And the Lord said, My spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also is flesh: yet his days shall be an hundred and twenty years.
And the herdmen of Gerar did strive with Isaac's herdmen, saying, The water is ours: and he called the name of the well Esek; because they strove with him.
And if men strive together, and one smite another with a stone, or with his fist, and he die not, but keepeth his bed:
If men strive, and hurt a woman with child, so that her fruit depart from her, and yet no mischief follow: he shall be surely punished, according as the woman's husband will lay upon him; and he shall pay as the judges determine.
When men strive together one with another, and the wife of the one draweth near for to deliver her husband out of the hand of him that smiteth him, and putteth forth her hand, and taketh him by the secrets:
And of Levi he said, Let thy Thummim and thy Urim be with thy holy one, whom thou didst prove at Massah, and with whom thou didst strive at the waters of Meribah;
And now art thou any thing better than Balak the son of Zippor, king of Moab? did he ever strive against Israel, or did he ever fight against them,
Thou also hast delivered me from the strivings of my people, thou hast kept me to be head of the heathen: a people which I knew not shall serve me.
Why dost thou strive against him? for he giveth not account of any of his matters.
Thou hast delivered me from the strivings of the people; and thou hast made me the head of the heathen: a people whom I have not known shall serve me.
Plead my cause, O Lord, with them that strive with me: fight against them that fight against me.
Strive not with a man without cause, if he have done thee no harm.
Go not forth hastily to strive, lest thou know not what to do in the end thereof, when thy neighbour hath put thee to shame.
Behold, all they that were incensed against thee shall be ashamed and confounded: they shall be as nothing; and they that strive with thee shall perish.
Woe unto him that striveth with his Maker! Let the potsherd strive with the potsherds of the earth. Shall the clay say to him that fashioneth it, What makest thou? or thy work, He hath no hands?
Yet let no man strive, nor reprove another: for thy people are as they that strive with the priest.
He shall not strive, nor cry; neither shall any man hear his voice in the streets.
Strive to enter in at the strait gate: for many, I say unto you, will seek to enter in, and shall not be able.
Yea, so have I strived to preach the gospel, not where Christ was named, lest I should build upon another man's foundation:
Now I beseech you, brethren, for the Lord Jesus Christ's sake, and for the love of the Spirit, that ye strive together with me in your prayers to God for me;
Only let your conversation be as it becometh the gospel of Christ: that whether I come and see you, or else be absent, I may hear of your affairs, that ye stand fast in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel;
Whereunto I also labour, striving according to his working, which worketh in me mightily.
And if a man also strive for masteries, yet is he not crowned, except he strive lawfully.
Of these things put them in remembrance, charging them before the Lord that they strive not about words to no profit, but to the subverting of the hearers.
And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient,
But avoid foolish questions, and genealogies, and contentions, and strivings about the law; for they are unprofitable and vain.
Ye have not yet resisted unto blood, striving against sin.
Genesis 6:3, Genesis 26:20, Exodus 21:18, Exodus 21:22, Deuteronomy 25:11, Deuteronomy 33:8, Judges 11:25, 2 Samuel 22:44, Job 33:13, Psalm 18:43, Psalm 35:1, Proverbs 3:30, Proverbs 25:8, Isaiah 41:11, Isaiah 45:9, Hosea 4:4, Matthew 12:19, Luke 13:24, Romans 15:20, Romans 15:30, Philippians 1:27, Colossians 1:29, 2 Timothy 2:5,
2 Timothy 2:14, 2 Timothy 2:24 , Titus 3:9 & Hebrews 12:4 King James Version