Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

He that hath no rule over his own spirit is like a city that is broken down, and without walls.

Bible References

General references

Proverbs 16:32
He who is slow to be angry is better than a man of war, and he who has control over his spirit than he who takes a town.
Proverbs 22:24
Do not be friends with a man who is given to wrath; do not go in the company of an angry man:
1 Samuel 20:30
Then Saul was moved to wrath against Jonathan, and he said to him, You son of an evil and uncontrolled woman, have I not seen how you have given your love to the son of Jesse, to your shame and the shame of your mother?
1 Samuel 25:17
So now, give thought to what you are going to do; for evil is in store for our master and all his house: for he is such a good-for-nothing person that it is not possible to say anything to him.

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