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Want to know what the Bible says about Arguing? Here are 222 Bible verses about Arguing from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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Proverbs 15:1 NIV
A gentle answer turns away wrath,
    but a harsh word stirs up anger.
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2 Timothy 2:23-24 NIV
23 Don’t have anything to do with foolish and stupid arguments, because you know they produce quarrels. 24 And the Lord’s servant must not be quarrelsome but must be kind to everyone, able to teach, not resentful.
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Romans 14:19 NIV
Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace and to mutual edification.
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Titus 3:9 NIV
But avoid foolish controversies and genealogies and arguments and quarrels about the law, because these are unprofitable and useless.
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Galatians 5:22-23 NIV
22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.
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Galatians 5:22-23 NIV
22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.
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Proverbs 29:22 NIV
An angry person stirs up conflict,
    and a hot-tempered person commits many sins.
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Titus 3:1-2 NIV
3 Remind the people to be subject to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, to be ready to do whatever is good, 2 to slander no one, to be peaceable and considerate, and always to be gentle toward everyone.
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Proverbs 29:11 NIV
Fools give full vent to their rage,
    but the wise bring calm in the end.
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Proverbs 3:30 NIV
Do not accuse anyone for no reason—
    when they have done you no harm.
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Romans 14:1 NIV
Accept the one whose faith is weak, without quarreling over disputable matters.
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Proverbs 13:10 NIV
Where there is strife, there is pride,
    but wisdom is found in those who take advice.
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Proverbs 19:11 NIV
A person’s wisdom yields patience;
    it is to one’s glory to overlook an offense.
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Proverbs 18:1-2 NIV
18 An unfriendly person pursues selfish ends
    and against all sound judgment starts quarrels.
2 Fools find no pleasure in understanding
    but delight in airing their own opinions.
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Proverbs 26:4 NIV
Do not answer a fool according to his folly,
    or you yourself will be just like him.
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James 3:17 NIV
But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere.
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Philippians 2:14-16 NIV
14 Do everything without grumbling or arguing, 15 so that you may become blameless and pure, “children of God without fault in a warped and crooked generation.” Then you will shine among them like stars in the sky 16 as you hold firmly to the word of life. And then I will be able to boast on the day of Christ that I did not run or labor in vain.
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Romans 12:19 NIV
Do not take revenge, my dear friends, but leave room for God’s wrath, for it is written: “It is mine to avenge; I will repay,” says the Lord.
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Proverbs 23:9 NIV
Do not speak to fools,
    for they will scorn your prudent words.
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Proverbs 15:18 NIV
A hot-tempered person stirs up conflict,
    but the one who is patient calms a quarrel.
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