'Avoiding' in the Bible
Fulfilled longing is sweet to the soul, but avoiding evil is detestable to the fool.
Avoiding strife brings a man honor, but every fool is quarrelsome.
Since many of them had no desire to eat, Paul stood up among them and said, "Men, you should have listened to me and not put out to sea from Crete, thus avoiding this damage and loss.
Avoiding this, that no man should blame us in this abundance which is administered by us:
O Timothy, keep that which is committed to thy trust, avoiding profane and vain babblings, and oppositions of science falsely so called:
and the foolish and uninstructed questions be avoiding, having known that they beget strife,