Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice.
All these your servants will come down to me and bow themselves before me, saying, ‘Go out, you and all the people who follow you,’ and after that I will go out.” And he went out from Pharaoh in hot anger.
Then Moses said to Aaron, “What did this people do to you, that you have brought such great sin upon them?”
and Moses and Aaron gathered the assembly before the rock. And he said to them, “Listen now, you rebels; shall we bring forth water for you out of this rock?”
When Phinehas the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, saw it, he arose from the midst of the congregation and took a spear in his hand,
Then I was very angry when I had heard their outcry and these words.
Tremble, and do not sin;
Meditate in your heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah.
Cease from anger and forsake wrath;
Do not fret; it leads only to evildoing.
Then Phinehas stood up and interposed,
And so the plague was stayed.
He who is slow to anger has great understanding,
But he who is quick-tempered exalts folly.
A man’s discretion makes him slow to anger,
And it is his glory to overlook a transgression.
The north wind brings forth rain,
And a backbiting tongue, an angry countenance.
Do not be eager in your heart to be angry,
For anger resides in the bosom of fools.
But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother shall be guilty before the court; and whoever says to his brother, ‘You good-for-nothing,’ shall be guilty before the supreme court; and whoever says, ‘You fool,’ shall be guilty enough to go into the fiery hell.
After looking around at them with anger, grieved at their hardness of heart, He *said to the man, “Stretch out your hand.” And he stretched it out, and his hand was restored.
But when Jesus saw this, He was indignant and said to them, “Permit the children to come to Me; do not hinder them; for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.
Never take your own revenge, beloved, but leave room for the wrath of God, for it is written, “Vengeance is Mine, I will repay,” says the Lord.
This you know, my beloved brethren. But everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to anger;