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 be angry has great good sense; but he whose spirit is over-quick gives support to what is foolish.
Proverbs 15:18
An angry man makes men come to blows, but he who is slow to get angry puts an end to fighting.
Proverbs 19:11
A man's good sense makes him slow to wrath, and the overlooking of wrongdoing is his glory.
Psalm 103:8
The Lord is kind and full of pity, not quickly made angry, but ever ready to have mercy.
Ephesians 5:1
Let it then be your desire to be like God, as well-loved children;
James 1:19
You have knowledge of this, dear brothers. But let every man be quick in hearing, slow in words, slow to get angry;

And he

Proverbs 16:19
Better it is to have a gentle spirit with the poor, than to take part in the rewards of war with men of pride.
Proverbs 25:28
He whose spirit is uncontrolled is like an unwalled town which has been broken into.
Romans 12:21
Do not let evil overcome you, but overcome evil by good.
Revelation 3:21
To him who overcomes I will give a place with me on my high seat, even as I overcame, and am seated with my Father on his high seat.

General references

Proverbs 25:28
He whose spirit is uncontrolled is like an unwalled town which has been broken into.
Romans 12:21
Do not let evil overcome you, but overcome evil by good.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain