What does the Bible say about Anger?

These doctrines of Jesus, which are written in the Holy Bible, have the true answer!

Proverbs 27:3-4 A stone is heavy and sand is weighty, But a fool’s wrath is heavier than both of them. Wrath is cruel and anger a torrent...

Ecclesiastes 7:9 Do not hasten in your spirit to be angry, For anger rests in the bosom of fools.

Proverbs 29:22 An angry man stirs up strife, And a furious man abounds in transgression.

Proverbs 14:17 A quick-tempered man acts foolishly...

Proverbs 18:6 A fool’s lips enter into contention, And his mouth calls for blows.

Proverbs 12:16 A fool’s wrath is known at once, But a prudent man covers shame.

Proverbs 15:1 A soft answer turns away wrath, But a harsh word stirs up anger.

Proverbs 29:8 ...wise men turn away wrath.

Proverbs 14:29 He who is slow to wrath has great understanding, But he who is impulsive exalts folly.

Proverbs 19:11 The discretion of a man makes him slow to anger, And his glory is to overlook a transgression.

Proverbs 15:18 ...he who is slow to anger allays contention.

Proverbs 20:3 It is honorable for a man to stop striving, Since any fool can start a quarrel.

Proverbs 17:14 Therefore stop contention before a quarrel starts.

Proverbs 16:32 He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, And he who rules his spirit than he who takes a city.

James 1:19-20 So then, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath; for the wrath of man does not produce the righteousness of God.

Ephesians 4:30-32 ...do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption. Let all bitterness, wrath, anger, clamor, and evil speaking be put away from you, with all malice. And be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God in Christ forgave you.

Hebrews 12:14-15 Pursue peace with all people, and holiness, without which no one will see the Lord: looking carefully lest anyone fall short of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up cause trouble, and by this many become defiled;

Proverbs 19:19 A man of great wrath will suffer punishment...

Psalm 37:8 Cease from anger, and forsake wrath...

Ephesians 4:26-27 “Be angry, and do not sin”: do not let the sun go down on your wrath, nor give place to the devil.

Titus 2:2 ...be...temperate...

These Bible verses were compiled from the New King James Version by Brian & Jon Israel, Truth Ministries, PO Box 25096, Cleveland, OH 44125 www.ConnectionMagazine.org, email: jon@connectionmagazine.org

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