It is an honor for a person to cease from strife, but every fool quarrels.
1 Corinthians 6:1
When any of you has a legal dispute with another, does he dare go to court before the unrighteous rather than before the saints?
leave your gift there in front of the altar. First go and be reconciled to your brother and then come and present your gift.
Starting a quarrel is like letting out water; stop it before strife breaks out!
But if he does not listen, take one or two others with you, so that at the testimony of two or three witnesses every matter may be established.
Reach agreement quickly with your accuser while on the way to court, or he may hand you over to the judge, and the judge hand you over to the warden, and you will be thrown into prison.
A toss of a coin ends disputes, and settles the issue between strong opponents.
A dispute also started among them over which of them was to be regarded as the greatest.
Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on the cause of your anger.
With pride comes only contention, but wisdom is with the well-advised.
If we live by the Spirit, let us also behave in accordance with the Spirit.
Abram said to Lot, "Let there be no quarreling between me and you, and between my herdsmen and your herdsmen, for we are close relatives.
Both the apostles and the elders met together to deliberate about this matter.
Who has woe? Who has sorrow? Who has contentions? Who has complaints? Who has wounds without cause? Who has dullness of the eyes?
When the foundations are destroyed, what can the godly accomplish?"
But the midwives feared God and did not do what the king of Egypt had told them; they let the boys live.
And take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.
With every prayer and petition, pray at all times in the Spirit, and to this end be alert, with all perseverance and requests for all the saints.
Clothe yourselves with the full armor of God so that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil.
Because Joseph, her husband to be, was a righteous man, and because he did not want to disgrace her, he intended to divorce her privately.
Or what king, going out to confront another king in battle, will not sit down first and determine whether he is able with ten thousand to oppose the one coming against him with twenty thousand?
The Lord is in his holy temple; the Lord's throne is in heaven. His eyes watch; his eyes examine all people.
"'In a controversy they will act as judges; they will judge according to my ordinances. They will keep my laws and my statutes regarding all my appointed festivals and will observe my Sabbaths.
A wind lifted me up and carried me away. I went bitterly, my spirit full of fury, and the hand of the Lord rested powerfully on me.
Then someone from the crowd said to him, "Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me."
When you argue a case with your neighbor, do not reveal the secret of another person,
May the Lord rain down burning coals and brimstone on the wicked! A whirlwind is what they deserve!
For you, O God, tested us; you purified us like refined silver.
All of them were wanting to scare us, supposing, "Their hands will grow slack from the work, and it won't get done." So now, strengthen my hands!
His intention will be to come with the strength of his entire kingdom, and he will form alliances. He will give the king of the south a daughter in marriage in order to destroy the kingdom, but it will not turn out to his advantage.
So there were quarrels between Abram's herdsmen and Lot's herdsmen. (Now the Canaanites and the Perizzites were living in the land at that time.)
saying, "Where is the one who is born king of the Jews? For we saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him."
They cried out, "Son of God, leave us alone! Have you come here to torment us before the time?"
The Lord approves of the godly, but he hates the wicked and those who love to do violence.
He answered, "Truly I am the commander of the Lord's army. Now I have arrived!" Joshua bowed down with his face to the ground and asked, "What does my master want to say to his servant?"
Then he will turn his attention to the coastal regions and will capture many of them. But a commander will bring his shameful conduct to a halt; in addition, he will make him pay for his shameful conduct.
Now after Jesus entered the temple courts, the chief priests and elders of the people came up to him as he was teaching and said, "By what authority are you doing these things, and who gave you this authority?"
2 Samuel 21:15
Another battle was fought between the Philistines and Israel. So David went down with his soldiers and fought the Philistines. David became exhausted.
For look, the wicked prepare their bows, they put their arrows on the strings, to shoot in the darkness at the morally upright.
For the music director; by David. In the Lord I have taken shelter. How can you say to me, "Flee to a mountain like a bird!
And after Judas took the piece of bread, Satan entered into him. Jesus said to him, "What you are about to do, do quickly."
with kings and counselors of the earth who built for themselves places now desolate,
Certainly the Lord is just; he rewards godly deeds; the upright will experience his favor.
Even if he slays me, I will hope in him; I will surely defend my ways to his face!
I was advancing in Judaism beyond many of my contemporaries in my nation, and was extremely zealous for the traditions of my ancestors.
Stand firm therefore, by fastening the belt of truth around your waist, by putting on the breastplate of righteousness,
and in all of this, by taking up the shield of faith with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one.
When Paul and Barnabas had a major argument and debate with them, the church appointed Paul and Barnabas and some others from among them to go up to meet with the apostles and elders in Jerusalem about this point of disagreement.
"And now I know that none of you among whom I went around proclaiming the kingdom will see me again.
When he had contemplated this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, "Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife, because the child conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit.