Avoiding strife brings a man honor, but every fool is quarrelsome.
1 Corinthians 6:1
When one of you has a complaint against another, does he dare to take the matter before those who are unrighteous and not before the saints?
leave your gift there before the altar and first go and be reconciled to your brother. Then come and offer your gift.
Starting a quarrel is like spilling water so drop the dispute before it escalates.
But if he doesn't listen, take one or two others with you so that "every word may be confirmed by the testimony of two or three witnesses.'
Come to terms quickly with your opponent while you are on the way to court, or your opponent may hand you over to the judge, and the judge to the guard, and you will be thrown into prison.
Casting dice settles a dispute, deciding between strong contenders.
Now an argument sprang up among them as to which one of them was to be regarded as the greatest.
"Be angry, yet do not sin." Do not let the sun set while you are still angry,
Arrogance only brings quarreling, but those receiving advice are wise.
Since we live by the Spirit, by the Spirit let us also be guided.
So Abram told Lot, "Please, let's not have strife between you and me, or between your herdsmen and my herdsmen, since we are relatives.
So the apostles and the elders met to look into this claim.
Who has woe? Who has grief? Who has contention? Who has complaints? Who has wounds without cause? Who has bloodshot eyes?
When the foundations are destroyed, what can the righteous do?
But the midwives feared God and didn't do what the king of Egypt told them. Instead, they let the boys live.
also take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.
Pray in the Spirit at all times with every kind of prayer and request. Likewise, be alert with your most diligent efforts and pray for all the saints.
Put on the whole armor of God so that you may be able to stand firm against the Devil's strategies.
Her husband Joseph, being a righteous man and unwilling to disgrace her, decided to divorce her secretly.
"Or suppose a king is going to war against another king. He will first sit down and consider whether with 10,000 men he can fight the one coming against him with 20,000 men, won't he?
The LORD is in his holy Temple; the LORD's throne is in the heavens. His eyes see, his glance examines humanity.
When disputes arise, they are to serve as a judge, adjudicating matters according to my ordinances. They are to enforce my laws, my statutes, all of my appointed festivals, and they are to sanctify my Sabbaths.
Then the Spirit lifted me up and carried me away. I went bitterly with an angry attitude as the hand of the LORD rested on me.
Then someone in the crowd told him, "Teacher, tell my brother to divide the family inheritance with me."
Instead, take up the matter with your neighbor, and don't betray another person's confidence.
He rains on the wicked burning coals and sulfur; a scorching wind is their destiny.
For you, God, tested us, to purify us like fine silver.
For they all were trying to make us afraid by saying, "Their hands will become tired from laboring, so the work won't be completed." "Therefore, LORD, strengthen my hands!"
He'll decide to come with the full power of his kingdom, bringing with him an alliance that he'll implement. He'll give him a daughter in marriage to overthrow it, but it won't succeed or work out for him.
There was strife between the herdsmen in charge of Abram's livestock and the herdsmen in charge of Lot's livestock. Also, at that time the Canaanites and the Perizzites were living in the land.
and asked, "Where is the one who was born king of the Jews? We saw his star in the east and have come to worship him."
Suddenly, they screamed, "What do you want with us, Son of God? Did you come here to torture us before the proper time?"
The LORD examines the righteous, but the wicked and those who love violence, he hates.
"Neither," he answered. "I have come as commander of the LORD's Army." Joshua immediately fell on his face to the earth and worshipped, saying to him, "Lord, what do you have for your servant by way of command?"
Then he'll turn his attention to the coastal lands and will capture many. But a commander will put an end to his insolence, repaying him for his scorn.
Then Jesus went into the Temple. While he was teaching, the high priests and the elders of the people came to him and asked, "By what authority are you doing these things, and who gave you this authority?"
2 Samuel 21:15
Afterwards, war broke out between the Philistines and Israel, so David went down to fight the Philistines. David became weary,
Look, the wicked have bent their bow and placed their arrow on the string, to shoot from the darkness at the upright in heart.
I take refuge in the LORD. So how can you say to me, "Flee like a bird to the mountains."?
Then he took a piece of bread, dipped it, and gave it to Judas, the son of Simon Iscariot. After he had taken the piece of bread, Satan entered him. Then Jesus told him, "Do quickly what you are going to do!"
along with kings and counselors of the earth, who used to build for themselves what are now only ruins,
Indeed, the LORD is righteous; he loves righteousness; the upright will see him face-to-face. To the Director: On an eight stringed harp. A Davidic Psalm.
Even though he kills me, I'll continue to hope in him. At least I'll be able to argue my case to his face!
I advanced in Judaism beyond many of my contemporaries, because I was far more zealous for the traditions of my ancestors.
Stand firm, therefore, having fastened the belt of truth around your waist, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness,
In addition to having clothed yourselves with these things, having taken up the shield of faith, with which you will be able to put out all the flaming arrows of the evil one,
Paul and Barnabas had quite a dispute and argument with them. So Paul and Barnabas and some of the others were appointed to go up to Jerusalem to confer with the apostles and elders about this question.
"Now I know that none of you among whom I traveled preaching about the kingdom will ever see my face again.
After he had thought about it, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream. "Joseph, son of David," he said, "don't be afraid to take Mary as your wife, because what has been conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit.