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Theasaurus: Contentiousness

13 Bible Verses about Contentiousness

Most Relevant Verses

Galatians 5:15

But if you bite and devour one another, take heed that you be not consumed one of another.

Proverbs 17:19

He who loves transgression loves strife: and he who exalts his gate seeks destruction.

Proverbs 26:21

As coals are to burning coals, and wood to fire; so is a contentious man to kindle strife.

Habakkuk 1:3

Why do you show me iniquity, and cause me to behold trouble? for plundering and violence are before me: and there are those that raise up strife and contention.

Proverbs 21:18

The wicked shall be a ransom for the righteous, and the transgressor for the upright.

Proverbs 21:20

There is treasure to be desired and oil in the dwelling of the wise; but a foolish man spends it up.

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Contentiousness » The contentious spirit

Proverbs 17:19

He who loves transgression loves strife: and he who exalts his gate seeks destruction.

Proverbs 26:21

As coals are to burning coals, and wood to fire; so is a contentious man to kindle strife.

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