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84 Bible Verses About Quarreling

Here are 84 Bible verses about quarreling from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Titus 3:9-11 KJV

But avoid foolish questions, and genealogies, and contentions, and strivings about the law; for they are unprofitable and vain. A man that is an heretick after the first and second admonition reject; Knowing that he that is such is subverted, and sinneth, being condemned of himself.

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Proverbs 20:3 KJV

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

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2 Timothy 2:23 KJV

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

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James 4:1 KJV

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

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Proverbs 26:17 KJV

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

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Proverbs 21:19 KJV

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

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Proverbs 17:14 KJV

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

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1 Corinthians 15:33 KJV

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

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Proverbs 15:18 KJV

Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners.

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James 4:17 KJV

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

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2 Timothy 2:14-17 KJV

Therefore to him that knoweth to do good, and doeth it not, to him it is sin.

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2 Timothy 2:14 KJV

Of 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. Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. But shun profane and vain babblings: for they will increase unto more ungodliness. And their word will eat as doth a canker: of whom is Hymenaeus and Philetus;

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Proverbs 26:21 KJV

Of 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.

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Luke 17:3 KJV

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

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Proverbs 13:20 KJV

Take heed to yourselves: If thy brother trespass against thee, rebuke him; and if he repent, forgive him.

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Proverbs 19:13 KJV

He that walketh with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.

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James 4:2 KJV

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

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1 Peter 4:10 KJV

Ye 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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2 Timothy 2:23-24 KJV

As every man hath received the gift, even so minister the same one to another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.

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1 John 3:18 KJV

But foolish and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they do gender strifes. And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient,

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Romans 8:7 KJV

My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth.

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1 Corinthians 13:5 KJV

Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be.

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Luke 6:27 KJV

Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil;

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Proverbs 15:1 KJV

But I say unto you which hear, Love your enemies, do good to them which hate you,

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1 Timothy 6:10 KJV

A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.

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Mark 16:16 KJV

For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

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Ecclesiastes 7:9 KJV

He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned.

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John 17:17 KJV

Be not hasty in thy spirit to be angry: for anger resteth in the bosom of fools.

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Proverbs 29:22 KJV

Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth.

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Proverbs 22:24-25 KJV

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

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James 4:2-3 KJV

Make no friendship with an angry man; and with a furious man thou shalt not go: Lest thou learn his ways, and get a snare to thy soul.

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1 Corinthians 5:5 KJV

Ye 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. Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may consume it upon your lusts.

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1 Corinthians 1:10-12 KJV

To deliver such an one unto Satan for the destruction of the flesh, that the spirit may be saved in the day of the Lord Jesus.

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Proverbs 30:33 KJV

Now 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. For 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. Now 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.

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Proverbs 14:17 KJV

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

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James 1:19-20 KJV

He that is soon angry dealeth foolishly: and a man of wicked devices is hated.

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Titus 2:5 KJV

Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath: For the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God.

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Philippians 2:14-16 KJV

To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.

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Matthew 5:23-24 KJV

Do all things without murmurings and disputings: That 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; Holding forth the word of life; that I may rejoice in the day of Christ, that I have not run in vain, neither laboured in vain.

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Proverbs 21:9 KJV

Therefore if thou bring thy gift to the altar, and there rememberest that thy brother hath ought against thee; Leave there thy gift before the altar, and go thy way; first be reconciled to thy brother, and then come and offer thy gift.

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Proverbs 19:11 KJV

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

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Proverbs 18:1-2 KJV

The discretion of a man deferreth his anger; and it is his glory to pass over a transgression.

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Proverbs 17:27 KJV

Through desire a man, having separated himself, seeketh and intermeddleth with all wisdom. A fool hath no delight in understanding, but that his heart may discover itself.

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Proverbs 13:10 KJV

He that hath knowledge spareth his words: and a man of understanding is of an excellent spirit.

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1 Timothy 6:4 KJV

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

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Ephesians 4:25-27 KJV

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

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Galatians 6:1 KJV

Wherefore putting away lying, speak every man truth with his neighbour: for we are members one of another. Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath: Neither give place to the devil.

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1 Corinthians 3:3 KJV

Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such an one in the spirit of meekness; considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted.

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Romans 12:18 KJV

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

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Matthew 10:1 KJV

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

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Matthew 5:22 KJV

And when he had called unto him his twelve disciples, he gave them power against unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal all manner of sickness and all manner of disease.

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Proverbs 16:32 KJV

But I say unto you, That whosoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment: and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council: but whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire.

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Genesis 3:15 KJV

He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city.

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James 4:1-2 KJV

And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel.

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Colossians 3:21 KJV

From whence come wars and fightings among you? come they not hence, even of your lusts that war in your members? Ye 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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Colossians 3:7-9 KJV

Fathers, provoke not your children to anger, lest they be discouraged.

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Philippians 2:3-4 KJV

In the which ye also walked some time, when ye lived in them. But now ye also put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth. Lie not one to another, seeing that ye have put off the old man with his deeds;

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Ephesians 5:22-24 KJV

Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves. Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others.

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Ephesians 4:31-32 KJV

Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the saviour of the body. Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in every thing.

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Matthew 7:7-9 KJV

Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice: And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.

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Proverbs 25:24 KJV

Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you: For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened. Or what man is there of you, whom if his son ask bread, will he give him a stone?

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Proverbs 18:6 KJV

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

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Psalms 37:8 KJV

A fool’s lips enter into contention, and his mouth calleth for strokes.

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Psalms 7:11 KJV

Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not thyself in any wise to do evil.

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Titus 3:9 KJV

God judgeth the righteous, and God is angry with the wicked every day.

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1 Timothy 3:2-3 KJV

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

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Ephesians 5:5 KJV

A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach; Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous;

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1 Corinthians 14:34-35 KJV

For this ye know, that no whoremonger, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, hath any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.

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Romans 12:19-21 KJV

Let your women keep silence in the churches: for it is not permitted unto them to speak; but they are commanded to be under obedience, as also saith the law. And if they will learn any thing, let them ask their husbands at home: for it is a shame for women to speak in the church.

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Matthew 21:12-14 KJV

Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord. Therefore if thine enemy hunger, feed him; if he thirst, give him drink: for in so doing thou shalt heap coals of fire on his head. Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.

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Proverbs 31:26 KJV

And Jesus went into the temple of God, and cast out all them that sold and bought in the temple, and overthrew the tables of the moneychangers, and the seats of them that sold doves, And said unto them, It is written, My house shall be called the house of prayer; but ye have made it a den of thieves. And the blind and the lame came to him in the temple; and he healed them.

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Proverbs 21:8 KJV

She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and in her tongue is the law of kindness.

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Proverbs 18:19 KJV

The way of man is froward and strange: but as for the pure, his work is right.

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Proverbs 17:14-15 KJV

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

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Proverbs 14:29 KJV

The beginning of strife is as when one letteth out water: therefore leave off contention, before it be meddled with. He that justifieth the wicked, and he that condemneth the just, even they both are abomination to the LORD.

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Proverbs 14:1 KJV

He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding: but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.

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Psalms 145:8-9 KJV

Every wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands.

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Psalms 4:4 KJV

The LORD is gracious, and full of compassion; slow to anger, and of great mercy. The LORD is good to all: and his tender mercies are over all his works.

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Psalms 30:5 KJV

Stand in awe, and sin not: commune with your own heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah.

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Job 5:2 KJV

For his anger endureth but a moment; in his favour is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.

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Leviticus 19:17-18 KJV

For wrath killeth the foolish man, and envy slayeth the silly one.

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Genesis 13:8 KJV

Thou shalt not hate thy brother in thine heart: thou shalt in any wise rebuke thy neighbour, and not suffer sin upon him. Thou shalt not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the children of thy people, but thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself: I am the LORD.

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Genesis 13:7-8 KJV

And 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.

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Genesis 13:7 KJV

And there was a strife between the herdmen of Abram’s cattle and the herdmen of Lot’s cattle: and the Canaanite and the Perizzite dwelled then in the land. And 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.

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