'Conflict' in the Bible
He'll be a wild donkey of a man. He'll be against everyone, and everyone will be against him. He will live in conflict with all of his relatives."
And it came to pass, when Pharaoh let the people go, that God did not lead them the way of the land of the Philistines, although that was near; for God said, That the people may not repent when they see conflict, and return to Egypt.
"When there is a conflict between individuals, let them come to court to judge the case, decide who is innocent, and condemn the guilty person.
Then Jephthah said to them, “My people and I had a serious conflict with the Ammonites. So I called for you, but you didn’t deliver me from their power.
The conflict with the Philistines was fierce all of Saul’s days, so whenever Saul noticed any strong or brave man, he enlisted him.
There was continual military conflict between Rehoboam and Jeroboam throughout his entire lifetime.
Now these are they that came to David to Ziklag, while he kept still close because of Saul the son of Kish; and they were among the mighty men who helped him in the conflict;
“But I wish to speak to the Almighty,And I desire to argue with God.
That I have kept back for a time of distress, For a day of conflict and battle.
You rescued me from conflict with the people; you made me head of the nations. People who did not know me will serve me.
“Remove Your plague from me;I am wasting away because of the conflict and opposition of Your hand.
Confuse them, O Lord! Frustrate their plans! For I see violence and conflict in the city.
Sons of Ephraim -- armed bearers of bow, Have turned in a day of conflict.
who plan ways to harm me. All day long they stir up conflict.
A hot-tempered man stirs up conflict,but a man slow to anger calms strife.
A contrary man spreads conflict,and a gossip separates close friends.
To start a conflict is to release a flood;stop the dispute before it breaks out.
Drive out a mocker, and conflict goes too;then quarreling and dishonor will cease.
Without wood, fire goes out;without a gossip, conflict dies down.
A greedy person provokes conflict,but whoever trusts in the Lord will prosper.
An angry man stirs up conflict,and a hot-tempered man increases rebellion.
Better is wisdom than weapons of conflict, And one sinner destroyeth much good!
Woe is me, my mother,that you gave birth to me,a man who incites dispute and conflictin all the land.I did not lend or borrow,yet everyone curses me.
“I set a snare for you and you were also caught, O Babylon,While you yourself were not aware;You have been found and also seizedBecause you have engaged in conflict with the Lord.”
In the third year of Cyrus king of Persia, a message was revealed to Daniel, who was named Belteshazzar. The message was true and was about a great conflict. He understood the message and had understanding of the vision.
“And in that day I will make a covenant for IsraelWith the animals of the open countryAnd with the birds of the heavensAnd with the creeping things of the ground.And I will abolish the bow and the sword and [banish] war from the landAnd will make them lie down in safety.
Why do You force me to look at injustice?Why do You tolerate wrongdoing?Oppression and violence are right in front of me.Strife is ongoing, and conflict escalates.
And gone forth hath Jehovah, And He hath fought against those nations, As in the day of His fighting in a day of conflict.
And if Satan really has engaged in fierce conflict with himself, how shall his kingdom stand?--because you say that I expel demons by the power of Baal-zebul.
Or what king, when he sets out to meet another king in battle, will not first sit down and consider whether he is strong enough with ten thousand men to encounter the one who is coming against him with twenty thousand?
And being in conflict he prayed more intently. And his sweat became as great drops of blood, falling down upon the earth.
So is the Law in conflict with the promises of God? Of course not! For if a law had been given that could give us life, then certainly righteousness would come through the Law.
For the sinful nature has its desire which is opposed to the Spirit, and the [desire of the] Spirit opposes the sinful nature; for these [two, the sinful nature and the Spirit] are in direct opposition to each other [continually in conflict], so that you [as believers] do not [always] do whatever [good things] you want to do.
For ours is not a conflict with mere flesh and blood, but with the despotisms, the empires, the forces that control and govern this dark world--the spiritual hosts of evil arrayed against us in the heavenly warfare.
Only conduct yourselves worthily of the glad tidings of the Christ, in order that whether coming and seeing you, or absent, I may hear of what concerns you, that ye stand firm in one spirit, with one soul, labouring together in the same conflict with the faith of the glad tidings;
Having the same conflict which ye saw in me, and now hear to be in me.
For I would that ye knew what great conflict I have for you, and for them at Laodicea, and for as many as have not seen my face in the flesh;
but having both suffered before, and having been injuriously treated (as ye have known) in Philippi, we were bold in our God to speak unto you the good news of God in much conflict,
Moreover, in the area of teaching, I am not allowing a woman to instigate conflict toward a man. Instead, she is to remain calm.
and incessant conflict between people who are depraved in mind and deprived of truth. They think that godliness is a way to make a profit.
Strive earnestly in the good conflict of faith. Lay hold of eternal life, to which thou hast been called, and hast confessed the good confession before many witnesses.
And call to your remembrance the former days, in which, having been enlightened, ye did endure much conflict of sufferings,
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