Do not be quickly provoked(A) in your spirit,
    for anger resides in the lap of fools.(B)

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Be not hasty in thy spirit to be angry: for anger resteth in the bosom of fools.

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It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking,(A) it is not easily angered,(B) it keeps no record of wrongs.(C)

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Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil;

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26 “In your anger do not sin”[a]:(A) Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry,

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Footnotes

  1. Ephesians 4:26 Psalm 4:4 (see Septuagint)

26 Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath:

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Listening and Doing

19 My dear brothers and sisters,(A) take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak(B) and slow to become angry,

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19 Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:

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20 because human anger(A) does not produce the righteousness that God desires.

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20 For the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God.

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