100 Bible Verses about Angry

Ephesians 4:26-27 ESV / 48 helpful votes

Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger, and give no opportunity to the devil.

Psalm 37:8 ESV / 48 helpful votes

Refrain from anger, and forsake wrath! Fret not yourself; it tends only to evil.

Proverbs 29:11 ESV / 44 helpful votes

A fool gives full vent to his spirit, but a wise man quietly holds it back.

Romans 12:21 ESV / 42 helpful votes

Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.

James 1:20 ESV / 39 helpful votes

For the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God.

James 1:19-20 ESV / 36 helpful votes

Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger; for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God.

Ephesians 4:31 ESV / 31 helpful votes

Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice.

Proverbs 15:1 ESV / 30 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 4:26 ESV / 26 helpful votes

Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger,

Proverbs 19:11 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Good sense makes one slow to anger, and it is his glory to overlook an offense.

Proverbs 16:32 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Whoever is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he who rules his spirit than he who takes a city.

Ecclesiastes 7:9 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Be not quick in your spirit to become angry, for anger lodges in the bosom of fools.

Romans 12:19 ESV / 19 helpful votes

Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written, “Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord.”

Colossians 3:8 ESV / 18 helpful votes

But now you must put them all away: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and obscene talk from your mouth.

Proverbs 14:29 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Whoever is slow to anger has great understanding, but he who has a hasty temper exalts folly.

Proverbs 15:18 ESV / 17 helpful votes

A hot-tempered man stirs up strife, but he who is slow to anger quiets contention.

James 1:19 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger;

Psalm 145:8 ESV / 14 helpful votes

The Lord is gracious and merciful, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love.

Matthew 5:22 ESV / 12 helpful votes

But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother will be liable to judgment; whoever insults his brother will be liable to the council; and whoever says, ‘You fool!’ will be liable to the hell of fire.

Proverbs 22:24 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Make no friendship with a man given to anger, nor go with a wrathful man,

Titus 1:7 ESV / 11 helpful votes

For an overseer, as God's steward, must be above reproach. He must not be arrogant or quick-tempered or a drunkard or violent or greedy for gain,

1 Timothy 2:8 ESV / 11 helpful votes

I desire then that in every place the men should pray, lifting holy hands without anger or quarreling;

Ephesians 6:4 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

Proverbs 12:16 ESV / 11 helpful votes

The vexation of a fool is known at once, but the prudent ignores an insult.

Proverbs 29:22 ESV / 10 helpful votes

A man of wrath stirs up strife, and one given to anger causes much transgression.

Proverbs 25:28 ESV / 9 helpful votes

A man without self-control is like a city broken into and left without walls.

Proverbs 19:19 ESV / 9 helpful votes

A man of great wrath will pay the penalty, for if you deliver him, you will only have to do it again.

Matthew 7:1-2 ESV / 8 helpful votes

“Judge not, that you be not judged. For with the judgment you pronounce you will be judged, and with the measure you use it will be measured to you.

Proverbs 14:17 ESV / 8 helpful votes

A man of quick temper acts foolishly, and a man of evil devices is hated.

Colossians 2:20 ESV / 7 helpful votes

If with Christ you died to the elemental spirits of the world, why, as if you were still alive in the world, do you submit to regulations—

Ephesians 4:31-32 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice. Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.

Ecclesiastes 10:4 ESV / 7 helpful votes

If the anger of the ruler rises against you, do not leave your place, for calmness will lay great offenses to rest.

Proverbs 21:19 ESV / 7 helpful votes

It is better to live in a desert land than with a quarrelsome and fretful woman.

Galatians 5:20 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, fits of anger, rivalries, dissensions, divisions,

Proverbs 30:33 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For pressing milk produces curds, pressing the nose produces blood, and pressing anger produces strife.

Proverbs 29:8 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Scoffers set a city aflame, but the wise turn away wrath.

Psalm 7:11 ESV / 6 helpful votes

God is a righteous judge, and a God who feels indignation every day.

Mark 9:43 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And if your hand causes you to sin, cut it off. It is better for you to enter life crippled than with two hands to go to hell, to the unquenchable fire.

Job 5:2 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Surely vexation kills the fool, and jealousy slays the simple.

2 Samuel 19:43 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And the men of Israel answered the men of Judah, “We have ten shares in the king, and in David also we have more than you. Why then did you despise us? Were we not the first to speak of bringing back our king?” But the words of the men of Judah were fiercer than the words of the men of Israel.

Leviticus 19:17-18 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“You shall not hate your brother in your heart, but you shall reason frankly with your neighbor, lest you incur sin because of him. You shall not take vengeance or bear a grudge against the sons of your own people, but you shall love your neighbor as yourself: I am the Lord.

Genesis 49:7 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Cursed be their anger, for it is fierce, and their wrath, for it is cruel! I will divide them in Jacob and scatter them in Israel.

Genesis 49:6 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Let my soul come not into their council; O my glory, be not joined to their company. For in their anger they killed men, and in their willfulness they hamstrung oxen.

1 John 3:15 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Everyone who hates his brother is a murderer, and you know that no murderer has eternal life abiding in him.

Colossians 3:21 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Fathers, do not provoke your children, lest they become discouraged.

Ephesians 4:1-32 ESV / 4 helpful votes

I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. There is one body and one Spirit—just as you were called to the one hope that belongs to your call— one Lord, one faith, one baptism, ...

Mark 3:5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And he looked around at them with anger, grieved at their hardness of heart, and said to the man, “Stretch out your hand.” He stretched it out, and his hand was restored.

Matthew 5:21-24 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“You have heard that it was said to those of old, ‘You shall not murder; and whoever murders will be liable to judgment.’ But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother will be liable to judgment; whoever insults his brother will be liable to the council; and whoever says, ‘You fool!’ will be liable to the hell of fire. So if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother has something against you, leave your gift there before the altar and go. First be reconciled to your brother, and then come and offer your gift.

Nahum 1:3 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The Lord is slow to anger and great in power, and the Lord will by no means clear the guilty. His way is in whirlwind and storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.

Ecclesiastes 12:13-14 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The end of the matter; all has been heard. Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole duty of man. For God will bring every deed into judgment, with every secret thing, whether good or evil.

Ecclesiastes 7:7 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Surely oppression drives the wise into madness, and a bribe corrupts the heart.

Proverbs 27:3-4 ESV / 4 helpful votes

A stone is heavy, and sand is weighty, but a fool's provocation is heavier than both. Wrath is cruel, anger is overwhelming, but who can stand before jealousy?

Proverbs 21:24 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“Scoffer” is the name of the arrogant, haughty man who acts with arrogant pride.

Judges 12:4 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Then Jephthah gathered all the men of Gilead and fought with Ephraim. And the men of Gilead struck Ephraim, because they said, “You are fugitives of Ephraim, you Gileadites, in the midst of Ephraim and Manasseh.”

Revelation 20:7 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And when the thousand years are ended, Satan will be released from his prison

Revelation 17:8 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The beast that you saw was, and is not, and is about to rise from the bottomless pit and go to destruction. And the dwellers on earth whose names have not been written in the book of life from the foundation of the world will marvel to see the beast, because it was and is not and is to come.

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,

1 Peter 3:9 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Do not repay evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary, bless, for to this you were called, that you may obtain a blessing.

James 4:1-2 ESV / 3 helpful votes

What causes quarrels and what causes fights among you? Is it not this, that your passions are at war within you? You desire and do not have, so you murder. You covet and cannot obtain, so you fight and quarrel. You do not have, because you do not ask.

Colossians 3:6 ESV / 3 helpful votes

On account of these the wrath of God is coming.

Ephesians 4:29 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear.

Ephesians 4:26-31 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger, and give no opportunity to the devil. Let the thief no longer steal, but rather let him labor, doing honest work with his own hands, so that he may have something to share with anyone in need. Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear. And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption. ...

1 Corinthians 13:4-5 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful;

Romans 1:18 ESV / 3 helpful votes

For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth.

John 8:44 ESV / 3 helpful votes

You are of your father the devil, and your will is to do your father's desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, and has nothing to do with the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks out of his own character, for he is a liar and the father of lies.

Proverbs 20:22 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Do not say, “I will repay evil”; wait for the Lord, and he will deliver you.

Proverbs 20:3 ESV / 3 helpful votes

It is an honor for a man to keep aloof from strife, but every fool will be quarreling.

Proverbs 14:16-17 ESV / 3 helpful votes

One who is wise is cautious and turns away from evil, but a fool is reckless and careless. A man of quick temper acts foolishly, and a man of evil devices is hated.

Psalm 37:8-9 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Refrain from anger, and forsake wrath! Fret not yourself; it tends only to evil. For the evildoers shall be cut off, but those who wait for the Lord shall inherit the land.

Psalm 30:5 ESV / 3 helpful votes

For his anger is but for a moment, and his favor is for a lifetime. Weeping may tarry for the night, but joy comes with the morning.

Psalm 4:4 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Be angry, and do not sin; ponder in your own hearts on your beds, and be silent. Selah

Revelation 13:8 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And all who dwell on earth will worship it, everyone whose name has not been written before the foundation of the world in the book of life of the Lamb who was slain.

Revelation 9:4 ESV / 2 helpful votes

They were told not to harm the grass of the earth or any green plant or any tree, but only those people who do not have the seal of God on their foreheads.

1 John 1:8-10 ESV / 2 helpful votes

If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. If we say we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.

James 1:1-27 ESV / 2 helpful votes

James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes in the Dispersion: Greetings. Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him. ...

2 Timothy 2:24 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And the Lord's servant must not be quarrelsome but kind to everyone, able to teach, patiently enduring evil,

2 Thessalonians 1:9 ESV / 2 helpful votes

They will suffer the punishment of eternal destruction, away from the presence of the Lord and from the glory of his might,

Colossians 3:12-13 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Put on then, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive.

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 2 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Ephesians 5:25-29 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her, that he might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word, so that he might present the church to himself in splendor, without spot or wrinkle or any such thing, that she might be holy and without blemish. In the same way husbands should love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself. For no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as Christ does the church,

Ephesians 4:29-32 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear. And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption. Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice. Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.

Ephesians 4:25 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Therefore, having put away falsehood, let each one of you speak the truth with his neighbor, for we are members one of another.

Ephesians 2:1-22 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And you were dead in the trespasses and sins in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience— among whom we all once lived in the passions of our flesh, carrying out the desires of the body and the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, like the rest of mankind. But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us, even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ—by grace you have been saved— ...

Galatians 5:23 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.

Galatians 5:22-23 ESV / 2 helpful votes

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.

Galatians 5:19-21 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Now the works of the flesh are evident: sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality, idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, fits of anger, rivalries, dissensions, divisions, envy, drunkenness, orgies, and things like these. I warn you, as I warned you before, that those who do such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.

Galatians 5:19-20 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Now the works of the flesh are evident: sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality, idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, fits of anger, rivalries, dissensions, divisions,

2 Corinthians 9:11 ESV / 2 helpful votes

You will be enriched in every way to be generous in every way, which through us will produce thanksgiving to God.

1 Corinthians 13:5 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful;

1 Corinthians 1:1-31 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Paul, called by the will of God to be an apostle of Christ Jesus, and our brother Sosthenes, To the church of God that is in Corinth, to those sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints together with all those who in every place call upon the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, both their Lord and ours: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. I give thanks to my God always for you because of the grace of God that was given you in Christ Jesus, that in every way you were enriched in him in all speech and all knowledge— ...

John 3:18 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Whoever believes in him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only Son of God.

Luke 16:23 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And in Hades, being in torment, he lifted up his eyes and saw Abraham far off and Lazarus at his side.

Luke 6:31 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And as you wish that others would do to you, do so to them.

Mark 10:1 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And he left there and went to the region of Judea and beyond the Jordan, and crowds gathered to him again. And again, as was his custom, he taught them.

Mark 7:20-23 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And he said, “What comes out of a person is what defiles him. For from within, out of the heart of man, come evil thoughts, sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, coveting, wickedness, deceit, sensuality, envy, slander, pride, foolishness. All these evil things come from within, and they defile a person.”

Matthew 24:1-51 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Jesus left the temple and was going away, when his disciples came to point out to him the buildings of the temple. But he answered them, “You see all these, do you not? Truly, I say to you, there will not be left here one stone upon another that will not be thrown down.” As he sat on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately, saying, “Tell us, when will these things be, and what will be the sign of your coming and of the close of the age?” And Jesus answered them, “See that no one leads you astray. For many will come in my name, saying, ‘I am the Christ,’ and they will lead many astray. ...

Matthew 10:16 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“Behold, I am sending you out as sheep in the midst of wolves, so be wise as serpents and innocent as doves.

Matthew 5:23-24 ESV / 2 helpful votes

So if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother has something against you, leave your gift there before the altar and go. First be reconciled to your brother, and then come and offer your gift.

Matthew 5:21-22 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“You have heard that it was said to those of old, ‘You shall not murder; and whoever murders will be liable to judgment.’ But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother will be liable to judgment; whoever insults his brother will be liable to the council; and whoever says, ‘You fool!’ will be liable to the hell of fire.

Jeremiah 3:12 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Go, and proclaim these words toward the north, and say, “‘Return, faithless Israel, declares the Lord. I will not look on you in anger, for I am merciful, declares the Lord; I will not be angry forever.

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