Bible verses about "strife" | Darby

Proverbs 29:22

22 An angry man exciteth contention; and a furious man aboundeth in transgression.

Proverbs 26:20

20 Where no wood is, the fire goeth out; and where there is no talebearer, the contention ceaseth.

Proverbs 17:14

14 The beginning of contention is [as] when one letteth out water; therefore leave off strife before it become vehement.

Proverbs 28:25

25 He that is puffed up in soul exciteth contention; but he that relieth upon Jehovah shall be made fat.

Proverbs 22:10

10 Cast out the scorner, and contention will depart, and strife and ignominy shall cease.

Proverbs 6:16-19

16 These six [things] doth Jehovah hate, yea, seven are an abomination unto him: 17 haughty eyes, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood; 18 a heart that deviseth wicked imaginations; feet that are swift in running to mischief; 19 a false witness that uttereth lies, and he that soweth discords among brethren.

Proverbs 15:18

18 A furious man stirreth up contention; but he that is slow to anger appeaseth strife.

Matthew 18:15-17

15 But if thy brother sin against thee, go, reprove him between thee and him alone. If he hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother. 16 But if he do not hear [thee], take with thee one or two besides, that every matter may stand upon the word of two witnesses or of three. 17 But if he will not listen to them, tell it to the assembly; and if also he will not listen to the assembly, let him be to thee as one of the nations and a tax-gatherer.

James 3:14-16

14 but if ye have bitter emulation and strife in your hearts, do not boast and lie against the truth. 15 This is not the wisdom which comes down from above, but earthly, natural, devilish. 16 For where emulation and strife [are], there [is] disorder and every evil thing.

Galatians 5:19-21

19 Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are fornication, uncleanness, licentiousness, 20 idolatry, sorcery, hatred, strifes, jealousies, angers, contentions, disputes, schools of opinion, 21 envyings, murders, drunkennesses, revels, and things like these; as to which I tell you beforehand, even as I also have said before, that they who do such things shall not inherit God`s kingdom.

Proverbs 10:12

12 Hatred stirreth up strifes; but love covereth all transgressions.

Proverbs 16:28

28 A false man soweth contention; and a talebearer separateth very friends.

Proverbs 20:3

3 It is an honour for a man to cease from strife; but every fool rusheth into it.

2 Timothy 2:23-25

23 But foolish and senseless questionings avoid, knowing that they beget contentions. 24 And a bondman of [the] Lord ought not to contend, but be gentle towards all; apt to teach; forbearing; 25 in meekness setting right those who oppose, if God perhaps may sometime give them repentance to acknowledgment of [the] truth,

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