New Living Translation
What is causing the quarrels and fights among you? Don't they come from the evil desires at war within you?
King James Bible
From whence come wars and fightings among you? come they not hence, even of your lusts that war in your members?
Darby Bible Translation
Whence come wars and whence fightings among you? Is it not thence, from your pleasures, which war in your members?
World English Bible
Where do wars and fightings among you come from? Don't they come from your pleasures that war in your members?
Young's Literal Translation
Whence are wars and fightings among you? not thence -- out of your passions, that are as soldiers in your members?
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
4:1 From whence come wars and fightings - Quarrels and wars among you, quite opposite to this peace? Is it not from your pleasures - Your desires of earthly pleasures. Which war - Against your souls. In your members - Here is the first seat of the war. Hence proceeds the war of man with man, king with king, nation with nation.
LibraryThe Lack of Prayer
"Ye have not, because ye ask not."--JAS. iv. 2. "And He saw that there was no man, and wondered that there was no intercessor."--ISA. lix. 16. "There is none that calleth upon Thy name, that stirreth up himself to take hold of Thee."--ISA. lxiv. 7. At our last Wellington Convention for the Deepening of the Spiritual Life, in April, the forenoon meetings were devoted to prayer and intercession. Great blessing was found, both in listening to what the Word teaches of their need and power, and in joining …
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"What is Your Life?"
But there is another power within me that is at war with my mind. This power makes me a slave to the sin that is still within me.
2 Timothy 2:23
Again I say, don't get involved in foolish, ignorant arguments that only start fights.
Do not get involved in foolish discussions about spiritual pedigrees or in quarrels and fights about obedience to Jewish laws. These things are useless and a waste of time.
1 Peter 2:11
Dear friends, I warn you as "temporary residents and foreigners" to keep away from worldly desires that wage war against your very souls.
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