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Quarrel

QUARREL

kwor'-el:

Originally (1) "a complaint" (compare "querulous"), or (2) "a cause of complaint," and so (3) "a contention."

(1) In the King James Version Mark 6:19 (the Revised Version (British and American) "set herself"; the colloquial "had it in for him" is an exact translation) and Colossians 3:13 (momphe, "complaint"; so the Revised Version (British and American)).

(2) In 2 Kings 5:7 ('anah, "be opportune," the Revised Version margin "an occasion").

(3) In the King James Version Leviticus 26:25 (loose translation of naqam, "vengeance"; so the Revised Version (British and American)).

Compare Sirach 31:29 the King James Version (the Revised Version (British and American) "conflict") and Proverbs 20:3 the Revised Version (British and American) (the King James Version, "meddling").


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'QUARREL'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.