Most Relevant Verses
"Be angry, yet do not sin." Do not let the sun set while you are still angry, and do not give the Devil an opportunity to work.
You must understand this, my dear brothers. Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry. For human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires.
A person's discretion makes him slow to anger, and it is to his credit that he ignores an offence.
A gentle response diverts anger, but a harsh statement incites fury.
Where do those fights and quarrels among you come from? They come from your selfish desires that are at war in your bodies, don't they? You want something but do not get it, so you commit murder. You covet something but cannot obtain it, so you quarrel and fight. You do not get things because you do not ask for them!
Whoever controls his temper is better than a warrior, and anyone who has control of his spirit is better than someone who captures a city.
"Be angry, yet do not sin." Do not let the sun set while you are still angry,
Let all bitterness, wrath, anger, quarreling, and slander be put away from you, along with all hatred.
Don't make friends with a hot-tempered man, and do not associate with someone who is easily angered,
You must understand this, my dear brothers. Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry.
Calm your anger and abandon wrath. Don't be angry it only leads to evil. Those who do evil will perish. But those who wait on the LORD will inherit the land.
Whatever you want people to do for you, do the same for them.
Being slow to get angry compares to great understanding as being quick-tempered compares to stupidity.
Do not have anything to do with foolish and stupid discussions, because you know they breed arguments. A servant of the Lord must not argue. Instead, he must be kind to everyone, teachable, willing to suffer wrong,
Therefore, stripping off falsehood, "let each of us speak the truth to his neighbor," for we belong to one another. "Be angry, yet do not sin." Do not let the sun set while you are still angry, and do not give the Devil an opportunity to work.
You used to behave like them as you lived among them. But now you must also get rid of anger, wrath, malice, slander, obscene speech, and all such sins. Do not lie to one another, for you have stripped off the old nature with its practices
Let all bitterness, wrath, anger, quarreling, and slander be put away from you, along with all hatred. And be kind to one another, compassionate, forgiving one another just as God has forgiven you in the Messiah.
Do not take revenge, dear friends, but leave room for God's wrath. For it is written, "Vengeance belongs to me. I will pay them back, declares the Lord." But "if your enemy is hungry, feed him. For if he is thirsty, give him a drink. If you do this, you will pile burning coals on his head." Do not be conquered by evil, but conquer evil with good.
But I say to you, anyone who is angry with his brother without a cause will be subject to punishment. And whoever says to his brother "Raka!' will be subject to the Council. And whoever says, "You fool!' will be subject to hell fire.
Therefore, an elder must be blameless, the husband of one wife, stable, sensible, respectable, hospitable to strangers, and teachable.
Because an overseer is God's servant manager, he must be blameless. He must not be arrogant or irritable. He must not drink too much, be a violent person, or make money in shameful ways.
It's better to live in the wilderness than to live with a contentious and irritable woman.
Older men are to be sober, serious, sensible, and sound in faith, love, and endurance.
"You are not to hate your relative in your heart. Rebuke your neighbor if you must, but you are not to incur guilt on account of him. "You are not to seek vengeance or hold a grudge against the descendants of your people. Instead, love your neighbor as yourself. I am the LORD."
Fathers, do not make your children resentful. Otherwise, they'll become discouraged.