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
desiring to be teachers of the law, though they neither understand what they say, nor what things they assert.
1 Timothy 3:6
not one newly converted, least being puffed up he fall into the condemnation of the devil.
But there was before in the city a man named Simon practising magic and bewitching the people of Samaria, giving out that he was some great person.
Be alike affected to each other: not aiming at high things, but accommodating yourselves to persons of low rank. Be not wise in your own conceit.
1 Corinthians 3:18
Let no one deceive himself: if any among you seem to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be truly wise.
1 Corinthians 8:1
Now as to things offered to idols, we know that we all have knowledge about them. Knowledge however puffeth up, but charity edifieth.
For if any one thinketh that he is something, when he is nothing, he deceiveth himself.
Let no one deprive you of your reward by an affected humility and worshipping of angels, intruding into what he hath not seen, vainly puffed up by his carnal mind;
2 Thessalonians 2:4
the son of perdition, who opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called God, or the object of worship; so that he sits as God in the temple of God, shewing himself that he is God.
2 Timothy 3:4
headstrong, conceited, lovers of pleasure more than lovers of God,
2 Peter 2:12
But these men, like brute beasts naturally produced to be taken and destroyed, speaking evil of things which they do not understand, shall perish by their own corruption; receiving the reward of their unrighteousness:
But these men speak evil of what they know not: and what they know naturally, as brute animals, in these things they are corrupt.
because thou sayst, I am rich, and wealthy, and have want of nothing; and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked.
1 Timothy 1:4
nor attend to fables and endless genealogies, which occasion debates, rather than pious edification in the faith:
2 Timothy 2:23
but foolish and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they produce quarrels; for the servant of the Lord ought not to wrangle,
A dissension therefore arising, and Paul and Barnabas having no small dispute with them, it was resolved that Paul and Barnabas, and some others, should go up to the apostles and elders at Jerusalem about this question.
but to those who are contentious, and obey not the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath.
Let us behave decently as being in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in lewdness and lasciviousness, not in strife and envying.
Receive him that is weak in the faith, but not to disputes about doubtful matters:
1 Corinthians 3:3
Because ye are still carnal: for while there is among you envy and strife and divisions, are ye not carnal, and do ye not walk as men?
1 Corinthians 11:16
But if any one is pleased to contend for the contrary, I answer, We have no such custom, nor any of the churches of God.
2 Corinthians 11:20
ye bear it, even if any one enslave you, if any devour you, if any take your substance, if any be lifted up, yea if any one smite you on the face.
But if ye bite and devour one another, take heed that ye be not destroyed by one another.
Some indeed through envy and strife, and some also through good-will:
Do nothing through strife or vain-glory, but in lowliness of mind each esteeming others better than themselves.
But avoid foolish questions, and genealogies, and strifes and contentions about the law; for they are unprofitable and vain:
Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:
What is the advantage, my brethren, if any one say that he has faith, and he hath not works, can faith alone save him?
Whence come wars and fightings among you? Come they not hence? even of your carnal appetites making war in your bodies?
1 Peter 2:1
Therefore laying aside all malice, and all deceit, and hypocrisies,