Bible Verses on Quarreling


Quarreling is a sin. We should try to live in peace with one another and not quarrel. Quarreling stirs up strife and creates enemies. We should be calm and attempt to solve things amicably and through prayer. The following are some bible verses on quarreling.


Matthew 12:19 KJV

He shall not strive, nor cry; neither shall any man hear his voice in the streets.


1 Timothy 2:12-15 KJV

But I suffer not a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over the man, but to be in silence. For Adam was first formed, then Eve. And Adam was not deceived, but the woman being deceived was in the transgression. Notwithstanding she shall be saved in childbearing, if they continue in faith and charity and holiness with sobriety.


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.


2 Timothy 2:23-24 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,


Proverbs 3:30 KJV

Strive not with a man without cause, if he have done thee no harm.


Proverbs 15:1 KJV

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


Proverbs 20:3 KJV

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


Proverbs 26:17 KJV

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


Proverbs 26:30 KJV

Where no wood is, there the fire goeth out: so where there is no talebearer, the strife ceaseth.


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.


James 3:17 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.


James 4:17 KJV

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


Romans 14:1 KJV

Him that is weak in the faith receive ye, but not to doubtful disputations.


Romans 14:19 KJV

Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things wherewith one may edify another.


Galatians 5:22-23 KJV

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.


Philippians 2:14 KJV

Do all things without murmurings and disputings:


Titus 3:1-2 KJV

Put them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers, to obey magistrates, to be ready to every good work,

To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but gentle, shewing all meekness unto all men.


COlossians 3:13 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.


James 4:1-3 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. Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may consume it upon your lusts.


Exodus 17:2 KJV

Wherefore the people did chide with Moses, and said, Give us water that we may drink. And Moses said unto them, Why chide ye with me? wherefore do ye tempt the LORD?


Exodus 17:7 KJV

And he called the name of the place Massah, and Meribah, because of the chiding of the children of Israel, and because they tempted the LORD, saying, Is the LORD among us, or not?


Exodus 21:18-19 KJV

And if men strive together, and one smite another with a stone, or with his fist, and he die not, but keepeth his bed: If he rise again, and walk abroad upon his staff, then shall he that smote him be quit: only he shall pay for the loss of his time, and shall cause him to be thoroughly healed.


Isaiah 41:12 KJV

Thou shalt seek them, and shalt not find them, even them that contended with thee: they that war against thee shall be as nothing, and as a thing of nought.


Isaiah 58:4 KJV

Behold, ye fast for strife and debate, and to smite with the fist of wickedness: ye shall not fast as ye do this day, to make your voice to be heard on high.


Proverbs 17:19 KJV

He loveth transgression that loveth strife: and he that exalteth his gate seeketh destruction.


Proverbs 29:22 KJV

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


1 Corinthians 10:10 KJV

Neither murmur ye, as some of them also murmured, and were destroyed of the destroyer.


James 5:9 KJV

Grudge not one against another, brethren, lest ye be condemned: behold, the judge standeth before the door.


John 6:43 KJV

Jesus therefore answered and said unto them, Murmur not among yourselves.