from anger and forsake wrath; Do not fret; it leads only to evildoing."
wise man is cautious and turns away from evil, But a fool is arrogant and
careless. A quick-tempered man acts foolishly, And a man of evil devices is
who is slow to anger has great understanding, But he who is quick-tempered
gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger."
who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, And he who rules his spirit,
than he who captures a city."
not be eager in your heart to be angry, For anger resides in the bosom of
I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother shall be guilty before
the court; and whoever says to his brother, 'You good-for-nothing,' shall be
guilty before the supreme court; and whoever says, 'You fool,' shall be guilty
enough to go into the fiery hell.
"Therefore if you are presenting your offering at the altar, and there
remember that your brother has something against you, leave your offering there
before the altar and go; first be reconciled to your brother, and then come and
present your offering."
if you forgive others for their transgressions, your heavenly Father will also
take your own revenge, beloved, but leave room for the wrath of God, for it is
written, 'VENGEANCE IS MINE, I WILL REPAY,' says the Lord. 'BUT IF YOUR ENEMY
IS HUNGRY, FEED HIM, AND IF HE IS THIRSTY, GIVE HIM A DRINK; FOR IN SO DOING
YOU WILL HEAP BURNING COALS ON HIS HEAD.' Do not be overcome by evil, but
overcome evil with good."
ANGRY, AND YET DO NOT SIN; do not let the sun go down on your anger."
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."
now you also, put them all aside: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and abusive
speech from your mouth."
"For we know Him who said, 'VENGEANCE IS MINE, I WILL REPAY.' And
again, 'THE LORD WILL JUDGE HIS PEOPLE.'"
"This you know, my beloved brethren. But everyone must be quick to
hear, slow to speak and slow to anger; for the anger of man does not achieve
the righteousness of God."