A gift in secret pacifies and turns away anger, and a bribe in the lap, strong wrath.
A man of wrath stirs up strife, and a man given to anger commits and causes much transgression.
The Lord is merciful and gracious, slow to anger and plenteous in mercy and loving-kindness.He will not always chide or be contending, neither will He keep His anger forever or hold a grudge.
Psalm 103: 8-9
For God's [holy] wrath and indignation are revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who in their wickedness repress and hinder the truth and make it inoperative.
Romans 1: 18
Do not be quick in spirit to be angry or vexed, for anger and vexation lodge in the bosom of fools.
The Lord is gracious and full of compassion, slow to anger and abounding in mercy and loving-kindness.
Psalm 145: 8
Cease from anger and forsake wrath; fret not yourself--it tends only to evildoing.
Psalm 37: 8(NKJV)
But now put away and rid yourselves [completely] of all these things: anger, rage, bad feeling toward others, curses and slander, and foulmouthed abuse and shameful utterances from your lips!
Colossains 3: 8
A SOFT answer turns away wrath, but grievous words stir up anger.
Proverbs 15: 1
He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, he who rules his [own] spirit than he who takes a city.
Proverbs 16: 32
Good sense makes a man restrain his anger, and it is his glory to overlook a transgression or an offense.
Proverbs 19: 11(NKJV)
The king's wrath is as terrifying as the roaring of a lion, but his favor is as [refreshing as] dew upon the grass.
Proverbs 19: 12(NKJV)
But I say to you that everyone who continues to be angry with his brother or harbors malice (enmity of heart) against him shall be liable to and unable to escape the punishment imposed by the court; and whoever speaks contemptuously and insultingly to his brother shall be liable to and unable to escape the punishment imposed by the Sanhedrin, and whoever says, You cursed fool! [You empty-headed idiot!] shall be liable to and unable to escape the hell (Gehenna) of fire.
Let all bitterness and indignation and wrath (passion, rage, bad temper) and resentment (anger, animosity) and quarreling (brawling, clamor, contention) and slander (evil-speaking, abusive or blasphemous language) be banished from you, with all malice (spite, ill will, or baseness of any kind). And become useful and helpful and kind to one another, tenderhearted (compassionate, understanding, loving-hearted), forgiving one another [readily and freely], as God in Christ forgave you.
For His anger is but for a moment, but His favor is for a lifetime or in His favor is life. Weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning.
Psalm 30: 5
A [self-confident] fool utters all his anger, but a wise man holds it back and stills it.
Proverbs 29: 11
When angry, do not sin; do not ever let your wrath (your exasperation, your fury or indignation) last until the sun goes down.
Leave no [such] room or foothold for the devil [give no opportunity to him].
Ephesians 4: 26-27
It is better to dwell in a desert land than with a contentious woman and with vexation.
Proverbs 21: 19
Wrath is cruel and anger is an overwhelming flood, but who is able to stand before jealousy?
Proverbs 27: 4
For man's anger does not promote the righteousness God [wishes and requires].
James 1: 20
I desire therefore that in every place men should pray, without anger or quarreling or resentment or doubt [in their minds], lifting up holy hands.
1 Timothy 2: 8
[Motivated] by faith he left Egypt behind him, being unawed and undismayed by the wrath of the king; for he never flinched but held staunchly to his purpose and endured steadfastly as one who gazed on Him Who is invisible.
Hebrews 11: 27
For a bishop must be blameless, as a steward of God, not self-willed, not quick-tempered, not given to wine, not violent, not greedy for money.
Titus 1: 7 (NKJV)
THEN I saw another wonder (sign, token, symbol) in heaven, great and marvelous [warning of events of ominous significance]: There were seven angels bringing seven plagues (afflictions, calamities), which are the last, for with them God's wrath (indignation) is completely expressed [reaches its climax and is ended].
Revelation 15: 1
The mighty city was broken into three parts, and the cities of the nations fell. And God kept in mind mighty Babylon, to make her drain the cup of His furious wrath and indignation.
Revelation 16: 19
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