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34 Bible Verses about Aggression

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Psalm 37:8

Cease from anger, and forsake wrath; fret not thyself: it would be only to do evil.

Proverbs 14:17

He that is soon angry dealeth foolishly, and a man of mischievous devices is hated.

Colossians 3:8

But now, put off, ye also, all these things, wrath, anger, malice, blasphemy, vile language out of your mouth.

James 1:19-20

So that, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath; for man's wrath does not work God's righteousness.

Ephesians 4:26-27

Be angry, and do not sin; let not the sun set upon your wrath, neither give room for the devil.

Luke 22:36

He said therefore to them, But now he that has a purse let him take it, in like manner also a scrip, and he that has none let him sell his garment and buy a sword;

Matthew 26:52

Then saith Jesus to him, Return thy sword to its place; for all who take the sword shall perish by the sword.

1 Corinthians 13:5

does not behave in an unseemly manner, does not seek what is its own, is not quickly provoked, does not impute evil,

Nehemiah 9:17

and refused to obey, neither were they mindful of thy wonders which thou hadst done among them; but hardened their neck, and in their rebellion made a captain to return to their bondage. But thou art a +God ready to forgive, gracious and merciful, slow to anger and of great loving-kindness, and thou forsookest them not.

Psalm 30:4-5

Sing psalms unto Jehovah, ye saints of his, and give thanks in remembrance of his holiness. For a moment is passed in his anger, a life in his favour; at even weeping cometh for the night, and at morn there is rejoicing.

Proverbs 22:24-25

Make no friendship with an angry man, and go not with a furious man; lest thou learn his paths, and get a snare to thy soul.

Ephesians 4:31-32

Let all bitterness, and heat of passion, and wrath, and clamour, and injurious language, be removed from you, with all malice; and be to one another kind, compassionate, forgiving one another, so as God also in Christ has forgiven you.

Romans 12:17-21

recompensing to no one evil for evil: providing things honest before all men: if possible, as far as depends on you, living in peace with all men; not avenging yourselves, beloved, but give place to wrath; for it is written, Vengeance belongs to me, I will recompense, saith the Lord.read more.
If therefore thine enemy should hunger, feed him; if he should thirst, give him drink; for, so doing, thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head. Be not overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.

Luke 3:14

And persons engaged in military service also asked him saying, And we, what should we do? And he said to them, Oppress no one, nor accuse falsely, and be satisfied with your pay.

Matthew 5:43-48

Ye have heard that it has been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who insult you and persecute you, that ye may be the sons of your Father who is in the heavens; for he makes his sun rise on evil and good, and sends rain on just and unjust.read more.
For if ye should love those who love you, what reward have ye? Do not also the tax-gatherers the same? And if ye should salute your brethren only, what do ye extraordinary? Do not also the Gentiles the same? Be ye therefore perfect as your heavenly Father is perfect.