Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Strive not with a man without cause, if he have done thee no harm.

Bible References

General references

Proverbs 17:14
To start a conflict is to release a flood;
stop the dispute before it breaks out.
Proverbs 18:6
A fool’s lips lead to strife,
and his mouth provokes a beating.
Proverbs 25:8
Don’t take a matter to court hastily.
Otherwise, what will you do afterward
if your opponent humiliates you?
Proverbs 29:22
An angry man stirs up conflict,
and a hot-tempered man increases rebellion.
Matthew 5:39
But I tell you, don’t resist an evildoer. On the contrary, if anyone slaps you on your right cheek, turn the other to him also.
Romans 12:18
If possible, on your part, live at peace with everyone.
1 Corinthians 6:6
Instead, believer goes to court against believer, and that before unbelievers!
2 Timothy 2:24
The Lord’s slave must not quarrel, but must be gentle to everyone, able to teach, and patient,

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