Colossians 3:21 – Fathers, do not embitter your children, or they will become discouraged.
Ecclesiastes 7:9 – Do not be quickly provoked in your spirit, for anger resides in the lap of fools.
Ephesians 4:26 – In your anger do not sin. Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry
Ephesians 4:31-32 – Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.
Hebrews 10:30 – For we know him who said, “It is mine to avenge; I will repay,” and again, “The Lord will judge his people.”
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.
Psalm 30:5 – For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime; weeping may remain for a night, but rejoicing comes in the morning.
Psalm 37:8 – Refrain from anger and turn from wrath; do not fret – it leads only to evil.
Psalm 145:8 – The Lord is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and rich in love.
Romans 12: 19-21 – 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. On the contrary: “If your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink. In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head. Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.
Nehemiah 9:17 – They refused to listen and failed to remember the miracles you performed among them. They became stiff-necked and in their rebellion appointed a leader in order to 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.
Matthew 5:22 – “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.”
Proverbs 14:17 – A quick-tempered man does foolish things, and a crafty man is hated.
Proverbs 15:1- A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.
Proverbs 15:18 – A hot-tempered man stirs up dissension, but a patient man calms a quarrel.
Proverbs 16:32 – Better a patient man than a warrior, a man who controls his temper than one who takes a city.
Proverbs 19:11 – A man’s wisdom gives him patience, it is to his glory to overlook an offense.
Proverbs 21:19 – Better to live in a desert than with a quarrelsome and ill-tempered wife.
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.
Proverbs 27:4 – Anger is cruel and fury overwhelming, but who can stand before jealousy.
Proverbs 29:22 – An angry man stirs up dissension, and a hot-tempered one commits many sins.