What causes fights and quarrels among you? Don’t they come from your desires that battle within you?
What is the source of quarrels and conflicts among you? Is not the source your pleasures that wage war in your members?
What is causing the quarrels and fights among you? Isn’t it the whole army of evil desires at war within you?
Where do you think all these appalling wars and quarrels come from? Do you think they just happen? Think again. They come about because you want your own way, and fight for it deep inside yourselves.
What is the cause of wars and fighting among you? is it not in your desires which are at war in your bodies?
Those conflicts and disputes among you, where do they come from? Do they not come from your cravings that are at war within you?
Where do wars and fights come from among you? Do they not come from your desires for pleasure that war in your members?
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1 tn The word “where” is repeated in Greek for emphasis.
2 tn Grk “from here.”
3 tn Grk “in your members [i.e., parts of the body].”