The people quarreled with Moses, and said, “Give us water to drink.” Moses said to them, “Why do you quarrel with me? Why do you test Yahweh?”
Pride only breeds quarrels, but with ones who take advice is wisdom.
The beginning of strife is like breaching a dam, therefore stop contention before quarreling breaks out.
It is an honor for a man to keep aloof from strife; but every fool will be quarreling.
Drive out the mocker, and strife will go out; yes, quarrels and insults will stop.
Like one who grabs a dog’s ears is one who passes by and meddles in a quarrel not his own.
For lack of wood a fire goes out. Without gossip, a quarrel dies down.
Shun foolish questionings, genealogies, strife, and disputes about the law; for they are unprofitable and vain. Avoid a factious man after a first and second warning.
1 Corinthians 1:10-11.
I beg you, brothers, through the name of our Lord, Jesus Christ, that you all speak the same thing and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be perfected together in the same mind and in the same judgment. For it has been reported to me concerning you, my brothers, by those who are from Chloe’s household, that there are contentions among you.
2 Timothy 2:24-25.
The Lord’s servant must not quarrel, but be gentle towards all, able to teach, patient, in gentleness correcting those who oppose him: perhaps God may give them repentance leading to a full knowledge of the truth.
PIB Scriptures are derived from the World English Bible