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Conflict

Proverbs regarding conflict, which should not be entered into hastily.

Similarly applies to a mild difference, contention, dispute, friction or run-in, that can swell into anger.

(See also discord.)


  1. Starting a quarrel is like letting out water; stop it before strife breaks out!

    Prov. 17:14 (read whole chapter)


  2. The lips of a fool enter into strife, and his mouth invites a flogging.

    Prov. 18:6 (read whole chapter)


  3. Do not go out hastily to litigation, or what will you do afterward when your neighbor puts you to shame?

    Prov. 25:8 (read whole chapter)


  4. Those who forsake the law praise the wicked, but those who keep the law contend with them.

    Prov. 28:4 (read whole chapter)


  5. Do not go out hastily to litigation, or what will you do afterward when your neighbor puts you to shame?

    Prov. 25:8 (read whole chapter)


  6. If a wise person goes to court with a foolish person, there is no peace whether he is angry or laughs.

    Prov. 29:9 (read whole chapter)


  7. For as the churning of milk produces butter and as punching the nose produces blood, so stirring up anger produces strife.

    Prov. 30:33 (read whole chapter)

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