Proverbs 25:8
do not go out to argue in haste. Otherwise, what will you do in the end when your opponent puts you to shame?
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Proverbs 17:14
To start a quarrel is to release a flood; so abandon the dispute before it breaks out.

Proverbs 18:6
A fool's lips bring strife, and his mouth invites a beating.

Proverbs 30:33
For as the churning of milk yields butter, and the twisting of the nose draws blood, so the stirring of anger brings forth strife.

2 Samuel 2:14-16, 26
Then Abner said to Joab, "Let us have the young men get up and compete before us." "Let them get up, " Joab replied. . . .

2 Kings 14:8-12
Then Amaziah sent messengers to the king of Israel, Jehoash son of Jehoahaz, the son of Jehu. "Come, let us meet face to face, " he said. . . .

Luke 14:31, 32
Or what king on his way to war with another king will not first sit down and consider whether he can engage with ten thousand men the one coming against him with twenty thousand? . . .


Proverbs 14:12
There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way of death.

Jeremiah 5:31
The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests rule by their own authority. My people love it so, but what will you do in the end?"

Matthew 5:25
Reconcile quickly with your adversary, while you are still on the way to court. Otherwise he may hand you over to the judge, and the judge may hand you over to the officer, and you may be thrown into prison.

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Do not go out hastily to argue your case; Otherwise, what will you do in the end, When your neighbor humiliates you?

King James Bible
Go not forth hastily to strive, lest thou know not what to do in the end thereof, when thy neighbour hath put thee to shame.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Don't take a matter to court hastily. Otherwise, what will you do afterward if your opponent humiliates you?

International Standard Version
don't be in a hurry to argue in court. Otherwise, what will you do later on when your neighbor humiliates you?

NET Bible
Do not go out hastily to litigation, or what will you do afterward when your neighbor puts you to shame?

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Do not go out for anything hastily, lest when you bring a lawsuit, your friend will revile you at the end.
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