'Self-control' in the Bible
Like a city with breached walls is a man without self-control.
Blessed are you, O land, when your king is the son of nobility, and your princes feast at the proper time -- with self-control and not in drunkenness.
These facts, then, being unquestioned, it becomes you to maintain your self-control and not act recklessly.
As Paul talked about righteousness, self-control, and the coming judgment, Felix became afraid and said, "For the present you may go. When I get a chance, I will send for you again."
Do not withhold yourselves from each other unless you agree to do so just for a set time, in order to devote yourselves to prayer. Then you should come together again so that Satan does not tempt you through your lack of self-control.
I wish that all men were like I myself am [in this matter of self-control]. But each has his own special gift from God, one of this kind and one of another.
But if they do not have self-control, let them marry; for it is better to marry than to burn with passion.
Everyone who enters an athletic contest practices self-control in everything. They do it to win a wreath that withers away, but we run to win a prize that never fades.
gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against such things.
Likewise the women are to dress in suitable apparel, with modesty and self-control. Their adornment must not be with braided hair and gold or pearls or expensive clothing,
But she will be delivered through childbearing, if she continues in faith and love and holiness with self-control.
For God did not give us a Spirit of fear but of power and love and self-control.
unloving, irreconcilable, malicious gossips, without self-control, brutal, haters of good,
But as for you, you must exercise habitual self-control, and not live a self-indulgent life, but do the duty of an evangelist and fully discharge the obligations of your office.