Conflict

Definitions of conflict

Noun

1

a serious disagreement or argument, typically a protracted one.

the eternal conflict between the sexes

Synonyms:

dispute quarrel squabble disagreement dissension clash discord friction strife antagonism hostility disputation contention feud schism

Verb

1

be incompatible or at variance; clash.

parents' and children's interests sometimes conflict

Synonyms:

clash be incompatible vary be at odds be in conflict differ diverge disagree contrast collide

Synonyms of conflict

Noun

dispute war clash fight difference of opinion battle

Verb

clash contravene

James 4:1

What is the source of quarrels and conflicts among you? Is not the source your pleasures that wage war in your members?

2 Timothy 2:23

But refuse foolish and ignorant speculations, knowing that they produce quarrels.

Galatians 5:17

For the flesh sets its desire against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; for these are in opposition to one another, so that you may not do the things that you please.

Job 38:23

Which I have reserved for the time of distress, For the day of war and battle?

Ephesians 6:12

For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places.

Colossians 2:1

For I want you to know how great a struggle I have on your behalf and for those who are at Laodicea, and for all those who have not personally seen my face,

Proverbs 16:28

A perverse man spreads strife, And a slanderer separates intimate friends.

1 Timothy 6:12

Fight the good fight of faith; take hold of the eternal life to which you were called, and you made the good confession in the presence of many witnesses.

Philippians 1:30

experiencing the same conflict which you saw in me, and now hear to be in me.

Zechariah 14:3

Then the LORD will go forth and fight against those nations, as when He fights on a day of battle.

Romans 7:23

but I see a different law in the members of my body, waging war against the law of my mind and making me a prisoner of the law of sin which is in my members.

1 Corinthians 6:1

Does any one of you, when he has a case against his neighbor, dare to go to law before the unrighteous and not before the saints?

Hebrews 10:32

But remember the former days, when, after being enlightened, you endured a great conflict of sufferings,

1 Corinthians 11:19

For there must also be factions among you, so that those who are approved may become evident among you.

Matthew 18:16

"But if he does not listen to you, take one or two more with you, so that BY THE MOUTH OF TWO OR THREE WITNESSES EVERY FACT MAY BE CONFIRMED.

Proverbs 13:10

Through insolence comes nothing but strife, But wisdom is with those who receive counsel.

Jeremiah 15:10

Woe to me, my mother, that you have borne me As a man of strife and a man of contention to all the land! I have not lent, nor have men lent money to me, Yet everyone curses me.

Genesis 13:8

So Abram said to Lot, "Please let there be no strife between you and me, nor between my herdsmen and your herdsmen, for we are brothers.

2 Corinthians 7:5

For even when we came into Macedonia our flesh had no rest, but we were afflicted on every side: conflicts without, fears within.

1 Corinthians 7:28

But if you marry, you have not sinned; and if a virgin marries, she has not sinned. Yet such will have trouble in this life, and I am trying to spare you.

Proverbs 26:17

Like one who takes a dog by the ears Is he who passes by and meddles with strife not belonging to him.

Proverbs 17:1

Better is a dry morsel and quietness with it Than a house full of feasting with strife.

Psalm 55:9

Confuse, O Lord, divide their tongues, For I have seen violence and strife in the city.

1 Thessalonians 2:2

but after we had already suffered and been mistreated in Philippi, as you know, we had the boldness in our God to speak to you the gospel of God amid much opposition.

Matthew 5:24

leave your offering there before the altar and go; first be reconciled to your brother, and then come and present your offering.

Proverbs 26:20

For lack of wood the fire goes out, And where there is no whisperer, contention quiets down.

Psalm 18:43

You have delivered me from the contentions of the people; You have placed me as head of the nations; A people whom I have not known serve me.

Proverbs 28:25

An arrogant man stirs up strife, But he who trusts in the LORD will prosper.

Acts 5:29

But Peter and the apostles answered, "We must obey God rather than men.

Proverbs 20:3

Keeping away from strife is an honor for a man, But any fool will quarrel.

Jeremiah 50:24

"I set a snare for you and you were also caught, O Babylon, While you yourself were not aware; You have been found and also seized Because you have engaged in conflict with the LORD."

Proverbs 29:22

An angry man stirs up strife, And a hot-tempered man abounds in transgression.

Genesis 16:12

"He will be a wild donkey of a man, His hand will be against everyone, And everyone's hand will be against him; And he will live to the east of all his brothers."

Romans 7:24

Wretched man that I am! Who will set me free from the body of this death?

Proverbs 10:12

Hatred stirs up strife, But love covers all transgressions.

Matthew 10:34

"Do not think that I came to bring peace on the earth; I did not come to bring peace, but a sword.

Luke 22:44

And being in agony He was praying very fervently; and His sweat became like drops of blood, falling down upon the ground.

Proverbs 6:19

A false witness who utters lies, And one who spreads strife among brothers.

1 Chronicles 12:1

Now these are the ones who came to David at Ziklag, while he was still restricted because of Saul the son of Kish; and they were among the mighty men who helped him in war.

Romans 12:12

rejoicing in hope, persevering in tribulation, devoted to prayer,

Luke 12:53

"They will be divided, father against son and son against father, mother against daughter and daughter against mother, mother-in-law against daughter-in-law and daughter-in-law against mother-in-law."

2 Chronicles 14:11

Then Asa called to the LORD his God and said, "LORD, there is no one besides You to help in the battle between the powerful and those who have no strength; so help us, O LORD our God, for we trust in You, and in Your name have come against this multitude. O LORD, You are our God; let not man prevail against You."

Psalm 78:9

The sons of Ephraim were archers equipped with bows, Yet they turned back in the day of battle.

Deuteronomy 1:17

'You shall not show partiality in judgment; you shall hear the small and the great alike You shall not fear man, for the judgment is God's The case that is too hard for you, you shall bring to me, and I will hear it.'

Matthew 5:25

"Make friends quickly with your opponent at law while you are with him on the way, so that your opponent may not hand you over to the judge, and the judge to the officer, and you be thrown into prison.

Matthew 18:17

"If he refuses to listen to them, tell it to the church; and if he refuses to listen even to the church, let him be to you as a Gentile and a tax collector.

1 Timothy 6:5

and constant friction between men of depraved mind and deprived of the truth, who suppose that godliness is a means of gain.

2 Peter 1:6

and in your knowledge, self-control, and in your self-control, perseverance, and in your perseverance, godliness,

Proverbs 6:14

Who with perversity in his heart continually devises evil, Who spreads strife.

Deuteronomy 19:14

"You shall not move your neighbor's boundary mark, which the ancestors have set, in your inheritance which you will inherit in the land that the LORD your God gives you to possess.

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Judges 20:26

Then all the sons of Israel and all the people went up and came to Bethel and wept; thus they remained there before the LORD and fasted that day until evening. And they offered burnt offerings and peace offerings before the LORD.

Israel » Before » Separation » Two kingdoms » Political » Conflict

2 Samuel 2:12-32

Now Abner the son of Ner, went out from Mahanaim to Gibeon with the servants of Ish-bosheth the son of Saul. And Joab the son of Zeruiah and the servants of David went out and met them by the pool of Gibeon; and they sat down, one on the one side of the pool and the other on the other side of the pool. Then Abner said to Joab, "Now let the young men arise and hold a contest before us." And Joab said, "Let them arise." read more.

2 Samuel 3:1

Now there was a long war between the house of Saul and the house of David; and David grew steadily stronger, but the house of Saul grew weaker continually.

Topics on Conflict

Conflict Resolution

40;18;15

"If your brother sins, go and show him his fault in private; if he listens to you, you have won your brother.

Family Conflict

42;12;53

"They will be divided, father against son and son against father, mother against daughter and daughter against mother, mother-in-law against daughter-in-law and daughter-in-law against mother-in-law."

Resolving Conflict

20;20;3

Keeping away from strife is an honor for a man, But any fool will quarrel.

Spiritual Warfare, As Conflict

49;6;12

For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places.