60 occurrences in 12 translations

'Dispute' in the Bible

When you searched through all my goods, did you find anything that belonged to you? Set it here before my relatives and yours, and let them settle the dispute between the two of us!

And the people contended with Moses, and said, Give us water, that we may drink! And Moses said to them, Why do ye dispute with me? Why do ye tempt Jehovah?

Whenever they have a dispute, it comes to me, and I make a decision between one man and another. I teach them God’s statutes and laws.”

Let them judge the people at all times; and let it be that every major dispute they will bring to you, but every minor dispute they themselves will judge. So it will be easier for you, and they will bear the burden with you.

They judged the people at all times; the difficult dispute they would bring to Moses, but every minor dispute they themselves would judge.

And if men dispute, and one strike the other with a stone, or with the fist, and he die not, but take to his bed,

"In every ownership dispute involving an ox, donkey, sheep, garment, or anything that is lost where a person says, "This is mine,' the case between the two of them is to come before the judges, and the one that the judges declare guilty is to repay double to his neighbor.

You shall not follow the masses in doing evil, nor shall you testify in a dispute so as to turn aside after a multitude in order to pervert justice;

nor shall you be partial to a poor man in his dispute.

“You shall not pervert the justice due to your needy brother in his dispute.

He told the elders, “Wait here for us until we return to you. Aaron and Hur are here with you. Whoever has a dispute should go to them.”

"If a case is too difficult for you to decide with respect to bloodshed, civil claims, assault and battery, or other matters of dispute within your courts, bring it to the place that the LORD your God will choose.

the two people in the dispute must stand in the presence of the Lord before the priests and judges in authority at that time.

Then the priests, the sons of Levi, will come forward, for Yahweh your God has chosen them to serve Him and pronounce blessings in His name, and they are to give a ruling in every dispute and case of assault.

“If there is a dispute between men, they are to go to court, and the judges will hear their case. They will clear the innocent and condemn the guilty.

Afterwards, Jephthah sent messengers to the king of the Ammonites to ask him, "What's your dispute between us that prompted you to come and attack my land?"

May the LORD act as judge, and may he decide between me and you. May he see, may he plead my case, and may he vindicate me in this dispute against you."

When David heard that Nabal had died, he said, "Blessed be the LORD who has judged the dispute over my insult at the hand of Nabal, and has held back his servant from evil. The LORD has repaid Nabal's wickedness."

Absalom used to rise early in the morning, and he stood {beside} the road [at] the gate; {anyone} who had a legal dispute to bring to the king for judgment Absalom would call to him and say, "{Where are you from?}" And he would say, "Your servant [is] from one of the tribes of Israel."

He added, “If only someone would appoint me judge in the land. Then anyone who had a grievance or dispute could come to me, and I would make sure he received justice.”

So she said, "In days past, people used to settle a dispute by saying "Let's ask for advice at Abel!'

for every dispute that comes to you from your brothers who dwell in their cities—whether it regards differences of bloodguilt, law, commandment, statutes, or judgments—you are to warn them, so they will not incur guilt before the Lord and wrath will not come on you and your brothers. Do this, and you will not incur guilt.

“If one wished to dispute with Him,He could not answer Him once in a thousand times.

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

There the righteous might dispute with him; so should I be delivered for ever from my judge.

The first in his dispute is [deemed] righteous, [but] his neighbor will come and examine him.

Casting dice settles a dispute, deciding between strong contenders.

When a wise man has a dispute with a fool, the fool either rages or laughs without relief.

Whatever exists has already been named, and it is known what man is; for he cannot dispute with him who is stronger than he is.

Your princes [are] rebels and companions of thieves. Every one loves a bribe and runs after gifts. They do not defend [the] orphan and [the] legal dispute of [the] widow does not come before them.

But thus says Yahweh: "Indeed a captive of [the] mighty shall be taken, and [the] war-booty [of] [the] tyrant shall be rescued, for I myself will dispute [with] your opponent, and I myself will save your children.

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.

to subvert a person in a legal dispute --the Lord has not found delight [in these things].

“In a dispute, they will officiate as judges and decide the case according to My ordinances. They must observe My laws and statutes regarding all My appointed festivals, and keep My Sabbaths holy.

But let no one dispute; let no one argue,for My case is against you priests.

The Lord also has a dispute with Judah.He is about to punish Jacob according to his ways;He will repay him based on his actions.

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.

And he questioned the scribes, 'What dispute ye with them?'

Now there arose a dispute among them, which of them was to be the greatest.

Then He asked them, “What is this dispute that you’re having with each other as you are walking?” And they stopped walking and looked discouraged.

However, some men from what was called the Synagogue of the Freedmen (freed Jewish slaves), both Cyrenians and Alexandrians, and some from Cilicia and [the province of] Asia, rose up and questioned and argued with Stephen.

Paul and Barnabas had quite a dispute and argument with them. So Paul and Barnabas and some of the others were appointed to go up to Jerusalem to confer with the apostles and elders about this question.

When he said this, a dispute broke out between the Pharisees and the Sadducees, and the assembly was divided.

When the dispute became violent, the commander feared that Paul might be torn apart by them and ordered the troops to go down, rescue him from them, and bring him into the barracks.

Since I was at a loss in a dispute over such things, I asked him if he wished to go to Jerusalem and be tried there concerning these matters.

[When he had spoken these words, the Jews departed, having a great dispute among themselves.]

For men swear by something greater than themselves, and for them a confirming oath ends every dispute.

It is beyond dispute that the less important person is blessed by the more important person.

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Root Form
Definition
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συζητέω 
Suzeteo 
Usage: 8

διάκρισις 
Diakrisis 
Usage: 3

διαλέγομαι 
Dialegomai 
Usage: 13

διαλογίζομαι 
Dialogizomai 
Usage: 9

διαλογισμός 
Dialogismos 
Usage: 11

παραδιατριβή 
Paradiatribe 
Usage: 1

συζήτησις 
Suzetesis 
Usage: 3

συζητητής 
Suzetetes 
Usage: 1

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