Most Relevant Verses
Be angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath: Neither give place to the devil.
Therefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger: For the anger of man works not the righteousness of God.
The discretion of a man delays his anger; and it is his glory to overlook a transgression.
A soft answer turns away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.
From where come wars and fightings among you? come they not from here, even of your lusts that war in your members? You lust, and have not: you kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: you fight and war, yet you have not, because you ask not.
He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that rules his spirit than he that takes a city.
Be angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath:
Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamor, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice:
Therefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger:
Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not yourself in any way to do evil. For evildoers shall be cut off: but those that wait upon the LORD, they shall inherit the earth.
And as you would that men should do to you, do you also to them likewise.
But foolish and ignorant questions avoid, knowing that they do produce strifes. And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient,
Therefore putting away lying, speak every man truth with his neighbor: for we are members one of another. Be angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath: Neither give place to the devil.
In which you also once walked, when you lived in them. But now you also put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy talk out of your mouth. Lie not one to another, seeing that you have put off the old man with his deeds;
Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamor, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice: And be you kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake has forgiven you.
Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, says the Lord. Therefore if your enemy hungers, feed him; if he thirsts, give him drink: for in so doing you shall heap coals of fire on his head. Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.
But I say unto you, That whosoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment: and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council: but whosoever shall say, You fool, shall be in danger of hell fire.
A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behavior, given to hospitality, apt to teach;
For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not self-willed, not soon angry, not given to wine, not violent, not given to dishonest gain;
It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and angry woman.
That the aged men be sensible, grave, temperate, sound in faith, in love, in patience.
You shall not hate your brother in your heart: you shall surely rebuke your neighbor, and not bear sin because of him. You shall not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the children of your people, but you shall love your neighbor as yourself: I am the LORD.
Fathers, provoke not your children to anger, lest they be discouraged.