Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


He that passeth by, and meddleth with strife belonging not to him, is like one that taketh a dog by the ears.

Bible References


Proverbs 17:11
An uncontrolled man is only looking for trouble, so a cruel servant will be sent against him.
Proverbs 18:6
A foolish man's lips are a cause of fighting, and his mouth makes him open to blows.
Proverbs 20:3
It is an honour for a man to keep from fighting, but the foolish are ever at war.
Luke 12:14
But he said, Man, who made me a judge or a maker of decisions for you?
2 Timothy 2:23
And put away foolish and uncontrolled questionings, seeing that they are a cause of trouble.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain