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Want to know what the Bible says about angry? Here are 72 Bible verses about angry from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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Ephesians 4:26-27 NIV
26 “In your anger do not sin”: Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry, 27 and do not give the devil a foothold.
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Proverbs 15:1 NIV
A gentle answer turns away wrath,
    but a harsh word stirs up anger.
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Proverbs 29:11 NIV
Fools give full vent to their rage,
    but the wise bring calm in the end.
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James 1:19-20 NIV
19 My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, 20 because human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires.
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Proverbs 19:11 NIV
A person’s wisdom yields patience;
    it is to one’s glory to overlook an offense.
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Ephesians 4:26 NIV
“In your anger do not sin”: Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry,
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Proverbs 14:29 NIV
Whoever is patient has great understanding,
    but one who is quick-tempered displays folly.
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James 1:20 NIV
because human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires.
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Ecclesiastes 7:9 NIV
Do not be quickly provoked in your spirit,
    for anger resides in the lap of fools.
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Ephesians 4:31 NIV
Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice.
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Colossians 3:8 NIV
But now you must also rid yourselves of all such things as these: anger, rage, malice, slander, and filthy language from your lips.
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Proverbs 15:18 NIV
A hot-tempered person stirs up conflict,
    but the one who is patient calms a quarrel.
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Proverbs 16:32 NIV
Better a patient person than a warrior,
    one with self-control than one who takes a city.
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Romans 12:21 NIV
Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.
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Matthew 5:22 NIV
But I tell you that anyone who is angry with a brother or sister will be subject to judgment. Again, anyone who says to a brother or sister, ‘Raca,’ is answerable to the court. And anyone who says, ‘You fool!’ will be in danger of the fire of hell.
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James 1:19 NIV
My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry,
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Proverbs 14:17 NIV
A quick-tempered person does foolish things,
    and the one who devises evil schemes is hated.
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Proverbs 12:16 NIV
Fools show their annoyance at once,
    but the prudent overlook an insult.
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Proverbs 29:22 NIV
An angry person stirs up conflict,
    and a hot-tempered person commits many sins.
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Ephesians 4:31-32 NIV
31 Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. 32 Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.
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