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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, take heed that ye be not consumed one of another.

Proverbs 17:19

He loveth transgression that loveth strife: and he that exalteth his gate seeketh 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 dost thou shew me iniquity, and cause me to behold grievance? for spoiling and violence are before me: and there are 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 spendeth it up.

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Contentiousness » The contentious spirit

Proverbs 17:19

He loveth transgression that loveth strife: and he that exalteth his gate seeketh 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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