Verses About Anger

Psalms 30:5

His anger lasts a moment; his favor lasts for life! Weeping may go on all night, but in the morning there is joy. (TLB)

Psalms 37:8

Refrain from anger and turn from wrath; do not fret– it leads only to evil. (NIV)

Nehemiah 9:17

Return to their slavery. But you are a forgiving God, gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love. Therefore you did not desert them (NIV)

James 1:19-20

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. (NIV)

Ecclesiastes 7:9

Do not be quickly provoked in your spirit, for anger resides in the lap of fools. (NIV)

Proverbs 14:17

A short-tempered man is a fool. He hates the man who is patient. (TLB)

Proverbs 16:32

Better a patient man than a warrior, a man who controls his temper than one who takes a city. (NIV)

Proverbs 15:18

A hot-tempered man stirs up dissension, but a patient man calms a quarrel. (NIV)

Proverbs 29:22

An angry man stirs up dissension, and a hot-tempered one commits many sins. (NIV)

Proverbs 22:24-25

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. (NIV)

Proverbs 15:1

A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. (NIV)

Proverbs 19:11

A man’s wisdom gives him patience; it is to his glory to overlook an offense. (NIV)

Proverbs 21:19

Better to live in a desert than with a quarrelsome and ill-tempered wife. (NIV)

Proverbs 25:21-22

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. (NIV)

Proverbs 16:32

Better a patient man than a warrior, a man who controls his temper than one who takes a city. (NIV)

Proverbs 15:18

A hot-tempered man stirs up dissension, but a patient man calms a quarrel. (NIV)

Proverbs 29:22

An angry man stirs up dissension, and a hot-tempered one commits many sins. (NIV)

John 14:16-17

And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Counselor to be with you forever; the Spirit of truth. The world cannot accept him, because it neither sees him nor knows him. But you know him, for he lives with you and will be in you.

Jeremiah 29:12

Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you.

Psalms 145:8

Jehovah is kind and merciful, slow to get angry, full of love. (TLB)