Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding: but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.
He who is quickly angry will do what is foolish, but the man of good sense will have quiet.
An angry man makes men come to blows, but he who is slow to get angry puts an end to fighting.
He who is slow to be angry is better than a man of war, and he who has control over his spirit than he who takes a town.
Now the man Moses was more gentle than any other man on earth.
Take my yoke on you and become like me, for I am gentle and without pride, and you will have rest for your souls;
1 Corinthians 13:4
Love is never tired of waiting; love is kind; love has no envy; love has no high opinion of itself, love has no pride;
You have knowledge of this, dear brothers. But let every man be quick in hearing, slow in words, slow to get angry;
But the wisdom which is from heaven is first holy, then gentle, readily giving way in argument, full of peace and mercy and good works, not doubting, not seeming other than it is.
Do not be friends with a man who is given to wrath; do not go in the company of an angry man:
Do not be quick to go to law about what you have seen, for what will you do in the end, when your neighbour has put you to shame?
Be not quick to let your spirit be angry; because wrath is in the heart of the foolish.
Then Nebuchadnezzar was full of wrath, and the form of his face was changed against Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego: and he gave orders that the fire was to be heated up seven times more than it was generally heated.
Then Herod, when he saw that he had been tricked by the wise men, was very angry; and he sent out, and put to death all the male children in Beth-lehem and in all the parts round about it, from two years old and under, acting on the knowledge which he had got with care from the wise men.