of strife [is as
] when one letteth out water: therefore leave
off contention, before it be meddled with.
And the men of Ephraim gathered
themselves together, and went northward, and said unto Jephthah, Wherefore passedst thou over to fight against the children of Ammon, and didst not call us to go with thee? we will burn
thine house upon thee with fire. ... Then said they unto him, Say now Shibboleth
: and he said Sibboleth: for he could not frame to pronounce [it
] right. Then they took him, and slew him at the passages of Jordan: and there fell
at that time of the Ephraimites forty
and two thousand.
2 Samuel 19:41
And, behold, all the men of Israel came to the king, and said unto the king, Why have
our brethren the men of Judah stolen
thee away, and have brought the king, and his household, and all David's men with him, over Jordan? ... And the men of Israel answered the men of Judah, and said, We have ten parts
in the king, and we have also more [right
] in David than ye: why then did ye despise us
, that our advice should not be first had in bringing back our king? And the words
of the men of Judah were fiercer than the words of the men of Israel.
1 Kings 12:14
And spake to them after the counsel
of the young men, saying, My father made
your yoke heavy, and I will add to your yoke: my father [also
] chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions.
1 Kings 12:16
So when all Israel saw that the king hearkened not unto them, the people answered the king, saying, What portion
have we in David? neither [have we
] inheritance in the son of Jesse: to your tents
, O Israel: now see
to thine own house, David. So Israel
departed unto their tents.
2 Kings 14:8
Then Amaziah sent messengers to Jehoash, the son of Jehoahaz son of Jehu, king of Israel, saying, Come
, let us look one another in the face. ... Thou hast indeed smitten Edom, and thine heart
hath lifted thee up: glory [of this]
, and tarry at home
: for why shouldest thou meddle to [thy
] hurt, that thou shouldest fall, [even
] thou, and Judah with thee?
1 Peter 2:21
hereunto were ye called: because
Christ also suffered for us
us an example, that ye should follow his steps: ... Who, when he was
reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, he threatened
to him that judgeth righteously:
1 Peter 3:9
evil for evil, or railing for railing: but contrariwise blessing; knowing that
ye are thereunto called
, that ye should inherit a blessing.
, when contending with the devil he disputed about the body
of Moses, durst
not bring against him a railing accusation, but said, The Lord