Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Only by pride cometh contention: but with the well advised is wisdom.
The proud and haughty man, scoffer is his name. He works in the arrogance of pride.
And the men of Ephraim were gathered together, and passed northward. And they said to Jephthah, Why did thou pass over to fight against the sons of Ammon, and did not call us to go with thee? We will burn thy house upon thee with f
1 Kings 12:10
And the young men that grew up with him spoke to him, saying, Thus shall thou say to this people that spoke to thee, saying, Thy father made our yoke heavy, but make thou it lighter to us; thus shall thou speak to them, My little f
2 Kings 14:10
Thou have indeed smitten Edom, and thy heart has lifted thee up. Glory by it, and abide at home, for why should thou meddle to [thy] hurt, that thou should fall, even thou, and Judah with thee?
And also a dispute develop among them, which of them is considered to be greater.
1 Timothy 6:4
he is puffed up, understanding nothing, but doting about disputes and word controversies, from which develop envy, strife, revilings, evil surmisings,
But if ye have bitter envy and selfish ambition in your heart, do not boast, and do not lie against the truth.
From where are wars and fightings among you? Is it not from here: from your pleasures warring in your body-parts?
3 John 1:9
I wrote to the congregation, but Diotrephes, who loves to be first of them, did not accept us.
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, but he who is wise hearkens to counsel.
The beginning of strife is [like] letting out water. Therefore leave off contention, before there is quarrelling.
Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that thou may be wise in thy latter end.
Every purpose is established by counsel, and by wise guidance make thou war.
Go not forth hastily to strive. What will thou do in the end of it when thy neighbor has put thee to shame?
And the men of Ephraim said to him, Why have thou done thus to us, that thou did not call us when thou went to fight with Midian? And they chided with him sharply.
For which of you wanting to build a tower, does not, having first sat down, count the cost whether he has the things for completion?
Now in those days, the disciples being multiplied, there developed a murmuring of the Hellenists against the Hebrews because their widows were neglected in the daily assistance.