The beginning of strife is like breaching a dam, therefore stop contention before quarreling breaks out.
but shun foolish questionings, genealogies, strife, and disputes about the law; for they are unprofitable and vain.
1 Timothy 6:4
he is conceited, knowing nothing, but obsessed with arguments, disputes, and word battles, from which come envy, strife, insulting, evil suspicions,
1 Timothy 3:3
not a drinker, not violent, not greedy for money, but gentle, not quarrelsome, not covetous;
2 Timothy 2:14
Remind them of these things, charging them in the sight of the Lord, that they don't argue about words, to no profit, to the subverting of those who hear.
2 Timothy 2:24
The Lord's servant must not quarrel, but be gentle towards all, able to teach, patient,
Now I beg you, brothers, look out for those who are causing the divisions and occasions of stumbling, contrary to the doctrine which you learned, and turn away from them.
Let us walk properly, as in the day; not in reveling and drunkenness, not in sexual promiscuity and lustful acts, and not in strife and jealousy.
It is an honor for a man to keep aloof from strife; but every fool will be quarreling.
"Yet let no man bring a charge, neither let any man accuse; For your people are like those who bring charges against a priest.
Exhort servants to be in subjection to their own masters, and to be well-pleasing in all things; not contradicting;
to speak evil of no one, not to be contentious, to be gentle, showing all humility toward all men.
don't contend with them; for I will not give you of their land, no, not so much as for the sole of the foot to tread on; because I have given Mount Seir to Esau for a possession.
Yahweh said to me, "Don't bother Moab, neither contend with them in battle; for I will not give you of his land for a possession; because I have given Ar to the children of Lot for a possession."
and when you come near over against the children of Ammon, don't bother them, nor contend with them; for I will not give you of the land of the children of Ammon for a possession; because I have given it to the children of Lot for a possession."