Last Updated : April 26, 2013
"Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not thyself in any wise to do evil."
Psalms 37:8, KJV
"A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger . . . A wrathful man stirreth up strife: but he that is slow to anger appeaseth strife."
Proverbs 15:1, 18, KJV
"He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city."
Proverbs 16:32, KJV
"The discretion of a man deferreth his anger; and it is his glory to pass over a transgression."
Proverbs 19:11, KJV
". . . let not the sun go down upon your wrath: Neither give place to the devil . . . Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice: And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you."
Ephesians 4:26b-27, 31-32, KJV
"But now ye also put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth."
Colossians 3:8, KJV
"Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord: Looking diligently lest any man fail of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you, and thereby many be defiled;"
Hebrews 12:14-15, KJV
"Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:"
James 1:19, KJV