Verses with the word contention in the Old Testament (6 verses):
Only by pride cometh contention: but with the well advised is wisdom.
The beginning of strife is as when one letteth out water: therefore leave off contention, before it be meddled with.
A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calleth for strokes.
Cast out the scorner, and contention shall go out; yea, strife and reproach shall cease.
Woe is me, my mother, that thou hast borne me a man of strife and a man of contention to the whole earth! I have neither lent on usury, nor men have lent to me on usury; yet every one of them doth curse me.
Why dost thou shew me iniquity, and cause me to behold grievance? for spoiling and violence are before me: and there are that raise up strife and contention.