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Conflict
Division, confrontation or argument between persons.
Dictionaries
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Conflict
Conflict In Dnl. 10:1, RSV, Heb. ṣāḇā’ is translated “conflict”; ; the AV has “time appointed,” and the NEB reads “it cost him much toil,” joining this with the next phrase, “to understand it.” The larger context here, and the normal military usage of ṣāḇā’, point to the RSV reading as most
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
CONFLICT
CONFLICT<kon’-flikt> ([ἀγών, agon], “contest,” “fight”): In Philippians 1:30, “having the same c. which ye saw in me,” and Colossians 2:1 the King James Version; 1 Thessalonians 2:2 (the King James Version “contention”); [ἄθλησις, athlesis] (literally, “combat in the public games”),
A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels: Aaron–Zion
Opposition
OPPOSITION—The reason for the opposition offered to Christ in proclaiming His Kingdom on earth was the hostility of the scribes, Pharisees, and others, who represented the religious element in the Jewish nation. The profession of religion was at that time fashionable among the Jews. To make a parade
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Conflict, Interpersonal
CONFLICT, INTERPERSONAL The Bible illustrates, explains, and offers solutions for interpersonal conflict. Among the more notable instances of interpersonal conflict recorded in the Bible are the hostilities between Cain and Abel (Gen. 4:1–16), Abram and Lot (Gen. 13:8–18), Jacob and Esau (Gen. 25–27;
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Conflict
CONFLICT, konʹflikt (ἀγών, agō̇n, “contest,” “fight”): In Phil 1:30, “having the same c. which ye saw in me,” and Col 2:1 AV; 1 Thess 2:2 (AV “contention”); ἄθλησις, áthlēsis (lit. “combat in the public games”), in He 10:32 (AV “fight”). See also Agony.
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
CONFLICT
CONFLICT [מִלְחָמָהmilkhamah, רִיבriv; ἀγών agōn, ἀγωνίζομαι agōnizomai]. Conflict in the Bible includes violence and suffering. In the OT milkhamah (from lakham [לָחַם]) has a range of meanings: from shoving to crowding, from conflict to antagonism; from battle to weapons of war and experts of
Key passages
Nu 20:2–13

There was no water for the community, and they were gathered before Moses and Aaron. And the people quarreled with Moses and spoke, saying, “If only we died when our brothers were dying before Yahweh! Why have you brought the assembly of Yahweh, us and our livestock, into this desert to …

Mk 9:33–34

And they came to Capernaum. And after he was in the house, he asked them, “What were you discussing on the way?” But they were silent, because they had argued with one another on the way about who was greatest.

1 Co 1:10–12

Now I exhort you, brothers, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you all say the same thing and there not be divisions among you, and that you be made complete in the same mind and with the same purpose. For it has been made clear to me concerning you, my …

2 Ti 2:23–26

But avoid foolish and uninformed controversies, because you know that they produce quarrels. And the slave of the Lord must not quarrel, but be kind toward everyone, skillful in teaching, tolerant, correcting those who are opposed with gentleness, seeing whether perhaps God may grant them …

Jas 4:1–2

From where are conflicts and from where are quarrels among you? Is it not from this, from your pleasures that wage war among your members? You desire and do not have; you murder and are filled with envy, and are not able to obtain; you fight and quarrel. You do not have …

See also
Ge 13:1–14:17; Ge 21:22–34; Ge 26:6–35; Ge 27:41–28:5; Ge 31:22–42; Ge 32:22–32; Ge 37:1–11; Ex 2:11–25; Ex 17:1–7; Ex 21:12–27; Ex 23:1–9; Le 24:10–23; Nu 16:1–19; Nu 20:1–21; Dt 1:9–18; Dt 2:1–25; Dt 25:11–16; Dt 28:45–57; Dt 33:1–29; Jos 22:10–34; Jdg 6:28–35; Jdg 9:22–57; Jdg 11:1–28; Jdg 12:1–7; 2 Sa 2:8–11; 2 Sa 3:6–21; 2 Sa 16:5–14; 2 Sa 19:40–20:22; 1 Ki 11:14–25; Ezr 4:1–5:17; Ne 2:1–10; Ne 4:1–23; Ne 6:1–7:3; Ne 13:4–31; Es 7:1–10; Ps 18:25–50; Ps 35:1–28; Ps 55:1–23; Ps 56:1–13; Ps 59:1–17; Pr 3:13–35; Pr 10:12; Pr 13:10; Pr 15:18; Pr 16:7; Pr 16:28; Pr 17:1; Pr 17:14; Pr 17:19; Pr 18:1; Pr 18:6; Pr 18:17–19; Pr 19:13; Pr 20:3; Pr 21:9; Pr 21:19; Pr 22:10; Pr 23:29–35; Pr 24:17–18; Pr 25:8–10; Pr 25:21–22; Pr 25:24; Pr 26:17; Pr 26:20–21; Pr 27:15–16; Pr 28:25; Pr 29:8–9; Pr 29:22; Pr 30:32–33; Is 54:1–17; Is 58:1–14; Je 15:10–18; Je 18:18–23; Mic 7:1–7; Hab 1:2–4; Mt 5:21–26; Mt 5:38–48; Mt 10:16–25; Mt 10:34–39; Mt 12:1–30; Mt 13:54–58; Mt 15:1–20; Mt 16:1–4; Mt 18:15–20; Mt 19:1–15; Mt 21:23–27; Mt 21:33–46; Mt 22:15–33; Mk 2:13–17; Mk 2:23–3:5; Mk 8:11–13; Mk 9:14–29; Mk 9:33–41; Mk 11:27–33; Mk 12:13–27; Mk 13:5–23; Lk 1:67–80; Lk 2:25–35; Lk 4:16–30; Lk 5:29–32; Lk 6:1–5; Lk 9:46–56; Lk 11:15–28; Lk 11:37–54; Lk 12:49–59; Lk 13:10–17; Lk 13:31–35; Lk 17:1–10; Lk 19:45–20:8; Lk 20:19–38; Lk 22:24–30; Lk 22:35–38; Lk 22:47–53; Jn 7:1–9; Jn 8:12–30; Jn 8:48–59; Jn 9:13–23; Jn 10:1–21; Jn 15:18–25; Jn 17:6–19; Ac 4:13–22; Ac 5:22–32; Ac 6:8–15; Ac 11:1–18; Ac 13:42–14:7; Ac 15:1–5; Ac 15:36–41; Ac 17:5–15; Ac 18:1–17; Ac 22:30–23:10; Ro 1:18–32; Ro 7:13–25; Ro 13:11–14:13; Ro 16:17–20; 1 Co 1:10–17; 1 Co 3:1–17; 1 Co 4:6–13; 1 Co 6:1–11; 1 Co 11:2–22; 1 Co 16:5–12; 2 Co 7:2–12; 2 Co 12:14–21; Ga 2:11–21; Ga 5:7–26; Php 1:12–18; Php 1:27–2:4; Php 2:12–18; Php 4:2–7; 1 Th 2:1–12; 1 Ti 1:3–11; 1 Ti 2:8–3:7; 1 Ti 6:3–10; 2 Ti 2:14–3:9; Tt 3:1–11; Jas 4:1–6; 1 Jn 2:3–11; Jud 16–19;