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Bible Verses On Anger

Below are bible verses on the topic of Anger in the New Living Translation (NLT) format.


Proverbs 14:29
People with understanding control their anger;
    a hot temper shows great foolishness.

Psalm 103:8
The Lord is compassionate and merciful,
    slow to get angry and filled with unfailing love.

Proverbs 15:1
A gentle answer deflects anger,
but harsh words make tempers flare.

Proverbs 15:18
A hot-tempered person starts fights;
    a cool-tempered person stops them.

Proverbs 19:11
Sensible people control their temper;
    they earn respect by overlooking wrongs.

Ecclesiastes 7:9
Control your temper,
    for anger labels you a fool.

Ephesians 4:26 
And “don’t sin by letting anger control you. Don’t let
the sun go down while you are still angry,

Ephesians 4:31-32 
Get rid of all bitterness, rage, anger, harsh words, and
slander, as well as all types of evil behavior. Instead,
be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving
one another, just as God through Christ has forgiven you.

Colossians 3:8
But now is the time to get rid of anger, rage, malicious
behavior, slander, and dirty language.

James 1:19-20
Understand this, my dear brothers and sisters:
You must all be quick to listen, slow to speak,
and slow to get angry. Human anger does
not produce the righteousness God desires.