5 occurrences

'Contends' in the Bible

Shall he that contends with the Almighty instruct him? Let him that disputes with God answer this.

If a wise man contends with a foolish man, whether he rages or laughs, there is no rest.

But thus saith the LORD, Even the captives of the mighty shall be taken away, and the prey of the terrible shall be delivered: for I will contend with him that contends with thee, and I will save thy sons.

Hear the word of the LORD, ye sons of Israel; for the LORD contends with the inhabitants of the land because there is no truth, nor mercy, nor knowledge of God in the earth.

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּרה 
Garah 
Usage: 14

דּוּן דּין 
Diyn 
Usage: 24

יריב 
Yariyb 
Usage: 3

מצּוּת 
Matstsuwth 
Usage: 1

רוּב ריבo 
Riyb 
Usage: 66

תּחרה 
Tacharah 
Usage: 2

διακρίνω 
Diakrino 
Usage: 16

ἐπαγωνίζομαι 
Epagonizomai 
Usage: 1