Verses on Anger

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Verses on Anger

Psalm 37:8 

Refrain from anger, and forsake wrath! Fret not yourself; it tends only to evil.

Proverbs 14:29 

Whoever is slow to anger has great understanding, but he who has a hasty temper exalts folly.

James 1:20 

For the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God.

Ephesians 4:26 

Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger,

James 1:19 

Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger;

Proverbs 15:1 

A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.

Galatians 5:12 

I wish those who unsettle you would emasculate themselves!

Ephesians 4:31 

Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice.

Proverbs 19:11 

Good sense makes one slow to anger, and it is his glory to overlook an offense.

Ecclesiastes 7:9 

Be not quick in your spirit to become angry, for anger lodges in the bosom of fools.

James 1:19-20 

Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger; for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God.

Proverbs 16:32 

Whoever is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he who rules his spirit than he who takes a city.

Proverbs 29:11 

A fool gives full vent to his spirit, but a wise man quietly holds it back.

Ephesians 4:26-27 

Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger, and give no opportunity to the devil.

Colossians 3:8 

But now you must put them all away: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and obscene talk from your mouth.

Proverbs 15:18 

A hot-tempered man stirs up strife, but he who is slow to anger quiets contention.

Psalm 103:8 

The Lord is merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love.

Matthew 5:22 

But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother will be liable to judgment; whoever insults his brother will be liable to the council; and whoever says, ‘You fool!’ will be liable to the hell of fire.

1 Timothy 2:8 

I desire then that in every place the men should pray, lifting holy hands without anger or quarreling;

Jonah 4:4 

And the Lord said, “Do you do well to be angry?”

Proverbs 29:9 

If a wise man has an argument with a fool, the fool only rages and laughs, and there is no quiet.

Proverbs 22:24 

Make no friendship with a man given to anger, nor go with a wrathful man,

Romans 12:19 

Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written, “Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord.”

Proverbs 14:17 

A man of quick temper acts foolishly, and a man of evil devices is hated.

Proverbs 16:29 

A man of violence entices his neighbor and leads him in a way that is not good.

Proverbs 25:28 

A man without self-control is like a city broken into and left without walls.

Galatians 5:19-21 

Now the works of the flesh are evident: sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality, idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, fits of anger, rivalries, dissensions, divisions, envy, drunkenness, orgies, and things like these. I warn you, as I warned you before, that those who do such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.

Psalm 37:8-9 

Refrain from anger, and forsake wrath! Fret not yourself; it tends only to evil. For the evildoers shall be cut off, but those who wait for the Lord shall inherit the land.

Philippians 2:14 

Do all things without grumbling or questioning,

Titus 1:7 

For an overseer, as God’s steward, must be above reproach. He must not be arrogant or quick-tempered or a drunkard or violent or greedy for gain,

Proverbs 29:22 

A man of wrath stirs up strife, and one given to anger causes much transgression.

1 Corinthians 13:4-5 

Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful;

Proverbs 27:4 

Wrath is cruel, anger is overwhelming, but who can stand before jealousy?

Isaiah 48:9 

“For my name’s sake I defer my anger, for the sake of my praise I restrain it for you, that I may not cut you off.

Proverbs 12:16 

The vexation of a fool is known at once, but the prudent ignores an insult.

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