Strife: General Scriptures Concerning
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Genesis 13:8
And Abram said to Lot, Let there be no strife, I pray you, between me and you, and between my herdsmen and your herdsmen; for we be brothers.
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Genesis 45:24
So he sent his brothers away, and they departed: and he said to them, See that you fall not out by the way.
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Deuteronomy 1:12
How can I myself alone bear your cumbrance, and your burden, and your strife?
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Psalm 31:20
You shall hide them in the secret of your presence from the pride of man: you shall keep them secretly in a pavilion from the strife of tongues.
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Psalm 55:9
Destroy, O Lord, and divide their tongues: for I have seen violence and strife in the city.
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Psalm 80:6
You make us a strife to our neighbors: and our enemies laugh among themselves.
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Proverbs 3:20
By his knowledge the depths are broken up, and the clouds drop down the dew.
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Proverbs 6:12-14,16-19
A naughty person, a wicked man, walks with a fraudulent mouth.
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Proverbs 10:12
Hatred stirs up strifes: but love covers all sins.
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Proverbs 13:10
Only by pride comes contention: but with the well advised is wisdom.
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Proverbs 15:18
A wrathful man stirs up strife: but he that is slow to anger appeases strife.
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Proverbs 16:28
A fraudulent man sows strife: and a whisperer separates chief friends.
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Proverbs 17:1,14,19
Better is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, than an house full of sacrifices with strife.
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Proverbs 18:6,19
A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calls for strokes.
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Proverbs 19:13
A foolish son is the calamity of his father: and the contentions of a wife are a continual dropping.
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Proverbs 20:3
It is an honor for a man to cease from strife: but every fool will be meddling.
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Proverbs 21:19
It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and an angry woman.
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Proverbs 22:10
Cast out the scorner, and contention shall go out; yes, strife and reproach shall cease.
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Proverbs 23:29,30
Who has woe? who has sorrow? who has contentions? who has babbling? who has wounds without cause? who has redness of eyes?
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Proverbs 25:8,24
Go not forth hastily to strive, lest you know not what to do in the end thereof, when your neighbor has put you to shame.
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Proverbs 26:17,20,21
He that passes by, and meddles with strife belonging not to him, is like one that takes a dog by the ears.
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Proverbs 27:15
A continual dropping in a very rainy day and a contentious woman are alike.
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Proverbs 28:25
He that is of a proud heart stirs up strife: but he that puts his trust in the LORD shall be made fat.
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Proverbs 29:22
An angry man stirs up strife, and a furious man abounds in transgression.
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Proverbs 30:33
Surely the churning of milk brings forth butter, and the wringing of the nose brings forth blood: so the forcing of wrath brings forth strife.
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Isaiah 41:11,12
Behold, all they that were incensed against you shall be ashamed and confounded: they shall be as nothing; and they that strive with you shall perish.
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Isaiah 58:4
Behold, you fast for strife and debate, and to smite with the fist of wickedness: you shall not fast as you do this day, to make your voice to be heard on high.
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Habakkuk 1:3
Why do you show me iniquity, and cause me to behold grievance? for spoiling and violence are before me: and there are that raise up strife and contention.
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Matthew 5:25,39-41
Agree with your adversary quickly, whiles you are in the way with him; lest at any time the adversary deliver you to the judge, and the judge deliver you to the officer, and you be cast into prison.
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Matthew 10:34-36
Think not that I am come to send peace on earth: I came not to send peace, but a sword.
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Matthew 12:25
And Jesus knew their thoughts, and said to them, Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation; and every city or house divided against itself shall not stand:
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Matthew 18:15-17
Moreover if your brother shall trespass against you, go and tell him his fault between you and him alone: if he shall hear you, you have gained your brother.
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Mark 3:24,25
And if a kingdom be divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.
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Luke 11:17
But he, knowing their thoughts, said to them, Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation; and a house divided against a house falls.
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Luke 12:51-53,58,59
Suppose you that I am come to give peace on earth? I tell you, No; but rather division:
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Romans 2:8
But to them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath,
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Romans 12:18
If it be possible, as much as lies in you, live peaceably with all men.
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Romans 13:13
Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying.
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Romans 14:1,19,21
Him that is weak in the faith receive you, but not to doubtful disputations.
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Romans 16:17,18
Now I beseech you, brothers, mark them which cause divisions and offenses contrary to the doctrine which you have learned; and avoid them.
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1 Corinthians 1:10-13
Now I beseech you, brothers, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you; but that you be perfectly joined together in the same mind and in the same judgment.
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1 Corinthians 3:1,3,4
And I, brothers, could not speak to you as to spiritual, but as to carnal, even as to babes in Christ.
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1 Corinthians 4:6,7
And these things, brothers, I have in a figure transferred to myself and to Apollos for your sakes; that you might learn in us not to think of men above that which is written, that no one of you be puffed up for one against another.
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1 Corinthians 6:1-7
Dare any of you, having a matter against another, go to law before the unjust, and not before the saints?
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1 Corinthians 11:16-19
But if any man seem to be contentious, we have no such custom, neither the churches of God.
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2 Corinthians 12:20
For I fear, lest, when I come, I shall not find you such as I would, and that I shall be found to you such as you would not: lest there be debates, contentions, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, arrogance, tumults:
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Galatians 5:10,15,19-21
I have confidence in you through the Lord, that you will be none otherwise minded: but he that troubles you shall bear his judgment, whoever he be.
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Philippians 1:15,16
Some indeed preach Christ even of envy and strife; and some also of good will:
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Philippians 2:3,14,15
Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.
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1 Timothy 1:5-7
Now the end of the commandment is charity out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned:
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1 Timothy 2:8
I will therefore that men pray every where, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting.
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1 Timothy 3:2,3
A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behavior, given to hospitality, apt to teach;
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1 Timothy 6:3-5,20,21
If any man teach otherwise, and consent not to wholesome words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine which is according to godliness;
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2 Timothy 2:14,23-25
Of these things put them in remembrance, charging them before the Lord that they strive not about words to no profit, but to the subverting of the hearers.
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Titus 3:1-3,9
Put them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers, to obey magistrates, to be ready to every good work,
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James 3:14-16
But if you have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth.
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James 4:1,2
From where come wars and fights among you? come they not hence, even of your lusts that war in your members?
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Concerning "Peace" and what is Meant by "Very Being" Itself, "Very ...
... and of all Peace, both in general and in ... we must learn to cease from strife, whether
against ... with confirmation drawn from the holy testimony of the Scriptures. ...
/.../rolt/dionysius the areopagite/chapter xi concerning peace and.htm

The Cavils of the Pharisees Concerning Purification, and the ...
... by day with the study of the Scriptures, and by ... one will suffice to mark the general
feeling: He ... Eighteen centuries have passed, and that fatal strife is still ...
/.../the life and times of jesus the messiah/chapter xxxi the cavils of.htm

Of Creation in General.
... attribute of God, but is the general nature of ... what is brought upon it by that strife
and destruction ... be regenerated in the soul; so the scriptures say nothing ...
/.../law/an appeal to all that doubt/of creation in general.htm

Preface to the Emperor Charles V.
... manner of doctrine from the Holy Scriptures and the ... being peacefully discussed without
offensive strife, the dissension ... for the convening of a General Council. ...
/.../various/the augsburg confession of faith/preface to the emperor charles.htm

Concerning Salutations and Recreations, &C.
... which is all one, make void this general prohibition of ... by an oath to interpret the
holy scriptures according to ... men might be redeemed out of strife, and might ...
/.../proposition xv concerning salutations and.htm

Concerning "Good," "Light," "Beautiful," "Desire," "Ecstasy ...
... collect together into two kinds their general desiderative powers ... For (as the infallible
Scriptures say), a good tree ... and in the whole and mutually at strife. ...
/.../rolt/dionysius the areopagite/chapter iv concerning good light.htm

Scriptures Showing the Sin and Danger of Joining with Wicked and ...
... Scriptures Showing The Sin And Danger Of Joining With Wicked ... of the quarrel, or choose
a better general(396) for ... Ver.3, shows that war and strife should not be ...
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Of Passages from the Holy Scriptures, and from the Apocrypha ...
... true religion which is delivered in the Scriptures, and which ... deny it to have been
a general Council, though ... the gospel through envy and strife, not sincerely ...
/.../calvin/the institutes of the christian religion/of passages from the holy.htm

Secret Study of the Holy Scriptures.
... by the lack of personal acquaintance with the Scriptures. ... What created beings in
general are of course, God's ... as I study and classify) 'for strife or vainglory ...
/.../moule/to my younger brethren/chapter iii secret study of.htm

Concerning Lowliness of Mind.
... said, "Some indeed through envy and strife are preaching ... to correct those who use
the Scriptures without reference ... Gibbon, using this is the general sense, has ...
/.../chrysostom/on the priesthood/concerning lowliness of mind.htm



Strife: A Work of the Flesh

Strife: Abimelech's

Strife: An Evidence of a Carnal Spirit

Strife: Appeased by Slowness to Anger

Strife: Between Abraham and Lot's Herdsmen

Strife: Christ, an Example of Avoiding

Strife: Christians at Antioch (In Syria), About Circumcision

Strife: Corinthians

Strife: Danger of Joining In--Illustrated

Strife: Difficulty of Stopping, a Reason for Avoiding It

Strife: Disciples

Strife: Disciples, Over Who Could be the Greatest

Strife: Evidences a Love of Transgression

Strife: Excited by a Contentious Disposition

Strife: Excited by Curious Questions

Strife: Excited by Drunkenness

Strife: Excited by Frowardness

Strife: Excited by Hatred

Strife: Excited by Lusts

Strife: Excited by Pride

Strife: Excited by Scorning

Strife: Excited by Tale-Bearing

Strife: Excited by Wrath

Strife: Excludes from Heaven

Strife: Existed in the Church

Strife: Fools Engage In

Strife: Forbidden

Strife: General Scriptures Concerning

Strife: Herdmen of Abram and of Lot

Strife: Herdmen of Gerar and of Isaac

Strife: Hypocrites Make Religion a Pretence For

Strife: Isaac's and Those of Gerar

Strife: Israel and Judah, About David

Strife: Israelites

Strife: It is Honorable to Cease From

Strife: Jephthah and his Brothers

Strife: Jephthah and the Ephraimites

Strife: Jews, Concerning Jesus

Strife: Judah and Israel

Strife: Judaising Teachers

Strife: Laban and Jacob

Strife: Leads to Blasphemy

Strife: Leads to Confusion and Every Evil Work

Strife: Leads to Injustice

Strife: Leads to Mutual Destruction

Strife: Leads to Violence

Strife: Ministers should Avoid

Strife: Ministers should Avoid Questions That Lead To

Strife: Ministers should not Preach Through

Strife: Ministers should Reprove

Strife: Ministers should Warn Against

Strife: Paul and Barnabas

Strife: Paul and Barnabas, About Mark

Strife: Pharisees and Sadducees

Strife: Pharisees and Sadducees, Concerning the General Resurrection

Strife: Promoters of, should be Expelled

Strife: Punishment For

Strife: Saints Kept from Tongues of

Strife: Saints should Avoid

Strife: Saints should Avoid Questions That Lead To

Strife: Saints should do all Things Without

Strife: Saints should not Act From

Strife: Saints should not Walk In

Strife: Saints should Praise God for Protection From

Strife: Saints should Seek God's Protection From

Strife: Saints should Submit to Wrong Rather than Engage In

Strife: Shameful in Saints

Strife: Strength and Violence of--Illustrated

Strife: Temporal Blessing Embittered By

Strife: The Corinthian Christians

Strife: Two Hebrews

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