Biblical Concept: Separation


NAS Proverbs 14:7 Leave the presence of a fool, or you will not discern words of knowledge.


NAS Proverbs 13:20 He who walks with wise men will be wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm.


NAS Proverbs 14:16 A wise man is cautious and turns away from evil, but a fool is arrogant and careless.


NAS Proverbs 20:19 He who goes about as a slanderer reveals secrets, therefore do not associate with a gossip.


NAS Proverbs 23:9 Do not speak in the hearing of a fool, for he will despise the wisdom of your words.


NAS Proverbs 17:12 Let a man meet a bear robbed of her cubs, rather than a fool in his folly.


NAS Proverbs 29:9 When a wise man has a controversy with a foolish man, the foolish man either rages or laughs, and there is no rest.


NAS Proverbs 15:21 Folly is joy to him who lacks sense, but a man of understanding walks straight.


NAS Matthew 15:14 "Let them alone; they are blind guides of the blind. And if a blind man guides a blind man, both will fall into a pit."


NAS Titus 3:10 Reject a factious man after a first and second warning,


NAS 2 Thessalonians 3:14 And if anyone does not obey our instruction in this letter, take special note of that man and do not associate with him, so that he may be put to shame. 15 And yet do not regard him as an enemy, but admonish him as a brother.


NAS 2 Thessalonians 3:6 Now we command you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you keep aloof from every brother who leads an unruly life and not according to the tradition which you received from us.


NAS 1 Corinthians 5:11 But actually, I wrote to you not to associate with any so-called brother if he should be an immoral person, or covetous, or an idolater, or a reviler, or a drunkard, or a swindler-- not even to eat with such a one.


NAS Romans 16:17 Now I urge you, brethren, keep your eye on those who cause dissensions and hindrances contrary to the teaching which you learned, and turn away from them. 18 For such men are slaves, not of our Lord Christ but of their own appetites; and by their smooth and flattering speech they deceive the hearts of the unsuspecting.


NAS 2 Corinthians 6:14 Do not be bound together with unbelievers; for what partnership have righteousness and lawlessness, or what fellowship has light with darkness?


NAS Genesis 2:24 For this cause a man shall leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave to his wife; and they shall become one flesh.


NAS Acts 15:39 And there arose such a sharp disagreement that they separated from one another, and Barnabas took Mark with him and sailed away to Cyprus.


NAS Proverbs 26:6 He cuts off his own feet, and drinks violence Who sends a message by the hand of a fool


NAS Proverbs 15:12 A scoffer does not love one who reproves him, He will not go to the wise.


NAS Proverbs 26:10 Like an archer who wounds everyone, So is he who hires a fool or who hires those who pass by.


NAS Ecclesiastes 4:13 A poor, yet wise lad is better than an old and foolish king who no longer knows how to receive instruction.


NAS Proverbs 17:21 He who begets a fool does so to his sorrow, And the father of a fool has no joy.


NAS Proverbs 26:4 Do not answer a fool according to his folly, lest you also be like him.


NAS Proverbs 26:5 Answer a fool as his folly deserves, lest he be wise in his own eyes.


NAS Proverbs 17:10 A rebuke goes deeper into one who has understanding than a hundred blows into a fool.


NAS Proverbs 27:22 Though you pound a fool in a mortar with a pestle along with crushed grain, Yet his folly will not depart from him.


NAS Proverbs 14:9 Fools mock at sin, but among the upright there is good will.


NAS Matthew 18:15 "And if your brother sins, go and reprove him in private; if he listens to you, you have won your brother. 16 "But if he does not listen to you, take one or two more with you, so that BY THE MOUTH OF TWO OR THREE WITNESSES EVERY FACT MAY BE CONFIRMED. 17 "And if he refuses to listen to them, tell it to the church; and if he refuses to listen even to the church, let him be to you as a Gentile and a tax-gatherer.