10 Bible Verses About Anger

Psalm 37:8 (NKJV) “Cease from anger, and forsake wrath; Do not fret—it only causes harm.”

Proverbs 10:12 (NKJV) “Hatred stirs up strife, But love covers all sins.”

Proverbs 12:16 (NKJV) “A fool’s wrath is known at once, But a prudent man covers shame.”

Proverbs 14:17 (NKJV) “A quick-tempered man acts foolishly, And a man of wicked intentions is hated.”

Proverbs 15:1 (NKJV) “A soft answer turns away wrath, But a harsh word stirs up anger.”

Proverbs 17:9 (NKJV) “He who covers a transgression seeks love, But he who repeats a matter separates friends.”

Ecclesiastes 7:8–9 (NKJV) “The end of a thing is better than its beginning; The patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit. Do not hasten in your spirit to be angry, For anger rests in the bosom of fools.”

Luke 6:28–29 (NKJV) “bless those who curse you, and pray for those who spitefully use you. To him who strikes you on the one cheek, offer the other also. And from him who takes away your cloak, do not withhold your tunic either.”

Romans 12:19 (NKJV) “Beloved, do not avenge yourselves, but rather give place to wrath; for it is written, “Vengeance is Mine, I will repay,” says the Lord.”

Eph Ephesians 4:31–32 (NKJV) “Let all bitterness, wrath, anger, clamor, and evil speaking be put away from you, with all malice. And be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God in Christ forgave you.”

Colossians 3:8 (NKJV) “But now you yourselves are to put off all these: anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy language out of your mouth.”

James 1:19–20 (NKJV) “So then, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath; for the wrath of man does not produce the righteousness of God.”