Proverbs 3:30 {31}
Good News Translation
Don't argue with others for no reason when they have never done you any harm.

Contemporary English Version
Don't argue just to be arguing, when you haven't been hurt.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Envy not the unjust man, and do not follow his ways.

New American Bible
Do not contend with someone without cause, with one who has done you no harm.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Envy not the unjust man, and do not follow his ways.

Proverbs 17:14 The beginning of quarrels is as when one letteth out water: and before he suffereth reproach, he forsaketh judgment.

Proverbs 18:6 The lips of a fool intermeddle with strife: and his mouth provoketh quarrels.

Proverbs 25:8,9 The things which thy eyes have seen, utter not hastily in a quarrel: lest afterward thou mayst not be able to make amends, when thou hast dishonoured thy friend. . . .

Proverbs 29:22 A passionate man provoketh quarrels: and he that is easily stirred up to wrath, shall be more prone to sin.

Matthew 5:39-41 But I say to you not to resist evil: but if one strike thee on thy right cheek, turn to him also the other: . . .

Romans 12:18-21 If it be possible, as much as is in you, have peace with all men. . . .

1 Corinthians 6:6-8 But brother goeth to law with brother: and that before unbelievers. . . .

2 Timothy 2:24 But the servant of the Lord must not wrangle: but be mild toward all men, apt to teach, patient,

Context
The Blessings of Wisdom
29Strive not against a man without cause, when he hath done thee no evil. 30Envy not the unjust man, and do not follow his ways.31For every mocker is an abomination to the Lord, and his communication is with the simple.…
Cross References
Romans 12:18
If it be possible, as much as is in you, have peace with all men.

Proverbs 26:17
As he that taketh a dog by the ears, so is he that passeth by in anger, and meddleth with another man's quarrel.

Additional Translations
Do not accuse a man without cause, when he has done you no harm.Strive not with a man without cause, if he have done you no harm.

Strive not with a man without cause, If he have done thee no harm.

Be not ready to quarrel with a man without a cause, lest he do thee some harm.

Strive not with a man without cause, if he have done thee no harm.

Strive not with a man without cause, if he have done thee no harm.

Strive not with a man without cause, if he hath done thee no harm.

Don't strive with a man without cause, if he has done you no harm.

Strive not with a man without cause, If he have not done thee evil.
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