but if ye bite and devour one another, see that ye are not consumed one of another.
By pride there only cometh contention; but with the well-advised is wisdom.
I am for peace; but when I speak, they are for war.
Who devise mischiefs in their heart; every day are they banded together for war.
A furious man stirreth up contention; but he that is slow to anger appeaseth strife.
He loveth transgression that loveth a quarrel; he that maketh high his gate seeketh destruction.
A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calleth for stripes.
As coals for hot coals, and wood for fire, so is a contentious man to inflame strife.
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.
It is better to dwell in a desert land. than with a contentious and irritable woman.
The wicked is a ransom for the righteous, and a treacherous man in the stead of the upright.
There is costly store and oil in the dwelling of a wise man; but a foolish man swalloweth it up.
It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop, than with a contentious woman, and a house in common.