'Disputing' in the Bible
So they carefully and faithfully kept the matter to themselves, questioning and disputing with one another about what rising from among the dead meant.
And when they came to the [nine] disciples, they saw a great crowd around them and scribes questioning and disputing with them.
Then one of the scribes came up and listened to them disputing with one another, and, noticing that Jesus answered them fitly and admirably, he asked Him, Which commandment is first and most important of all [ in its nature]?
And there was among the mass of the people much whispered discussion and hot disputing about Him. Some were saying, He is good! [He is a good Man!] Others said, No, He misleads and deceives the people [gives them false ideas]!
So when Peter went up to Jerusalem, the circumcision party [certain Jewish Christians] found fault with him [separating themselves from him in a hostile spirit, opposing and disputing and contending with him],
And neither in the temple nor in the synagogues nor in the city did they find me disputing with anybody or bringing together a seditious crowd.