It is an honor for a man to cease from strife: but every fool will be meddling.
1 Corinthians 6:1
Dare any of you, having a matter against another, go to law before the unjust, and not before the saints?
Leave there your gift before the altar, and go your way; first be reconciled to your brother, and then come and offer your gift.
The beginning of strife is like releasing water: therefore leave off contention, before a quarrel starts.
But if he will not hear you, then take with you one or two more, that in the mouth of two or three witnesses every word may be established.
Agree with your adversary quickly, while you are in the way with him; lest at any time the adversary deliver you to the judge, and the judge deliver you to the officer, and you be cast into prison.
The lot causes contentions to cease, and decides between the mighty.
And there was also a strife among them, which of them should be accounted the greatest.
Be angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath:
Only by pride comes strife: but with the well advised is wisdom.
If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit.
And Abram said unto Lot, Let there be no strife, I pray you, between me and you, and between my herdsmen and your herdsmen; for we are brethren.
And the apostles and elders came together to consider this matter.
Who has woe? who has sorrow? who has contentions? who has babbling? who has wounds without cause? who has redness of eyes?
If the foundations be destroyed, what can the righteous do?
But the midwives feared God, and did not as the king of Egypt commanded them, but saved the male children alive.
And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:
Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thus with all perseverance and supplication for all saints;
Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.
Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not willing to make her a public example, decided to put her away privately.
Or what king, going to make war against another king, sits not down first, and consults whether he is able with ten thousand to meet him that comes against him with twenty thousand?
The LORD is in his holy temple, the LORD'S throne is in heaven: his eyes behold, his eyelids test, the children of men.
And in controversy they shall stand as judges; and they shall judge it according to my judgments: and they shall keep my laws and my statutes in all my assemblies; and they shall hallow my sabbaths.
So the spirit lifted me up, and took me away, and I went in bitterness, in the heat of my spirit; but the hand of the LORD was strong upon me.
And one of the crowd said unto him, Teacher, speak to my brother, that he divide the inheritance with me.
Debate your cause with your neighbor himself; and disclose not a secret to another:
Upon the wicked he shall rain snares, fire and brimstone, and a horrible tempest: this shall be the portion of their cup.
For you, O God, have proved us: you have tried us, as silver is tried.
For they all made us afraid, saying, Their hands shall be weakened from the work, that it will not be done. Now therefore, O God, strengthen my hands.
He shall also set his face to enter with the strength of his whole kingdom, and upright ones with him; thus shall he do: and he shall give him the daughter of women, to destroy it: but she shall not stand on his side, neither be for him.
And there was a strife between the herdsmen of Abram's cattle and the herdsmen of Lot's cattle: and the Canaanites and the Perizzites dwelled then in the land.
Saying, Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him.
And, behold, they cried out, saying, What have we to do with you, Jesus, you Son of God? have you come here to torment us before the time?
The LORD tests the righteous: but the wicked and him that loves violence his soul hates.
And he said, Nay; but as captain of the army of the LORD am I now come. And Joshua fell on his face to the earth, and did worship, and said unto him, What says my lord unto his servant?
After this shall he turn his face unto the coastlands, and shall take many: but a ruler for his own behalf shall bring the reproach brought by him to cease; with his reproach removed he shall cause it to turn back on him.
And when he came into the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came unto him as he was teaching, and said, By what authority do you these things? and who gave you this authority?
2 Samuel 21:15
Moreover the Philistines had yet war again with Israel; and David went down, and his servants with him, and fought against the Philistines: and David grew faint.
For, lo, the wicked bend their bow, they make ready their arrow upon the string, that they may secretly shoot at the upright in heart.
[To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David.] In the LORD put I my trust: how say you to my soul, Flee as a bird to your mountain?
And after the morsel Satan entered into him. Then said Jesus unto him, What you do, do quickly.
With kings and counselors of the earth, who built desolate places for themselves;
For the righteous LORD loves righteousness; his countenance does behold the upright.
Though he slay me, yet will I trust in him: but I will defend my own ways before him.
And advanced in the Jews' religion above many of my equals in my own nation, being more exceedingly zealous of the traditions of my fathers.
Stand therefore, having your loins girded about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness;
Above all, taking the shield of faith, with which you shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked one.
When therefore Paul and Barnabas had no small dissension and dispute with them, they determined that Paul and Barnabas, and certain other of them, should go up to Jerusalem unto the apostles and elders about this question.
And now, behold, I know that you all, among whom I have gone preaching the kingdom of God, shall see my face no more.
But while he thought on these things, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a dream, saying, Joseph, son of David, fear not to take unto you Mary your wife: for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit.