Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:

Slow to speak

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Bible References


Mark 2:2
And many were gathered together, so that there was no longer room, not even about the door; and He was speaking the word to them.
Mark 12:37
David himself calls Him Lord; and whence is He his Son?" And the great multitude heard Him gladly.
Luke 15:1
Now all the tax collectors and sinners were drawing near to Him to hear Him.
Luke 19:48
and they were not finding anything they could do; for the people were all hanging upon Him, listening.
Acts 2:42
and they were constantly attending the teaching of the apostles and the fellowship, and the breaking of bread, and the prayers.
Acts 10:33
At once, therefore, I sent to you; and you did well, in coming. Now, therefore, we are all present before God, to hear all the things that have been commanded you by the Lord."
Acts 13:42
And, as they were going out, they kept beseeching him that these words might be spoken to them on the next sabbath.
Acts 17:11
And these were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, examining the Scriptures daily, whether these things were so.
1 Thessalonians 2:13
And, for this reason, we also give thanks to God without ceasing, that, having received the word of God which ye heard from us, ye received it, not as the word of men, but, as it truly is, the word of God, which also is working in you who believe.

Slow to speak

James 1:26
If anyone thinks that he is religious, while he bridles not his own tongue, but deceives his own heart, this man's religion is vain.
James 3:1
My brethren, become not many of you teachers, knowing that we shall receive the greater judgment.

Slow to wrath

Matthew 5:22
But I say to you that every one who is angry with his brother shall be in danger of the judgment; and whosoever says to his brother Raca shall be in danger of the high-council; and whosoever shall say, O foolish one! shall be in danger of the Hell of fire.
Galatians 5:20
idolatry, sorcery, enmities, strifes, jealousies, wraths, factions, divisions, parties,
Ephesians 4:26
Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath;
Colossians 3:8
But now do ye also put away all these; anger, wrath, malice, reviling, shameful talk out of your mouth.

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Mark 6:33
And the people saw them going on their way, and many knew them, and they ran together there on foot from all the cities, and outwent them.