Most Relevant Verses
Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath: Neither give place to the devil.
Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath: For the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God.
The discretion of a man deferreth his anger; and it is his glory to pass over a transgression.
A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.
From whence come wars and fightings among you? come they not hence, even of your lusts that war in your members? Ye lust, and have not: ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: ye fight and war, yet 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 ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath:
Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice:
Make no friendship with an angry man; and with a furious man thou shalt not go:
Wherefore, 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 in any wise to do evil. For evildoers shall be cut off: but those that wait upon the LORD, they shall inherit the earth.
And as ye would that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise.
He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding: but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.
But foolish and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they do gender strifes. And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient,
Wherefore putting away lying, speak every man truth with his neighbour: for we are members one of another. Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath: Neither give place to the devil.
In the which ye also walked some time, when ye lived in them. But now ye also put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth. Lie not one to another, seeing that ye have put off the old man with his deeds;
Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice: And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you.
Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord. Therefore if thine enemy hunger, feed him; if he thirst, give him drink: for in so doing thou shalt 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, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire.
A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach;
For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not selfwilled, not soon angry, not given to wine, no striker, not given to filthy lucre;
It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and an angry woman.
That the aged men be sober, grave, temperate, sound in faith, in charity, in patience.
Thou shalt not hate thy brother in thine heart: thou shalt in any wise rebuke thy neighbour, and not suffer sin upon him. Thou shalt not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the children of thy people, but thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself: I am the LORD.
Fathers, provoke not your children to anger, lest they be discouraged.