21 Bible Verses about Arguing
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Counsel these things, charging them before the Lord. Strive not in words that profit nothing, but rather subvert the hearers.
That the slave of the Lord should not be contentious, but be meek unto everyone, apt to teach, patient,
A soft answer turns away wrath, but grievous words stir up anger.
For ye are yet carnal: for whereas there is among you envying and strife and divisions, are ye not carnal and walk as men?
And the land was not able to bear them that they might dwell together, for their substance was so great that they could not dwell together. And there was a strife between the pastors of Abram's cattle and the pastors of Lot's cattle; and the Canaanite and the Perizzite dwelt then in the land. Then Abram said unto Lot, Let there be no strife, I pray thee, between me and thee and between my pastors and thine, for we are brethren.
Pride shall certainly give birth to contention: but with the well advised is wisdom.
Where do the wars and disputes come from among you? From here that is to say, of your lusts which fight in your members? Ye covet and have not; ye murder, and have envy and cannot obtain; ye fight and war and have not that which ye desire because ye ask not. Ye ask and receive not because ye ask amiss, that ye may consume it upon your pleasures.
For I fear, lest, when I come, I shall not find you such as I desire and that I shall be found unto you such as ye desire not, lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, rumours, tumults,
It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop than with a brawling woman in a wide house.
But avoid foolish questions and genealogies and contentions and debates concerning the law, for they are unprofitable and vain.
Woe unto him that strives with his Maker! Let the potsherd strive with the potsherds of the earth. Shall the clay say to him that fashions it, What doth thou make; thy work has no form?
It is better to dwell in the corner of the housetop than with a brawling woman and in a wide house.
If anyone teaches otherwise and does not consent to wholesome words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ and to the doctrine which is according to godliness, he is puffed up, knowing nothing, but is driven mad concerning questions and controversy of words, of which comes envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings, perverse disputings of men of corrupt understanding, and destitute of the truth, using piety as a source of gain: from such withdraw thyself.
not given to wine, not hurtful, not greedy of dishonest gain, but gentle, not contentious, not covetous;
A foolish son is a pain unto his father, and the contentions of a wife are a continual dripping.