Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Only by pride cometh contention: but with the well advised is wisdom.
Proud and haughty scoffer is his name, who deals in arrogant pride.
And the men of Ephraim gathered themselves together, and went northward, and said unto Jephthah, Why passed you over to fight against the children of Ammon, and did not call us to go with you? we will burn your house upon you with fire.
1 Kings 12:10
And the young men that were grown up with him spoke unto him, saying, Thus shall you speak unto this people that spoke unto you, saying, Your father made our yoke heavy, but you make it lighter unto us; thus shall you say unto them, My little finger shall be thicker than my father's loins.
2 Kings 14:10
You have indeed struck down Edom, and your heart has lifted you up: glory in this, and tarry at home: for why should you meddle to your harm, that you should fall, even you, and Judah with you?
And there was also a strife among them, which of them should be accounted the greatest.
1 Timothy 6:4
He is proud, knowing nothing, but doting over questions and disputes of words, out of which comes envy, strife, railings, evil suspicions,
But if you have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, boast not, and lie not against the truth.
From where come wars and fightings among you? come they not from here, even of your lusts that war in your members?
3 John 1:9
I wrote unto the church: but Diotrephes, who loves to have the preeminence among them, receives us not.
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that hearkens unto counsel is wise.
The beginning of strife is like releasing water: therefore leave off contention, before a quarrel starts.
Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that you may be wise in your latter days.
Every purpose is established by counsel: and with good advice wage war.
Go not forth hastily to court, lest you know not what to do in the end, when your neighbor has put you to shame.
And the men of Ephraim said unto him, Why have you served us thus, that you called us not, when you went to fight with the Midianites? And they did argue with him sharply.
For which of you, intending to build a tower, sits not down first, and counts the cost, whether he has enough to finish it?
And in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Hellenists against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily distribution.