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34 Bible Verses about Aggression

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Psalm 37:8

Refrain from anger and give up [your] rage; do not be agitated-it can only bring harm.

Proverbs 14:17

A quick-tempered man acts foolishly, and a man who schemes is hated.

Colossians 3:8

But now you must also put away all the following: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and filthy language from your mouth.

James 1:19-20

My dearly loved brothers, understand this: everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak, and slow to anger, for man's anger does not accomplish God's righteousness.

Ephesians 4:26-27

Be angry and do not sin. Don't let the sun go down on your anger, and don't give the Devil an opportunity.

Luke 22:36

Then He said to them, "But now, whoever has a money-bag should take it, and also a traveling bag. And whoever doesn't have a sword should sell his robe and buy one.

Matthew 26:52

Then Jesus told him, "Put your sword back in place because all who take up a sword will perish by a sword.

1 Corinthians 13:5

does not act improperly; is not selfish; is not provoked; does not keep a record of wrongs;

Nehemiah 9:17

They refused to listen and did not remember Your wonders You performed among them. They became stiff-necked and appointed a leader to return to their slavery in Egypt. But You are a forgiving God, gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and rich in faithful love, and You did not abandon them.

Psalm 30:4-5

Sing to the Lord, you His faithful ones, and praise His holy name. For His anger lasts only a moment, but His favor, a lifetime. Weeping may spend the night, but there is joy in the morning.

Proverbs 22:24-25

Don't make friends with an angry man, and don't be a companion of a hot-tempered man, or you will learn his ways and entangle yourself in a snare.

Ephesians 4:31-32

All bitterness, anger and wrath, insult and slander must be removed from you, along with all wickedness. And be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving one another, just as God also forgave you in Christ.

Romans 12:17-21

Do not repay anyone evil for evil. Try to do what is honorable in everyone's eyes. If possible, on your part, live at peace with everyone. Friends, do not avenge yourselves; instead, leave room for His wrath. For it is written: Vengeance belongs to Me; I will repay, says the Lord.read more.
But If your enemy is hungry, feed him. If he is thirsty, give him something to drink. For in so doing you will be heaping fiery coals on his head. Do not be conquered by evil, but conquer evil with good.

Luke 3:14

Some soldiers also questioned him: "What should we do?" He said to them, "Don't take money from anyone by force or false accusation; be satisfied with your wages."

Matthew 5:43-48

"You have heard that it was said, Love your neighbor and hate your enemy. But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father in heaven. For He causes His sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.read more.
For if you love those who love you, what reward will you have? Don't even the tax collectors do the same? And if you greet only your brothers, what are you doing out of the ordinary? Don't even the Gentiles do the same? Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.

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