The beginning of contention is as when one letteth out water; therefore leave off strife before it become vehement.
But foolish questions, and genealogies, and strifes, and contentions about the law, shun; for they are unprofitable and vain.
1 Timothy 6:4
he is puffed up, knowing nothing, but sick about questions and disputes of words, out of which arise envy, strife, injurious words, evil suspicions,
1 Timothy 3:3
not given to excesses from wine, not a striker, but mild, not addicted to contention, not fond of money,
2 Timothy 2:14
Of these things put in remembrance, testifying earnestly before the Lord not to have disputes of words, profitable for nothing, to the subversion of the hearers.
2 Timothy 2:24
And a bondman of the Lord ought not to contend, but be gentle towards all; apt to teach; forbearing;
But I beseech you, brethren, to consider those who create divisions and occasions of falling, contrary to the doctrine which ye have learnt, and turn away from them.
As in the day, let us walk becomingly; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and lasciviousness, not in strife and emulation.
It is an honour for a man to cease from strife; but every fool rusheth into it.
Yet let no man strive, and let no man reprove; for thy people are as they that strive with the priest.
bondmen to be subject to their own masters, to make themselves acceptable in everything; not gainsaying;
to speak evil of no one, not to be contentious, to be mild, shewing all meekness towards all men.
attack them not; for I will not give you of their land, no, not so much as a foot-breadth; for I have given mount Seir as a possession unto Esau.
And Jehovah said to me, Distress not the Moabites, neither engage with them in battle; for I will not give thee of their land a possession; for unto the children of Lot have I given Ar as a possession.
and come near over against the children of Ammon; thou shalt not distress them nor attack them; for I will not give thee of the land of the children of Ammon a possession; for unto the children of Lot have I given it as a possession.