39 Bible Verses about Anger Management
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Be angry, and do not sin; let not the sun set upon your wrath, neither give room for the devil.
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.
The discretion of a man maketh him slow to anger, and it is his glory to pass over a transgression.
A soft answer turneth away fury; but a grievous word stirreth up anger.
Whence come wars and whence fightings among you? Is it not thence, from your pleasures, which war in your members? Ye lust and have not: ye kill and are full of envy, and cannot obtain; ye fight and war; ye have not because ye ask not.
He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city.
Be angry, and do not sin; let not the sun set upon your wrath,
Let all bitterness, and heat of passion, and wrath, and clamour, and injurious language, be removed from you, with all malice;
So that, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath;
Cease from anger, and forsake wrath; fret not thyself: it would be only to do evil. For evil-doers shall be cut off; but those that wait on Jehovah, they shall possess the land.
And as ye wish that men should do to you, do ye also to them in like manner.
He that is slow to anger is of great understanding; but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.
But foolish and senseless questionings avoid, knowing that they beget contentions. And a bondman of the Lord ought not to contend, but be gentle towards all; apt to teach; forbearing;
Wherefore, having put off falsehood, speak truth every one with his neighbour, because we are members one of another. Be angry, and do not sin; let not the sun set upon your wrath, neither give room for the devil.
In which ye also once walked when ye lived in these things. But now, put off, ye also, all these things, wrath, anger, malice, blasphemy, vile language out of your mouth. Do not lie to one another, having put off the old man with his deeds,
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.
not avenging yourselves, beloved, but give place to wrath; for it is written, Vengeance belongs to me, I will recompense, saith the Lord. 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.
But I say unto you, that every one that is lightly angry with his brother shall be subject to the judgment; but whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be subject to be called before the sanhedrim; but whosoever shall say, Fool, shall be subject to the penalty of the hell of fire.
The overseer then must be irreproachable, husband of one wife, sober, discreet, decorous, hospitable, apt to teach;
For the overseer must be free from all charge against him as God's steward; not headstrong, not passionate, not disorderly through wine, not a striker, not seeking gain by base means;
It is better to dwell in a desert land. than with a contentious and irritable woman.
that the elder men be sober, grave, discreet, sound in faith, in love, in patience;
Thou shalt not hate thy brother in thy heart; thou shalt earnestly rebuke thy neighbour, lest thou bear sin on account of him. Thou shalt not avenge thyself, nor bear any grudge against the children of thy people, but thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself: I am Jehovah.
Fathers, do not vex your children, to the end that they be not disheartened.