But if you bite and devour one another, be careful that you don't consume one another.
Pride only breeds quarrels, but with ones who take advice is wisdom.
I am for peace, but when I speak, they are for war. A Song of Ascents.
those who devise mischief in their hearts. They continually gather themselves together for war.
A wrathful man stirs up contention, but one who is slow to anger appeases strife.
He who loves disobedience loves strife. One who builds a high gate seeks destruction.
A fool's lips come into strife, and his mouth invites beatings.
As coals are to hot embers, and wood to fire, so is a contentious man to kindling strife.
Why do you show me iniquity, and look at perversity? For destruction and violence are before me. There is strife, and contention rises up.
It is better to dwell in a desert land, than with a contentious and fretful woman.
The wicked is a ransom for the righteous; the treacherous for the upright.
There is precious treasure and oil in the dwelling of the wise; but a foolish man swallows it up.
It is better to dwell in the corner of the housetop, than to share a house with a contentious woman.