25 Bible Verses About Anger (ESV)

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This is a hand-curated and ranked list of the most relevant Bible verses about Anger (ESV). Verses are ranked by number of votes.

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Bible Verses About Anger

492

Psalm 37:8

  Refrain from anger, and forsake wrath!
    Fret not yourself; it tends only to evil.

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450

Proverbs 14:29

29   Whoever is slow to anger has great understanding,
    but he who has a hasty temper exalts folly.

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401

James 1:20

20 for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God.

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363

Ephesians 4:26

26 Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger,

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329

Proverbs 15:1

15:1   A soft answer turns away wrath,
    but a harsh word stirs up anger.

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278

James 1:19

19 Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger;

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241

Ecclesiastes 7:9

  Be not quick in your spirit to become angry,
    for anger lodges in the heart of fools.

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240

Proverbs 19:11

11   Good sense makes one slow to anger,
    and it is his glory to overlook an offense.

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227

Ephesians 4:31

31 Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice.

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225

James 1:19-20

19 Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger; 20 for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God.

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191

Proverbs 29:11

11   A fool gives full vent to his spirit,
    but a wise man quietly holds it back.

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164

Ephesians 4:26-27

26 Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger, 27 and give no opportunity to the devil.

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147

Proverbs 16:32

32   Whoever is slow to anger is better than the mighty,
    and he who rules his spirit than he who takes a city.

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139

Proverbs 15:18

18   A hot-tempered man stirs up strife,
    but he who is slow to anger quiets contention.

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135

Colossians 3:8

But now you must put them all away: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and obscene talk from your mouth.

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124

Matthew 5:22

22 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.

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100

Psalm 103:8

  The LORD is merciful and gracious,
    slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love.

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99

Romans 12:19

19 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.”

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98

Galatians 5:12

12 I wish those who unsettle you would emasculate themselves!

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80

Proverbs 14:17

17   A man of quick temper acts foolishly,
    and a man of evil devices is hated.

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71

Ephesians 4:31-32

31 Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice. 32 Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.

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69

Proverbs 22:24

24   Make no friendship with a man given to anger,
    nor go with a wrathful man,

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68

Galatians 5:19-21

19 Now the works of the flesh are evident: sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality, 20 idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, fits of anger, rivalries, dissensions, divisions, 21 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.

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68

1 Timothy 2:8

I desire then that in every place the men should pray, lifting holy hands without anger or quarreling;

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62

Proverbs 29:22

22   A man of wrath stirs up strife,
    and one given to anger causes much transgression.

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