The Lord is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and rich in love.
- Psalm 145:8
… a forgiving God, gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love.
- Nehemiah 9:17
For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime; weeping may remain for a night, but rejoicing comes in the morning.
- Psalm 30:5
My dear brothers, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, for man’s anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires.
- James 1:19-20
Do not be quickly provoked in your spirit, for anger resides in the lap of fools.
- Ecclesiastes 7:9
A quick-tempered man does foolish things.
- Proverbs 14:17
Better a patient man than a warrior, a man who controls his temper than one who takes a city.
- Proverbs 16:32
A hot-tempered man stirs up dissension, but a patient man calms a quarrel.
- Proverbs 15:18
An angry man stirs up dissension, and a hot-tempered one commits many sins.
- Proverbs 29:22
Refrain from anger and turn from wrath; do not fret-it leads only to evil.
- Psalm 37 :8
Do not make friends with a hot-tempered man, do not associate with one easily angered, or you may learn his ways and get yourself ensnared.
- Proverbs 22:24-25
A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.
- Proverbs 15:1
Fathers, do not embitter your children, or they will become discouraged.
- Colossians 3:21
“In your anger do not sin”: Do not let sun go down while you are still angry.
- Ephesians 4 :26
A man’s wisdom gives him patience; it is to his glory to overlook an offense.
- Proverbs 19:11
Better to live in a desert than with a quarrelsome and ill-tempered wife.
- Proverbs 21:19
But i tell you that anyone who is angry with his brother will be subject to judgment.
- Matthew 5:22
Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.
- Ephesians 4:31-32
Do not take revenge, my friends, but leave room for God’s wrath, for it is written: “It is mine to avenge; I will repay,” says the Lord. On the contrary: “If your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink. In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head.” Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.
- Romans 12:19-21
If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat; if he is thirsty, give him water to drink. In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head, and the Lord will reward you.
- Proverbs 25:21-22
But now you must rid yourselves of all such things as these: anger, rage, malice, slander, and filthy language from your lips.
- Colossians 3:8