Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
It is an honour for a man to cease from strife: but every fool will be meddling.
He that is slow to wrath is of great intelligence, but he that is short of spirit exalts folly.
He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he that rules his spirit than he that takes a city.
To release the waters (to speak rashly) is the beginning of contention; therefore, leave off strife before it gets started.
The discretion of a man defers his anger, and it is his glory to pass over a transgression.
Do not go forth hastily to strive lest thou know not what to do in the end thereof when thy neighbour has put thee to shame.
to the praise of the glory of his grace, in which he has made us accepted in the beloved;
and be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another even as God has forgiven you in Christ.
Be ye therefore imitators of God, as dear children
He that is soon angry shall deal foolishly, and the man of wicked devices shall be hated.
A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calls for strokes.
Proud and haughty scorner is his name, who deals in proud wrath.
2 Kings 14:9
And Jehoash, the king of Israel, sent to Amaziah, king of Judah, this reply, The thistle that was in Lebanon sent to the cedar that was in Lebanon, saying, Give thy daughter to my son to wife. And the wild beasts that were in Lebanon passed by and trode down the thistle.
But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, boast not and do not be liars against the truth.
Where do the wars and disputes come from among you? From here that is to say, of your lusts which fight in your members?