Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

A hot-tempered man stirs up strife, But the slow to anger calms a dispute.

King James Version

A wrathful man stirreth up strife: but he that is slow to anger appeaseth strife.

Holman Bible

A hot-tempered man stirs up conflict,
but a man slow to anger calms strife.

International Standard Version

The quickly angered man stirs up contention, but anyone who controls his temper calms a dispute.

A Conservative Version

A wrathful man stirs up contention, but he who is slow to anger appeases strife.

American Standard Version

A wrathful man stirreth up contention; But he that is slow to anger appeaseth strife.

Amplified

A hot-tempered man stirs up strife, but he who is slow to anger appeases contention.

Bible in Basic English

An angry man makes men come to blows, but he who is slow to get angry puts an end to fighting.

Darby Translation

A furious man stirreth up contention; but he that is slow to anger appeaseth strife.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

A wrathful man stirs up strife, but he that is slow to anger appeases strife.

Julia Smith Translation

A man of wrath will excite strife: and he slow to anger will appease contention.

King James 2000

A wrathful man stirs up strife: but he that is slow to anger quiets strife.

Lexham Expanded Bible

A man who is hot-tempered will stir up strife, but he who is slow [to] {anger}, he will calm contention.

Modern King James verseion

A wrathful man stirs up fighting, but one slow to anger calms fighting.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

An angry man stirreth up strife; but he that is patient stilleth discord.

NET Bible

A quick-tempered person stirs up dissension, but one who is slow to anger calms a quarrel.

New Heart English Bible

A wrathful man stirs up contention, but one who is slow to anger appeases strife.

The Emphasized Bible

A wrathful man, stirreth up strife, but, he that is slow to anger, calmeth contention.

Webster

A wrathful man stirreth up strife: but he that is slow to anger appeaseth strife.

World English Bible

A wrathful man stirs up contention, but one who is slow to anger appeases strife.

Youngs Literal Translation

A man of fury stirreth up contention, And the slow to anger appeaseth strife.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

גּרה 
Garah 
Usage: 14

מדון 
Madown 
Usage: 11

but he that is slow
ארך 
'arek 
Usage: 15

שׁקט 
Shaqat 
Usage: 41

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

17 Better is a dish of vegetables where love is Than a fattened ox served with hatred. 18 A hot-tempered man stirs up strife, But the slow to anger calms a dispute. 19 The way of the lazy is as a hedge of thorns, But the path of the upright is a highway.



Cross References

Proverbs 26:21

Like charcoal to hot embers and wood to fire, So is a contentious man to kindle strife.

Proverbs 29:22

An angry man stirs up strife, And a hot-tempered man abounds in transgression.

Proverbs 14:29

He who is slow to anger has great understanding, But he who is quick-tempered exalts folly.

Proverbs 15:1

A gentle answer turns away wrath, But a harsh word stirs up anger.

Proverbs 28:25

An arrogant man stirs up strife, But he who trusts in the LORD will prosper.

Ecclesiastes 10:4

If the ruler's temper rises against you, do not abandon your position, because composure allays great offenses.

Genesis 13:8-9

So Abram said to Lot, "Please let there be no strife between you and me, nor between my herdsmen and your herdsmen, for we are brothers.

Judges 8:1-3

Then the men of Ephraim said to him, "What is this thing you have done to us, not calling us when you went to fight against Midian?" And they contended with him vigorously.

1 Samuel 25:24-44

She fell at his feet and said, "On me alone, my lord, be the blame. And please let your maidservant speak to you, and listen to the words of your maidservant.

2 Samuel 19:43-1

But the men of Israel answered the men of Judah and said, "We have ten parts in the king, therefore we also have more claim on David than you. Why then did you treat us with contempt? Was it not our advice first to bring back our king?" Yet the words of the men of Judah were harsher than the words of the men of Israel.

Proverbs 10:12

Hatred stirs up strife, But love covers all transgressions.

Proverbs 16:28

A perverse man spreads strife, And a slanderer separates intimate friends.

Proverbs 25:15

By forbearance a ruler may be persuaded, And a soft tongue breaks the bone.

Matthew 5:9

"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.

Acts 6:1-5

Now at this time while the disciples were increasing in number, a complaint arose on the part of the Hellenistic Jews against the native Hebrews, because their widows were being overlooked in the daily serving of food.

James 1:19-20

This you know, my beloved brethren But everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to anger;

James 3:14-16

But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your heart, do not be arrogant and so lie against the truth.

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