25 Bible Verses About Anger (NIV)

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

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Bible Verses About Anger

492

Psalm 37:8

8 Refrain from anger and turn from wrath; do not fret-it leads only to evil.

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Proverbs 14:29

29 A patient man has great understanding, but a quick-tempered man displays folly.

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James 1:20

20 for man's anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires.

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364

Ephesians 4:26

26 "In your anger do not sin": Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry,

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329

Proverbs 15:1

1 A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.

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278

James 1:19

19 My dear brothers, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry,

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241

Ecclesiastes 7:9

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

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240

Proverbs 19:11

11 A man's wisdom gives him patience; it is to his glory to overlook an offense.

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227

Ephesians 4:31

31 Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice.

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225

James 1:19-20

19 My dear brothers, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, 20 for man's anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires.

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192

Proverbs 29:11

11 A fool gives full vent to his anger, but a wise man keeps himself under control.

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Ephesians 4:26-27

26 "In your anger do not sin": Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry, 27 and do not give the devil a foothold.

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147

Proverbs 16:32

32 Better a patient man than a warrior, a man who controls his temper than one who takes a city.

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139

Proverbs 15:18

18 A hot-tempered man stirs up dissension, but a patient man calms a quarrel.

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135

Colossians 3:8

8 But now you must rid yourselves of all such things as these: anger, rage, malice, slander, and filthy language from your lips.

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Matthew 5:22

22 But I tell you that anyone who is angry with his brother will be subject to judgment. Again, anyone who says to his brother, 'Raca, 'is answerable to the Sanhedrin. But anyone who says, 'You fool!' will be in danger of the fire of hell.

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100

Psalm 103:8

8 The LORD is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, abounding in love.

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Romans 12:19

19 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.

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98

Galatians 5:12

12 As for those agitators, I wish they would go the whole way and emasculate themselves!

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80

Proverbs 14:17

17 A quick-tempered man does foolish things, and a crafty man is hated.

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Ephesians 4:31-32

31 Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. 32 Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.

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69

Proverbs 22:24

24 Do not make friends with a hot-tempered man, do not associate with one easily angered,

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68

Galatians 5:19-21

19 The acts of the sinful nature are obvious: sexual immorality, impurity and debauchery; 20 idolatry and witchcraft; hatred, discord, jealousy, fits of rage, selfish ambition, dissensions, factions 21 and envy; drunkenness, orgies, and the like. I warn you, as I did before, that those who live like this will not inherit the kingdom of God.

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68

1 Timothy 2:8

8 I want men everywhere to lift up holy hands in prayer, without anger or disputing.

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Proverbs 29:22

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

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