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Don't make friends with people who have hot, violent tempers.
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Be not a friend to an angry man, and do not walk with a furious man:
Proverbs 21:24 The proud and the arrogant is called ignorant, who in anger worketh pride.
Proverbs 29:22 A passionate man provoketh quarrels: and he that is easily stirred up to wrath, shall be more prone to sin.
2 Corinthians 6:14-17 Bear not the yoke with unbelievers. For what participation hath justice with injustice? Or what fellowship hath light with darkness? . . .
ContextThirty Sayings of the Wise
…23Because the Lord will judge his cause: and will afflict them that have afflicted his soul. 24Be not a friend to an angry man, and do not walk with a furious man:25Lest perhaps thou learn his ways, and take scandal to thy soul.…
Additional TranslationsDo not make friends with an angry man, and do not associate with a hot-tempered man,Make no friendship with an angry man; and with a furious man you shall not go:
Make no friendship with a man that is given to anger; And with a wrathful man thou shalt not go:
Be not companion to a furious man; neither lodge with a passionate man:
Make no friendship with an angry man, and go not with a furious man;
Make no friendship with a man that is given to anger; and with a wrathful man thou shalt not go:
Make no friendship with an angry man; and with a furious man thou shalt not go:
Don't befriend a hot-tempered man, and don't associate with one who harbors anger:
Shew not thyself friendly with an angry man, And with a man of fury go not in,
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