Anger, General scriptures concerning

~ New Testament ~

Matt 5:22

22 But I say unto you, That whosoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment: and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council: but whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire. (KJV)

2 Cor 12:20

20 For I fear, lest, when I come, I shall not find you such as I would, and that I shall be found unto you such as ye would not: lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, swellings, tumults: (KJV)

Gal 5:19-21

19 Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness,

20 Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies,

21 Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God. (KJV)

Eph 4:26

26 Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath: (KJV)

Eph 4:31

31 Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice: (KJV)

Col 3:8

8 But now ye also put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth. (KJV)

1 Tim 2:8

8 I will therefore that men pray every where, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting. (KJV)

Titus 1:7

7 For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not selfwilled, not soon angry, not given to wine, no striker, not given to filthy lucre; (KJV)

James 1:19-20

19 Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:

20 For the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God. (KJV)

~ Old Testament ~

Gen 4:6

6 And the LORD said unto Cain, Why art thou wroth? and why is thy countenance fallen? (KJV)

Gen 49:7

7 Cursed be their anger, for it was fierce; and their wrath, for it was cruel: I will divide them in Jacob, and scatter them in Israel. (KJV)

2 Chr 28:9

9 But a prophet of the LORD was there, whose name was Oded: and he went out before the host that came to Samaria, and said unto them, Behold, because the LORD God of your fathers was wroth with Judah, he hath delivered them into your hand, and ye have slain them in a rage that reacheth up unto heaven. (KJV)

Job 5:2

2 For wrath killeth the foolish man, and envy slayeth the silly one. (KJV)

Job 19:29

29 Be ye afraid of the sword: for wrath bringeth the punishments of the sword, that ye may know there is a judgment. (KJV)

Ps 37:8

8 Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not thyself in any wise to do evil. (KJV)

Ps 55:3

3 Because of the voice of the enemy, because of the oppression of the wicked: for they cast iniquity upon me, and in wrath they hate me. (KJV)

Ps 76:10

10 Surely the wrath of man shall praise thee: the remainder of wrath shalt thou restrain. (KJV)

Prov 6:34

34 For jealousy is the rage of a man: therefore he will not spare in the day of vengeance. (KJV)

Prov 12:16

16 A fool's wrath is presently known: but a prudent man covereth shame. (KJV)

Prov 14:17

17 He that is soon angry dealeth foolishly: and a man of wicked devices is hated. (KJV)

Prov 14:29

29 He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding: but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly. (KJV)

Prov 15:1

1 A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger. (KJV)

Prov 15:18

18 A wrathful man stirreth up strife: but he that is slow to anger appeaseth strife. (KJV)

Prov 16:14

14 The wrath of a king is as messengers of death: but a wise man will pacify it. (KJV)

Prov 16:29

29 A violent man enticeth his neighbour, and leadeth him into the way that is not good. (KJV)

Prov 16:32

32 He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city. (KJV)

Prov 17:14

14 The beginning of strife is as when one letteth out water: therefore leave off contention, before it be meddled with. (KJV)

Prov 19:11-12

11 The discretion of a man deferreth his anger; and it is his glory to pass over a transgression.

12 The king's wrath is as the roaring of a lion; but his favour is as dew upon the grass. (KJV)

Prov 19:19

19 A man of great wrath shall suffer punishment: for if thou deliver him, yet thou must do it again. (KJV)

Prov 21:24

24 Proud and haughty scorner is his name, who dealeth in proud wrath. (KJV)

Prov 22:24-25

24 Make no friendship with an angry man; and with a furious man thou shalt not go:

25 Lest thou learn his ways, and get a snare to thy soul. (KJV)

Prov 25:28

28 He that hath no rule over his own spirit is like a city that is broken down, and without walls. (KJV)

Prov 27:3-4

3 A stone is heavy, and the sand weighty; but a fool's wrath is heavier than them both.

4 Wrath is cruel, and anger is outrageous; but who is able to stand before envy? (KJV)

Prov 29:8-9

8 Scornful men bring a city into a snare: but wise men turn away wrath.

9 If a wise man contendeth with a foolish man, whether he rage or laugh, there is no rest. (KJV)

Prov 29:22

22 An angry man stirreth up strife, and a furious man aboundeth in transgression. (KJV)

Prov 30:33

33 Surely the churning of milk bringeth forth butter, and the wringing of the nose bringeth forth blood: so the forcing of wrath bringeth forth strife. (KJV)

Eccl 7:9

9 Be not hasty in thy spirit to be angry: for anger resteth in the bosom of fools. (KJV)

Hosea 7:16

16 They return, but not to the most High: they are like a deceitful bow: their princes shall fall by the sword for the rage of their tongue: this shall be their derision in the land of Egypt. (KJV)

Amos 1:11

11 Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Edom, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because he did pursue his brother with the sword, and did cast off all pity, and his anger did tear perpetually, and he kept his wrath for ever: (KJV)

Jonah 4:4

4 Then said the LORD, Doest thou well to be angry? (KJV)

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