Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The beginning of strife is as when one letteth out water: therefore leave off contention, before it be meddled with.
He who loves transgression loves strife: and he who exalts his gate seeks destruction.
As coals are to burning coals, and wood to fire; so is a contentious man to kindle strife.
An angry man stirs up strife, and a furious man abounds in transgression.
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.
2 Samuel 2:14
And Abner said to Joab, Let the young men now arise, and play before us. And Joab said, Let them arise.
2 Samuel 19:41
And, behold, all the men of Israel came to the king, and said unto the king, Why have our brethren the men of Judah stolen you away, and have brought the king, and his household, and all David's men with him, over Jordan?
2 Samuel 20:1
And there happened to be there a man of Belial, whose name was Sheba, the son of Bichri, a Benjamite: and he blew a trumpet, and said, We have no part in David, neither have we inheritance in the son of Jesse: every man to his tents, O Israel.
2 Chronicles 10:14
And answered them after the advice of the young men, saying, My father made your yoke heavy, but I will add to it: my father chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions.
2 Chronicles 13:17
And Abijah and his people slew them with a great slaughter: so there fell down slain of Israel five hundred thousand chosen men.
2 Chronicles 25:17
Then Amaziah king of Judah took advice, and sent to Joash, the son of Jehoahaz, the son of Jehu, king of Israel, saying, Come, let us look one another in the face.
2 Chronicles 28:6
For Pekah the son of Remaliah killed in Judah a hundred and twenty thousand in one day, who were all valiant men; because they had forsaken the LORD God of their fathers.
Only by pride comes strife: but with the well advised is wisdom.
He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding: but he that is hasty of spirit exalts folly.
A soft answer turns away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.
He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that rules his spirit than he that takes a city.
The discretion of a man delays his anger; and it is his glory to overlook a transgression.
It is an honor for a man to cease from strife: but every fool will be meddling.
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 Abram said unto Lot, Let there be no strife, I pray you, between me and you, and between my herdsmen and your herdsmen; for we are brethren.
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.
Better is the end of a thing than the beginning thereof: and the patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit.
But I say unto you, That you resist not evil: but whosoever shall smite you on your right cheek, turn to him the other also.
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.
When therefore Paul and Barnabas had no small dissension and dispute with them, they determined that Paul and Barnabas, and certain other of them, should go up to Jerusalem unto the apostles and elders about this question.
If it be possible, as much as lies in you, live peaceably with all men.
1 Thessalonians 4:11
And that you study to be quiet, and to mind your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you;
2 Timothy 2:23
But foolish and ignorant questions avoid, knowing that they do produce strifes.
But if you have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, boast not, and lie not against the truth.