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Bible Verses about Anger

Hello, God bless you, we have prepared a list of Bible verses on Anger. Anger is a reaction produced by acts that go against our moral principles or by disagreements in ideas or thoughts. Anger is a higher level than anger, this is not biblically correct, therefore the following biblical texts will not help to understand it and how to overcome it.

Bible Verses on Anger

1 Corinthians 13:4-5 | NIV

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.

Ephesians 4:26-27 | NIV

“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.

Leviticus 19:17-18 | NIV

Do not hate a fellow Israelite in your heart. Rebuke your neighbor frankly so you will not share in their guilt. Do not seek revenge or bear a grudge against anyone among your people, but love your neighbor as yourself. I am the Lord.

Proverbs 10:12 | NIV

Hatred stirs up conflict,
but love covers over all wrongs.

James 1:19 | NIV

My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry.

Proverbs 15:1 | NIV

A gentle answer turns away wrath,
but a harsh word stirs up anger.

Proverbs 14:29 | NIV

Whoever is patient has great understanding,
but one who is quick-tempered displays folly.

Mark 7:20-23 | NIV

He went on: “What comes out of a person is what defiles them. For it is from within, out of a person’s heart, that evil thoughts come—sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, greed, malice, deceit, lewdness, envy, slander, arrogance and folly. All these evils come from inside and defile a person.”

Proverbs 13:10 | NIV

Where there is strife, there is pride,
but wisdom is found in those who take advice.

Proverbs 12:16 | NIV

Fools show their annoyance at once,
but the prudent overlook an insult.

Proverbs 20:3 | NIV

It is to one’s honor to avoid strife,
but every fool is quick to quarrel.

Proverbs 29:11 | NIV

Fools give full vent to their rage,
but the wise bring calm in the end.

Hebrews 3:12 | NIV

See to it, brothers and sisters, that none of you has a sinful, unbelieving heart that turns away from the living God.

Jeremiah 3:12b | NIV

‘Return, faithless Israel,’ declares the Lord,
‘I will frown on you no longer,
for I am faithful,’ declares the Lord,
‘I will not be angry forever.’


We hope that these biblical quotes about anger can help you avoid it and continue with that resentment that damages our hearts, God speaks to our lives through his word, it is up to us to obey.