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Strife

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Naves Topical Index
Strife

General references
Genesis 13:8; Genesis 45:24; Deuteronomy 1:12; Psalms 31:20; Psalms 55:9; Psalms 80:6; Proverbs 3:30; Proverbs 6:12-14; Proverbs 6:16-19; Proverbs 10:12; Proverbs 13:10; Proverbs 15:18; Proverbs 16:28; Proverbs 17:1; Proverbs 17:14; Proverbs 17:19; Proverbs 18:6; Proverbs 18:19; Proverbs 19:13; Proverbs 20:3; Proverbs 21:19; Proverbs 22:10; Proverbs 23:29-30; Proverbs 25:8; Proverbs 25:24; Proverbs 26:17; Proverbs 26:20-21; Proverbs 27:15; Proverbs 28:25; Proverbs 29:22; Proverbs 30:33; Isaiah 41:11-12; Isaiah 58:4; Habakkuk 1:3; Matthew 5:25; Matthew 5:39-41; Matthew 10:34-36; Matthew 12:25; Matthew 18:15-17; Mark 3:24-25; Luke 11:17; Luke 12:51-53; Luke 12:58-59; Romans 2:8; Romans 12:18; Romans 13:13; Romans 14:1; Romans 14:19; Romans 14:21; Romans 16:17-18; 1 Corinthians 1:10-13; 1 Corinthians 3:1; 1 Corinthians 3:3-4; 1 Corinthians 4:6-7; 1 Corinthians 6:1-7; 1 Corinthians 11:16-19; 2 Corinthians 12:20; Galatians 5:10; Galatians 5:15; Galatians 5:19-21; Philippians 1:15-16; Philippians 2:3; Philippians 2:14-15; 1 Timothy 1:5-7; 1 Timothy 2:8; 1 Timothy 3:2-3; 1 Timothy 6:3-5; 1 Timothy 6:20-21; 2 Timothy 2:14; 2 Timothy 2:23-25; Titus 3:1-3; Titus 3:9; James 3:14-16; James 4:1-2
Anger; Envy; Jealousy; Malice

Instances of:

Between Abraham and Lot's herdmen
Genesis 13:6-7

Abimelech's strife
Genesis 21:25

Isaac's and those of Gerar
Genesis 26:20-22

Between Laban and Jacob
Genesis 31:36

Israelites' strife
Deuteronomy 1:12

Between Jephthah and his brethren
Judges 11:2

Ephraimites' strife
Judges 12:1-6

Between Israel and Judah, about David
2 Samuel 19:41-43

Between disciples, over who might be greatest
Mark 9:34; Luke 22:24

Between Jews, concerning Jesus
John 10:19

Between Christians at Antioch, about circumcision
Acts 15:2

Between Paul and Barnabas, about Mark
Acts 15:38-39

Between Pharisees and Sadducees, concerning the resurrection
Acts 23:7-10

Between Corinthians
1 Corinthians 1:11-12; 1 Corinthians 6:6


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Strife

STRIFE, noun [See Strive.]

1. Exertion or contention for superiority; contest of emulation, either by intellectual or physical efforts. strife may be carried on between students or between mechanics.

Thus Gods contended, noble strife who most should ease the wants of life.

2. Contention in anger or enmity; contest; struggle for victory; quarrel or war.

I and my people were at great strife with the children of Ammon. Judges 12:2.

These vows thus granted, raisd a strife above betwixt the god of war and queen of love.

3. Opposition; contrariety; contrast.

Artificial strife lives in these touches livelier than life.

4. The agitation produced by different qualities; as the strife of acid and alkali. [Little used.]


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Strifeful

STRIFEFUL, adjective Contentious; discordant.

The ape was strifeful and ambitious and the fox guileful and most covetous.