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Theasaurus: Arguing

21 Bible Verses about Arguing

Most Relevant Verses

Genesis 13:6-8

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.

James 4:1-3

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.

Isaiah 58:4

Behold, ye fast for strife and debate, and to smite with the fist of wickedness: ye shall not fast as ye do this day to make your voice to be heard on high.

2 Corinthians 12:20

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,

Proverbs 22:10

Cast out the scorner, and contention shall go out; strife and reproach shall cease.

Isaiah 45:9

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?

1 Timothy 6:3-5

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.

Proverbs 26:21

Charcoal for burning coals and wood for fire, and a contentious man to kindle strife.

1 Corinthians 1:11

For it has been declared unto me of you, my brethren, by those of the house of Chloe, that there are contentions among you.