As coals are to burning coals, and wood to fire; so is a contentious man to kindle strife.
Proverbs 10:12 Hatred stirs up strifes: but love covers all sins.
Proverbs 15:18 A wrathful man stirs up strife: but he that is slow to anger appeases strife.
Proverbs 29:22 An angry man stirs up strife, and a furious man abounds in transgression.
Ezekiel 22:9 In you are men that carry tales to shed blood: and in you they eat on the mountains: in the middle of you they commit lewdness.
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