Bible ConcordanceStrife (71 Occurrences)
Matthew 12:25 Knowing their thoughts He said to them, "Every kingdom in which civil war has raged suffers desolation; and every city or house in which there is internal strife will be brought low. (WEY)
Luke 22:24 And there was also a strife among them, which of them should be accounted the greatest. (KJV DBY WBS YLT)
Acts 7:51 "O stiff-necked men, uncircumcised in heart and ears, you also are continually at strife with the Holy Spirit--just as your forefathers were. (WEY)
Romans 1:29 being filled with all unrighteousness, sexual immorality, wickedness, covetousness, malice; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, evil habits, secret slanderers, (WEB ASV DBY YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Romans 13:13 Let us walk properly, as in the day; not in reveling and drunkenness, not in sexual promiscuity and lustful acts, and not in strife and jealousy. (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS)
1 Corinthians 3:3 for you are still fleshly. For insofar as there is jealousy, strife, and factions among you, aren't you fleshly, and don't you walk in the ways of men? (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
2 Corinthians 12:20 For I am afraid that by any means, when I come, I might find you not the way I want to, and that I might be found by you as you don't desire; that by any means there would be strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, factions, slander, whisperings, proud thoughts, riots; (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS)
Galatians 5:20 idolatry, sorcery, hatred, strife, jealousies, outbursts of anger, rivalries, divisions, heresies, (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Philippians 1:15 Some indeed preach Christ even out of envy and strife, and some also out of good will. (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS NAS)
Philippians 2:3 Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves. (KJV DBY WBS)
1 Timothy 2:8 So then I would have the men everywhere pray, lifting to God holy hands which are unstained with anger or strife; (WEY)
1 Timothy 6:12 be striving the good strife of the faith, be laying hold on the life age-during, to which also thou wast called, and didst profess the right profession before many witnesses. (YLT)
2 Timothy 2:23 But refuse foolish and ignorant questionings, knowing that they generate strife. (WEB KJV ASV YLT)
2 Timothy 4:7 the good strife I have striven, the course I have finished, the faith I have kept, (YLT)
Titus 3:9 but shun foolish questionings, genealogies, strife, and disputes about the law; for they are unprofitable and vain. (WEB ASV DBY NAS)
Hebrews 6:16 For men verily swear by the greater: and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all strife. (KJV)
James 3:14 But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth. (KJV DBY WBS)
James 3:16 For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work. (KJV DBY WBS)
Genesis 13:7 There was a strife between the herdsmen of Abram's livestock and the herdsmen of Lot's livestock: and the Canaanite and the Perizzite lived in the land at that time. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Genesis 13:8 Abram said to Lot, "Please, let there be no strife between me and you, and between my herdsmen and your herdsmen; for we are relatives. (WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Genesis 26:20 and shepherds of Gerar strive with shepherds of Isaac, saying, 'The water 'is' ours;' and he calleth the name of the well 'Strife,' because they have striven habitually with him; (YLT)
Exodus 17:7 and he calleth the name of the place Massah, and Meribah, because of the 'strife' of the sons of Israel, and because of their 'trying' Jehovah, saying, 'Is Jehovah in our midst or not?' (YLT)
Exodus 23:2 Thou art not after many to evil, nor dost thou testify concerning a strife, to turn aside after many to cause 'others' to turn aside; (YLT)
Exodus 23:3 and a poor man thou dost not honour in his strife. (YLT)
Exodus 23:6 Thou dost not turn aside the judgment of thy needy one in his strife; (YLT)
Numbers 27:14 because you rebelled against my word in the wilderness of Zin, in the strife of the congregation, to sanctify me at the waters before their eyes." (These are the waters of Meribah of Kadesh in the wilderness of Zin.) (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Deuteronomy 1:12 How can I myself alone bear your encumbrance, and your burden, and your strife? (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Deuteronomy 17:8 When anything is too hard for thee for judgment, between blood and blood, between plea and plea, and between stroke and stroke -- matters of strife within thy gates -- then thou hast risen, and gone up unto the place on which Jehovah thy God doth fix, (YLT)
Deuteronomy 19:17 then have both the men who have the strife stood before Jehovah, before the priests and the judges who are in those days, (YLT)
Deuteronomy 21:5 And the priests, sons of Levi, have come nigh -- for on them hath Jehovah thy God fixed to serve Him, and to bless in the name of Jehovah, and by their mouth is every strife, and every stroke -- (YLT)
Deuteronomy 25:1 When there is a strife between men, and they have come nigh unto the judgment, and they have judged, and declared righteous the righteous, and declared wrong the wrong-doer, (YLT)
Judges 12:2 Jephthah said to them, "I and my people were at great strife with the children of Ammon; and when I called you, you didn't save me out of their hand. (WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT NAS)
2 Samuel 19:9 All the people were at strife throughout all the tribes of Israel, saying, "The king delivered us out of the hand of our enemies, and he saved us out of the hand of the Philistines; and now he has fled out of the land from Absalom. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV)
2 Samuel 22:44 And -- Thou dost deliver me From the strivings of my people, Thou placest me for a head of nations; A people I have not known do serve me. (See RSV)
2 Chronicles 19:8 And also in Jerusalem hath Jehoshaphat appointed of the Levites, and of the priests, and of the heads of the fathers of Israel, for the judgment of Jehovah, and for strife; and they turn back to Jerusalem, (YLT)
2 Chronicles 19:10 and any strife that cometh in unto you of your brethren who are dwelling in their cities, between blood and blood, between law and command, statutes, and judgments, then ye have warned them and they become not guilty before Jehovah, and wrath hath not been on you and on your brethren; thus do ye do, and ye are not guilty. (YLT)
Job 33:19 He is chastened also with pain on his bed, with continual strife in his bones; (WEB ASV DBY YLT RSV)
Psalms 18:43 Thou dost deliver me From the strivings of the people, Thou placest me for a head of nations, A people I have not known do serve me. (See RSV)
Psalms 31:20 In the shelter of your presence you will hide them from the plotting of man. You will keep them secretly in a dwelling away from the strife of tongues. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Psalms 55:9 Confuse them, Lord, and confound their language, for I have seen violence and strife in the city. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Psalms 80:6 Thou makest us a strife unto our neighbours: and our enemies laugh among themselves. (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)
Psalms 106:32 They angered him also at the waters of strife, so that it went ill with Moses for their sakes: (KJV WBS)
Proverbs 6:14 His mind is ever designing evil: he lets loose violent acts. (See NAS)
Proverbs 6:19 A false witness, breathing out untrue words, and one who lets loose violent acts among brothers. (See NAS)
Proverbs 10:12 Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all wrongs. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)
Proverbs 13:10 The only effect of pride is fighting; but wisdom is with the quiet in spirit. (See NAS RSV)
Proverbs 15:18 A wrathful man stirs up contention, but one who is slow to anger appeases strife. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Proverbs 16:28 A perverse man stirs up strife. A whisperer separates close friends. (WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS NAS RSV)
Proverbs 17:1 Better is a dry morsel with quietness, than a house full of feasting with strife. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Proverbs 17:14 The beginning of strife is like breaching a dam, therefore stop contention before quarreling breaks out. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Proverbs 17:19 He who loves disobedience loves strife. One who builds a high gate seeks destruction. (WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS NAS RSV)
Proverbs 18:6 A fool's lips come into strife, and his mouth invites beatings. (WEB YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Proverbs 18:18 The lot causeth contentions to cease, And parteth between the mighty. (See JPS NAS)
Proverbs 20:3 It is an honor for a man to keep aloof from strife; but every fool will be quarreling. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Proverbs 22:10 Drive out the mocker, and strife will go out; yes, quarrels and insults will stop. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Proverbs 23:29 Who has woe? Who has sorrow? Who has strife? Who has complaints? Who has needless bruises? Who has bloodshot eyes? (WEB RSV NIV)
Proverbs 26:17 He that passeth by, and meddleth with strife belonging not to him, is like one that taketh a dog by the ears. (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS)
Proverbs 26:20 Where no wood is, there the fire goeth out: so where there is no talebearer, the strife ceaseth. (KJV WBS)
Proverbs 26:21 As coals are to hot embers, and wood to fire, so is a contentious man to kindling strife. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Proverbs 28:25 One who is greedy stirs up strife; but one who trusts in Yahweh will prosper. (WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS NAS RSV)
Proverbs 29:22 An angry man stirs up strife, and a wrathful man abounds in sin. (WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS NAS RSV)
Proverbs 30:33 For as the churning of milk brings forth butter, and the wringing of the nose brings forth blood; so the forcing of wrath brings forth strife." (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Isaiah 34:8 (For a day of vengeance 'is' to Jehovah, A year of recompences for Zion's strife,) (YLT)
Isaiah 54:15 See, they may be moved to war, but not by my authority: all those who come together to make an attack on you, will be broken against you. (See RSV)
Isaiah 58:4 Behold, you fast for strife and contention, and to strike with the fist of wickedness: you don't fast this day so as to make your voice to be heard on high. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)
Jeremiah 15:10 Woe is me, my mother, that you have borne me a man of strife and a man of contention to the whole earth! I have not lent, neither have men lent to me; yet everyone of them does curse me. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Ezekiel 47:19 And the south side southward, from Tamar even to the waters of strife in Kadesh, the river to the great sea. And this is the south side southward. (KJV WBS)
Ezekiel 48:28 And by the border of Gad, at the south side southward, the border shall be even from Tamar unto the waters of strife in Kadesh, and to the river toward the great sea. (KJV WBS)
Hosea 4:1 Hear a word of Jehovah, sons of Israel, For a strife 'is' to Jehovah with inhabitants of the land, For there is no truth, nor kindness, Nor knowledge of God, in the land, (YLT)
Micah 6:2 Hear, O mountains, the strife of Jehovah, Ye strong ones -- foundations of earth! For a strife 'is' to Jehovah, with His people, And with Israel He doth reason. (YLT)
Habakkuk 1:3 Why do you show me iniquity, and look at perversity? For destruction and violence are before me. There is strife, and contention rises up. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
ThesaurusStrife (71 Occurrences)...
contest. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. WATERS OF STRIFE
. strif. See MERIBAH.
Multi-Version Concordance Strife
(71 Occurrences). Matthew .../s/strife.htm - 27k
Contention (24 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) A violent effort or struggle to obtain,
or to resist, something; contest; strife. 2. (n.) Strife...
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Quarreling (17 Occurrences)
... For insofar as there is jealousy, strife, and factions among you, aren't you
fleshly, and don't you walk in the ways of men? (See NIV). ...
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Stirs (23 Occurrences)
... (See NIV). Proverbs 10:12 Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all wrongs. (WEB
NAS RSV NIV). ... (WEB NAS RSV NIV). Proverbs 16:28 A perverse man stirs up strife...
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Envy (56 Occurrences)
... Romans 1:29 being filled with all unrighteousness, sexual immorality, wickedness,
covetousness, malice; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, evil habits ...
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Envying (8 Occurrences)
... Romans 13:13 Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness,
not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying. (KJV WBS). ...
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Emulation (5 Occurrences)
... Romans 13:13 As in the day, let us walk becomingly; not in rioting and drunkenness,
not in chambering and lasciviousness, not in strife and emulation. ...
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Dissension (18 Occurrences)
... producing warm debates or angry words; contention in words; partisan and contentious
divisions; breach of friendship and union; strife; discord; quarrel. ...
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Debate (13 Occurrences)
... against. 3. (vi) To engage in strife or combat; to fight. 4. (vi ... 5. (n.)
A fight or fighting; contest; strife. 6. (vt) Contention ...
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Stirreth (16 Occurrences)
... (See JPS ASV DBY). Proverbs 15:18 A wrathful man stirreth up strife: but he that
is slow to anger appeaseth strife. (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT). ...
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Greek2054. eris -- strife ... strife
. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: eris Phonetic Spelling:
(er'-is) Short Definition: contention, strife
Definition: contention, strife ... /greek/2054.htm - 6k
5380. philoneikos -- fond of strife
... fond of strife. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: philoneikos Phonetic
Spelling: (fil-on'-i-kos) Short Definition: strife-loving, contentious Definition ...
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5379. philoneikia -- love of strife
... love of strife. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: philoneikia Phonetic
Spelling: (fil-on-i-kee'-ah) Short Definition: love of dispute, contention ...
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3055. logomachia -- a strife of words
... a strife of words. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: logomachia Phonetic
Spelling: (log-om-akh-ee'-ah) Short Definition: contention about words ...
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4714b. stasis -- a standing, by impl. an insurrection, fig. strife
... strife. Transliteration: stasis Short Definition: dissension. ... strife NASB Word Usage
dissension (4), insurrection (3), riot (1), standing (1). << 4714a, 4714b. ...
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2052. eritheia -- rivalry, hence ambition
... Ancient Greek uses 2052 ("mercenary self-seeking") of acting for one's , regardless
of the discord (strife) it causes. ... contention, strife. ...
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485. antilogia -- gainsaying, contradiction
... contradiction, strife. From a derivative of antilego; dispute, disobedience --
contradiction, gainsaying, strife. see GREEK antilego. ...
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4171. polemos -- war
... war. Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration: polemos Phonetic Spelling:
(pol'-em-os) Short Definition: a war, battle, strife Definition: a war, battle ...
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3163. mache -- a fight
... a fight. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: mache Phonetic Spelling:
(makh'-ay) Short Definition: strife, contention, quarrel Definition: (earlier ...
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4442. pur -- fire
... Neuter Transliteration: pur Phonetic Spelling: (poor) Short Definition: fire, trials
Definition: fire; the heat of the sun, lightning; fig: strife, trials; the ...
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Topical Bible VersesProverbs 10:12
Hatred stirs up strifes: but love covers all sins.Topicalbible.org—AKJV
2 Timothy 2:23-25
But foolish and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they do engender strifes.
And if a kingdom be divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.
A fraudulent man sows strife: and a whisperer separates chief friends.
Why do you show me iniquity, and cause me to behold grievance? for spoiling and violence are before me: and there are that raise up strife and contention.
Suppose you that I am come to give peace on earth? I tell you, No; but rather division:
Behold, all they that were incensed against you shall be ashamed and confounded: they shall be as nothing; and they that strive with you shall perish.
Agree with your adversary quickly, whiles you are in the way with him; lest at any time the adversary deliver you to the judge, and the judge deliver you to the officer, and you be cast into prison.
Behold, you fast for strife and debate, and to smite with the fist of wickedness: you shall not fast as you do this day, to make your voice to be heard on high.
1 Corinthians 6:1-7
Dare any of you, having a matter against another, go to law before the unjust, and not before the saints?