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133 Bible Verses About Resolving Conflict

Here are 133 Bible verses about resolving conflict from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Matthew 18:15-17 KJV

Moreover 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. But 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. And 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.

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Ephesians 4:31-32 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 15:1 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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Matthew 18:15 KJV

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

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Matthew 5:9 KJV

Moreover 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.

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Colossians 3:13 KJV

Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.

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Ephesians 4:26 KJV

Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye.

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Luke 17:3 KJV

Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath:

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Matthew 5:24 KJV

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

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James 1:19-21 KJV

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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Luke 6:27 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. Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and receive with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls.

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James 5:16 KJV

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

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Hebrews 12:14-15 KJV

Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.

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Matthew 7:5 KJV

Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord: Looking diligently lest any man fail of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you, and thereby many be defiled;

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Philippians 2:4 KJV

Thou hypocrite, first cast out the beam out of thine own eye; and then shalt thou see clearly to cast out the mote out of thy brother’s eye.

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Proverbs 17:14 KJV

Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others.

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Ephesians 4:15-16 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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Matthew 5:23-24 KJV

But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ: From whom the whole body fitly joined together and compacted by that which every joint supplieth, according to the effectual working in the measure of every part, maketh increase of the body unto the edifying of itself in love.

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John 7:24 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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Matthew 18:16 KJV

Judge not according to the appearance, but judge righteous judgment.

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Proverbs 15:18 KJV

But 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.

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James 1:19 KJV

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

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James 4:1 KJV

Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:

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Romans 12:18 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 21:23 KJV

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

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Proverbs 3:5-6 KJV

Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue keepeth his soul from troubles.

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Matthew 5:25 KJV

Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.

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Romans 12:17-19 KJV

Agree 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.

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Proverbs 16:28 KJV

Recompense to no man evil for evil. Provide things honest in the sight of all men. If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men. Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord.

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Proverbs 18:13 KJV

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

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Proverbs 16:7 KJV

He that answereth a matter before he heareth it, it is folly and shame unto him.

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Ephesians 4:31 KJV

When a man’s ways please the LORD, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.

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Romans 12:20 KJV

Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice:

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Galatians 6:1 KJV

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.

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Leviticus 19:18 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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Matthew 18:17 KJV

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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Philippians 4:13 KJV

And 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.

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Exodus 14:14 KJV

I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

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1 John 4:7-8 KJV

The LORD shall fight for you, and ye shall hold your peace.

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James 1:19-20 KJV

Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God. He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love.

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2 Timothy 3:16-17 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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Matthew 5:23 KJV

All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.

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Ephesians 4:15 KJV

Therefore if thou bring thy gift to the altar, and there rememberest that thy brother hath ought against thee;

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James 4:7 KJV

But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ:

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1 Corinthians 13:5 KJV

Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

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James 4:6 KJV

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

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Colossians 4:6 KJV

But he giveth more grace. Wherefore he saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble.

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Romans 8:7 KJV

Let your speech be alway with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer every man.

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Proverbs 28:25 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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James 1:2-4 KJV

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

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Philippians 4:4 KJV

My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations; Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience. But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing.

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1 Peter 3:1 KJV

Rejoice in the Lord alway: and again I say, Rejoice.

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Matthew 7:12 KJV

Likewise, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word, they also may without the word be won by the conversation of the wives;

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1 Corinthians 13:4 KJV

Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.

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Hebrews 12:14 KJV

Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up,

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Proverbs 19:11 KJV

Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord:

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Proverbs 13:10 KJV

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

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1 John 1:9 KJV

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

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Proverbs 10:12 KJV

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

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1 Peter 5:5 KJV

Hatred stirreth up strifes: but love covereth all sins.

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James 3:17-18 KJV

Likewise, ye younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble.

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Matthew 5:25-26 KJV

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. And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace of them that make peace.

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1 Peter 3:7 KJV

Agree 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. Verily I say unto thee, Thou shalt by no means come out thence, till thou hast paid the uttermost farthing.

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Hebrews 12:15 KJV

Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with them according to knowledge, giving honour unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life; that your prayers be not hindered.

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Philippians 2:1-2 KJV

Looking diligently lest any man fail of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you, and thereby many be defiled;

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Matthew 18:15-16 KJV

If there be therefore any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any bowels and mercies, Fulfil ye my joy, that ye be likeminded, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind.

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Ephesians 4:29 KJV

Moreover 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. But 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.

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John 13:34 KJV

Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.

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Ephesians 5:25 KJV

A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.

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Ephesians 4:2-3 KJV

Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;

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Ephesians 4:2 KJV

With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love; Endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

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Matthew 18:16-17 KJV

With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love;

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Matthew 6:12 KJV

But 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. And 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.

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Deuteronomy 1:17 KJV

And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.

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1 Corinthians 13:6 KJV

Ye shall not respect persons in judgment; but ye shall hear the small as well as the great; ye shall not be afraid of the face of man; for the judgment is God’s: and the cause that is too hard for you, bring it unto me, and I will hear it.

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Philippians 2:3-4 KJV

Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth;

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1 Corinthians 12:25-27 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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1 Corinthians 13:4-7 KJV

That there should be no schism in the body; but that the members should have the same care one for another. And whether one member suffer, all the members suffer with it; or one member be honoured, all the members rejoice with it. Now ye are the body of Christ, and members in particular.

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Matthew 18:21-22 KJV

Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up, Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil; Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth; Beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things.

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Philippians 4:2-3 KJV

Then came Peter to him, and said, Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? till seven times? Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto thee, Until seven times: but, Until seventy times seven.

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Matthew 5:7 KJV

I beseech Euodias, and beseech Syntyche, that they be of the same mind in the Lord. And I intreat thee also, true yokefellow, help those women which laboured with me in the gospel, with Clement also, and with other my fellowlabourers, whose names are in the book of life.

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Proverbs 29:2 KJV

Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.

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1 John 4:20-21 KJV

When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.

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Ephesians 4:32 KJV

If a man say, I love God, and hateth his brother, he is a liar: for he that loveth not his brother whom he hath seen, how can he love God whom he hath not seen? And this commandment have we from him, That he who loveth God love his brother also.

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Ecclesiastes 7:9 KJV

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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1 Corinthians 5:5 KJV

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

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Matthew 19:26 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 27:6 KJV

But Jesus beheld them, and said unto them, With men this is impossible; but with God all things are possible.

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1 Corinthians 10:13 KJV

Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.

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John 3:16-17 KJV

There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.

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Job 13:15 KJV

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.

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John 13:27 KJV

Though he slay me, yet will I trust in him: but I will maintain mine own ways before him.

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Psalms 11:2 KJV

And after the sop Satan entered into him. Then said Jesus unto him, That thou doest, do quickly.

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Matthew 1:19 KJV

For, lo, the wicked bend their bow, they make ready their arrow upon the string, that they may privily shoot at the upright in heart.

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1 Corinthians 6:1 KJV

Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not willing to make her a publick example, was minded to put her away privily.

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Daniel 11:17 KJV

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

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Acts 15:2 KJV

He shall also set his face to enter with the strength of his whole kingdom, and upright ones with him; thus shall he do: and he shall give him the daughter of women, corrupting her: but she shall not stand on his side, neither be for him.

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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.

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Galatians 1:14 KJV

And profited in the Jews’ religion above many my equals in mine own nation, being more exceedingly zealous of the traditions of my fathers.

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Exodus 1:17 KJV

But the midwives feared God, and did not as the king of Egypt commanded them, but saved the men children alive.

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Psalms 11:7 KJV

For the righteous LORD loveth righteousness; his countenance doth behold the upright.

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Psalms 11:6 KJV

Upon the wicked he shall rain snares, fire and brimstone, and an horrible tempest: this shall be the portion of their cup.

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Genesis 13:8 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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Joshua 5:14 KJV

And he said, Nay; but as captain of the host of the LORD am I now come. And Joshua fell on his face to the earth, and did worship, and said unto him, What saith my lord unto his servant?

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Ephesians 6:17 KJV

And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:

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Psalms 11:3 KJV

If the foundations be destroyed, what can the righteous do?

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Ezekiel 3:14 KJV

So the spirit lifted me up, and took me away, and I went in bitterness, in the heat of my spirit; but the hand of the LORD was strong upon me.

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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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Ephesians 6:16 KJV

Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked.

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Proverbs 18:18 KJV

The lot causeth contentions to cease, and parteth between the mighty.

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Proverbs 25:9 KJV

Debate thy cause with thy neighbour himself; and discover not a secret to another:

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Daniel 11:18 KJV

After this shall he turn his face unto the isles, and shall take many: but a prince for his own behalf shall cause the reproach offered by him to cease; without his own reproach he shall cause it to turn upon him.

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Job 3:14 KJV

With kings and counsellors of the earth, which built desolate places for themselves;

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Psalms 11:1 KJV

In the LORD put I my trust: How say ye to my soul, Flee as a bird to your mountain?

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Ephesians 6:18 KJV

Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints;

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Matthew 21:23 KJV

And when he was come into the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came unto him as he was teaching, and said, By what authority doest thou these things? and who gave thee this authority?

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Luke 22:24 KJV

And there was also a strife among them, which of them should be accounted the greatest.

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Matthew 2:2 KJV

Saying, Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him.

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Nehemiah 6:9 KJV

For they all made us afraid, saying, Their hands shall be weakened from the work, that it be not done. Now therefore, O God, strengthen my hands.

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Ephesians 6:11 KJV

Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.

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Psalms 11:5 KJV

The LORD trieth the righteous: but the wicked and him that loveth violence his soul hateth.

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Galatians 5:25 KJV

If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit.

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Psalms 66:10 KJV

For thou, O God, hast proved us: thou hast tried us, as silver is tried.

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2 Samuel 21:15 KJV

Moreover the Philistines had yet war again with Israel; and David went down, and his servants with him, and fought against the Philistines: and David waxed faint.

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Matthew 1:20 KJV

But while he thought on these things, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a dream, saying, Joseph, thou son of David, fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife: for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Ghost.

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Proverbs 23:29 KJV

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

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Acts 15:6 KJV

And the apostles and elders came together for to consider of this matter.

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Acts 20:25 KJV

And now, behold, I know that ye all, among whom I have gone preaching the kingdom of God, shall see my face no more.

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Psalms 11:4 KJV

The LORD is in his holy temple, the LORD’S throne is in heaven: his eyes behold, his eyelids try, the children of men.

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Matthew 8:29 KJV

And, behold, they cried out, saying, What have we to do with thee, Jesus, thou Son of God? art thou come hither to torment us before the time?

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Ezekiel 44:24 KJV

And in controversy they shall stand in judgment; and they shall judge it according to my judgments: and they shall keep my laws and my statutes in all mine assemblies; and they shall hallow my sabbaths.

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Luke 12:13 KJV

And one of the company said unto him, Master, speak to my brother, that he divide the inheritance with me.

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Ephesians 6:14 KJV

Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness;

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Luke 14:31 KJV

Or what king, going to make war against another king, sitteth not down first, and consulteth whether he be able with ten thousand to meet him that cometh against him with twenty thousand?

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