It is an honor for a man to keep aloof from strife; but every fool will be quarreling.
1 Corinthians 6:1
Dare any of you, having a matter against his neighbor, go to law before the unrighteous, and not before the saints?
leave your gift there 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 breaching a dam, therefore stop contention before quarreling breaks out.
But if he doesn't listen, take one or two more with you, that at the mouth of two or three witnesses every word may be established.
Agree with your adversary quickly, while you are with him in the way; lest perhaps the prosecutor deliver you to the judge, and the judge deliver you to the officer, and you be cast into prison.
There arose also a contention among them, which of them was considered to be greatest.
"Be angry, and don't sin." Don't let the sun go down on your wrath,
Pride only breeds quarrels, but with ones who take advice is wisdom.
If we live by the Spirit, let's also walk by the Spirit.
Abram said to Lot, "Please, let there be no strife between me and you, and between my herdsmen and your herdsmen; for we are relatives.
The apostles and the elders were gathered together to see about this matter.
Who has woe? Who has sorrow? Who has strife? Who has complaints? Who has needless bruises? Who has bloodshot eyes?
If the foundations are destroyed, what can the righteous do?
But the midwives feared God, and didn't do what the king of Egypt commanded them, but saved the baby boys alive.
And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God;
with all prayer and requests, praying at all times in the Spirit, and being watchful to this end in all perseverance and requests for all the saints:
Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.
Joseph, her husband, being a righteous man, and not willing to make her a public example, intended to put her away secretly.
Or what king, as he goes to encounter another king in war, will not sit down first and consider whether he is able with ten thousand to meet him who comes against him with twenty thousand?
Yahweh is in his holy temple. Yahweh is on his throne in heaven. His eyes observe. His eyes examine the children of men.
In a controversy they shall stand to judge; according to my ordinances shall they judge it: and they shall keep my laws and my statutes in all my appointed feasts; and they shall make my Sabbaths holy.
So the Spirit lifted me up, and took me away; and I went in bitterness, in the heat of my spirit; and the hand of Yahweh was strong on me.
One of the multitude said to him, "Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me."
Debate your case with your neighbor, and don't betray the confidence of another;
On the wicked he will rain blazing coals; fire, sulfur, and scorching wind shall be the portion of their cup.
For you, God, have tested us. You have refined us, as silver is refined.
For they all would have made us afraid, saying, "Their hands will be weakened from the work, that it not be done. But now, [God], strengthen my hands."
He shall set his face to come with the strength of his whole kingdom, and with him equitable conditions; and he shall perform them: and he shall give him the daughter of women, to corrupt her; but she shall not stand, neither be for him.
There was a strife between the herdsmen of Abram's livestock and the herdsmen of Lot's livestock: and the Canaanite and the Perizzite lived in the land at that time.
"Where is he who is born King of the Jews? For we saw his star in the east, and have come to worship him."
Behold, they cried out, saying, "What do we have to do with you, Jesus, Son of God? Have you come here to torment us before the time?"
Yahweh examines the righteous, but the wicked and him who loves violence his soul hates.
He said, "No; but I have come now as commander of Yahweh's army." Joshua fell on his face to the earth, and worshipped, and said to him, "What does my lord say to his servant?"
After this shall he turn his face to the islands, and shall take many: but a prince shall cause the reproach offered by him to cease; yes, moreover, he shall cause his reproach to turn on him.
When he had come into the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came to him as he was teaching, and said, "By what authority do you do these things? Who gave you this authority?"
2 Samuel 21:15
The Philistines had war again with Israel; and David went down, and his servants with him, and fought against the Philistines. David grew faint;
For, behold, the wicked bend their bows. They set their arrows on the strings, that they may shoot in darkness at the upright in heart.
In Yahweh, I take refuge. How can you say to my soul, "Flee as a bird to your mountain!"
After the piece of bread, then Satan entered into him. Then Jesus said to him, "What you do, do quickly."
with kings and counselors of the earth, who built up waste places for themselves;
For Yahweh is righteous. He loves righteousness. The upright shall see his face. For the Chief Musician; upon an eight-stringed lyre. A Psalm of David.
Behold, he will kill me. I have no hope. Nevertheless, I will maintain my ways before him.
I advanced in the Jews' religion beyond many of my own age among my countrymen, being more exceedingly zealous for the traditions of my fathers.
Stand therefore, having the utility belt of truth buckled around your waist, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness,
above all, taking up the shield of faith, with which you will be able to quench all the fiery darts of the evil one.
Therefore when Paul and Barnabas had no small discord and discussion with them, they appointed Paul and Barnabas, and some others of them, to go up to Jerusalem to the apostles and elders about this question.
"Now, behold, I know that you all, among whom I went about preaching the Kingdom of God, will see my face no more.
But when he thought about these things, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, "Joseph, son of David, don't be afraid to take to yourself Mary, your wife, for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit.