33 Bible Verses about

Anger Management

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Ephesians 4:25-27

Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun set on your anger, nor give place to the devil. Therefore, putting aside the lie, speak truth each one of you with his neighbor, because we are members of one another.

Ecclesiastes 7:9

Do not be quick in your spirit to anger, for anger lodges in the bosom of fools.

Proverbs 15:18

A man who is hot-tempered will stir up strife, but he who is slow [to] {anger}, he will calm contention.

Colossians 3:7-9

But now you also lay aside all [these] things: anger, rage, wickedness, slander, abusive language from your mouth. in which also you once lived, when you used to live in them. Do not lie to one another, [because you] have taken off the old man together with his deeds,

James 4:1-2

From where [are] conflicts and from where [are] quarrels among you? [Is it] not from this, from your pleasures that wage war among your members? You desire and do not have; you murder and are filled with envy, and are not able to obtain; you fight and quarrel. You do not have because you do not ask.

Proverbs 14:17

He who is short of {temper} will act foolishly, and the man who schemes will be hated.

Ephesians 4:31-32

All bitterness, and rage, and wrath, and clamor, and abusive speech, must be removed from you, together with all wickedness. Become kind toward one another, compassionate, forgiving one another, just as also God in Christ has forgiven you.

Proverbs 12:16

As for a fool, {on that very day} he makes his anger known, but he who ignores an insult [is] prudent.

Psalm 37:8

Refrain from anger and forsake wrath. Do not fret; [it] only brings evil.

Psalm 37:8-9

For evildoers will be cut off, but those who wait for Yahweh-- they will possess [the] land.

Romans 12:19-21

Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good. Do not take revenge yourselves, dear friends, but give place to [God's] wrath, for it is written, "Vengeance [is] mine, I will repay," says the Lord. But "if your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him [something] to drink; for [by] doing this, you will heap up coals of fire upon his head."

2 Timothy 2:23-24

But avoid foolish and uninformed controversies, [because you] know that they produce quarrels. And the slave of the Lord must not quarrel, but be kind toward everyone, skillful in teaching, tolerant,

Proverbs 19:19

A hot-tempered person pays a penalty; if you rescue [him], you will do [it] yet again.

1 Samuel 20:7

If he says 'Good,' [it will mean] peace for your servant; but if he [is] very angry, know that {he has decided to do me harm}.

Leviticus 19:17-18

" 'You shall not hate your brother in your heart; you shall surely rebuke your fellow citizen, so that you do not incur sin {along with} him. You shall not seek vengeance, and you shall not harbor a grudge [against] {your fellow citizens}; and you shall love your neighbor like yourself; I [am] Yahweh.

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