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Want to know what the Bible says about Resolving Conflict? Here are 120 Bible verses about Resolving Conflict 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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Matthew 18:15-17 NIV
15 “If your brother or sister sins, go and point out their fault, just between the two of you. If they listen to you, you have won them over. 16 But if they will not listen, take one or two others along, so that ‘every matter may be established by the testimony of two or three witnesses.’ 17 If they still refuse to listen, tell it to the church; and if they refuse to listen even to the church, treat them as you would a pagan or a tax collector.
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Ephesians 4:31-32 NIV
31 Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. 32 Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.
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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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Matthew 18:15 NIV
“If your brother or sister sins, go and point out their fault, just between the two of you. If they listen to you, you have won them over.
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Colossians 3:13 NIV
Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.
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Matthew 5:9 NIV
Blessed are the peacemakers,
    for they will be called children of God.
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Ephesians 4:26 NIV
“In your anger do not sin”: Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry,
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Luke 17:3 NIV
So watch yourselves.
“If your brother or sister sins against you, rebuke them; and if they repent, forgive them.
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Matthew 5:24 NIV
leave your gift there in front of the altar. First go and be reconciled to them; then come and offer your gift.
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James 1:19-21 NIV
19 My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, 20 because human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires. 21 Therefore, get rid of all moral filth and the evil that is so prevalent and humbly accept the word planted in you, which can save you.
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Luke 6:27 NIV
“But to you who are listening I say: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,
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James 5:16 NIV
Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.
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Matthew 7:5 NIV
You hypocrite, first take the plank out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother’s eye.
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Hebrews 12:14-15 NIV
14 Make every effort to live in peace with everyone and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord. 15 See to it that no one falls short of the grace of God and that no bitter root grows up to cause trouble and defile many.
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Philippians 2:4 NIV
not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others.
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Ephesians 4:15-16 NIV
15 Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will grow to become in every respect the mature body of him who is the head, that is, Christ. 16 From him the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds itself up in love, as each part does its work.
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Proverbs 17:14 NIV
Starting a quarrel is like breaching a dam;
    so drop the matter before a dispute breaks out.
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John 7:24 NIV
Stop judging by mere appearances, but instead judge correctly.”
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Proverbs 21:23 NIV
Those who guard their mouths and their tongues
    keep themselves from calamity.
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Proverbs 3:5-6 NIV
5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart
    and lean not on your own understanding;
6 in all your ways submit to him,
    and he will make your paths straight.
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