The Book of Proverbs. The Heart of Anger Various Proverbs. The Heart of Anger. A quick-tempered man does foolish things, and a crafty man is hated. (14:17) A patient man has great understanding, but a quick-tempered man displays folly . ( 14:29). The Heart of Anger.
The Heart of Anger
A quick-tempered man does foolish things, and a crafty man is hated. (14:17)
A patient man has great understanding, but a quick-tempered man displays folly. (14:29)
A king delights in a wise servant, but a shameful servant incurs his wrath. A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. (14:35 - 15:1)
A hot-tempered man stirs up dissension, but a patient man calms a quarrel. (15:18)
A king's wrath is a messenger of death, but a wise man will appease it. (16:14)
Better a patient man than a warrior, a man who controls his temper than one who takes a city. (16:32)
A man's wisdom gives him patience; it is to his glory to overlook an offense.
A king's rage is like the roar of a lion, but his favor is like dew on the grass. (19:11-12)
A hot-tempered man must pay the penalty; if you rescue him, you will have to do it again. (19:19)
A king's wrath is like the roar of a lion; he who angers him forfeits his life. (20:2)
Do not make friends with a hot-tempered man, do not associate with one easily angered,
or you may learn his ways and get yourself ensnared. (22:24-25)
Do not gloat when your enemy falls; when he stumbles, do not let your heart rejoice,
or the LORD will see and disapprove and turn his wrath away from him. (24:17-18)
Do not say, “I'll do to him as he has done to me; I'll pay that man back for what he did.” (24:29)
If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat; if he is thirsty, give him water to drink.
In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head, and the LORD will reward you. (25:21-22)
A malicious man disguises himself with his lips, but in his heart he harbors deceit. Though his speech is charming, do not believe him, for seven abominations fill his heart. His malice may be concealed by deception, but his wickedness will be exposed in the assembly. (26:24-26)
Mockers stir up a city, but wise men turn away anger. (29:8)
A fool gives full vent to his anger, but a wise man keeps himself under control. (29:11)
An angry man stirs up dissension, and a hot-tempered one commits many sins. (29:22)
…as churning the milk produces butter, and as twisting the nose produces blood, so stirring up anger produces strife. (30:33)