Most Relevant Verses
"Be angry, and don't sin." Don't let the sun go down on your wrath, neither give place to the devil.
So, then, my beloved brothers, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, and slow to anger; for the anger of man doesn't produce the righteousness of God.
The discretion of a man makes him slow to anger. It is his glory to overlook an offense.
A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.
Where do wars and fightings among you come from? Don't they come from your pleasures that war in your members? You lust, and don't have. You kill, covet, and can't obtain. You fight and make war. You don't have, because you don't ask.
One who is slow to anger is better than the mighty; one who rules his spirit, than he who takes a city.
"Be angry, and don't sin." Don't let the sun go down on your wrath,
Let all bitterness, wrath, anger, outcry, and slander, be put away from you, with all malice.
Don't befriend a hot-tempered man, and don't associate with one who harbors anger:
So, then, my beloved brothers, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, and slow to anger;
Cease from anger, and forsake wrath. Don't fret, it leads only to evildoing. For evildoers shall be cut off, but those who wait for Yahweh shall inherit the land.
"As you would like people to do to you, do exactly so to them.
But refuse foolish and ignorant questionings, knowing that they generate strife. The Lord's servant must not quarrel, but be gentle towards all, able to teach, patient,
Therefore, putting away falsehood, speak truth each one with his neighbor. For we are members of one another. "Be angry, and don't sin." Don't let the sun go down on your wrath, neither give place to the devil.
You also once walked in those, when you lived in them; but now you also put them all away: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and shameful speaking out of your mouth. Don't lie to one another, seeing that you have put off the old man with his doings,
Let all bitterness, wrath, anger, outcry, and slander, be put away from you, with all malice. And be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving each other, just as God also in Christ forgave you.
Don't seek revenge yourselves, beloved, but give place to God's wrath. For it is written, "Vengeance belongs to me; I will repay, says the Lord." Therefore "If your enemy is hungry, feed him. If he is thirsty, give him a drink; for in doing so, you will heap coals of fire on his head." Don't be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.
But I tell you, that everyone who is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment; and whoever shall say to his brother, 'Raca!' shall be in danger of the council; and whoever shall say, 'You fool!' shall be in danger of the fire of Gehenna.
The overseer therefore must be without reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, sensible, modest, hospitable, good at teaching;
For the overseer must be blameless, as God's steward; not self-pleasing, not easily angered, not given to wine, not violent, not greedy for dishonest gain;
It is better to dwell in a desert land, than with a contentious and fretful woman.
that older men should be temperate, sensible, sober minded, sound in faith, in love, and 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 take vengeance, nor bear any grudge against the children of your people; but you shall love your neighbor as yourself. I am Yahweh.
Fathers, don't provoke your children, so that they won't be discouraged.