Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city.
He who is slow to be angry has great good sense; but he whose spirit is over-quick gives support to what is foolish.
An angry man makes men come to blows, but he who is slow to get angry puts an end to fighting.
A man's good sense makes him slow to wrath, and the overlooking of wrongdoing is his glory.
The Lord is kind and full of pity, not quickly made angry, but ever ready to have mercy.
Let it then be your desire to be like God, as well-loved children;
You have knowledge of this, dear brothers. But let every man be quick in hearing, slow in words, slow to get angry;
Better it is to have a gentle spirit with the poor, than to take part in the rewards of war with men of pride.
He whose spirit is uncontrolled is like an unwalled town which has been broken into.
Do not let evil overcome you, but overcome evil by good.
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.