Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Only by pride cometh contention: but with the well advised is wisdom.
Proud, arrogant, mocking, is his name doing in the wrath of pride.
And a man of Ephraim will cry out and will pass over north, and they will say to Jephthah, Why didst thou pass over to war against the sons of Ammon and didst not call to us to go with thee? we will burn thy house upon thee with fire.
1 Kings 12:10
And the children which grew up with him will speak to him, saying, Thus shalt thou say to this people who spake to thee, saying, Thy father made our yoke heavy, do thou lighten from upon us; thus shalt thou speak to them, My littleness thick above my father's loins.
2 Kings 14:10
Striking, thou struckest Edom, and thy heart lifted thee up: be honored, and sit in thy house: and wherefore wilt thou contend with evil, and fall, thou and Judah with thee?
And a love of strife was in them, which of them thinks to be the greater.
1 Timothy 6:4
He has been proud, knowing nothing, but sick about questions and disputes of words, of which is envy, strife, slanders, evil conjectures,
And if ye have bitter envy and intrigue in your heart, boast not, and lie not against the truth.
Whence wars and fights among you? are they not hence, out of your sensual pleasures making war in your members
3 John 1:9
I wrote to the church: but Diotrephes, seeking the superiority over them, receives us not.
The way of the foolish is right in his eyes: and the wise one heard to counsel.
The causing water to break forth. is the beginning of strife: cast off contention before being irritated.
Hear counsel and receive instruction, so that thou shalt be wise in thy latter state.
The purpose shall be prepared by counsel, and with guidance make war.
Thou shalt not go forth hastily to strive, lest what thou shalt do in its latter state in thy neighbor putting thee to shame.
And the men of Ephraim will say to him, Why didst thou this word to us, that thou calledst not to us when thou wentest to war against Midian? and they will contend with him with strength.
For which of you, wishing to build a tower, not first, having sat down, calculates the expense, if he have things for completion?
And in those days, the disciples multiplying, there was a murmuring of the Greeks against the Hebrews, because their widows were overlooked in the daily service.