Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
It is an honour for a man to cease from strife: but every fool will be meddling.
He who is slow to anger is of great understanding, but he who is hasty of spirit exalts folly.
He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he who rules his spirit, than he who takes a city.
The beginning of strife is [like] letting out water. Therefore leave off contention, before there is quarrelling.
The discretion of a man makes him slow to anger, and it is his glory to pass over a transgression.
Go not forth hastily to strive. What will thou do in the end of it when thy neighbor has put thee to shame?
for appreciation of the glory of his grace, by which he blessed us in him who is beloved.
And become good toward each other, compassionate, forgiving each other, even as also God in Christ forgave us.
Become ye therefore imitators of God, as beloved children.
He who is soon angry will deal foolishly. And a man of wicked devices is hated.
A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calls for stripes.
The proud and haughty man, scoffer is his name. He works in the arrogance of pride.
2 Kings 14:9
And Jehoash the king of Israel sent to Amaziah king of Judah, saying, The thistle that was in Lebanon sent to the cedar that was in Lebanon, saying, Give thy daughter to my son to wife. And a wild beast that was in Lebanon passed b
But if ye have bitter envy and selfish ambition in your heart, do not boast, and do not lie against the truth.
From where are wars and fightings among you? Is it not from here: from your pleasures warring in your body-parts?