Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
He is proud, knowing nothing, but doting about questions and strifes of words, whereof cometh envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings,
1 Timothy 1:7
They would like to be teachers of law although they do not understand the words they use or the matters they insist upon.
1 Timothy 3:6
He must not be a new convert, or he may grow conceited and incur criticism from slanderous people.
There was a man named Simon in the town, who had been amazing the Samaritan people by practicing magic there, and who made great pretensions.
Live in harmony with one another. Do not be too ambitious, but accept humble tasks. Do not be conceited.
1 Corinthians 3:18
Let no one of you deceive himself. If any one of you imagines that he is wiser than the rest of you, in what this world calls wisdom, he had better become a fool, so as to become really wise.
1 Corinthians 8:1
About food that has been offered to idols, it is true, as you say, that we all have some knowledge on that matter. Knowledge gives people airs; love is what builds up character.
For if anyone thinks he is somebody when he is really nobody, he is deceiving himself.
No one can put you in the wrong by persisting in studied humility and the worship of angels, being absorbed in the visions he has seen, and groundlessly conceited over his mere human mind.
2 Thessalonians 2:4
the adversary of every being that is called a god or an object of worship, and so overbearing toward them as to enter God's sanctuary and take his seat there, proclaiming himself to be God??5 do you not remember that when I was with you, I used to tell you this?
2 Timothy 3:4
treacherous, reckless, conceited, caring more for pleasure than for God,
2 Peter 2:12
These men, like unreasoning animals, mere creatures of instinct created to be caught and killed, abuse what they do not understand and will be destroyed like animals,
But these people deride anything they do not understand, and the things they know by instinct, like unreasoning animals, they use for their own destruction.
Because you say, "I am rich, I have become wealthy, I need nothing," and you do not know that it is you that are wretched, pitiable, poor, blind, and naked,
1 Timothy 1:4
nor to devote themselves to fictions and interminable pedigrees; such things lead to controversy instead of the divine system which operates through faith.
2 Timothy 2:23
Avoid foolish, crude speculations; you know they only lead to quarrels,
This created a disturbance and a serious discussion between Paul and Barnabas and them, and it was agreed that Paul and Barnabas and some others of their number should go up to Jerusalem to confer with the apostles and elders about this question.
but self-seeking people who are disloyal to the truth and responsive only to what is wrong will experience anger and fury,
Let us live honorably, as in the light of day, not in carousing and drunkenness, or in immorality and indecency, or in quarreling and jealousy.
Treat people who are overscrupulous in their faith like brothers; do not criticize their views.
1 Corinthians 3:3
for you are still worldly. For when there are still jealousy and quarrels among you, are you not worldly and living on a merely human level?
1 Corinthians 11:16
But if anyone is disposed to be contentious about it, I for my part recognize no other practice in worship than this, and neither do the churches of God.
2 Corinthians 11:20
For you put up with it if a man makes you his slaves, or lives on you, or takes you in, or puts on airs, or gives you a slap in the face.
But if you bite one another and eat one another, take care, or you will be destroyed by one another.
Some of them, it is true, are actually preaching the Christ from jealousy and partisanship, but there are others who are doing it out of good-will.
Do not act for selfish ends or from vanity, but modestly treat one another as your superiors.
But have nothing to do with foolish controversies, pedigrees, strife, and wrangles about the Law, for they are profitless and futile.
You must understand this, my dear brothers. Everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to be angry,
My brothers, what is the good of a man's saying he has faith, if he has no good deeds to show? Can faith save him?
What causes wars and fights among you? Is it not your cravings, which are at war within your bodies?
1 Peter 2:1
Free yourselves, therefore, from all malice, deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and slander of any kind,