21 Bible Verses about Anger Management | Meek Ever
21 Bible Verses about Anger Management

As we know, uncontrolled anger can take a toll on both your health and your relationships. Now get a biblical perspective on dealing with anger and how to handle emotions. Read Bible quotes about being angry and not sinning. Discover how to live free from the control of anger.

Ephesians 4:25-27

Be angry, and yet do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger, and do not give the devil an opportunity. Therefore, laying aside falsehood, speck truth eah one of you with his neighbor, for we are members of one another.

James 1:19

This you know, my beloved brethren But everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to anger;

James 1:20

for the anger of man does not achieve the righteousness of God.

Proverbs 19:11

A man's discretion makes him slow to anger, And it is his glory to overlook a transgression.

Ecclesiastes 7:9


Do not be eager in your heart to be angry, For anger resides in the bosom of fools.

James 4:1-2

What is the source of quarrels and conflicts among you? Is not the source your pleasures that wage war in your members? You lust and do not have; so you commit murder. You are envious and cannot obtain; so you fight and quarrel. You do not have because you do not ask.

Proverbs 14:17

A quick-tempered man acts foolishly, And a man of evil devices is hated.

Proverbs 16:32

He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, And he who rules his spirit, than he who captures a city.

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Ephesians 4:31-32

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, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven you.

Psalm 37:8

Cease from anger and forsake wrath; Do not fret; it leads only to evildoing.

Psalm 37:8-9


For evildoers will be cut off, But those who wait for the LORD, they will inherit the land.

Luke 6:31

"Treat others the same way you want them to treat you.

Romans 12:19-21

Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good. Never take your own revenge, beloved, but leave room for the wrath of God, for it is written, "VENGEANCE IS MINE, I WILL REPAY," says the Lord. "BUT IF YOUR ENEMY IS HUNGRY, FEED HIM, AND IF HE IS THIRSTY, GIVE HIM A DRINK; FOR IN SO DOING YOU WILL HEAP BURNING COALS ON HIS HEAD."

Proverbs 14:29

He who is slow to anger has great understanding, But he who is quick-tempered exalts folly.

Proverbs 17:27

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

2 Timothy 2:23-24


But refuse foolish and ignorant speculations, knowing that they produce quarrels. The Lord's bond-servant must not be quarrelsome, but be kind to all, able to teach, patient when wronged,

Matthew 5:22

"But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother shall be guilty before the court; and whoever says to his brother, 'You good-for-nothing,' shall be guilty before the supreme court; and whoever says, 'You fool,' shall be guilty enough to go into the fiery hell.

Titus 1:7

For the overseer must be above reproach as God's steward, not self-willed, not quick-tempered, not addicted to wine, not pugnacious, not fond of sordid gain,

Leviticus 19:17-18

'You shall not hate your fellow countryman in your heart; you may surely reprove your neighbor, but shall not incur sin because of him. 'You shall not take vengeance, nor bear any grudge against the sons of your people, but you shall love your neighbor as yourself; I am the LORD.

Colossians 3:21

Fathers, do not exasperate your children, so that they will not lose heart.

Psalm 4:4

Tremble, and do not sin; Meditate in your heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah.

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