17 Bible Verses about

Controlling Anger

Most Relevant Verses

Ephesians 4:26-27

BE ANGRY, AND yet DO NOT SIN; do not let the sun go down on your anger, and do not give the devil an opportunity.

James 1:19-20

for the anger of man does not achieve the righteousness of God. This you know, my beloved brethren But everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to anger;

Ephesians 4:31-32

Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice. Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven you.

Psalm 37:8

Cease from anger and forsake wrath; Do not fret; it leads only to evildoing.

Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.

James 4:11-12

Do not speak against one another, brethren He who speaks against a brother or judges his brother, speaks against the law and judges the law; but if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law but a judge of it. There is only one Lawgiver and Judge, the One who is able to save and to destroy; but who are you who judge your neighbor?

James 4:1

What is the source of quarrels and conflicts among you? Is not the source your pleasures that wage war in your members?

Ecclesiastes 7:9

Do not be eager in your heart to be angry, For anger resides in the bosom of fools.

2 Timothy 2:23-24

But refuse foolish and ignorant speculations, knowing that they produce quarrels. The Lord's bond-servant must not be quarrelsome, but be kind to all, able to teach, patient when wronged,

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