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Theasaurus: Contentiousness

13 Bible Verses about Contentiousness

Most Relevant Verses

Galatians 5:15

but if ye bite and devour one another, see that ye are not consumed one of another.

Proverbs 17:19

He loveth transgression that loveth a quarrel; he that maketh high his gate seeketh destruction.

Proverbs 26:21

As coals for hot coals, and wood for fire, so is a contentious man to inflame strife.

Habakkuk 1:3

Why dost thou cause me to see iniquity, and lookest thou upon grievance? For spoiling and violence are before me; and there is strife, and contention riseth up.

Proverbs 21:18

The wicked is a ransom for the righteous, and a treacherous man in the stead of the upright.

Proverbs 21:20

There is costly store and oil in the dwelling of a wise man; but a foolish man swalloweth it up.

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Contentiousness » The contentious spirit

Proverbs 17:19

He loveth transgression that loveth a quarrel; he that maketh high his gate seeketh destruction.

Proverbs 26:21

As coals for hot coals, and wood for fire, so is a contentious man to inflame strife.

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