7 Bible Verses about Annoying People

Ephesians 4:1-3 ESV / 70 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.

Proverbs 12:16 ESV / 55 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 27:3 ESV / 53 helpful votes

A stone is heavy, and sand is weighty, but a fool's provocation is heavier than both.

Proverbs 29:11 ESV / 35 helpful votes

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

Matthew 5:40 ESV / 14 helpful votes

And if anyone would sue you and take your tunic, let him have your cloak as well.

2 Timothy 2:22-26 ESV / 8 helpful votes

So flee youthful passions and pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace, along with those who call on the Lord from a pure heart. Have nothing to do with foolish, ignorant controversies; you know that they breed quarrels. 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.

Proverbs 27:15 ESV / 5 helpful votes

A continual dripping on a rainy day and a quarrelsome wife are alike;

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