100 Bible Verses about Yelling

Proverbs 15:1 ESV / 371 helpful votes

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

James 1:19-20 ESV / 166 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.

Proverbs 29:11 ESV / 145 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 12:18 ESV / 125 helpful votes

There is one whose rash words are like sword thrusts, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.

Ephesians 4:29 ESV / 121 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.

Colossians 3:8 ESV / 118 helpful votes

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

Matthew 12:36 ESV / 115 helpful votes

I tell you, on the day of judgment people will give account for every careless word they speak,

2 Timothy 2:24 ESV / 104 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 4:31 ESV / 89 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 21:23 ESV / 80 helpful votes

Whoever keeps his mouth and his tongue keeps himself out of trouble.

James 3:6 ESV / 79 helpful votes

And the tongue is a fire, a world of unrighteousness. The tongue is set among our members, staining the whole body, setting on fire the entire course of life, and set on fire by hell.

Proverbs 18:21 ESV / 69 helpful votes

Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruits.

Proverbs 15:18 ESV / 64 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 4:26 ESV / 56 helpful votes

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

1 Peter 3:10 ESV / 53 helpful votes

For “Whoever desires to love life and see good days, let him keep his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking deceit;

Proverbs 25:15 ESV / 53 helpful votes

With patience a ruler may be persuaded, and a soft tongue will break a bone.

James 1:19 ESV / 50 helpful votes

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

Matthew 5:22 ESV / 47 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 25:28 ESV / 47 helpful votes

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

James 3:5-6 ESV / 44 helpful votes

So also the tongue is a small member, yet it boasts of great things. How great a forest is set ablaze by such a small fire! And the tongue is a fire, a world of unrighteousness. The tongue is set among our members, staining the whole body, setting on fire the entire course of life, and set on fire by hell.

Proverbs 18:13 ESV / 41 helpful votes

If one gives an answer before he hears, it is his folly and shame.

1 John 4:11 ESV / 39 helpful votes

Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.

James 3:5-10 ESV / 38 helpful votes

So also the tongue is a small member, yet it boasts of great things. How great a forest is set ablaze by such a small fire! And the tongue is a fire, a world of unrighteousness. The tongue is set among our members, staining the whole body, setting on fire the entire course of life, and set on fire by hell. For every kind of beast and bird, of reptile and sea creature, can be tamed and has been tamed by mankind, but no human being can tame the tongue. It is a restless evil, full of deadly poison. With it we bless our Lord and Father, and with it we curse people who are made in the likeness of God. ...

Ecclesiastes 7:9 ESV / 37 helpful votes

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

Psalm 141:3 ESV / 36 helpful votes

Set a guard, O Lord, over my mouth; keep watch over the door of my lips!

Psalm 37:8 ESV / 36 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 4:26-27 ESV / 30 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.

2 Timothy 2:24-25 ESV / 24 helpful votes

And the Lord's servant must not be quarrelsome but kind to everyone, able to teach, patiently enduring evil, correcting his opponents with gentleness. God may perhaps grant them repentance leading to a knowledge of the truth,

Ephesians 4:15 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Rather, speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in every way into him who is the head, into Christ,

Ephesians 4:25 ESV / 18 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.

Proverbs 17:27 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Whoever restrains his words has knowledge, and he who has a cool spirit is a man of understanding.

Matthew 12:36-37 ESV / 17 helpful votes

I tell you, on the day of judgment people will give account for every careless word they speak, for by your words you will be justified, and by your words you will be condemned.”

Ephesians 4:22-23 ESV / 16 helpful votes

To put off your old self, which belongs to your former manner of life and is corrupt through deceitful desires, and to be renewed in the spirit of your minds,

Ecclesiastes 9:17 ESV / 16 helpful votes

The words of the wise heard in quiet are better than the shouting of a ruler among fools.

Proverbs 29:22 ESV / 16 helpful votes

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

Luke 17:2 ESV / 15 helpful votes

It would be better for him if a millstone were hung around his neck and he were cast into the sea than that he should cause one of these little ones to sin.

Ephesians 4:31-32 ESV / 14 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.

1 John 4:1 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world.

John 14:26 ESV / 13 helpful votes

But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things and bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you.

Mark 9:47 ESV / 13 helpful votes

And if your eye causes you to sin, tear it out. It is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye than with two eyes to be thrown into hell,

Matthew 7:21-23 ESV / 13 helpful votes

“Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. On that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your name, and do many mighty works in your name?’ And then will I declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from me, you workers of lawlessness.’

1 Peter 3:9 ESV / 12 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.

Mark 9:43 ESV / 12 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.

Proverbs 14:17 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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

Psalm 39:1 ESV / 12 helpful votes

To the choirmaster: to Jeduthun. A Psalm of David. I said, “I will guard my ways, that I may not sin with my tongue; I will guard my mouth with a muzzle, so long as the wicked are in my presence.”

John 3:16 ESV / 11 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Malachi 4:1 ESV / 11 helpful votes

“For behold, the day is coming, burning like an oven, when all the arrogant and all evildoers will be stubble. The day that is coming shall set them ablaze, says the Lord of hosts, so that it will leave them neither root nor branch.

Isaiah 58:1 ESV / 9 helpful votes

“Cry aloud; do not hold back; lift up your voice like a trumpet; declare to my people their transgression, to the house of Jacob their sins.

1 Peter 3:15 ESV / 8 helpful votes

But in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect,

1 Peter 2:23 ESV / 8 helpful votes

When he was reviled, he did not revile in return; when he suffered, he did not threaten, but continued entrusting himself to him who judges justly.

James 3:10 ESV / 8 helpful votes

From the same mouth come blessing and cursing. My brothers, these things ought not to be so.

2 Timothy 2:24-26 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And the Lord's servant must not be quarrelsome but kind to everyone, able to teach, patiently enduring evil, correcting his opponents with gentleness. God may perhaps grant them repentance leading to a knowledge of the truth, and they may come to their senses and escape from the snare of the devil, after being captured by him to do his will.

1 Corinthians 13:4-5 ESV / 8 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;

Mark 9:45 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And if your foot causes you to sin, cut it off. It is better for you to enter life lame than with two feet to be thrown into hell.

Ecclesiastes 5:2 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Be not rash with your mouth, nor let your heart be hasty to utter a word before God, for God is in heaven and you are on earth. Therefore let your words be few.

Proverbs 31:26 ESV / 8 helpful votes

She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue.

Proverbs 15:4 ESV / 8 helpful votes

A gentle tongue is a tree of life, but perverseness in it breaks the spirit.

Psalm 34:13-14 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Keep your tongue from evil and your lips from speaking deceit. Turn away from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.

Acts 2:31 ESV / 7 helpful votes

He foresaw and spoke about the resurrection of the Christ, that he was not abandoned to Hades, nor did his flesh see corruption.

Mark 9:43-48 ESV / 7 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. And if your foot causes you to sin, cut it off. It is better for you to enter life lame than with two feet to be thrown into hell. And if your eye causes you to sin, tear it out. It is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye than with two eyes to be thrown into hell, ‘where their worm does not die and the fire is not quenched.’

Matthew 12:20 ESV / 7 helpful votes

A bruised reed he will not break, and a smoldering wick he will not quench, until he brings justice to victory;

Matthew 10:28 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather fear him who can destroy both soul and body in hell.

Deuteronomy 32:22 ESV / 7 helpful votes

For a fire is kindled by my anger, and it burns to the depths of Sheol, devours the earth and its increase, and sets on fire the foundations of the mountains.

Romans 6:23 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Acts 2:27 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For you will not abandon my soul to Hades, or let your Holy One see corruption.

John 14:15 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“If you love me, you will keep my commandments.

Luke 12:5 ESV / 6 helpful votes

But I will warn you whom to fear: fear him who, after he has killed, has authority to cast into hell. Yes, I tell you, fear him!

Matthew 22:13 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Then the king said to the attendants, ‘Bind him hand and foot and cast him into the outer darkness. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.’

Matthew 18:9 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And if your eye causes you to sin, tear it out and throw it away. It is better for you to enter life with one eye than with two eyes to be thrown into the hell of fire.

Matthew 13:40 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Just as the weeds are gathered and burned with fire, so will it be at the end of the age.

Joel 2:27 ESV / 6 helpful votes

You shall know that I am in the midst of Israel, and that I am the Lord your God and there is none else. And my people shall never again be put to shame.

Isaiah 43:3 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For I am the Lord your God, the Holy One of Israel, your Savior. I give Egypt as your ransom, Cush and Seba in exchange for you.

Isaiah 14:15 ESV / 6 helpful votes

But you are brought down to Sheol, to the far reaches of the pit.

Psalm 86:13 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For great is your steadfast love toward me; you have delivered my soul from the depths of Sheol.

Psalm 55:15 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Let death steal over them; let them go down to Sheol alive; for evil is in their dwelling place and in their heart.

Revelation 21:8 ESV / 5 helpful votes

But as for the cowardly, the faithless, the detestable, as for murderers, the sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars, their portion will be in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur, which is the second death.”

2 Peter 2:4 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For if God did not spare angels when they sinned, but cast them into hell and committed them to chains of gloomy darkness to be kept until the judgment;

Ephesians 4:26-31 ESV / 5 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. ...

Matthew 25:41 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“Then he will say to those on his left, ‘Depart from me, you cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels.

Malachi 4:4 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“Remember the law of my servant Moses, the statutes and rules that I commanded him at Horeb for all Israel.

Jeremiah 7:30-34 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“For the sons of Judah have done evil in my sight, declares the Lord. They have set their detestable things in the house that is called by my name, to defile it. And they have built the high places of Topheth, which is in the Valley of the Son of Hinnom, to burn their sons and their daughters in the fire, which I did not command, nor did it come into my mind. Therefore, behold, the days are coming, declares the Lord, when it will no more be called Topheth, or the Valley of the Son of Hinnom, but the Valley of Slaughter; for they will bury in Topheth, because there is no room elsewhere. And the dead bodies of this people will be food for the birds of the air, and for the beasts of the earth, and none will frighten them away. And I will silence in the cities of Judah and in the streets of Jerusalem the voice of mirth and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the bride, for the land shall become a waste.

Jeremiah 7:20 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Therefore thus says the Lord God: Behold, my anger and my wrath will be poured out on this place, upon man and beast, upon the trees of the field and the fruit of the ground; it will burn and not be quenched.”

Isaiah 66:24 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“And they shall go out and look on the dead bodies of the men who have rebelled against me. For their worm shall not die, their fire shall not be quenched, and they shall be an abhorrence to all flesh.”

Isaiah 34:10 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Night and day it shall not be quenched; its smoke shall go up forever. From generation to generation it shall lie waste; none shall pass through it forever and ever.

Isaiah 34:9 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And the streams of Edom shall be turned into pitch, and her soil into sulfur; her land shall become burning pitch.

Isaiah 30:33 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For a burning place has long been prepared; indeed, for the king it is made ready, its pyre made deep and wide, with fire and wood in abundance; the breath of the Lord, like a stream of sulfur, kindles it.

Isaiah 24:21 ESV / 5 helpful votes

On that day the Lord will punish the host of heaven, in heaven, and the kings of the earth, on the earth.

Isaiah 14:9 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Sheol beneath is stirred up to meet you when you come; it rouses the shades to greet you, all who were leaders of the earth; it raises from their thrones all who were kings of the nations.

Ecclesiastes 1:4 ESV / 5 helpful votes

A generation goes, and a generation comes, but the earth remains forever.

Psalm 104:35 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Let sinners be consumed from the earth, and let the wicked be no more! Bless the Lord, O my soul! Praise the Lord!

Psalm 37:20 ESV / 5 helpful votes

But the wicked will perish; the enemies of the Lord are like the glory of the pastures; they vanish—like smoke they vanish away.

Psalm 21:9 ESV / 5 helpful votes

You will make them as a blazing oven when you appear. The Lord will swallow them up in his wrath, and fire will consume them.

Psalm 18:13 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The Lord also thundered in the heavens, and the Most High uttered his voice, hailstones and coals of fire.

Psalm 16:10 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For you will not abandon my soul to Sheol, or let your holy one see corruption.

Job 17:13 ESV / 5 helpful votes

If I hope for Sheol as my house, if I make my bed in darkness,

Job 16:22 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For when a few years have come I shall go the way from which I shall not return.

2 Kings 1:1-18 ESV / 5 helpful votes

After the death of Ahab, Moab rebelled against Israel. Now Ahaziah fell through the lattice in his upper chamber in Samaria, and lay sick; so he sent messengers, telling them, “Go, inquire of Baal-zebub, the god of Ekron, whether I shall recover from this sickness.” But the angel of the Lord said to Elijah the Tishbite, “Arise, go up to meet the messengers of the king of Samaria, and say to them, ‘Is it because there is no God in Israel that you are going to inquire of Baal-zebub, the god of Ekron? Now therefore thus says the Lord, You shall not come down from the bed to which you have gone up, but you shall surely die.’” So Elijah went. The messengers returned to the king, and he said to them, “Why have you returned?” ...

1 Kings 8:13 ESV / 5 helpful votes

I have indeed built you an exalted house, a place for you to dwell in forever.”

1 Peter 3:9-11 ESV / 4 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. For “Whoever desires to love life and see good days, let him keep his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking deceit; let him turn away from evil and do good; let him seek peace and pursue it.

James 3:9-10 ESV / 4 helpful votes

With it we bless our Lord and Father, and with it we curse people who are made in the likeness of God. From the same mouth come blessing and cursing. My brothers, these things ought not to be so.

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