61 occurrences in 10 translations

'Argument' in the Bible

And there was an argument between the keepers of Abram's cattle and the keepers of Lot's cattle: at that time the Canaanites and Perizzites were still living in the land.

Then Abram said to Lot, Let there be no argument between me and you, and between my herdmen and your herdmen, for we are brothers.

Then Jacob got angry and started an argument with Laban. "What have I done?" he demanded. "What's my crime that would cause you to come pursue me so violently?

And he sent his brothers on their way, and said to them, See that you have no argument on the road.

Then the two men, between whom the argument has taken place, are to come before the Lord, before the priests and judges who are then in power;

Then the priests, the sons of Levi, are to come near; for they have been marked out by the Lord your God to be his servants and to give blessings in the name of the Lord; and by their decision every argument and every blow is to be judged:

If there is an argument between men and they go to law with one another, let the judges give their decision for the upright, and against the wrongdoer.

Keep your places now, while I take up the argument with you before the Lord, and give you the story of the righteousness of the Lord, which he has made clear by his acts to you and to your fathers.

The truth can be painful, but what has your argument proven?

“Do you intend to reprove my words [with a convincing argument],When the words of one in despair belong to the wind [and go ignored]?

How much less may I give an answer to him, using the right words in argument with him?

But if only God would take up the word, opening his lips in argument with you;

But I would have talk with the Ruler of all, and my desire is to have an argument with God.

Hear now my argument,and listen to my defense.

Is any one able to take up the argument against me? If so, I would keep quiet and give up my breath.

Should he engage in unprofitable argument, or give a speech that benefits no one?

"I could also talk like you if only you were in my place! Then I would put together an argument against you. I would shake my head at you

“How long will you hunt for words and continue these speeches?Do some clear thinking and show understanding and then we can talk.

If you make yourselves great against me, using my punishment as an argument against me,

But Job has not directed his argument to me,and I will not respond to him with your arguments.

"If you are able, answer me. Present [your argument] {before me}; take your stand.

These [things] you have done, and I have been silent; You imagined that I was just like you. I will rebuke you and present [an argument] before your eyes.

May you turn to my argument! Behold, I shall pour out my spirit upon you; I will make my words known to you.

The decision of chance puts an end to argument, parting the strong.

Send away the man of pride, and argument will go out; truly fighting and shame will come to an end.

Like breath on coals and wood on fire, so a man given to argument gets a fight started.

If a wise man has a controversy with a foolish and arrogant man,The foolish man [ignores logic and fairness and] only rages or laughs, and there is no peace (rest, agreement).

“Listen to Me in silence, you islands and coastlands,And let the nations gain their strength;Let them come near, then let them speak;Let us come together for judgment [and decide the issue between us concerning the enemy from the east].

"Present your argument," says the Lord. "Produce your evidence," says Jacob's king.

Cursed is he who has an argument with his Maker, the pot which has an argument with the Potter! Will the wet earth say to him who is working with it, What are you doing, that your work has nothing by which it may be gripped?

Sorrow is mine, my mother, because you have given birth to me, a cause of fighting and argument in all the earth! I have not made men my creditors and I am not in debt to any, but every one of them is cursing me.

Listen, you mountains, to the LORD's argument! Listen, you strong foundations of the earth, because the LORD has a dispute with his people, and he will set out his case before Israel.

Why do you make me see evil-doing, and why are my eyes fixed on wrong? for wasting and violent acts are before me: and there is fighting and bitter argument.

I will stand at my watch post; I will remain stationed on the city wall. I will keep watching, so I can see what he says to me and can know how I should answer when he counters my argument.

But they said nothing: because they had had an argument between themselves on the way, about who was the greatest.

And one of the scribes came, and hearing their argument together, and seeing that he had given them a good answer, put the question to him, Which law is the first of all?

And the scribes and Pharisees were having an argument, saying, Who is this, who has no respect for God? who is able to give forgiveness for sins, but God only?

Then an argument started among them about who would be the greatest of them.

Now an argument sprang up among them as to which one of them was to be regarded as the greatest.

And when Peter came to Jerusalem, those who kept the rule of circumcision had an argument with him,

But after Paul and Barnabas had engaged them in serious argument and debate, the church arranged for Paul and Barnabas and some others of them to go up to the apostles and elders in Jerusalem concerning this controversy.

And there was a sharp argument between them, so that they were parted from one another, and Barnabas took Mark with him and went by ship to Cyprus;

for he powerfully and in public overcame the Jews in argument, proving to them from the Scriptures that Jesus is the Christ.

When he said this, an argument began between the Pharisees and the Sadducees, and the assembly was divided.

When the argument became so great the commanding officer feared that they would tear Paul to pieces, he ordered the detachment to go down, take him away from them by force, and bring him into the barracks.

And they have not seen me in argument with any man in the Temple, or working up the feelings of the people, in the Synagogues or in the town:

Nor can they present evidence to you to prove what they now bring against me.

But if our unrighteousness highlights God’s righteousness, what are we to say? I use a human argument: Is God unrighteous to inflict wrath?

Is it not clear, my brothers (I am using an argument to those who have knowledge of the law), that the law has power over a man as long as he is living?

This is what I mean: the Law, which came into existence four hundred and thirty years later [after the covenant concerning the coming Messiah], does not and cannot invalidate the covenant previously established by God, so as to abolish the promise.

Servants are to be under the authority of their masters, pleasing them in all things, without argument;

For people swear by someone greater than themselves, and an oath given as confirmation puts an end to all argument.

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יכח 
Yakach 
Usage: 59

תּוכחת תּוכחה 
Towkechah 
Usage: 28

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