45 occurrences in 13 translations

'Arguments' in the Bible

How is it possible for me by myself to be responsible for you, and undertake the weight of all your troubles and your arguments?

And through all the tribes of Israel the people were having arguments, saying, The king made us safe from the hands of those who were against us and made us free from the hands of the Philistines; and now he has gone in flight from the land, because of Absalom.

How pleasing are upright words! but what force is there in your arguments?

How then can I answer Himor choose my arguments against Him?

"Now listen to my dispute! Pay attention to my arguments.

Your maxims are just worthless proverbs; your defensive arguments are made of clay."

Will he make arguments with words in which is no profit, and with sayings which have no value?

I have to give ear to arguments which put me to shame, and your answers to me are wind without wisdom.

I would order my cause before him, and fill my mouth with arguments.

I paid close attention to you.Yet no one proved Job wrong;not one of you refuted his arguments.

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

"I will contribute my arguments as an answer; I'll declare what I know,

Reply to me, if you can; set your arguments in order before me and take your stand!

For my arguments are without flaw;one who has perfect knowledge is with you.

Will he who is protesting give teaching to the Ruler of all? Let him who has arguments to put forward against God give an answer.

I am like a man who does not hearand has no arguments in his mouth.

Who says, Oh! who says, Ah! who has violent arguments, who has grief, who has wounds without cause, whose eyes are dark?

those who make a person appear to be the offender in a lawsuit, who set a trap for someone who is making his defense in court, and push aside the innocent with specious arguments.

“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].

“Submit your case,” says the Lord.“Present your arguments,” says Jacob’s King.

“Declare and present your defense of idols;Indeed, let them consult together.Who announced this [rise of Cyrus and his conquests] long before it happened?Who declared it long ago?Was it not I, the Lord?And there is no other God besides Me,A [consistently and uncompromisingly] just and righteous God and a Savior;There is none except Me.

Look, your fasting is accompanied by arguments, brawls, and fistfights. Do not fast as you do today, trying to make your voice heard in heaven.

No one brings a lawsuit fairly, and no one goes to law honestly; they have relied on empty arguments and they tell lies; they conceive trouble and give birth to iniquity.

I said, "Oh, mother, how I regret that you ever gave birth to me! I am always starting arguments and quarrels with the people of this land. I have not lent money to anyone and I have not borrowed from anyone. Yet all of these people are treating me with contempt."

But some of those who were of the Synagogue named that of the Libertines, and some of the men of Cyrene and of Alexandria and those from Cilicia and Asia, had arguments with Stephen.

But Saul went on increasing in power, and the Jews in Damascus were not able to give answers to the arguments by which he made it clear that Jesus was the Christ.

Instead, they had several arguments with him about their own religion and about a certain Jesus who had died but Paul kept asserting he was alive.

But Julius let himself be persuaded by the pilot and by the owner rather than by Paul's arguments;

They show that the essential requirements of the Law are written in their hearts; and their conscience [their sense of right and wrong, their moral choices] bearing witness and their thoughts alternately accusing or perhaps defending them

So it is right for me to take thought for you all in this way, because I have you in my heart; for in my chains, and in my arguments before the judges in support of the good news, making clear that it is true, you all have your part with me in grace.

he is conceited, understanding nothing, but has a sick interest in disputes and arguments over words. From these come envy, quarreling, slander, evil suspicions,

And in their greed they will exploit you with false arguments and twisted doctrine. Their sentence [of condemnation which God has decreed] from a time long ago is not idle [but is still in force], and their destruction and deepening misery is not asleep [but is on its way].

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תּוכחת תּוכחה 
Towkechah 
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