15+ Bible Verses About Controlling Anger

Bible Verses About Controlling Anger

1.James 1:19-20

Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath: For the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God.


2.Psalm 4:4

Stand in awe, and sin not: commune with your own heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah.


3.Ephesians 4:26-27

Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath: Neither give place to the devil.


4.Psalm 37:8

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


5.Ephesians 4:31-32

Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice: And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.


6. Luke 6:35

But love ye your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great, and ye shall be the children of the Highest: for he is kind unto the unthankful and to the evil.


7.Romans 12:17-21

Recompense to no man evil for evil. Provide things honest in the sight of all men. If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men. Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine;

I will repay, saith the Lord. Therefore if thine enemy hunger, feed him; if he thirst, give him drink: for in so doing thou shalt heap coals of fire on his head. Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.


8. Proverbs 29:11

A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise man keepeth it in till afterwards.


9.James 1:20

For the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God.


10.Proverbs 19:11

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


11.Proverbs 15:1

A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.


12.Colossians 3:8

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


13.Proverbs 22:24

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


14.Psalm 37:8-9

Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not thyself in any wise to do evil. For evildoers shall be cut off: but those that wait upon the LORD, they shall inherit the earth.


15. 2 Kings 17:18

Therefore the LORD was very angry with Israel, and removed them out of his sight: there was none left but the tribe of Judah only.


16. Proverbs 14:29

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

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