THE HOLY BIBLE Authorized King James

Genesis (Author Moses)

13:8And Abram said unto Lot, Let there be no strife, I pray thee, between me and thee, and between my herdmen and thy herdmen; for we be brethren.

45:24So he sent his brethren away, and they departed: and he said unto them, See that ye fall not out by the way.

Deuteronomy (Author Moses)

1:12How can I myself alone bear your cumbrance, and your burden, and your strife?

Psalms (Author Moses, David, Solomon, Asaph, Heman, Ethan, sons of Korah, compiled by Ezra)

31:20Thou shalt hide them in the secret of thy presence from the pride of man: thou shalt keep them secretly in a pavilion from the strife of tongues.

55:9Destroy, O Lord, and divide their tongues: for I have seen violence and strife in the city.

80:6Thou makest us a strife unto our neighbours: and our enemies laugh among themselves.

Proverbs (Author Solomon)

3:20By his knowledge the depths are broken up, and the clouds drop down the dew.

6:12A naughty person, a wicked man, walketh with a froward mouth.

6:13He winketh with his eyes, he speaketh with his feet, he teacheth with his fingers;

6:14Frowardness is in his heart, he deviseth mischief continually; he soweth discord.

6:16These six things doth the LORD hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him:

6:17A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood,

6:18An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief,

6:19A false witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren.

10:12Hatred stirreth up strifes: but love covereth all sins.

13:10Only by pride cometh contention: but with the well advised is wisdom.

15:18A wrathful man stirreth up strife: but he that is slow to anger appeaseth strife.

16:28A froward man soweth strife: and a whisperer separateth chief friends.

17:1Better is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, than an house full of sacrifices with strife.

17:14The beginning of strife is as when one letteth out water: therefore leave off contention, before it be meddled with.

17:19He loveth transgression that loveth strife: and he that exalteth his gate seeketh destruction.

18:6A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calleth for strokes.

18:19A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city: and their contentions are like the bars of a castle.

19:13A foolish son is the calamity of his father: and the contentions of a wife are a continual dropping.

20:3It is an honour for a man to cease from strife: but every fool will be meddling.

21:19It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and an angry woman.

22:10Cast out the scorner, and contention shall go out; yea, strife and reproach shall cease.

23:29Who hath woe? who hath sorrow? who hath contentions? who hath babbling? who hath wounds without cause? who hath redness of eyes?

23:30They that tarry long at the wine; they that go to seek mixed wine.

25:8Go not forth hastily to strive, lest thou know not what to do in the end thereof, when thy neighbour hath put thee to shame.

25:24It is better to dwell in the corner of the housetop, than with a brawling woman and in a wide house.

26:17He that passeth by, and meddleth with strife belonging not to him, is like one that taketh a dog by the ears.

26:20Where no wood is, there the fire goeth out: so where there is no talebearer, the strife ceaseth.

26:21As coals are to burning coals, and wood to fire; so is a contentious man to kindle strife.

27:15A continual dropping in a very rainy day and a contentious woman are alike.

28:25He that is of a proud heart stirreth up strife: but he that putteth his trust in the LORD shall be made fat.

29:22An angry man stirreth up strife, and a furious man aboundeth in transgression.

30:33Surely the churning of milk bringeth forth butter, and the wringing of the nose bringeth forth blood: so the forcing of wrath bringeth forth strife.

Isaiah (Author Isaiah)

41:11Behold, all they that were incensed against thee shall be ashamed and confounded: they shall be as nothing; and they that strive with thee shall perish.

41:12Thou shalt seek them, and shalt not find them, even them that contended with thee: they that war against thee shall be as nothing, and as a thing of nought.

58:4Behold, ye fast for strife and debate, and to smite with the fist of wickedness: ye shall not fast as ye do this day, to make your voice to be heard on high.

Habakkuk (Author Habakkuk)

1:3Why dost thou shew me iniquity, and cause me to behold grievance? for spoiling and violence are before me: and there are that raise up strife and contention.

Matthew (Author Matthew)

5:25Agree with thine adversary quickly, whiles thou art in the way with him; lest at any time the adversary deliver thee to the judge, and the judge deliver thee to the officer, and thou be cast into prison.

5:39But I say unto you, That ye resist not evil: but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also.

5:40And if any man will sue thee at the law, and take away thy coat, let him have thy cloke also.

5:41And whosoever shall compel thee to go a mile, go with him twain.

10:34Think not that I am come to send peace on earth: I came not to send peace, but a sword.

10:35For I am come to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against her mother, and the daughter in law against her mother in law.

10:36And a man's foes shall be they of his own household.

12:25And Jesus knew their thoughts, and said unto them, Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation; and every city or house divided against itself shall not stand:

18:15Moreover if thy brother shall trespass against thee, go and tell him his fault between thee and him alone: if he shall hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother.

18:16But if he will not hear thee, then take with thee one or two more, that in the mouth of two or three witnesses every word may be established.

18:17And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it unto the church: but if he neglect to hear the church, let him be unto thee as an heathen man and a publican.

Mark (Author John Mark)

3:24And if a kingdom be divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.

3:25And if a house be divided against itself, that house cannot stand.

Luke (Author Luke)

11:17But he, knowing their thoughts, said unto them, Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation; and a house divided against a house falleth.

12:51Suppose ye that I am come to give peace on earth? I tell you, Nay; but rather division:

12:52For from henceforth there shall be five in one house divided, three against two, and two against three.

12:53The father shall be divided against the son, and the son against the father; the mother against the daughter, and the daughter against the mother; the mother in law against her daughter in law, and the daughter in law against her mother in law.

12:58When thou goest with thine adversary to the magistrate, as thou art in the way, give diligence that thou mayest be delivered from him; lest he hale thee to the judge, and the judge deliver thee to the officer, and the officer cast thee into prison.

12:59I tell thee, thou shalt not depart thence, till thou hast paid the very last mite.

Romans (Author Paul)

2:8But unto them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath,

12:18If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.

13:13Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying.

14:1Him that is weak in the faith receive ye, but not to doubtful disputations.

14:19Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things wherewith one may edify another.

14:21It is good neither to eat flesh, nor to drink wine, nor any thing whereby thy brother stumbleth, or is offended, or is made weak.

16:17Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned; and avoid them.

16:18For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly; and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the simple.

1 Corinthians (Author Paul)

1:10Now I beseech you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you; but that ye be perfectly joined together in the same mind and in the same judgment.

1:11For it hath been declared unto me of you, my brethren, by them which are of the house of Chloe, that there are contentions among you.

1:12Now this I say, that every one of you saith, I am of Paul; and I of Apollos; and I of Cephas; and I of Christ.

1:13Is Christ divided? was Paul crucified for you? or were ye baptized in the name of Paul?

3:1And I, brethren, could not speak unto you as unto spiritual, but as unto carnal, even as unto babes in Christ.

3:3For ye are yet carnal: for whereas there is among you envying, and strife, and divisions, are ye not carnal, and walk as men?

3:4For while one saith, I am of Paul; and another, I am of Apollos; are ye not carnal?

4:6And these things, brethren, I have in a figure transferred to myself and to Apollos for your sakes; that ye might learn in us not to think of men above that which is written, that no one of you be puffed up for one against another.

4:7For who maketh thee to differ from another? and what hast thou that thou didst not receive? now if thou didst receive it, why dost thou glory, as if thou hadst not received it?

6:1Dare any of you, having a matter against another, go to law before the unjust, and not before the saints?

6:2Do ye not know that the saints shall judge the world? and if the world shall be judged by you, are ye unworthy to judge the smallest matters?

6:3Know ye not that we shall judge angels? how much more things that pertain to this life?

6:4If then ye have judgments of things pertaining to this life, set them to judge who are least esteemed in the church.

6:5I speak to your shame. Is it so, that there is not a wise man among you? no, not one that shall be able to judge between his brethren?

6:6But brother goeth to law with brother, and that before the unbelievers.

6:7Now therefore there is utterly a fault among you, because ye go to law one with another. Why do ye not rather take wrong? why do ye not rather suffer yourselves to be defrauded?

11:16But if any man seem to be contentious, we have no such custom, neither the churches of God.

11:17Now in this that I declare unto you I praise you not, that ye come together not for the better, but for the worse.

11:18For first of all, when ye come together in the church, I hear that there be divisions among you; and I partly believe it.

11:19For there must be also heresies among you, that they which are approved may be made manifest among you.

2 Corinthians (Author Paul)

12:20For I fear, lest, when I come, I shall not find you such as I would, and that I shall be found unto you such as ye would not: lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, swellings, tumults:

Galatians (Author Paul)

5:10I have confidence in you through the Lord, that ye will be none otherwise minded: but he that troubleth you shall bear his judgment, whosoever he be.

5:15But if ye bite and devour one another, take heed that ye be not consumed one of another.

5:19Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness,

5:20Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies,

5:21Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.

Philippians (Author Paul)

1:15Some indeed preach Christ even of envy and strife; and some also of good will:

1:16The one preach Christ of contention, not sincerely, supposing to add affliction to my bonds:

2:3Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.

2:14Do all things without murmurings and disputings:

2:15That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world;

1 Timothy (Author Paul)

1:5Now the end of the commandment is charity out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned:

1:6From which some having swerved have turned aside unto vain jangling;

1:7Desiring to be teachers of the law; understanding neither what they say, nor whereof they affirm.

2:8I will therefore that men pray every where, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting.

3:2A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach;

3:3Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous;

6:3If any man teach otherwise, and consent not to wholesome words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine which is according to godliness;

6:4He is proud, knowing nothing, but doting about questions and strifes of words, whereof cometh envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings,

6:5Perverse disputings of men of corrupt minds, and destitute of the truth, supposing that gain is godliness: from such withdraw thyself.

6:20O Timothy, keep that which is committed to thy trust, avoiding profane and vain babblings, and oppositions of science falsely so called:

6:21Which some professing have erred concerning the faith. Grace be with thee. Amen.

2 Timothy (Author Paul)

2:14Of these things put them in remembrance, charging them before the Lord that they strive not about words to no profit, but to the subverting of the hearers.

2:23But foolish and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they do gender strifes.

2:24And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient,

2:25In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth;

Titus (Author Paul)

3:1Put them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers, to obey magistrates, to be ready to every good work,

3:2To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but gentle, shewing all meekness unto all men.

3:3For we ourselves also were sometimes foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving divers lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.

3:9But avoid foolish questions, and genealogies, and contentions, and strivings about the law; for they are unprofitable and vain.

James (Author James)

3:14But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth.

3:15This wisdom descendeth not from above, but is earthly, sensual, devilish.

3:16For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work.

4:1From whence come wars and fightings among you? come they not hence, even of your lusts that war in your members?

4:2Ye lust, and have not: ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because ye ask not.



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