For wrath killeth the foolish man, and envy slayeth the silly one.
He delivereth me from mine enemies: yea, thou lifts me up above those that rise up against me:
thou hast delivered me from the violent man.
God setteth the solitary in families: he bringeth out those which are bound with chains:
but the rebellious dwell in a dry land.
He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty;
and he that rules his spirit than he that takes a city.
The discretion of a man deferreth his anger;
and it is his glory to pass over a transgression.
It is better to dwell in the wilderness,
than with a contentious and an angry woman.
He that hath no rule over his own spirit is like a city that is broken down,
and without walls.
An angry man stirreth up strife, and a furious man aboundeth in transgression.
A man's pride shall bring him low: but honor shall uphold the humble in spirit.
Better is the end of a thing than the beginning thereof:
and the patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit.
Be not hasty in thy spirit to be angry: for anger resteth in the bosom of fools.
Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath:
Neither give place to the devil.
Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamor, and evil speaking,
be put away from you, with all malice:
And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another,
even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you.
Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear,
slow to speak, slow to wrath:
For the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God.
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