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Cain Chides God

GENESIS 4:13,14Verses in the Bible

  • 13 And Cain said unto the Lord, My punishment is greater than I can bear.
    Genesis 4:13 Meaning
  • 14 Behold, thou hast driven me out this day from the face of the earth; and from thy face shall I be hid; and I shall be a fugitive and a vagabond in the earth; and it shall come to pass, that every one that findeth me shall slay me.
    Genesis 4:14 Meaning

Pharaoh Chides Abraham, for Calling His Wife His Sister

GENESIS 12:18,19Verses in the Bible

  • 18 And Pharaoh called Abram, and said, What is this that thou hast done unto me? why didst thou not tell me that she was thy wife?
    Genesis 12:18 Meaning
  • 19 Why saidst thou, She is my sister? so I might have taken her to me to wife: now therefore behold thy wife, take her, and go thy way.
    Genesis 12:19 Meaning

Abimelech Chides Abraham for a Like Offense

GENESIS 9:10In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 10 And with every living creature that is with you, of the fowl, of the cattle, and of every beast of the earth with you; from all that go out of the ark, to every beast of the earth.

Abimelech Chides Isaac for Similar Conduct

GENESIS 26:9,10Verses in the Bible

  • 9 And Abimelech called Isaac, and said, Behold, of a surety she is thy wife: and how saidst thou, She is my sister? And Isaac said unto him, Because I said, Lest I die for her.
    Genesis 26:9 Meaning
  • 10 And Abimelech said, What is this thou hast done unto us? one of the people might lightly have lien with thy wife, and thou shouldest have brought guiltiness upon us.
    Genesis 26:10 Meaning

Isaac and Laban Chide Each Other

GENESIS 31:26-42Verses in the Bible

  • 26 And Laban said to Jacob, What hast thou done, that thou hast stolen away unawares to me, and carried away my daughters, as captives taken with the sword?
    Genesis 31:26 Meaning
  • 27 Wherefore didst thou flee away secretly, and steal away from me; and didst not tell me, that I might have sent thee away with mirth, and with songs, with tabret, and with harp?
    Genesis 31:27 Meaning
  • 28 And hast not suffered me to kiss my sons and my daughters? thou hast now done foolishly in so doing.
    Genesis 31:28 Meaning
  • 29 It is in the power of my hand to do you hurt: but the God of your father spake unto me yesternight, saying, Take thou heed that thou speak not to Jacob either good or bad.
    Genesis 31:29 Meaning
  • 30 And now, though thou wouldest needs be gone, because thou sore longedst after thy father's house, yet wherefore hast thou stolen my gods?
    Genesis 31:30 Meaning
  • 31 And Jacob answered and said to Laban, Because I was afraid: for I said, Peradventure thou wouldest take by force thy daughters from me.
    Genesis 31:31 Meaning
  • 32 With whomsoever thou findest thy gods, let him not live: before our brethren discern thou what is thine with me, and take it to thee. For Jacob knew not that Rachel had stolen them.
    Genesis 31:32 Meaning
  • 33 And Laban went into Jacob's tent, and into Leah's tent, and into the two maidservants' tents; but he found them not. Then went he out of Leah's tent, and entered into Rachel's tent.
    Genesis 31:33 Meaning
  • 34 Now Rachel had taken the images, and put them in the camel's furniture, and sat upon them. And Laban searched all the tent, but found them not.
    Genesis 31:34 Meaning
  • 35 And she said to her father, Let it not displease my lord that I cannot rise up before thee; for the custom of women is upon me. And he searched, but found not the images.
    Genesis 31:35 Meaning
  • 36 And Jacob was wroth, and chode with Laban: and Jacob answered and said to Laban, What is my trespass? what is my sin, that thou hast so hotly pursued after me?
    Genesis 31:36 Meaning
  • 37 Whereas thou hast searched all my stuff, what hast thou found of all thy household stuff? set it here before my brethren and thy brethren, that they may judge betwixt us both.
    Genesis 31:37 Meaning
  • 38 This twenty years have I been with thee; thy ewes and thy she goats have not cast their young, and the rams of thy flock have I not eaten.
    Genesis 31:38 Meaning
  • 39 That which was torn of beasts I brought not unto thee; I bare the loss of it; of my hand didst thou require it, whether stolen by day, or stolen by night.
    Genesis 31:39 Meaning
  • 40 Thus I was; in the day the drought consumed me, and the frost by night; and my sleep departed from mine eyes.
    Genesis 31:40 Meaning
  • 41 Thus have I been twenty years in thy house; I served thee fourteen years for thy two daughters, and six years for thy cattle: and thou hast changed my wages ten times.
    Genesis 31:41 Meaning
  • 42 Except the God of my father, the God of Abraham, and the fear of Isaac, had been with me, surely thou hadst sent me away now empty. God hath seen mine affliction and the labour of my hands, and rebuked thee yesternight.
    Genesis 31:42 Meaning

Jacob Chides Simeon and Levi for Killing Hamor and Shechem

GENESIS 34:30In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 30 And Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, Ye have troubled me to make me to stink among the inhabitants of the land, among the Canaanites and the Perizzites: and I being few in number, they shall gather themselves together against me, and slay me; and I shall be destroyed, I and my house.

Reuben Chides His Brothers for Their Treatment of Joseph

GENESIS 42:22In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 22 And Reuben answered them, saying, Spake I not unto you, saying, Do not sin against the child; and ye would not hear? therefore, behold, also his blood is required.

Israelites Chide Moses and Tempt God

EXODUS 17:7In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 7 And he called the name of the place Massah, and Meribah, because of the chiding of the children of Israel, and because they tempted the Lord, saying, Is the Lord among us, or not?

Deborah Chides Israel in Her Epic

JUDGES 5:16-23Verses in the Bible

  • 16 Why abodest thou among the sheepfolds, to hear the bleatings of the flocks? For the divisions of Reuben there were great searchings of heart.
    Judges 5:16 Meaning
  • 17 Gilead abode beyond Jordan: and why did Dan remain in ships? Asher continued on the sea shore, and abode in his breaches.
    Judges 5:17 Meaning
  • 18 Zebulun and Naphtali were a people that jeoparded their lives unto the death in the high places of the field.
    Judges 5:18 Meaning
  • 19 The kings came and fought, then fought the kings of Canaan in Taanach by the waters of Megiddo; they took no gain of money.
    Judges 5:19 Meaning
  • 20 They fought from heaven; the stars in their courses fought against Sisera.
    Judges 5:20 Meaning
  • 21 The river of Kishon swept them away, that ancient river, the river Kishon. O my soul, thou hast trodden down strength.
    Judges 5:21 Meaning
  • 22 Then were the horsehoofs broken by the means of the pransings, the pransings of their mighty ones.
    Judges 5:22 Meaning
  • 23 Curse ye Meroz, said the angel of the Lord, curse ye bitterly the inhabitants thereof; because they came not to the help of the Lord, to the help of the Lord against the mighty.
    Judges 5:23 Meaning

David Chides Joab for Killing Abner

2 SAMUEL 3:28-31Verses in the Bible

  • 28 And afterward when David heard it, he said, I and my kingdom are guiltless before the Lord for ever from the blood of Abner the son of Ner:
    2 Samuel 3:28 Meaning
  • 29 Let it rest on the head of Joab, and on all his father's house; and let there not fail from the house of Joab one that hath an issue, or that is a leper, or that leaneth on a staff, or that falleth on the sword, or that lacketh bread.
    2 Samuel 3:29 Meaning
  • 30 So Joab and Abishai his brother slew Abner, because he had slain their brother Asahel at Gibeon in the battle.
    2 Samuel 3:30 Meaning
  • 31 And David said to Joab, and to all the people that were with him, Rend your clothes, and gird you with sackcloth, and mourn before Abner. And king David himself followed the bier.
    2 Samuel 3:31 Meaning

Joab Chides David for Lamenting the Death of Absalom

2 SAMUEL 19:5-7Verses in the Bible

  • 5 And Joab came into the house to the king, and said, Thou hast shamed this day the faces of all thy servants, which this day have saved thy life, and the lives of thy sons and of thy daughters, and the lives of thy wives, and the lives of thy concubines;
    2 Samuel 19:5 Meaning
  • 6 In that thou lovest thine enemies, and hatest thy friends. For thou hast declared this day, that thou regardest neither princes nor servants: for this day I perceive, that if Absalom had lived, and all we had died this day, then it had pleased thee well.
    2 Samuel 19:6 Meaning
  • 7 Now therefore arise, go forth, and speak comfortably unto thy servants: for I swear by the Lord, if thou go not forth, there will not tarry one with thee this night: and that will be worse unto thee than all the evil that befell thee from thy youth until now.
    2 Samuel 19:7 Meaning

Jesus chides his disciples


• On Account of Their Unbelief

MATTHEW 8:26In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 26 And he saith unto them, Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith? Then he arose, and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a great calm.

MATTHEW 14:31In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 31 And immediately Jesus stretched forth his hand, and caught him, and said unto him, O thou of little faith, wherefore didst thou doubt?

MATTHEW 16:8-11Verses in the Bible

  • 8 Which when Jesus perceived, he said unto them, O ye of little faith, why reason ye among yourselves, because ye have brought no bread?
    Matthew 16:8 Meaning
  • 9 Do ye not yet understand, neither remember the five loaves of the five thousand, and how many baskets ye took up?
    Matthew 16:9 Meaning
  • 10 Neither the seven loaves of the four thousand, and how many baskets ye took up?
    Matthew 16:10 Meaning
  • 11 How is it that ye do not understand that I spake it not to you concerning bread, that ye should beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees?
    Matthew 16:11 Meaning

MATTHEW 17:17In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 17 Then Jesus answered and said, O faithless and perverse generation, how long shall I be with you? how long shall I suffer you? bring him hither to me.

MARK 4:40In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 40 And he said unto them, Why are ye so fearful? how is it that ye have no faith?

LUKE 8:25In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 25 And he said unto them, Where is your faith? And they being afraid wondered, saying one to another, What manner of man is this! for he commandeth even the winds and water, and they obey him.

• For Slowness of Heart

MATTHEW 15:16In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 16 And Jesus said, Are ye also yet without understanding?

MATTHEW 16:8,9,11Verses in the Bible

  • 8 Which when Jesus perceived, he said unto them, O ye of little faith, why reason ye among yourselves, because ye have brought no bread?
    Matthew 16:8 Meaning
  • 9 Do ye not yet understand, neither remember the five loaves of the five thousand, and how many baskets ye took up?
    Matthew 16:9 Meaning
  • 11 How is it that ye do not understand that I spake it not to you concerning bread, that ye should beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees?
    Matthew 16:11 Meaning

MARK 7:18In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 18 And he saith unto them, Are ye so without understanding also? Do ye not perceive, that whatsoever thing from without entereth into the man, it cannot defile him;

LUKE 24:25In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 25 Then he said unto them, O fools, and slow of heart to believe all that the prophets have spoken:

JOHN 14:9In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 9 Jesus saith unto him, Have I been so long time with you, and yet hast thou not known me, Philip? he that hath seen me hath seen the Father; and how sayest thou then, Shew us the Father?

• For Sleeping in Gethsemane

MATTHEW 26:40In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 40 And he cometh unto the disciples, and findeth them asleep, and saith unto Peter, What, could ye not watch with me one hour?

MARK 14:27In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 27 And Jesus saith unto them, All ye shall be offended because of me this night: for it is written, I will smite the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered.

• For Forbidding Children to Be Brought to Him

MATTHEW 19:14In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 14 But Jesus said, Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me: for of such is the kingdom of heaven.

MARK 10:14In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 14 But when Jesus saw it, he was much displeased, and said unto them, Suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God.

LUKE 18:16In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 16 But Jesus called them unto him, and said, Suffer little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God.

Sources

The King James Bible text is sourced from the BibleForgeDB database (https://github.com/bibleforge) within the BibleForge project (http://bibleforge.com). Bible topic categories and verse references are from Nave's Topical Bible (1896) by Orville James Nave (1841–1917). Popularity rankings are based on search volume data from the Google AdWords Keyword Planner tool.


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