KJV Dictionary Definition: dissension


DISSENSION, n. L., to think. Disagreement in opinion, usually a disagreement which is violent, producing warm debates or angry words; contention in words; strife; discord; quarrel; breach of friendship and union.

Debates, dissensions, uproars are thy joy.

Paul and Barnabas had no small dissension with them. Acts 15.

We see dissensions in church and state, in towns, parishes, and families, and the word is sometimes applied to differences which produce war; as the dissensions between the houses of York and Lancaster in England.