Pearl Family Church – Scriptures about Anger
Ephesians 4:26-27 ESV Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger, and give no opportunity to the devil.
Proverbs 15:1 ESV A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.
Ecclesiastes 7:9 ESV Be not quick in your spirit to become angry, for anger lodges in the bosom of fools.
Proverbs 19:11 ESV Good sense makes one slow to anger, and it is his glory to overlook an offense.
James 1:19-20 ESV Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger; for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God.
1 Corinthians 13:4-5 ESV Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful;
Ephesians 4:31 ESV Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice.
Psalm 37:8 ESV Refrain from anger, and forsake wrath! Fret not yourself; it tends only to evil.
Proverbs 14:29 ESV Whoever is slow to anger has great understanding, but he who has a hasty temper exalts folly.
Proverbs 14:17 ESV A man of quick temper acts foolishly, and a man of evil devices is hated.
Proverbs 29:11 ESV A fool gives full vent to his spirit, but a wise man quietly holds it back.
Proverbs 16:32 ESV Whoever is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he who rules his spirit than he who takes a city.
Titus 1:7 ESV For an overseer, as God’s steward, must be above reproach. He must not be arrogant or quick-tempered or a drunkard or violent or greedy for gain,
Colossians 3:8 ESV But now you must put them all away: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and obscene talk from your mouth.
Proverbs 15:18 ESV A hot-tempered man stirs up strife, but he who is slow to anger quiets contention.
Romans 12:19 ESV Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written, “Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord.”
Psalm 103:8 ESV The Lord is merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love.
Ephesians 4:31-32 ESV 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, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.
Matthew 5:22 ESV But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother will be liable to judgment; whoever insults his brother will be liable to the council; and whoever says, ‘You fool!’ will be liable to the hell of fire.
Galatians 5:19-21 ESV Now the works of the flesh are evident: sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality, idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, fits of anger, rivalries, dissensions, divisions, envy, drunkenness, orgies, and things like these. I warn you, as I warned you before, that those who do such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.
Proverbs 29:22 ESV A man of wrath stirs up strife, and one given to anger causes much transgression.
Proverbs 25:28 ESV A man without self-control is like a city broken into and left without walls.
Proverbs 12:16 ESV The vexation of a fool is known at once, but the prudent ignores an insult.
Psalm 4:4 ESV Be angry, and do not sin; ponder in your own hearts on your beds, and be silent. Selah
Psalm 37:8-9 ESVRefrain from anger, and forsake wrath! Fret not yourself; it tends only to evil. For the evildoers shall be cut off, but those who wait for the Lord shall inherit the land.
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