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Letter "C" » contend
«Contemplative and bookish men must of necessity be more quarrelsome than others, because they contend not about matter of fact, nor can determine their controversies by any certain witnesses, nor judges. But as long as they go towards peace, that is Truth, it is no matter which way.»
«Conquer we shall, but, we must first contend! It's not the fight that crowns us, but the end.»
«Give heed to me, O LORD, and hearken to the voice of them that contend with me.»
«Hear ye now what the LORD saith; Arise, contend thou before the mountains, and let the hills hear thy voice.»
«For I will not contend for ever, neither will I be always wroth: for the spirit should fail before me, and the souls which I have made.»
«Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, it was needful for me to write unto you, and exhort you that ye should earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints.»
«(That also was accounted a land of giants: giants dwelt therein in old time; and the Ammonites call them Zamzummims; / A people great, and many, and tall, as the Anakims; but the LORD destroyed them before them; and they succeeded them, and dwelt in their stead: / As he did to the children of Esau, which dwelt in Seir, when he destroyed the Horims from before them; and they succeeded them, and dwelt in their stead even unto this day: / And the Avims which dwelt in Hazerim, even unto Azzah, the Caphtorims, which came forth out of Caphtor, destroyed them, and dwelt in their stead.) / Rise ye up, take your journey, and pass over the river Arnon: behold, I have given into thine hand Sihon the Amorite, king of Heshbon, and his land: begin to possess it, and contend with him in battle.»
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«And the LORD said unto me, Distress not the Moabites, neither contend with them in battle: for I will not give thee of their land for a possession; because I have given Ar unto the children of Lot for a possession.»
«Against stupidity the very gods themselves contend in vain.»
«A bargain is in its very essence a hostile transaction do not all men try to abate the price of all they buy? I contend that a bargain even between brethren is a declaration of war.»