Most Relevant Verses
Be angry and do not sin. Don't let the sun go down on your anger, and don't give the Devil an opportunity.
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.
A person's insight gives him patience, and his virtue is to overlook an offense.
A gentle answer turns away anger, but a harsh word stirs up wrath.
What is the source of the wars and the fights among you? Don't they come from the cravings that are at war within you? You desire and do not have. You murder and covet and cannot obtain. You fight and war. You do not have because you do not ask.
Patience is better than power, and controlling one's temper, than capturing a city.
Be angry and do not sin. Don't let the sun go down on your anger,
All bitterness, anger and wrath, insult and slander must be removed from you, along with all wickedness.
Don't make friends with an angry man, and don't be a companion of a hot-tempered man,
My dearly loved brothers, understand this: everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak, and slow to anger,
Refrain from anger and give up [your] rage; do not be agitated-it can only bring harm. For evildoers will be destroyed, but those who put their hope in the Lord will inherit the land.
Just as you want others to do for you, do the same for them.
But reject foolish and ignorant disputes, knowing that they breed quarrels. The Lord's slave must not quarrel, but must be gentle to everyone, able to teach, and patient,
Since you put away lying, Speak the truth, each one to his neighbor, because we are members of one another. Be angry and do not sin. Don't let the sun go down on your anger, and don't give the Devil an opportunity.
and you once walked in these things when you were living in them. But now you must also put away all the following: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and filthy language from your mouth. Do not lie to one another, since you have put off the old man with his practices
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.
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. 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.
But I tell you, everyone who is angry with his brother will be subject to judgment. And whoever says to his brother, 'Fool!' will be subject to the Sanhedrin. But whoever says, 'You moron!' will be subject to hellfire.
An overseer, therefore, must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, self-controlled, sensible, respectable, hospitable, an able teacher,
For an overseer, as God's manager, must be blameless, not arrogant, not quick tempered, not addicted to wine, not a bully, not greedy for money,
Better to live in a wilderness than with a nagging and hot-tempered wife.
Older men are to be self-controlled, worthy of respect, sensible, and sound in faith, love, and endurance.
"You must not hate your brother in your heart. Rebuke your neighbor directly, and you will not incur guilt because of him. Do not take revenge or bear a grudge against members of your community, but love your neighbor as yourself; I am the Lord.
Fathers, do not exasperate your children, so they won't become discouraged.