Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city.

General references

Bible References

That is

Proverbs 14:29
He who is slow to anger has great understanding,
But he who is quick-tempered exalts folly.
Proverbs 15:18
A hot-tempered man stirs up strife,
But the slow to anger calms a dispute.
Proverbs 19:11
A man’s discretion makes him slow to anger,
And it is his glory to overlook a transgression.
Psalm 103:8
The Lord is compassionate and gracious,
Slow to anger and abounding in lovingkindness.
Ephesians 5:1
Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children;
James 1:19
This you know, my beloved brethren. But everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to anger;

And he

Proverbs 16:19
It is better to be humble in spirit with the lowly
Than to divide the spoil with the proud.
Proverbs 25:28
Like a city that is broken into and without walls
Is a man who has no control over his spirit.
Romans 12:21
Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.
Revelation 3:21
He who overcomes, I will grant to him to sit down with Me on My throne, as I also overcame and sat down with My Father on His throne.

General references

Proverbs 25:28
Like a city that is broken into and without walls
Is a man who has no control over his spirit.
Romans 12:21
Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.