Controlling Your Anger Bible Verses



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JAMES 1:19–20Verses in the Bible

  • 19 Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:
    James 1:19 Meaning
  • 20 For the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God.
    James 1:20 Meaning

PROVERBS 15:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

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

EPHESIANS 4:26–27Verses in the Bible

ROMANS 12:17–21Verses in the Bible

  • 17 Recompense to no man evil for evil. Provide things honest in the sight of all men.
    Romans 12:17 Meaning
  • 18 If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
    Romans 12:18 Meaning
  • 19 Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord.
    Romans 12:19 Meaning
  • 20 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.
    Romans 12:20 Meaning
  • 21 Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.
    Romans 12:21 Meaning

PROVERBS 14:29In the Bible Verse Meaning

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

JAMES 1:26In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 26 If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man's religion is vain.

EPHESIANS 4:32In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 32 And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you.

EPHESIANS 4:31In the Bible Verse Meaning

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

PROVERBS 16:32In the Bible Verse Meaning

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

LUKE 6:31In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 31 And as ye would that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise.

ROMANS 2:1–4Verses in the Bible

  • 1 Therefore thou art inexcusable, O man, whosoever thou art that judgest: for wherein thou judgest another, thou condemnest thyself; for thou that judgest doest the same things.
    Romans 2:1 Meaning
  • 2 But we are sure that the judgment of God is according to truth against them which commit such things.
    Romans 2:2 Meaning
  • 3 And thinkest thou this, O man, that judgest them which do such things, and doest the same, that thou shalt escape the judgment of God?
    Romans 2:3 Meaning
  • 4 Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering; not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance?
    Romans 2:4 Meaning

COLOSSIANS 3:12–14Verses in the Bible

  • 12 Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering;
    Colossians 3:12 Meaning
  • 13 Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye.
    Colossians 3:13 Meaning
  • 14 And above all these things put on charity, which is the bond of perfectness.
    Colossians 3:14 Meaning

EPHESIANS 4:31–32Verses in the Bible

  • 31 Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice:
    Ephesians 4:31 Meaning
  • 32 And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you.
    Ephesians 4:32 Meaning

ROMANS 12:2In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 2 And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

COLOSSIANS 3:7–8Verses in the Bible

  • 7 In the which ye also walked some time, when ye lived in them.
    Colossians 3:7 Meaning
  • 8 But now ye also put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth.
    Colossians 3:8 Meaning

PROVERBS 10:12In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 12 Hatred stirreth up strifes: but love covereth all sins.

LUKE 6:32–42Verses in the Bible

  • 32 For if ye love them which love you, what thank have ye? for sinners also love those that love them.
    Luke 6:32 Meaning
  • 33 And if ye do good to them which do good to you, what thank have ye? for sinners also do even the same.
    Luke 6:33 Meaning
  • 34 And if ye lend to them of whom ye hope to receive, what thank have ye? for sinners also lend to sinners, to receive as much again.
    Luke 6:34 Meaning
  • 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.
    Luke 6:35 Meaning
  • 36 Be ye therefore merciful, as your Father also is merciful.
    Luke 6:36 Meaning
  • 37 Judge not, and ye shall not be judged: condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned: forgive, and ye shall be forgiven:
    Luke 6:37 Meaning
  • 38 Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again.
    Luke 6:38 Meaning
  • 39 And he spake a parable unto them, Can the blind lead the blind? shall they not both fall into the ditch?
    Luke 6:39 Meaning
  • 40 The disciple is not above his master: but every one that is perfect shall be as his master.
    Luke 6:40 Meaning
  • 41 And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but perceivest not the beam that is in thine own eye?
    Luke 6:41 Meaning
  • 42 Either how canst thou say to thy brother, Brother, let me pull out the mote that is in thine eye, when thou thyself beholdest not the beam that is in thine own eye? Thou hypocrite, cast out first the beam out of thine own eye, and then shalt thou see clearly to pull out the mote that is in thy brother's eye.
    Luke 6:42 Meaning

EPHESIANS 4:26In the Bible Verse Meaning

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

PSALM 37:8–9Verses in the Bible

  • 8 Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not thyself in any wise to do evil.
    Psalm 37:8 Meaning
  • 9 For evildoers shall be cut off: but those that wait upon the Lord, they shall inherit the earth.
    Psalm 37:9 Meaning

JAMES 4:11–12Verses in the Bible

  • 11 Speak not evil one of another, brethren. He that speaketh evil of his brother, and judgeth his brother, speaketh evil of the law, and judgeth the law: but if thou judge the law, thou art not a doer of the law, but a judge.
    James 4:11 Meaning
  • 12 There is one lawgiver, who is able to save and to destroy: who art thou that judgest another?
    James 4:12 Meaning

ROMANS 14:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 Him that is weak in the faith receive ye, but not to doubtful disputations.

GALATIANS 6:1–3Verses in the Bible

  • 1 Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such an one in the spirit of meekness; considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted.
    Galatians 6:1 Meaning
  • 2 Bear ye one another's burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ.
    Galatians 6:2 Meaning
  • 3 For if a man think himself to be something, when he is nothing, he deceiveth himself.
    Galatians 6:3 Meaning

2 CORINTHIANS 5:17In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 17 Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.

COLOSSIANS 3:5–10Verses in the Bible

  • 5 Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry:
    Colossians 3:5 Meaning
  • 6 For which things' sake the wrath of God cometh on the children of disobedience:
    Colossians 3:6 Meaning
  • 7 In the which ye also walked some time, when ye lived in them.
    Colossians 3:7 Meaning
  • 8 But now ye also put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth.
    Colossians 3:8 Meaning
  • 9 Lie not one to another, seeing that ye have put off the old man with his deeds;
    Colossians 3:9 Meaning
  • 10 And have put on the new man, which is renewed in knowledge after the image of him that created him:
    Colossians 3:10 Meaning

ROMANS 14:1–23Verses in the Bible

  • 1 Him that is weak in the faith receive ye, but not to doubtful disputations.
    Romans 14:1 Meaning
  • 2 For one believeth that he may eat all things: another, who is weak, eateth herbs.
    Romans 14:2 Meaning
  • 3 Let not him that eateth despise him that eateth not; and let not him which eateth not judge him that eateth: for God hath received him.
    Romans 14:3 Meaning
  • 4 Who art thou that judgest another man's servant? to his own master he standeth or falleth. Yea, he shall be holden up: for God is able to make him stand.
    Romans 14:4 Meaning
  • 5 One man esteemeth one day above another: another esteemeth every day alike. Let every man be fully persuaded in his own mind.
    Romans 14:5 Meaning
  • 6 He that regardeth the day, regardeth it unto the Lord; and he that regardeth not the day, to the Lord he doth not regard it. He that eateth, eateth to the Lord, for he giveth God thanks; and he that eateth not, to the Lord he eateth not, and giveth God thanks.
    Romans 14:6 Meaning
  • 7 For none of us liveth to himself, and no man dieth to himself.
    Romans 14:7 Meaning
  • 8 For whether we live, we live unto the Lord; and whether we die, we die unto the Lord: whether we live therefore, or die, we are the Lord's.
    Romans 14:8 Meaning
  • 9 For to this end Christ both died, and rose, and revived, that he might be Lord both of the dead and living.
    Romans 14:9 Meaning
  • 10 But why dost thou judge thy brother? or why dost thou set at nought thy brother? for we shall all stand before the judgment seat of Christ.
    Romans 14:10 Meaning
  • 11 For it is written, As I live, saith the Lord, every knee shall bow to me, and every tongue shall confess to God.
    Romans 14:11 Meaning
  • 12 So then every one of us shall give account of himself to God.
    Romans 14:12 Meaning
  • 13 Let us not therefore judge one another any more: but judge this rather, that no man put a stumblingblock or an occasion to fall in his brother's way.
    Romans 14:13 Meaning
  • 14 I know, and am persuaded by the Lord Jesus, that there is nothing unclean of itself: but to him that esteemeth any thing to be unclean, to him it is unclean.
    Romans 14:14 Meaning
  • 15 But if thy brother be grieved with thy meat, now walkest thou not charitably. Destroy not him with thy meat, for whom Christ died.
    Romans 14:15 Meaning
  • 16 Let not then your good be evil spoken of:
    Romans 14:16 Meaning
  • 17 For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost.
    Romans 14:17 Meaning
  • 18 For he that in these things serveth Christ is acceptable to God, and approved of men.
    Romans 14:18 Meaning
  • 19 Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things wherewith one may edify another.
    Romans 14:19 Meaning
  • 20 For meat destroy not the work of God. All things indeed are pure; but it is evil for that man who eateth with offence.
    Romans 14:20 Meaning
  • 21 It is good neither to eat flesh, nor to drink wine, nor any thing whereby thy brother stumbleth, or is offended, or is made weak.
    Romans 14:21 Meaning
  • 22 Hast thou faith? have it to thyself before God. Happy is he that condemneth not himself in that thing which he alloweth.
    Romans 14:22 Meaning
  • 23 And he that doubteth is damned if he eat, because he eateth not of faith: for whatsoever is not of faith is sin.
    Romans 14:23 Meaning

ROMANS 12:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.

EPHESIANS 4:1–6Verses in the Bible

LUKE 16:19–21Verses in the Bible

  • 19 There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day:
    Luke 16:19 Meaning
  • 20 And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, which was laid at his gate, full of sores,
    Luke 16:20 Meaning
  • 21 And desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man's table: moreover the dogs came and licked his sores.
    Luke 16:21 Meaning

JAMES 4:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 From whence come wars and fightings among you? come they not hence, even of your lusts that war in your members?

PHILIPPIANS 2:2–8Verses in the Bible

  • 2 Fulfil ye my joy, that ye be likeminded, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind.
    Philippians 2:2 Meaning
  • 3 Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.
    Philippians 2:3 Meaning
  • 4 Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others.
    Philippians 2:4 Meaning
  • 5 Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus:
    Philippians 2:5 Meaning
  • 6 Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God:
    Philippians 2:6 Meaning
  • 7 But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men:
    Philippians 2:7 Meaning
  • 8 And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross.
    Philippians 2:8 Meaning

MARK 9:35In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 35 And he sat down, and called the twelve, and saith unto them, If any man desire to be first, the same shall be last of all, and servant of all.


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