Most Relevant Verses
To release the waters (to speak rashly) is the beginning of contention; therefore, leave off strife before it gets started.
But avoid foolish questions and genealogies and contentions and debates concerning the law, for they are unprofitable and vain.
he is puffed up, knowing nothing, but is driven mad concerning questions and controversy of words, of which comes envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings,
not given to wine, not hurtful, not greedy of dishonest gain, but gentle, not contentious, not covetous;
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,
And I beseech you, brethren, mark those who cause dissensions and offences outside of the doctrine which ye have learned, and avoid them.
Let us walk honestly, as in the day, not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying.
and when thou comest near over against the sons of Ammon, do not distress them nor meddle with them, for I will not give thee of the land of the sons of Ammon any possession because I have given it unto the sons of Lot for an inheritance.