And they arrived at Capernaum; and when [they were] in the house, He asked them, What were you discussing and arguing about on the road?
The baptism of John -- "from where was it? From heaven or from men? And they reasoned and argued with one another, If we say, From heaven, He will ask us, Why then did you not believe him?
And they reasoned and argued with one another, If we say, From heaven, He will say, Why then did you not believe him?
And they argued and discussed [it] and reasoned together with themselves, saying, If we reply, From heaven, He will say, Why then did you not believe him?
And they discussed it and reasoned with one another, It is because we have no bread.
So they carefully and faithfully kept the matter to themselves, questioning and disputing with one another about what rising from among the dead meant.
And He asked them, About what are you questioning and discussing with them?
But they kept still, for on the road they had discussed and disputed with one another as to who was the greatest.
And he went away and discussed with the chief priests and captains how he might betray Him and deliver Him up to them.
Therefore there arose a controversy between some of John's disciples and a Jew in regard to purification.
And Paul entered, as he usually did, and for three Sabbaths he reasoned and argued with them from the Scriptures,
So he reasoned and argued in the synagogue with the Jews and those who worshiped there, and in the marketplace [where assemblies are held] day after day with any who chanced to be there.
But he discoursed and argued in the synagogue every Sabbath and won over [both] Jews and Greeks.
Then they arrived in Ephesus, and [Paul] left the others there; but he himself entered the synagogue and discoursed and argued with the Jews.
And he went into the synagogue and for three months spoke boldly, persuading and arguing and pleading about the kingdom of God.
But when some became more and more stubborn (hardened and unbelieving), discrediting and reviling and speaking evil of the Way [of the Lord] before the congregation, he separated himself from them, taking the disciples with him, and went on holding daily discussions in the lecture room of Tyrannus from about ten o'clock till three.
Then the Jews angrily contended with one another, saying, How is He able to give us His flesh to eat?
But having ordered [the prisoners] to go aside out of the council [chamber], they conferred (debated) among themselves,
And neither in the temple nor in the synagogues nor in the city did they find me disputing with anybody or bringing together a seditious crowd.
1 Timothy 1:6
But certain individuals have missed the mark on this very matter [and] have wandered away into vain arguments and discussions and purposeless talk.