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Contentious
Contentious Woman • Pugnacious • Striker
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Contend; Contender; Contention; Contentious
Contend; Contender; Contention; Contentious In the OT “contend” usually translates Heb. rîḇ, “dispute” or “quarrel” (AV also “plead,” “strive,”“debate,” “chide”; NEB also “dispute,” “defy,” “fight,” “accuse,” etc.), sometimes with the formal sense of “engage in a lawsuit.” In Mic. 6:2 yāḵaḥ refers
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Pugnacious
PUGNACIOUS (Gk. plēktēs). A contentious, quarrelsome person (1 Tim. 3:3; Titus 1:7).
Striker
STRIKER. KJV term used in 1 Tim. 3:3; Titus 1:7 of a contentious, quarrelsome person. NASB renders this “pugnacious,” and NIV, “violent.”
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