Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And there was a strife between the herdmen of Abram's cattle and the herdmen of Lot's cattle: and the Canaanite and the Perizzite dwelled then in the land.
And Abraham reproved Abimelech because of a well of water which Abimelech's slaves had violently taken away.
And the pastors of Gerar strove with Isaac's pastors, saying, The water is ours; therefore he called the name of the well Esek, because they strove with him.
But the pastors came and drove them away. Then Moses stood up and defended them and watered their sheep.
1 Corinthians 3:3
For ye are yet carnal: for whereas there is among you envying and strife and divisions, are ye not carnal and walk as men?
idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies,
For we ourselves also were foolish in another time, rebellious, deceived, serving diverse lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.
For where there is envy and contention, there is confusion and every perverse work.
Where do the wars and disputes come from among you? From here that is to say, of your lusts which fight in your members?
And the border of the Canaanites was from Sidon, as thou comest to Gerar unto Gaza, as thou goest, unto Sodom and Gomorrah and Admah and Zeboim, even unto Lasha.
And Abram passed through the land unto the place of Sichem, unto the plain of Moreh. And the Canaanite was then in the land.
In the same day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, Unto thy seed shall I give this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great river, the river Euphrates:
And Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, Ye have troubled me to make me to stink among the inhabitants of the land, among the Canaanites and the Perizzites; and I being few in number, they shall gather themselves together against me and slay me; and I shall be destroyed, I and my house.
Also I said, What you do is not good, do you not walk in the fear of our God, that ye not be the reproach of our enemies the Gentiles?
Do all things without murmurings and doubts,
Walk in wisdom towards outsiders, winning the occasion.
1 Thessalonians 4:12
that ye may walk honestly toward those that are without, and that ye may desire nothing from any one.
1 Peter 2:12
and have your honest conversation among the Gentiles, so that, in that which they murmur about you as of evildoers, having witnessed your good works, they may glorify God in the day of visitation.