the man. Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, I anointed thee king over Israel, and I delivered thee out of the hand of Saul;

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John 14:6 KJV

Against an elder receive not an accusation, but before two or three witnesses. Them that sin rebuke before all, that others also may fear.

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Romans 8:18 KJV

Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.

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Acts 2:38 KJV

For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.

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Luke 4:39 KJV

Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.

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Matthew 15:2 KJV

And he stood over her, and rebuked the fever; and it left her: and immediately she arose and ministered unto them.

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Psalms 119:130 KJV

Why do thy disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? for they wash not their hands when they eat bread.

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Luke 18:39 KJV

The entrance of thy words giveth light; it giveth understanding unto the simple.

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Proverbs 30:6 KJV

Add thou not unto his words, lest he reprove thee, and thou be found a liar.

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Job 26:11 KJV

The pillars of heaven tremble and are astonished at his reproof.

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Proverbs 17:10 KJV

A reproof entereth more into a wise man than an hundred stripes into a fool.

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2 Corinthians 2:6 KJV

Sufficient to such a man is this punishment, which was inflicted of many.

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Matthew 20:31 KJV

And the multitude rebuked them, because they should hold their peace: but they cried the more, saying, Have mercy on us, O Lord, thou Son of David.

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Mark 8:33 KJV

But when he had turned about and looked on his disciples, he rebuked Peter, saying, Get thee behind me, Satan: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but the things that be of men.

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Proverbs 29:1 KJV

He, that being often reproved hardeneth his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.

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Malachi 2:3 KJV

Behold, I will corrupt your seed, and spread dung upon your faces, even the dung of your solemn feasts; and one shall take you away with it.

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Psalms 141:5 KJV

Let the righteous smite me; it shall be a kindness: and let him reprove me; it shall be an excellent oil, which shall not break my head: for yet my prayer also shall be in their calamities.

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Proverbs 24:25 KJV

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

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Mark 1:25 KJV

And Jesus rebuked him, saying, Hold thy peace, and come out of him.

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Psalms 9:5 KJV

Thou hast rebuked the heathen, thou hast destroyed the wicked, thou hast put out their name for ever and ever.

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Amos 5:10 KJV

They hate him that rebuketh in the gate, and they abhor him that speaketh uprightly.

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Luke 9:55 KJV

But he turned, and rebuked them, and said, Ye know not what manner of spirit ye are of.

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Psalms 57:3 KJV

He shall send from heaven, and save from the reproach of him that would swallow me up. Selah. God shall send forth his mercy and his truth.

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Isaiah 54:9 KJV

For this is as the waters of Noah unto me: for as I have sworn that the waters of Noah should no more go over the earth; so have I sworn that I would not be wroth with thee, nor rebuke thee.

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