Psalm 37:8 – Cease from anger, and forsake wrath; Do not fret—it only causes harm.
Proverbs 15:1 – A soft answer turns away wrath, But a harsh word stirs up anger.
Proverbs 15:18 – A wrathful man stirs up strife, But he who is slow to anger allays (calms) contention.
Proverbs 16:32 – He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, And he who rules his spirit than he who takes a city.
Proverbs 19:11 – The discretion of a man makes him slow to anger, And his glory is to overlook a transgression.
Proverbs 22:24 – Do not make friends with a hot-tempered person, do not associate with one easily angered,
Proverbs 27:4 – Anger is cruel and fury overwhelming, but who can stand before jealousy?
Proverbs 29:8 – Mockers stir up a city, but the wise turn away anger.
Proverbs 30:33 – For as churning cream produces butter, and as twisting the nose produces blood, so stirring up anger produces strife.
Ecclesiastes 7:9 – Do not be quickly provoked in your spirit, for anger resides in the lap of fools.
Ecclesiastes 10:4 – If a ruler’s anger rises against you, do not leave your post; calmness can lay great offenses to rest.
Romans 2:8 – But for those who are self-seeking and who reject the truth and follow evil, there will be wrath and anger.
Ephesians 4:26 – “In your anger do not sin”: Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry, and do not give the devil a foothold.
Colossians 3:8 – But now you must also rid yourselves of all such things as these: anger, rage, malice, slander, and filthy language from your lips.
1 Timothy 2:8 – Therefore I want the men everywhere to pray, lifting up holy hands without anger or disputing.
James 1:19-21 – My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, because human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires. Therefore, get rid of all moral filth and the evil that is so prevalent and humbly accept the word planted in you, which can save you.