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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, be careful that you don't consume one another.

Proverbs 17:19

He who loves disobedience loves strife. One who builds a high gate seeks destruction.

Proverbs 26:21

As coals are to hot embers, and wood to fire, so is a contentious man to kindling strife.

Habakkuk 1:3

Why do you show me iniquity, and look at perversity? For destruction and violence are before me. There is strife, and contention rises up.

Proverbs 21:18

The wicked is a ransom for the righteous; the treacherous for the upright.

Proverbs 21:20

There is precious treasure and oil in the dwelling of the wise; but a foolish man swallows it up.

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Contentiousness » The contentious spirit

Proverbs 17:19

He who loves disobedience loves strife. One who builds a high gate seeks destruction.

Proverbs 26:21

As coals are to hot embers, and wood to fire, so is a contentious man to kindling strife.

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