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10 Helpful Bible Verses About Anger


Many people struggle with anger or keeping there calm in tough situations. Anger is an emotion that a Christian can struggle with also. Do you struggle with your temper or controlling the feeling of anger? Trusting in God and having faith in Him to cure your problem with anger is the best way to deal with. Here is a Bible study on anger and these verses can be helpful in understading what God says about this important topic. Check out this list of ten Bible verses about anger and add any others that you might know to the comments.

 

10 Anger Bible Quotes

Psalms 37:8 Refrain from anger, and forsake wrath!  Fret not yourself; it tends only to evil.

Proverbs 15:18 A hot-tempered man stirs up strife,  but he who is slow to anger quiets contention.

Proverbs 29:22 A man of wrath stirs up strife, and one given to anger causes much transgression.

Matthew 5:21-24 “You have heard that it was said to those of old, ‘You shall not murder; and whoever murders will be liable to judgment.’ But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother will be liable to judgment; whoever insults his brother will be liable to the council; and whoever says, ‘You fool!’ will be liable to the hell of fire. So if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother has something against you, leave your gift there before the altar and go. First be reconciled to your brother, and then come and offer your gift…”

Galatians 5:19-21 Now the works of the flesh are evident: sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality, idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, fits of anger, rivalries, dissensions, divisions, envy, drunkenness, orgies, and things like these. I warn you, as I warned you before, that those who do such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.

Ephesians 4:26-28 Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger, and give no opportunity to the devil. Let the thief no longer steal, but rather let him labor, doing honest work with his own hands, so that he may have something to share with anyone in need.

Colossians 3:8, 12-13 But now you must put them all away: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and obscene talk from your mouth. Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive.

Proverbs 14:29 Whoever is slow to anger has great understanding, but he who has a hasty temper exalts folly.

Proverbs 19:11 Good sense makes one slow to anger, and it is his glory to overlook an offense.

Ecclesiastes 7:9 Be not quick in your spirit to become angry, for anger lodges in the bosom of fools.

I pray that these Bible verses about anger were helpful to you today. For additional helpful Bible verses by topic check out theses Bible quotes about strength.

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Written by Jasmine, 3 years ago
Proverbs 19:11 is absolutely true (the nineth on your list). This one is not from the Bible, but it could be interesting:

"Anger is a killing thing: it kills the man who angers, for each rage leaves him less than he had been before - it takes something from him." (Louis L'Amour)

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