Proverbs 16:32; Proverbs 19:11; Proverbs 14:17; Ecclesiastes 7:9; James 1:19

32  jWhoever is slow to anger is better than the mighty,

and he who rules his spirit than he who takes a city.

11  pGood sense makes one slow to anger,

and it is his glory to overlook an offense.

17  A man of cquick temper acts foolishly,

and a man of evil devices is hated.

rBe not quick in your spirit to become angry,

sfor anger lodges in the heart1 of fools.

Hearing and Doing the Word

19 gKnow this, my beloved brothers: let every person hbe quick to hear, islow to speak, jslow to anger;