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

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Proverbs Chapter 20 Verse 3It is an honour for a man to cease from strife: but every fool will be meddling.
Proverbs Chapter 25 Verse 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.
Ecclesiastes Chapter 7 Verse 8Better is the end of a thing than the beginning thereof: and the patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit.
Proverbs Chapter 17 Verse 19He loveth transgression that loveth strife: and he that exalteth his gate seeketh destruction.
Proverbs Chapter 26 Verse 21As coals are to burning coals, and wood to fire; so is a contentious man to kindle strife.
2nd Samuel Chapter 2 Verse 14-17 [14] And Abner said to Joab, Let the young men now arise, and play before us. And Joab said, Let them arise. [15] Then there arose and went over by number twelve of Benjamin, which pertained to Ishbosheth the son of Saul, and twelve of the servants of David. [16] And they caught every one his fellow by the head, and thrust his sword in his fellow's side; so they fell down together: wherefore that place was called Helkathhazzurim, which is in Gibeon. [17] And there was a very sore battle that day; and Abner was beaten, and the men of Israel, before the servants of David.
Proverbs Chapter 13 Verse 10Only by pride cometh contention: but with the well advised is wisdom.
Acts Chapter 6 Verse 1-5 [1] And in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily ministration. [2] Then the twelve called the multitude of the disciples unto them, and said, It is not reason that we should leave the word of God, and serve tables. [3] Wherefore, brethren, look ye out among you seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business. [4] But we will give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the ministry of the word. [5] And the saying pleased the whole multitude: and they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Ghost, and Philip, and Prochorus, and Nicanor, and Timon, and Parmenas, and Nicolas a proselyte of Antioch:
2nd Timothy Chapter 2 Verse 23But foolish and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they do gender strifes.
2nd Timothy Chapter 2 Verse 24And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient,
James Chapter 3 Verse 14-18 [14] But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth. [15] This wisdom descendeth not from above, but is earthly, sensual, devilish. [16] For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work. [17] But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be intreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy. [18] And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace of them that make peace.
Proverbs Chapter 29 Verse 22An angry man stirreth up strife, and a furious man aboundeth in transgression.
2nd Samuel Chapter 19 Verse 41-43 [41] And, behold, all the men of Israel came to the king, and said unto the king, Why have our brethren the men of Judah stolen thee away, and have brought the king, and his household, and all David's men with him, over Jordan? [42] And all the men of Judah answered the men of Israel, Because the king is near of kin to us: wherefore then be ye angry for this matter? have we eaten at all of the king's cost? or hath he given us any gift? [43] And the men of Israel answered the men of Judah, and said, We have ten parts in the king, and we have also more right in David than ye: why then did ye despise us, that our advice should not be first had in bringing back our king? And the words of the men of Judah were fiercer than the words of the men of Israel.
2nd Chronicles Chapter 10 Verse 14-16 [14] And answered them after the advice of the young men, saying, My father made your yoke heavy, but I will add thereto: my father chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions. [15] So the king hearkened not unto the people: for the cause was of God, that the LORD might perform his word, which he spake by the hand of Ahijah the Shilonite to Jeroboam the son of Nebat. [16] And when all Israel saw that the king would not hearken unto them, the people answered the king, saying, What portion have we in David? and we have none inheritance in the son of Jesse: every man to your tents, O Israel: and now, David, see to thine own house. So all Israel went to their tents.
2nd Chronicles Chapter 13 Verse 17And Abijah and his people slew them with a great slaughter: so there fell down slain of Israel five hundred thousand chosen men.
2nd Chronicles Chapter 28 Verse 6For Pekah the son of Remaliah slew in Judah an hundred and twenty thousand in one day, which were all valiant men; because they had forsaken the LORD God of their fathers.
Proverbs Chapter 14 Verse 29He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding: but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.
Proverbs Chapter 15 Verse 1A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.
Proverbs Chapter 16 Verse 32He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city.
Proverbs Chapter 19 Verse 11The discretion of a man deferreth his anger; and it is his glory to pass over a transgression.
Genesis Chapter 13 Verse 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.
Genesis Chapter 13 Verse 9Is not the whole land before thee? separate thyself, I pray thee, from me: if thou wilt take the left hand, then I will go to the right; or if thou depart to the right hand, then I will go to the left.
Judges Chapter 8 Verse 1-3 [1] And the men of Ephraim said unto him, Why hast thou served us thus, that thou calledst us not, when thou wentest to fight with the Midianites? And they did chide with him sharply. [2] And he said unto them, What have I done now in comparison of you? Is not the gleaning of the grapes of Ephraim better than the vintage of Abiezer? [3] God hath delivered into your hands the princes of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb: and what was I able to do in comparison of you? Then their anger was abated toward him, when he had said that.
Ecclesiastes Chapter 7 Verse 9Be not hasty in thy spirit to be angry: for anger resteth in the bosom of fools.
Matthew Chapter 5 Verse 39-41 [39] But I say unto you, That ye resist not evil: but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also. [40] And if any man will sue thee at the law, and take away thy coat, let him have thy cloak also. [41] And whosoever shall compel thee to go a mile, go with him twain.
Romans Chapter 12 Verse 18If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
1st Thessalonians Chapter 4 Verse 11And that ye study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you;